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«Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work.»
«History is the study of lies, anyway, because no witness ever recalls events with total accuracy, not even eyewitnesses»
Author: Nancy Pickard | About: History | Keywords: eyewitness, eyewitnesses, recalls
«My mind lets go a thousand things, Like dates of wars and deaths of kings, And yet recalls the very hour 'Twas noon by yonder village tower, And on the last blue noon in May The wind came briskly up this way, Crisping the brook beside the road; Then,»
«Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again.»
«Magnetism, as you recall from physics class, is a powerful force that causes certain items to be attracted to refrigerators.»
Author: Dave Barry (Humorist, Writer) | Keywords: attracted, causes, class, item, items, physic, physics, physics class, recall, recalling, recalls, refrigerators
«Reckoned physiologically, everything ugly weakens and afflicts man. It recalls decay, danger, impotence; he actually suffers a loss of energy in its presence. The effect of the ugly can be measured with a dynamometer. Whenever man feels in any way depressed, he senses the proximity of something ''ugly.'' His feeling of power, his will to power, his courage, his pride -- they decline with the ugly, they increase with the beautiful.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (Critic, Philosopher, Scholar) | Keywords: afflicts, decline, depressed, dynamometer, impotence, physiologically, proximity, recalls, reckoned, weakens
«'What do you fear my lady?' 'A cage. To stay behind bars until use and old age accept them and all chance of valor has gone beyond beyond recall or desire.'»
«A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.»
Author: James Matthew Barrie (Dramatist, Novelist) | Keywords: chilly, cram, crammed, cramming, crams, drawer, drawers, falls, force, for anything, interesting, in particular, open, particular, Particulars, past, recalling, recalls, safe, safes, searching
«A word and a stone let go cannot be recalled»
«It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population, that is to say, its laborers, will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy. When one recalls how aristocracies in the past actually behaved, the prospect is not cheerful.»
Author: W. H. Auden (Dramatist, Editor, Poet) | Keywords: aristocracies, aristocracy, laborers, leisure time, prospect, recalls
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