Quotes by gestures

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Fanatics are picturesque, mankind would rather see gestures than listen to reasons.
  • Adrian Lyne
    Adrian Lyne
    English film director, writer and producer 1941-
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    And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him. In a way, watching the French do anything is a little more fun because their gestures are different. And in that way, they make everything interesting.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
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    I had learned to have a perfect nausea for the theatre: the continual repetition of the same words and the same gestures, night after night, and the caprices, the way of looking at life, and the entire rigmarole disgusted me.
  • Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
    Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
    American lawyer, minister, educator, and humorist 1790-1870
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    Language cannot describe the scene that followed; the shouts, oaths, frantic gestures, taunts, replies, and little fights; and therefore I shall not attempt it.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    American writer 1896-1940
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    Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    The features of our face are hardly more than gestures which force of habit made permanent. Nature, like the destruction of Pompeii, like the metamorphosis of a nymph into a tree, has arrested us in an accustomed movement.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
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    The higher the artist, the fewer the gestures. The fewer the tools, the greater the imagination. The greater the will, the greater the secret failure.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    When white-collar people get jobs, they sell not only their time and energy, but their personalities as well. They sell by the week, or month, their smiles and their kindly gestures, and they must practice that prompt repression of resentment and aggression.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten.
  • Alfred E. Smith
    Alfred E. Smith
    American politician 1873-1944
    Alfred E. Smith
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    Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you.
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