Quotes: connection

Quotes 16 till 30 of 49.

  • Alice Hoffman
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    I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us.
  • Anita Desai
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    I try to trace the connection between the characters and that way a story or plot emerges.
  • Bellamy Young
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    I'd love to go back and do theater. There's nothing like that instant response and the connection to a live audience.
  • Brett Hoebel
    Brett Hoebel
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    If you don't have an emotional connection to why you are trying to accomplish your goals, the odds are you won't reach them or will quit trying.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
  • In sex we have the source of man's true connection with the cosmos and of his servile dependence. The categories of sex, male and female, are cosmic categories, not merely anthropological categories.
  • Carol Gilligan
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    In the different voice of women lies the truth of an ethic of care, the tie between relationship and responsibility, and the origins of aggression in the failure of connection.
  • Andre Weil
    Andre Weil
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    Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often.
  • Carol Shields
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    It was something every child knew how to do, maintain a direct and full connection with the world. Somehow you forgot about it as you grew up, and had to learn it again.
    Source: The Marriage Plot (2011) 314
  • It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
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    Just as language has no longer anything in common with the thing it names, so the movements of most of the people who live in cities have lost their connection with the earth; they hang, as it were, in the air, hover in all directions, and find no place where they can settle.
  • Literature can allow us to experience the best side of humankind, where instead of giving up, we struggle desperately in the ruins for love, connection and hope.
  • Brene Brown
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    Live-tweeting your bikini wax is not vulnerability. Nor is posting a blow-by-blow of your divorce . That's an attempt to hot-wire connection. But you can't cheat real connection. It's built up slowly. It's about trust and time.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    Mere connection with what is known as a superior race will not permanently carry an individual forward unless the individual has worth.