Neon Quotes

Quotes tagged as "neon" (showing 1-30 of 40)
Janet Fitch
“Her fingers moved among barnacles and mussels, blue-black, sharp-edged. Neon red starfish were limp Dalis on the rocks, surrounded by bouquets of stinging anemones and purple bursts of spiny sea urchins.”
Janet Fitch, White Oleander

Nelson Algren
“...a city that was to live by night after the wilderness had passed. A city that was to forge out of steel and blood-red neon its own peculiar wilderness.”
Nelson Algren, Chicago: City on the Make

“In their simplicity and directness [neon signage is] a kind of urban iconography with which we can identify on many levels. — Rudi Stern”
Philip Di Lemme, American Streamline: A Handbook Of Neon Advertising Design

“For a brief period of time the American electric-sign industry looked beyond its most immediate market and collaborated with store designers and architects in creating a style which became known as 'stream-line.' Later it became known as 'American Déco.' Whatever it was called or will be called in the future, it represents in terms of neon a thrust away from isolated signage toward an area of architectural ornamentation in which signage is but one element in an overall plan. — Rudi Stern”
Philip Di Lemme, American Streamline: A Handbook Of Neon Advertising Design

K.B. Ezzell
“I felt like summer sunsets or July fireworks or chasing down the ice cream truck.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

Shenita Etwaroo
“Don’t rely on a man who excludes an animal from his shelter of pity and compassion. Men like these are likely to deal with fellow men in this same fashion.”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“Although the body of each living creature may be different, the soul remains the same.”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“The day we become silent about the things that matter is the moment our lives begin to end.”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“I just believe in treating others well. That’s all. I consider all living beings just as important as myself.”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“There is a famous scene at the beginning of a Star Wars film, where the main character cuts open an animal to climb inside of it to so that he would survive extremely cold weather. People were shocked by this, and they should be. Do they not consider that wearing fur or leather is the same thing?
Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“Special needs animals need special homes with special hearts in order to take care of them. These animals deserve forever homes, too. It’s so disheartening, how often I see posts for adoptions for a dog or cat that have aged twelve years without ever finding their family because of some perceived defect.
Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“Killing other creatures for sport is something one rarely sees in nature, but we accept it as our nature purely as cognitive dissonance.
Shenita Etwaroo”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“The books of Genesis make some of the most valid claims of animal rights that have ever been made.”
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Shenita Etwaroo
“It is the duty of all Christians to take a stand against cruelty in all its forms, as God would have us do.”
“Some of the earliest radical animal rights reformists were Evangelical Christians. We should study and embrace this link!”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
Shenita Etwaroo

K.B. Ezzell
“Men came to cities like this to get good and lost for a long time, maybe even forever.
Well, I never remembered coming here, but I was lost, that was for damned sure.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

Shenita Etwaroo
“One day, soon, the oddness of the seemingly universal belief of human in other animals’ slavery will be palpable. Then, we will be worthier of sharing this planet with them because we will have discovered our souls.”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
Shenita Etwaroo

K.B. Ezzell
“People play games, the whole damned thing's a game. And friends are just a part of it. They lie, they pretend to know you, to get you. They even pretend to love you, sometimes. But they leave, they always do, in the end. You can try all you want. But I promise you, if there's one thing I know for sure about people, it's that they leave.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Music isn't perfect, see, that's what makes it so beautiful. You don't know it, you feel it. And you gotta really put your whole broken heart into it, or else it's just noise.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Contrary to popular belief held by the younger generations, you do not actually have to share everything you do with everyone you know. In my experience, the best moments in life are the ones nobody else will ever see, and there is a such thing as good secrets.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“So, no matter how happy I was, in the back of my cynical mind I kept waiting for the punchline, the catch, the wicked trick of it all. I was used to the things I loved disappointing me.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“I don't think you can really judge a person until you've seen them out of context. Out of their element, you know? When they're scared and free, that's when who they really are comes out. That's when you really see them, know them.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Boys get real scared when girls say everything at once.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“And I stood there for a while in my sighing senselessness, waiting for her to make like a gorgeous flower and kiss me or something.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Her laugh was my favorite sound, and I think I was her favorite reason to laugh.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Music is the only place where time does not exist.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Why does everything move so fast when you are angry?”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Damn, if I could go back, I would say a lot of things. And I would laugh more.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“She was so pretty, not the kind of pretty that hits you at first, but the kind that blooms the longer you were with her. Like a flower, she was always like a flower to me.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“She was the kind of person they write songs about, the kind of girl who saves a man.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

K.B. Ezzell
“Humans feel pain, they feel it hard and heavy and deep, and that right there is the only proof of life you will ever need.”
K.B. Ezzell, Even Skyscrapers Must End: A Neon Dream

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