Cultivate friendships. If you don’t have time to cultivate all of them, plow under every fifth one and collect your bonus.gracie allen
The mystery is why we even collect these figures; if we kept similar statistics for Manhattan Island,Park Avenue could layawake at night worrying about its trade deficit.Robert Leroy Bartley
The kind of thing which I collect I can always carry back with me to the studio and study at leisure. I am fascinated by the whole problem of the tensions produced by the power of growth.Quoted in Noël Barber, Pierre Jeannerat de Beerski, "Conversations with Painters" (1964), p.45
If there are some who talk the same language as myself, then why should I neglect their interests for the sake of some other group of people who are alien and remote? they have their own 'gods and idols' and we have nothing in common. [...] If you try to please audiences, uncritically accepting their tastes, it can only mean that you have no respect for them: that you simply want to collect their moneyandrei tarkovsky
When under attack, no country is obligated to collect permission slips from allies to strike back.charles krauthammer
God's calling requires action. When God calls you, he calls collect ... you better be willing to accept the charges of your calling.steve maraboli
I shall not find a painting more beautiful because the artist has painted a hawthorn in the foreground, though I know of nothing more beautiful than the hawthorn, for I wish to remain sincere and because I know that the beauty of a painting does not depend on the things represented in it. I shall not collect images of hawthorn. I do not venerate hawthorn, I go to see and smell it.Marcel Proust
Everybody sees me as a solitary entity but I long to be important to somebody It's a love of fairy tales that drives this guilty wish To walk serenely in front of family to collect my kiss and though this notion is as flawed as any I have learned I'd like to think that like the others, it's something I deservehappy rhodes
Love is something difficult and it is more difficult than other things because in other conflicts nature herself enjoins men to collect themselves, to take themselves firmly in the hand with all their strength, while in the heightening of love the impulse is to give oneself wholly away.Rainer Maria Rilke
This is, therefore, the intensest rendezvous. It is in that thought that we collect ourselves, Out of all the indifferences, into one thingwallace stevens
The government are very keen on amassing statistics. They collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams. But you must never forget that every one of these figures comes in the first instance from the chowty dar [chowkidar] (village watchman in India), who just puts down what he damn pleases.Josiah Stamp, recounting a story from Harold Cox, Some Economic Factors in Modern Life (1929), p. 258.
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.anne morrow lindbergh
If life is a journey, time should pull over at a rest stop sometimes - we should all be given a chance to get off and stretch our legs, collect our thoughts and reorganize.Chapter 24, p. 191 (Working Class Zero (2003))
Warning: Go directly to Jail. Do not pass GO. Do not collect $200.Easter egg in the SDS/Xerox Sigma 7 FORTRAN compiler, when the statement
GO TO JAILwas encountered.
The event in Khojaly was organized by the political opponents to force my resignation. I found it doubtful that the Armenians would have allowed the Azerbaijanis to collect the bodies had the allegations of a massacre been true.Ayaz Mutallibov, Ethnic Cleansing in Progress: War in Nagorno Karabakh
This better be collect, Doc!Who: Jack the Orderly (Jonathan Banks)
Already has He sent you Word in the Book, that when ye hear the signs of God held in defiance and ridicule, ye are not to sit with them unless they turn to a different theme: if ye did, ye would be like them. For God will collect the hypocrites and those who defy faith - all in Hell:-Original: ?
"Mein Gott! I would sooner collect life red devils than liddle monkeys."Rudyard Kipling, "Bertran and Bimi" (1891)
As soon as you put men together, they somehow sink, corporatively, below the level of the worst of the individuals composing it. collect scholars on a club committee, or men of science on a jury; all their virtues vanish, and their vices pop out, reinforced by the self-confidence which the power of numbers is bound to bestow.aleister crowley
Now musing o'er the changing scene Farmers behind the tavern screen collect; with elbows idly press'd On hob, reclines the corner's guest, Reading the news to mark again The bankrupt lists or price of grain. Puffing the while his red-tipt pipe He dreams o'er troubles nearly ripe, Yet, winter's leisure to regale, Hopes better times, and sips his ale.john clare
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