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American poet 1926-
Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.
American writer 1902-1983
No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we are not as bad as we think we are.
American philosopher 1842-1910
We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the money-making street, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition.
Alice Duer Miller
American writer 1874-1942
A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.
British philosophical writer 1864-1912
A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
French poet 1871-1945
A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.
Russian writer 1828-1910
A writer is dear and necessary for us only in the measure of which he reveals to us the inner workings of his very soul.
English writer, broadcaster and critic
Among other things they picked out a detail that Charles had been offered the Governorship of Hong Kong in its dying days by Thatcher in return for shutting up about the inner cities. He quite rightly in my view led the paper on this story.
Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
Changes in the traditional way of building are only permitted if they are an improvement. Otherwise stay with what is traditional, for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us that someone might be looking.
British preacher 1826-1910
Death is but a passage. It is not a house, it is only a vestibule. The grave has a door on its inner side.
J. G. Ballard
British author 1930-
Electronic aids, particularly domestic computers, will help the inner migration, the opting out of reality. Reality is no longer going to be the stuff out there, but the stuff inside your head. It's going to be commercial and nasty at the same time.
German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
Ethics is the activity of man directed to secure the inner perfection of his own personality.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Even the most morbid of the rape ranters have a childlike faith in the perfectibility of the universe, which they see as blighted solely by nasty men. They simplistically project outward onto a mythical patriarchy their own inner conflicts and moral ambiguities.Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
Every civilization when it loses its inner vision and its cleaner energy, falls into a new sort of sordidness, more vast and more stupendous than the old savage sort. An Augean stable of metallic filth.
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