Quotes: coming

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands.
  • Henry Allen
    Henry Allen
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    It is better for civilization to be going down the drain than to be coming up it.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Our brains are no longer conditioned for reverence and awe. We cannot imagine a Second Coming that would not be cut down to size by the televised evening news, or a Last Judgment not subject to pages of holier-than-thou second-guessing in The New York Review of Books.
  • Ben Platt
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    'Pitch Perfect 2' is about the Bellas and what happens to them as they get older. All your favorite characters are coming back. Chrissie Fit was great, and Hailee Steinfeld is such a pro - she fit right in. I had no idea she was 17! She's the most mature girl ever.
  • 'The Oath' seems like the perfect project for me, coming off the back of a big-scale adventure film like 'Everest.' I want to delve into an intimate, dark and psychological world where the characters are claustrophobic.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    'Tis sweet to know there is an eye will mark our coming, and look brighter when we come.
  • Betty Ford
    Betty Ford
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    ... a woman... told us she was forever getting herself into trouble. But I just keep coming back, she said. I just keep showing up for my life. Showing up for life. Being blessed with the rebirth that recovery brings.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    A funeral is not death, any more than baptism is birth or marriage union. All three are the clumsy devices, coming now too late, now too early, by which Society would register the quick motions of man.
  • A title means marketing. It means that company's coming soon, and you'd better get out the Christmas lights so they don't miss your house.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    After the earth dies, some 5 billion years from now, after it's burned to a crisp, or even swallowed by the Sun, there will be other worlds and stars and galaxies coming into being - and they will know nothing of a place once called Earth.
    Source: Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (1994)
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
  • Aaliyah
    Aaliyah
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    All I can do is leave it in God's hands and hope that my fans feel where I'm coming from.
  • All I can say is that I've had too many people in the hip-hop industry really like what I'm doing. I know where I'm coming from, and the album speaks for itself.
  • Bob Monkhouse
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    Although I have always loved the noise of laughter, I really can't fear the coming of quiet. As for funerals, I rather like them. Such nice things are always said about the deceased, I feel sad that they had to miss hearing it all by just a few days.
    Source: Obituary in The Independent
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