Quotes: stretched

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  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimensions.
  • Harold Rosenberg
    Harold Rosenberg
    American art criticus, writer 1906-1978
    Harold Rosenberg
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    American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe.
  • Arthur Rimbaud
    Arthur Rimbaud
    French Poet 1854-1891
    Arthur Rimbaud
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    I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window; golden chains from star to star, and I dance.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites - opposite bents, tastes, yearnings, loyalties. Where there is no polarity - where energies flow smoothly in one direction - there will be much doing but no music.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions.
  • Antony Jay
    Antony Jay
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    Men grow to the stature to which they are stretched when they are young.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
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    Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far and relaxed too much.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Our planet's lands and oceans are already stretched to meet the demands of 7 billion people. The human population continues to grow. The search for sustainable solutions is an economic and a moral imperative if we are to create the future we want.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Switzerland is simply a large, lumpy, solid rock with a thin skin of grass stretched over it.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher
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    There were days I could barely struggle into a size 46 or 48, months of larges and XXLs, and endless rounds of leggings with the elastic at the waist stretched to its limit and beyond - topped with the fashion equivalent of a tea cozy. And always black, because I was in mourning for my slimmer self.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
    Miguel de Cervantes
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    Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.
    Source: Phaedrus
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