Quotes: exciting

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  • Edna Ferber
    Edna Ferber
    American writer 1887-1968
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    A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle.
  • Lorrie Moore
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    A novel is a daily labor over a period of years. A novel is a job. But a story can be like a mad, lovely visitor, with whom you spend a rather exciting weekend.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    Beware of the beginnings of vice. Do not delude yourself with the belief that it can be argued against in the presence of the exciting cause. Nothing but actual flight can save you.
  • Business is more exciting than any game.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    But then people don't read literature in order to understand; they read it because they want to re-live the feelings and sensations which they found exciting in the past. Art can be a lot of things; but in actual practice, most of it is merely the mental equivalent of alcohol and cantharides.
  • But, in addition, there is, all through the tragedy, a constant alternation of rises and falls in this tension or in the emotional pitch of the work, a regular sequence of more exciting and less exciting sections.
  • Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn Monroe
    American actress 1926-1962
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    Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.
  • Andy Warhol
    Andy Warhol
    American artist 1930-
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    Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
  • KäThe Kollwitz
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    For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
  • He's the best practitioner I've ever seen of the Cuban style. But I think that what Rigondeaux sees as an immaculate performance has no corollary to what fans see as a perfect performance. In his mind, to make an opponent look terrible who has been lauded as exciting or favored against him gives him satisfaction.
  • Bjork
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    His wicked sense of humour suggests exciting sex
    His fingers focus on her
    Her touches
    He's Venus as a Boy!
    Source: Songs Venus as a Boy, from the CD single Venus as a Boy
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    I cannot accept the doctrine that in poetry there is a ''suspension of belief.'' A poet must never make a statement simply because it is sounds poetically exciting; he must also believe it to be true.
  • Andrew Lang
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    I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more. Our culture is evolving. This is an exciting time to be living.
  • I think what's exciting about playing a villain - particularly a villain who's totally unapologetic about their evil intentions - is that it's not anything remotely like what you get to do in real life. You're never allowed to be evil and not feel bad about it afterwards, let alone be evil, period.
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again... the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul.
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