Etc Quotes

Quotes tagged as "etc" (showing 1-30 of 66)
Swami Vivekananda
“The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.”
Swami Vivekananda

Laurie Halse Anderson
“My face becomes a Picasso sketch, my body slicing into pieces.”
Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak
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Don DeLillo
“Within sixty-minute limits or one-hundred-yard limits or the limits of a game board, we can look for perfect moments or perfect structures. In my fiction I think this search sometimes turns out to be a cruel delusion.

No optimism, no pessimism. No homesickness for lost values or for the way fiction used to be written.

Everybody seems to know everything. Subjects surface and are totally exhausted in a matter of days or weeks, totally played out by the publishing industry and the broadcast industry. Nothing is too arcane to escape the treatment, the process. Making things difficult for the reader is less an attack on the reader than it is on the age and its facile knowledge-market.

The writer is the person who stands outside society, independent of affiliation and independent of influence. The writer is the man or woman who automatically takes a stance against his or her government. There are so many temptations for American writers to become part of the system and part of the structure that now, more than ever, we have to resist. American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous. Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That’s why so many of them are in jail.

Some people prefer to believe in conspiracy because they are made anxious by random acts. Believing in conspiracy is almost comforting because, in a sense, a conspiracy is a story we tell each other to ward off the dread of chaotic and random acts. Conspiracy offers coherence.

I see contemporary violence as a kind of sardonic response to the promise of consumer fulfillment in America... I see this desperation against the backdrop of brightly colored packages and products and consumer happiness and every promise that American life makes day by day and minute by minute everywhere we go.

Discarded pages mark the physical dimensions of a writer’s labor.

Film allows us to examine ourselves in ways earlier societies could not—examine ourselves, imitate ourselves, extend ourselves, reshape our reality. It permeates our lives, this double vision, and also detaches us, turns some of us into actors doing walk-throughs.

Every new novel stretches the term of the contract—let me live long enough to do one more book.

You become a serious novelist by living long enough.”
Don DeLillo

Thomas Pynchon
“Laboring through a world every day more stultified, which expected salvation in codes and governments, ever more willing to settle for suburban narratives and diminished payoffs--what were the chances of finding anyone else seeking to transcend that, and not even particularly aware of it?”
Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day

Leonard Cohen
“Be With Me In The Phases Of My Work Because My Brain Feels Like It Has Been Whipped And I Yearn To Make A Small Perfect Thing Which Will Live In Your Morning Like Curious Static Through A President's Elegy Or A Nude Hunchback Acquiring A Tan On The Crowded Oily Beach. ”
Leonard Cohen

Allan Frewin Jones
“we are not leaving anyone behind we have to stick togheter in order to stay safe.”
Allan Frewin Jones, The Lost Queen

Robert R. McCammon
“Twas said better to light a candle than curse the dark...”
Robert R. McCammon, The Queen of Bedlam
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Swami Vivekananda
“Desire can be eradicated from the roots by firmly imbibing the four attributes of: Jnan, Atmanishtha, Vairagya, Dharma and the full fledged devotion to God.”
Swami Vivekananda

“I am a pisces, a fish out of water, searching for a way back home.”
James Harvey Kidd

“Never praise oneself.”
Bhagwan Swaminarayan

Mikhail Baryshnikov
“No one is born a dancer. You have to want it more than anything.”
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Baryshnikov at Work

Bob Marley
“when the words not enough to describe how much you love....
even you know she/he don't anything for you......
you cant fall a sleep exactly like before's"
Bob Marley, The Future Is the Beginning: The Words and Wisdom of Bob Marley

“You want weapons? We’re in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world!”
The Doctor

Paulo Coelho
“Alchemist is like getting up at dawn and seeing the sun rise when other are asleep”
Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist
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“There must be something I am doing that will make sense to somebody some day.”
Secli G.

“Love is not just blind, it's deaf and dumb and probably has an advanced case of Alzheimer's; it's unhinged...”
our ady if alice bhatti- mohammad hanfi
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“When someone is holding a door shut that you're meant to enter, just keep pushing until you get it open. And when you do get the door wide open make sure you actually enter it.”
Bree Hayes

“they say that only time can heal the pain. but still hurts like yesterday”
Max Payne -Retribution
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“Believe that you did wrong and continue to work hard for not being wrong”
Dr. Parag Ravikant Kaveri

فاضل نظری
“من از خوش باوری در پیله خود فکر می کردم

خدا دارد فقط صبر مرا اندازه میگیرد”
فاضل نظری
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“Some times we need
to work hard
to get the JOB done”

Garet Garrett
“You do not defend a world that is already lost.”
Garet Garrett
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“Orang yang mampu melupakan mantan dengan baik adalah orang yang memiliki daya ingat yang sangat buruk.”
ifdal sukri
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“It's worth all the pain,
Now that I found myself back in your arms again.”
James Reid
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“Perform the act of writing as often as possible.”
Secli G

“menjadi baik itu harus, menjadi yang terbaik itu mitos :)”
ifdal sukri
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“still hurts like yesterday..”
Rich Viray
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“No matter how much the soul undergoes stomaching in their specific, destructive sufferings, which triggers, a more abrupt rewritten control for their comfortable state of reality. Now could that exposed authoritarianism from within, prove from beyond a doubt, that your longed comforts, makes you more bountiful today, than recognizing what you had undeniably and unquestionably risked losing in the past, earlier some time ago?”
David Barksdale

Jostein Gaarder
“when you have all tastes in your mouth,you'll forget the mouth.”
Jostein Gaarder, The Solitaire Mystery: A Novel About Family and Destiny
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Yevgeny Zamyatin
“ลองนึกภาพว่า นิ้วหนึ่งของคนเราถูกตัดออกจากนิ้วอื่น และนิ้วที่แยกออกไปนั้นกำลังก้มๆเงยๆโดดเด้งไปมาอยู่บนบาทวิถีแก้ว นิ้วนั้นก็คือผมเองที่ผิดปกติ และที่แปลกประหลาดที่สุดก็คือ นิ้วนั้นไม่ปรารถนาจะอยู่บนมือและอยู่รวมกับนิ้วอื่นอีกแล้ว

วี. เยฟกินี ซามิยาติน. สนพ.สมมติ. หน้า144”
Yevgeny Zamyatin, We
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