Quotes: affair

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  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
  • 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.
  • Bob Dole
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    If Lincoln had an affair with a slave woman, it would be an outrage, but when Clinton does it with one of his staff, everyone is okay with it.
    Source: Reported in Tom Crisp, The Book of Bob: Choice Words, Memorable Men (2007)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact: that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed.
  • Ben Parr
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    The big reason why we don't have space colonies and regular trips to the moon is that flying into outer space is just plain 'hard.' The business of safely transporting people off the Earth is a costly affair that requires a lot of technology.
  • 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.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    The love affair you seek is with yourself.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.
  • Agnes de Mille
    Agnes de Mille
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    The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults, not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should not become your dearest friend.
  • Carl Jung
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    The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions.
  • Barbara Howar
    Barbara Howar
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    There is nothing better for the spirit or the body than a love affair. It elevates the thoughts and flattens the stomachs.