'Scientific whaling'isliketheprostitutionoftheprofession: using the name of science fora totally bogus purpose.
A good eater must be a good man; fora good eater must have a good digestion, and a good digestion depends upon a good conscience.
The best number fora dinner party istwomyself and a damn good head waiter.
Maybe atonetimetheycouldget Little Richard fora new car and a bucket of chicken.We don't roll like that no more.
Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least fora spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place.Susan Sontag
Surely in the creation of the heavens and the earth and the alternation of night and day and the ship that runs in the sea with profit to men, and the water God sends down from heaven therewith reviving the earth after it is dead and His scattering abroad in it all manner of crawling thing, and the turning about of the winds and the clouds compelled between heaven and earth surely there are signs fora people having understanding.The Koran
As armas e os barões assinalados Que, da ocidental praia lusitana Por mares nunca de antes navegados Passaram ainda além da Taprobana E em perigos e guerras esforçados Mais do que permitia a força humana Entre gente remota edificaram Novo Reino, que tanto sublimaram.
I did not say anything. I was always embarrassed by the words sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression in vain.We had heard them, sometimes standing in the rain almost out of earshot, so that only the shouted words came through, and had read them, on proclamations that were slapped up by billposters over other proclamations, now fora long time, and I had seen nothing sacred, and thethings that were glorious had no gloryand the sacrifices were like the stock-yards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it.
You can always count on a murderer fora fancy prose style.vladimir nabokov
Thisgoing into Europe will not turn out to be the thrilling mutual exchange supposed. It is more like nine middle- aged couples with failing marriages meeting in a darkened bedroom in a Brusselshotel fora group grope.
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