[He Regarded Himself As An Accomplished Writer — A Clear Sign Of Madness In Anyone.]

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Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky Quotes

"People are ignorant of what any street clock knows. Why? Because the crack that cleaves existence also swallows their existence-reflecting consciousnesses. Thrown back into existence, the poor souls dont suspect that a moment ago they didnt exist - and only isolated things and persons, swallowed by the crack never to return to this world, arouse a certain fear and foreboding."

Janel Moloney Quotes

"I think the best way for me to go into auditions psychologically was to say, Youre not going to get it. This is the only acting experience youre going to have with this material."

Vannessagrace Quotes

""One cannot be a mother without first being a person; family, husband, and children should not be allowed, as is so often the case, to steal a womans selfhood and her dreams." Mother to Sherlock, Mycroft, and Enola Holmes by author Nancy Springer"

Eminem Quotes

"To the people I forgot, you werent on my mind for some reason and you probably dont deserve any thanks anyway."

Frances McDormand Quotes

"Its much easier to play supporting roles because thats what I do in my life: I support my son."

James Ticknor Quotes

"Never trust a fiction author. They spend countless hours making you believe in a world they created. They are among the best, most dedicated liars in the world."

Dora J Arod Quotes

"This book is full of empty love quotes. If you are looking for the meaning of life and love, then this book is for you. You wont find the answers here, of course, but youll be more encouraged than ever to keep on looking. Or maybe youll be discouraged. Either way, Ill have your money, and youll have no answers. Sounds like a fair deal to me."

Ahmed Padia Binkatabana Quotes

"Peace isnt the absence of wars provoked by a series of delinquents of all sort, but a dynamic process of cooperation between states and people..."

Leah Braemel Quotes

"What was he thinking falling in love with her again, opening himself to another world of hurt when she left—knowing she would leave? She was a lawyer, working in the big city, used to fancy things, a fancy life. She didnt fit in his world anymore."

Gray Davis Quotes

"Well, theres no question that the law passed in 1996 was flawed. It deregulated the wholesale market, meaning the price that the utilities had to pay energy companies for power, but not the retail market."

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Quotes About Serfdom

"The greatest guilt of today is that of people who accept collectivism by moral default; the people who seek protection from the necessity of taking a stand, by refusing to admit to themselves the nature of that which they are accepting; the people who support plans specifically designed to achieve serfdom, but hide behind the empty assertion that they are lovers of freedom, with no concrete meaning attached to the word; the people who believe that the content of ideas need not be examined, that principles need not be defined, and that facts can be eliminated by keeping ones eyes shut. They expect, when they find themselves in a world of bloody ruins and concentration camps, to escape moral responsibility by wailing: "But I didnt mean this!" - Author: Ayn Rand

Quotes About Cleverness

"I have received your new book against the human race, and thank you for it. Never was such a cleverness used in the design of making us all stupid. One longs, in reading your book, to walk on all fours. But as I have lost that habit for more than sixty years, I feel unhappily the impossibility of resuming it. Nor can I embark in search of the savages of Canada, because the maladies to which I am condemned render a European surgeon necessary to me; because war is going on in those regions; and because the example of our actions has made the savages nearly as bad as ourselves. [in response to Rousseaus "The Social Contract"]" - Author: Voltaire

Quotes About Oberoende

"Alla barn längtar att känna sig trygga, skyddade och älskade av sina föräldrar. De behöver också få lov att växa upp och bli oberoende. Paradoxalt nog kan människor bli oberoende vuxna bara om deras behov av beroende blev fyllt när de var barn. Om deras behov av beroende inte fylldes finns det en värkande tomhet inom dem, och den känslan bär de med sig in i vuxenlivet." - Author: Susan Forward

Quotes About You Love Him

"She told him ... how her heart had fairly skipped a beat when shed seen him standing in the middle of the road dressed as a true Highland warrior."If I hadna been in love wi you already, Id have fallen in love wi you then."He grinned, his whiskery face unbearably bonnie even with its cuts and bruises. "So you like the sight of me in a pladdie, aye?""Aye--and wi braids in your hair." She leaned down and kissed him. "But I think red paint looks silly." - Author: Pamela Clare

Quotes About Iconoclasm

"This book could scare them. The sex, the violence, the dream sequences and the iconoclasm - I think a lot of people are uncomfortable with that. I understand that. It was very uncomfortable to write some of it" - Author: Craig Ferguson

Quotes About Perfect Woman

"Man is more perfect than god. Although this womans doctrine, in which she was brought up from childhood, told her than all men were lost sinners, I have never heard her censure a man with so much as half a word. All her life is symbolized in the only words which she knows in her dotage. Please do; and, God bless you." - Author: Halldór Laxness

Quotes About Vision

"If this constant sliding and hiding of meaning were true of conscious life, then we would of course never be able to speak coherently at all. If the whole of language were present to me when I spoke, then I would not be able to articulate anything at all. The ego, or consciousness, can therefore only work by repressing this turbulent activity, provisionally nailing down words on to meanings. Every now and then a word from the unconscious which I do not want insinuates itself into my discourse, and this is the famous Freudian slip of the tongue or parapraxis. But for Lacan all our discourse is in a sense a slip of the tongue: if the process of language is as slippery and ambiguous as he suggests, we can never mean precisely what we say and never say precisely what we mean. Meaning is always in some sense an approximation, a near-miss, a part-failure, mixing non-sense and non-communication into sense and dialogue." - Author: Terry Eagleton

Quotes About Best Moments Of Life

"I know the best moments can never be captured on film, even as I spend nearly half my life trying to do just that." - Author: Rosie ODonnell

Quotes About Bonnard

"After the great Impressionists, and again after Van Gogh and Gaugin, people said, Painting is now played out. But Bonnard, Maurice Denis, Roussel and Vuillard appeared and gave them the lie. We were wrong, said the croakers, but this at any rate is the end. Yet to refute them, and to prove that there is no end to art, still another generation of painters sprang up." - Author: Ambroise Vollard

Quotes About Intelligibility

"For us to deem a work of architecture elegant, it is hence not enough that it look simple: we must feel that the simplicity it displays has been hard won, that it flows from the resolution of demanding technical or natural predicament. Thus we call the Shaker staircase in Pleasant Hill elegant because we know--without ever having constructed one ourselves--that a staircase is a site complexity, and that combinations of treads, risers and banisters rarely approach the sober intelligibility of the Sharkers work. We deem a modern Swiss house elegant because we not how seamlessly its windows have been joined to their concrete walls, and how neatly the usual clutter of construction has been resolved away. We admire starkly simple works that we intuit would, without immense effort, have appeared very complicated. (p 209)" - Author: Alain de Botton