Quotes: attached

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  • Hannah Arendt
    Hannah Arendt
    German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
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    Action without a name, a ''who'' attached to it, is meaningless.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
  • John Churton Collins
    John Churton Collins
    British literary critic 1848-1908
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    Envy and fear are the only passions to which no pleasure is attached.
    Source: Aphorisms in the English Review
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    In a sense the world dies every time a writer dies, because, if he is any good, he has been a wet nurse to humanity during his entire existence and has held earth close around him, like the little obstetrical toad that goes about with a cluster of eggs attached to his legs.
  • Carlo Ratti
    Carlo Ratti
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    Like a tracer running through the veins of the city, networks of air quality sensors attached to bikes can help measure an individual's exposure to pollution and draw a dynamic map of the urban air on a human scale, as in the case of the Copenhagen Wheel developed by new startup Superpedestrian.
  • Andrew Cohen
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    Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity.
  • Carol Leifer
    Carol Leifer
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    Obviously, at this age, I've lost people in my life. But with a parent, it's just different. I was very attached to my father and had this naive little-girl notion that he'd always be around. So I'm finding acceptance of my father's death is the hardest thing to accept.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    People without imagination are beginning to tire of the importance attached to comfort, to culture, to leisure, to all that destroys imagination. This means that people are not really tired of comfort, culture and leisure, but of the use to which they are
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
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    Publishers are notoriously slothful about numbers, unless they're attached to dollar signs - unlike journalists, quarterbacks, and felony criminal defendants who tend to be keenly aware of numbers at all times.
  • Byron Katie
    Byron Katie
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    Stress is an alarm clock that lets you know you've attached to something not true for you.
    Source: Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
  • Carlo Ratti
    Carlo Ratti
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    The deployment of geolocating tags attached to ordinary garbage could paint a surprising picture of the waste management system, as trash is shipped throughout the country in a maze-like disposal process - as we saw in Seattle with our own Trash Track project.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    The family is the most basic unit of government. As the first community to which a person is attached and the first authority under which a person learns to live, the family establishes society's most basic values.
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    The only really good place to buy lumber is at a store where the lumber has already been cut and attached together in the form of furniture, finished, and put inside boxes.
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