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Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape; a spirit with any honor is not willing to live except in its own way, and a spirit with any wisdom is not over-eager to live at all.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the Old World some weeks nearer to the New; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the broad, flapping American ear will be that the Princess Adelaide has the whooping cough.
American journalist and filmmaker
'What comes next?' is the constant question I'm asked by outsiders eager to travel to the island. During the eleven years I traveled to Havana, very few Cubans I met on the island ever bothered to verbalize this question.
American writer 1878-1937
A fierce unrest seethes at the core, of all existing things:, it was the eager wish to soar, that gave the gods their wings.
German painter 1471-1528
And since geometry is the right foundation of all painting, I have decided to teach its rudiments and principles to all youngsters eager for art.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.
Indian actor 1959-
First, the newcomers are eager to come in front of the camera, and later they are like, 'No, sorry, sorry, no pictures'. What is this? I say fame is a very dangerous and bitter thing.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
For me, writing time has always been precious, something I wait for and am eager for and make the best use of. That's probably why I get up so early and have writing time in the quiet dawn hours, when no one needs me.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
I see men ordinarily more eager to discover a reason for things than to find out whether the things are so.
Venezuelan-American immunologist 1920-2011
In 1970, Dean Robert Ebert offered me the Chair of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. I moved to Harvard because I missed the university environment and, more particularly, the stimulating interaction with the eager, enthusiastic, and unprejudiced young minds of the students and fellows.
American church figure and author 1951-
Keep on praying because the Father does listen. He loves our company, he wants us to endure in prayerfulness and he is eager to do whatever is best for us.Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
American writer 1924-1987
Most of us are about as eager to be changed as we were to be born, and go through our changes in a similar state of shock.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
People who lead a lonely existence always have something on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
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