If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
"It's possible, but not interesting," Lonnrot answered. "You will reply that reality hasn't the slightest need to be of interest. And I'll answer you that reality may avoid the obligation to be interesting, but that hypotheses may not. In the hypothesis you have postulated, chance intervenes largely. Here lies a dead rabbi; I should prefer a purely rabbinical explanation; not the imaginary mischances of an imaginary robber."jorge luis borges
Rowling speaks to an adult generation that hasn't known and doesn't care about mystery. They are inhabitants of urban jungles, not of the real wild. They don't have the skills to tell ersatz magic from the real thing, for as children they daily invested the ersatz with what imagination they had.a. s. byatt
This week, NBC told us five years in advance that Conan O'Brien will take over for Jay Leno, but the network still hasn't said who'll take over for Jimmy Fallon this weekend.
Roger hasn't even started to use a lot of his game.roger federer
"I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me."After a pause full of intense thought on my part, I asked: "But if one hasn't always emotion. What then?""Do not paint," he quickly answered. "When I came in here to work this morning I had no emotion, so I took a horseback ride. When I returned I felt like painting, and had all the emotion I wanted.
Abracadabra, thus we learn,the more you create, the less you earn. The less you earn, the more you're given. The less you lead, the more you're driven. The more destroyed, the more they feed,the more you pay, the more they need. The more you earn, the less you keep, and now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul should take if the tax collector hasn't got it before I wake.ogden nash
This was released I think in February and so it is a great deal of fuss being made, it hasn't in fact been given public release, it was released in February ...john prescott
If you're looking for a place to rest Cold Mountain is good for a long stay The breeze blowing through the dark pines Sounds better the closer you come And under the trees a white haired man Mumbles over his Taoist texts Ten years now he hasn't gone home He's even forgotten the road he came byhan shan
The daughters of Albion taking the dawn ferry to tomorrow worrying about what happened worrying about what hasn't happened lacing up blue sneakers over brown ankles fastening up brown stockings to blue suspenderbeltsadrian henri
He who has had, has been, but he who hasn't been, has been had.stanisław lem
The way these things go, there are probably 6 or 8 kludgey ways to do it, and a better way that involves rethinking something that hasn't been rethunk yet.larry wall
If there is a God, I don't think He would demand that anyone bow down or stand up to Him. I often have a suspicion that God is still trying to work things out and hasn't finished.rebecca west
If you're looking for a place to rest Cold Mountain is good for a long stay The breeze blowing through the dark pines Sounds better the closer you come And under the trees a white haired man Mumbles over his Taoist texts Ten years now he hasn't gone home He's even forgotten the road he came by
Logic hasn't wholly dispelled the society of witches and prophets and sorcerers and soothsayers.
No one joins the murder squad who hasn't a taste for death .
The best move you can make in negotiation is to think of an incentive the other person hasn't even thought of - and then meet it.
He who hasn't hacked assembly language as a youth has no heart. He who does as an adult has no brain.John Moore
At the bottom of the homepage is this [disclaimer] ... But that hasn't stopped Beck's lawyers from trying to shut down the site -- resulting in more blowback and another manifestation of the dreaded Streisand Effect!
It's hard to find a field that hasn't used hypnosis successfully, everything from quitting smoking to IBS.