Quotes by table
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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
American Novelist, Journalist, Poet 1890-1957
There are a lot of people who must have the table laid in the usual fashion or they will not enjoy the dinner.
American poet 1885-1972
We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.
Russian writer 1890-1960
A candle burned on the table, a candle burned... he whispered to himself â€” the beginning of something confused, formless; he hoped that it would take shape of itself. But nothing more came to him.
American actor, director, and producer 1954-
A film is just like a muffin. You make it. You put it on the table. One person might say, ''Oh, I don't like it.'' One might say it's the best muffin ever made. One might say it's an awful muffin. It's hard for me to say. It's for me to make the muffin.
American musician 1941-
A lot of people don't have much food on their table
But they got a lot of forks and knives
And they gotta cut somethingSource: Bob Dylan (1962)
English writer 1709-1784
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table, than when his wife talks Greek.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what a man needs to be happy ?
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
American politician and actor 1911-2004
All great change in America begins at the dinner table.Source: Speech, 11-01-1989
English religious leader, founder of Pennsylvania 1644-1718
Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
An orange on the table, your dress on the rug, and you in my bed, sweet present of the present, cool of night, warmth of my life.
American television producer and actor 1927-2004
Back in the old days, when I was a child, we sat around the family table at dinner time and exchanged our daily experiences. It wasn't very organized, but everyone was recognized and all the news that had to be told was told by each family member. We listened to each other and the interest was not put on; it was real.
American writer 1965-
Because I've lived in one room my entire life, working at the same table that you use to pay bills at and eat at. It's going to be nice to have actual space.
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