Quotes: intensity

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  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
  • Boris Johnson
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    Dark forces dragged me away from the keyboard, swirling forces of irresistible intensity and power.
    Source: A wise guy playing the fool to win, Sunday Times, 16 July 2000, p. 17.
  • Enjoy simple things with total intensity. Just a cup of tea can be a deep meditation.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    Genius is nothing more than our common faculties refined to a greater intensity. There are no astonishing ways of doing astonishing things. All astonishing things are done by ordinary materials.
    Source: Benjamin Robert Haydon: Correspondence and Table-talk, Volume 2 (Chatto and Windus, 1876), p. 311
  • Bill Brandt
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    It is the gift of seeing the life around them clearly and vividly, as something that is exciting in its own right. It is an innate gift, varying in intensity with the individual's temperament and environment.
    Source: Camera in London
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    It is within the experience of everyone that when pleasure and pain reach a certain intensity they are indistinguishable.
  • Octave Mirbeau
    Octave Mirbeau
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    Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    No psychic value can disappear without being replaced by another of equivalent intensity.
    Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
  • Bryn Terfel
    Bryn Terfel
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    People may have thought that we changed a lot. I don't think we came in with that intention. Certain things I can't stomach. But I tried to be as collegial as possible. When you sign that contract, you're tied to that opera house to try your best. But every different team will play with a different intensity.
  • Brett Hoebel
    Brett Hoebel
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    Structure your cross-training appropriately by alternating the intensity of your sessions so you work, recover, work, recover.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The artists who the world has always recognized as the greatest are those with the widest sympathy. The greatness of the great artist depends precisely on the width and the intensity of his sympathy.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    The characteristic of Chaucer is intensity: of Spencer, remoteness: of Milton elevation and of Shakespeare everything.
  • John Keats
    John Keats
    English poet 1795-1821
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    The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.
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