England is not the jewelled isle of Shakespeare's much- quoted passage, nor is it the inferno depicted by Dr Goebbels. More than either it resembles a family, a rather stuffy Victorian family, with not many black sheep in it but with all its cupboards bursting with skeletons.
quoted in "Nero" - Page 51 by Edward Champlin - History - 2003 Quotes about NeroNapoleon Bonaparte to Henri Gatien Bertrand[ ]
Country Joe McDonald, from the stage, quoted in Woodstock: Three Days That Rocked the World Quotes about the festivalJohn Fogerty regarding Creedence Clearwater Revival's 3 a.m. start time at Woodstock.
Scott quoted a famous geneticist, who said, "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution." I would like to drop one word, so that the quote is true. It should read, "Nothing in biology makes sense in the light of evolution." For example, evolution has no explanation as to why and how around 1.4 million species of animals evolved as male and female. No one even goes near explaining how and why each species managed to reproduce (during the millions of years the female was supposedly evolving to maturity) without the right reproductive machinery.ray comfort
If you try to give an on-the-one-hand-or-the-other- hand answer, only one of the hands tends to get quoted.Alan Blinder
When you see yourself quoted in print and you're sorry you said it, it suddenly becomes a misquotation.p. 418 (Peter's Quotations: Ideas for Our Time (1977))
A deep, deep sadness. You know there's a theologian named Michael Novack who's quoted as saying that 'a community is better off losing its opera house, or its museum, or its CHURCH' — here's a theologian speaking — 'than its ball team'. Brooklyn has never been the same since the Dodgers were taken away.In Ken Burns' 1994 documentary Baseball discussing his reaction to and opinion of the relocation of the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles for the 1958 MLB season.
Ron Sirak, a golf writer and friend, was quoted as saying, "Annika is no longer a female golfer. She's a golfer." That's truly all I ever aspired to be.annika sörenstam
"Coming events cast their shadows before" quoted the clergyman...flora thompson
"'A woman's wisdom is her gift to women,'" Peggy quoted. "'Her beauty is her gift to men. Her love is her gift to God.'"orson scott card
(Dworkin's statements quoted:) Her own experiences - as a rape victim, a prostitute and a battered wife - only added to the trenchancy of her views, but she reacted with fury to suggestions that such traumas had made it difficult for her to be objective. "I've never heard Solzhenitsyn asked if he can be objective about the gulag," she snarled. "As if not paying attention to rape and wife battery were some kind of objectivity."Andrea Dworkin
The manner in which Epictetus, Montaigne , and Salomon de Tultie wrote, is the most usual, the most suggestive, the most remembered, and the oftener quoted; because it is entirely composed of thoughts born from the common talk of life.epictetus
Since we proposed punctuated equilibria to explain trends, it is infuriating to be quoted again and again by creationists whether through design or stupidity, I do not know as admitting that the fossil record includes no transitional forms. Transitional forms are generally lacking at the species level, but they are abundant between larger groups.stephen jay gould
The investor has the benefit of the stock market's daily and changing appraisal of his holdings, for whatever that appraisal may be worth , and, second, that the investor is able to increase or decrease his investment at the market's daily figure if he chooses . Thus the existence of a quoted market gives the investor certain options which he does not have if his security is unquoted. But it does not impose the current quotation on an investor who prefers to take his idea of value from some other source.benjamin graham
As quoted in The Greatest Quotations of All-Time (2010) by Anthony St Peter, p. 281Edward Young
The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him. That remark in itself wouldn't make any sense if quoted as it stands.Robert Benchley, in "Quick Quotations" in My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew (1936).
The undigested is quoted, the assimilated is not.Gary Morson, The Words of Others (2011), p. 50
The greater part of our writers. * * * have become so original, that no one cares to imitate them: and those who never quote in return are seldom quoted.Isaac D'Israeli, Curiosities of Literature, Quotation.
His fame rests mainly on his Aryabhatiya, but from the writings of Varahamihira (Sixth century AD), Bhaskara I, and Brahmagupta (seventh century) it is clear that earlier he composed the Aryabhata Siddhantha (voluminous) is not extant. It is also called Ardharatrika Siddhanta , because in it the civil days were reckoned from one midnight to the next; 34 verses on astronomical instruments from this have been quoted by Ramakrishna Aradya.In, p.244 (Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures)
In the passage quoted here from Monteverdi's madrigal [ Cruda amarilli , mm.9-19 and 24-30], one sees a tonality determined by the accord parfait [root position major chord] on the tonic, by the sixth chord assigned to the third and seventh degrees, by the optional choice of the accord parfait or the sixth chord on the sixth degree, and finally, by the accord parfait and, above all, by the unprepared seventh chord (with major third) on the dominant. (p.171)Joseph Fétis, (1722). Traité complet de la théorie et de la pratique de l'harmonie contenant la doctrine de la science et de l'art, 2d ed., p.166. Brussels and Paris.
( Ptolemy ) left in his Optics , the earliest surviving table of angles of refraction from air to water. ...This table, quoted and requoted until modern times, has been admired... A closer glance at it, however, suggests that there was less experimentation involved in it than originally was thought, for the values of the angles of refraction form an arithmetic progression of second order... As in other portions of Greek Science, confidence in mathematics was here greater than that in the evidence of the senses, although the value corresponding to 60° agrees remarkably well with experience.Carl B. Boyer, The Rainbow: From Myth to Mathematics (1959)
Art and anti-fascism are synonymous. John Langdon-Davies, Authors take Sides on the Spanish War , quoted in Tom Buchanan, Britain and the Spanish Civil War , Cambridge University Press , 1997 (p32).Ludwig von Mises, in Liberalism: A Socio-Economic Exposition (1927), Ch. 1 : The Foundations of Liberal Policy § 10. The Argument of Fascism
The manner in which Epictetus, Montaigne , and Salomon de Tultie wrote, is the most usual, the most suggestive, the most remembered, and the oftener quoted; because it is entirely composed of thoughts born from the common talk of life.Note: Salomon de Tultie was a pseudonym adopted by Pascal as the author of the Provincial Letters.
On the whole, however, the conclusions I have drawn from the proofs quoted may, I believe, safely be relied on. Assuredly they will not be disturbed either by the lays of a poet displaying the exaggeration of his craft, or by the compositions of the chroniclers that are attractive at truth's expense; the subjects they treat of being out of the reach of evidence, and time having robbed most of them of historical value by enthroning them in the region of legend.Book I, 21-
What characterizes philosophy is this "step back" from actuality into possibility the attitude best rendered by Adorno 's and Horkheimer's motto quoted by Fredric Jameson: "Not Italy itself is given here, but the proof that it exists."slavoj Žižek
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