Quotes: affair

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  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Experience is a private, and a very largely speechless affair.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move; to feel the needs and hitches of our life more nearly; to come down off this feather-bed of civilization, and find the globe granite underfoot and strewn with cutting flints.
  • Plautus
    Plautus
    Roman comic poet BC 254-184
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    Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    He travels best that knows when to return. Middleton For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.
  • Ray Bradbury
    Ray Bradbury
    American science-fiction writer 1920-
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    If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    It is unfortunately very true that, without leisure and money, love can be no more than an orgy of the common man. Instead of being a sudden impulse full of ardor and reverie, it becomes a distastefully utilitarian affair.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Knowledge is an affair of symbols and is, all too often, a hindrance to wisdom, the uncovering of the self from moment to moment.
  • Emily Carr
    Emily Carr
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    Life's an awfully lonesome affair. You come into the world alone and you go out of the world alone yet it seems to me you are more alone while living than even going and coming.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    The deeper you love yourself, the more the universe will affirm your worth. Then you can enjoy a lifelong love affair that brings you the richest fulfillment from inside out.
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