Though the Jazz Age continued, it became less and less of an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders.
God, Most High, is the very one who Himself affirms His unity by the tongue of whatever of His creatures He wishes. If He Himself affirms His unity by my tongue, it is He and His affair. Otherwise, brother, I have nothing to do with affirming God's Unity.al-hallaj
Poetry is an affair of sanity, of seeing things as they are, to recreate the familar,eternalizing the poet's own poerception in unique and original verbal form.philip larkin
It was ordained that our earthly pilgrammage should be a struggle, and life would be a tame affair if everything went smoothly.flora thompson
Analysis as an instrument of enlightenment and civilization is good, in so far as it shatters absurd convictions, acts as a solvent upon natural prejudices, and undermines authority; good, in other words, in that it sets free, refines, humanizes, makes slaves ripe for freedom. But it is bad, very bad, in so far as it stands in the way of action, cannot shape the vital forces, maims life at its roots. Analysis can be a very unappetizing affair, as much so as death.thomas mann
A man’s dying is more the survivors’ affair than his own.thomas mann
We tend to think of technological progress as an ever accelerating affair, but it just isn't so.
More recently, in May 2011, the use of injunctions to gag the press led to a “Streisand effect” for the litigant footballer who sought an injunction to prevent the publication of details of his alleged affair.
For me, the Profumo affair symbolizes the evanescence of male government compared to women’s cosmic power.camille paglia