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My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.

I had just turned 10-years-old when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and plunged America into World War II.

For truth is precious and divine too rich a pearl for carnal swine.

A man can be drawn across the room with the simplicity of a smile. That's why your pearly whites should always be straight and shiny. I think most of my clients are drawn to a fun flirty nature in a woman. The problem is most women do not often feel fun and flirty.

It's a very complex scenario and certainly Dave was and is not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws. Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior. And we couldn't find a balance a mutual respect for each other.

I have a pet lizard named Puff five goldfish - named Pinky Brain Jowels Pearl and Sandy an oscar fish named Chef two pacus an albino African frog named Whitey a bonsai tree four Venus flytraps a fruit fly farm and sea monkeys.

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.

Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius who are often too full to be exact and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader rather than be at the pains of stringing them.

It is better wither to be silent or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word and do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.

Well for us in history where goodness is a rare pearl he who was good almost takes precedence over he who was great.

Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future.

Real friendship like real poetry is extremely rare - and precious as a pearl.

My office walls are covered with autographs of famous writers - it's what my children call my 'dead author wall.' I have signatures from Mark Twain Earnest Hemingway Jack London Harriett Beecher Stowe Pearl Buck Charles Dickens Rudyard Kipling Alfred Lord Tennyson to name a few.

All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That addressed as free-born autonomous men and women of God-given dignity they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.

With Pearl Jam everybody is so good at what they do it's hard to get up the courage to say Can I sing this part or I want to play guitar. I feel like I have more courage to do that.

All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.

Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism.