Quotes From "Venus In Arms" By Criss Jami

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To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. Criss Jami
Find a purpose to serve, not a lifestyle to live.
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Find a purpose to serve, not a lifestyle to live. Criss Jami
Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut...
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Confidence is like a dragon where, for every head cut off, two more heads grow back. Criss Jami
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With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most. You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die. Criss Jami
Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries...
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Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries of truth form legacies that can be built upon for generations. Criss Jami
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Love is as simple as the absence of self given to another. God, when invited, fills the void of any unrequited love; hence loving is how one is drawn closer to God no matter its most horrific repercussions. Criss Jami
Faithfulness imparts God's reason for all circumstances. No matter what...
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Faithfulness imparts God's reason for all circumstances. No matter what the world says, losing is no longer an option. Criss Jami
The devil's happy when the critics run you off.
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The devil's happy when the critics run you off. Criss Jami
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If the entire world sought to make itself worthy of happiness rather than make itself happy, then the entire world would be happy. Criss Jami
Anger's like a battery that leaks acid right out of...
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Anger's like a battery that leaks acid right out of me And it starts from the heart 'til it reaches my outer me Criss Jami
If I knew what to do I'd do more than...
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If I knew what to do I'd do more than write a song for you Criss Jami
There is a master way with words which is not...
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There is a master way with words which is not learned but is instead developed: a deaf man develops exceptional vision, a blind man exceptional hearing, a silent man, when given a piece of paper... Criss Jami
In order to share one's true brilliance one initially has...
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In order to share one's true brilliance one initially has to risk looking like a fool: genius is like a wheel that spins so fast, it at first glance appears to be sitting still. Criss Jami
When a poet digs himself into a hole, he doesn't...
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When a poet digs himself into a hole, he doesn't climb out. He digs deeper, enjoys the scenery, and comes out the other side enlightened. Criss Jami
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Bad luck with women is a determined man's road to success. For every affliction, he makes, out of indignation, yet another advancement in order to exceed the man that the woman chose over him. This goes to show that great men are made great because they once learned how to fight the feeling of rejection. Criss Jami
In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and...
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In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent. Criss Jami
Let's not grow with our roots in the ground.
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Let's not grow with our roots in the ground. Criss Jami
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In the age of technology there is constant access to vast amounts of information. The basket overflows; people get overwhelmed; the eye of the storm is not so much what goes on in the world, it is the confusion of how to think, feel, digest, and react to what goes on. Criss Jami
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In the land where excellence is commended, not envied, where weakness is aided, not mocked, there is no question as to how its inhabitants are all superhuman. Criss Jami
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Sometimes it takes a lowly, title-less man to humble the world. Kings, rulers, CEOs, judges, doctors, pastors, they are already expected to be greater and wiser. Criss Jami