Quotes: affair

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  • 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.
  • Amy Hempel
    Amy Hempel
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    A love affair begins with a fantasy. For instance, that the beloved will always be there.
    Source: The Dog of the Marriage (2010) 70
  • Lorrie Moore
    Lorrie Moore
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    A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.
    Source: Faceboek (2012)
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.
  • 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.
  • Buck Henry
    Buck Henry
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    Basically it's the core story. About a guy having an affair with the mother of the girl he falls in love with.
  • 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
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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
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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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    For me, the Profumo affair symbolizes the evanescence of male government compared to women's cosmic power.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • 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.
  • Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love affair which makes a part of the plot, is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit.
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