Quotes: smitten

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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Calling it off comes easy enough if you haven't told the girl you are smitten with her.
    Source: Ever the Winds of Chance (1983)
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Smitten as we are with the vision of social righteousness, a God indifferent to everything but adulation, and full of partiality for his individual favorites, lacks an essential element of largeness.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.
  • Jean Dubuffet
    Jean Dubuffet
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    What culture lacks is the taste for anonymous, innumerable germination. Culture is smitten with counting and measuring; it feels out of place and uncomfortable with the innumerable; its efforts tend, on the contrary, to limit the numbers in all domains; it tries to count on its fingers.
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