Quotes: atmosphere

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  • Allan Carr
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    A lot of comedians, when they have a bad gig, will blame everything but themselves. They'll blame the crowd, or the room was wrong, it had a weird vibe, or the promoter promoted a weird atmosphere.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A schoolmaster should have an atmosphere of awe, and walk wonderingly, as if he was amazed at being himself.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    I cannot love anyone if I hate myself. That is the reason why we feel so extremely uncomfortable in the presence of people who are noted for their special virtuousness, for they radiate an atmosphere of the torture they inflict on themselves. That is not a virtue but a vice.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    If the Almighty were to rebuild the world and asked me for advice, I would have English Channels round every country. And the atmosphere would be such that anything which attempted to fly would be set on fire.
  • H. P. Lovecraft
    H. P. Lovecraft
    American writer 1890-1937
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    In writing a weird story, I always try very carefully to achieve the right mood and atmosphere and place the emphasis where it belongs.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Sympathy is a supporting atmosphere, and in it we unfold easily and well.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
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    The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of the tires.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects. We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous; but we do not notice it.
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