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German-born American political theorist 1906-19750
Action without a name, a ''who'' attached to it, is meaningless.
American writer 1842-19140
Bigot, one who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
American writer 1842-19140
Bigot: One who is obstinately and zealously attached to an opinion that you do not entertain.
John Churton Collins
British literary critic 1848-19080
Envy and fear are the only passions to which no pleasure is attached.
Source: Aphorisms in the English Review
English writer 1882-19410
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
American writer 1899-19850
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.
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.
Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-0
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
American journalist 1939-0
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.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-16620
The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-18320
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.
American humorist, writer0
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.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-19830
The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.
American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-0
The rope by which the great blocks of taxes are attached to any citizenry is simple loyalty.
Irish novelist 1888-19570
The will is never free - it is always attached to an object, a purpose. It is simply the engine in the car - it can't steer.