Quotes by tense

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
    Bruce Lee
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    A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit, it hits all by itself.
    Source: Bruce Lee: Enter the Dragon (1973)
  • Hans Magnus Enzensberger
    Hans Magnus Enzensberger
    German author, poet, translator and editor 1929-
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    A pathological business, writing, don't you think? Just look what a writer actually does: all that unnatural tense squatting and hunching, all those rituals: pathological!
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
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    Good theory. But guess what, if I don't smoke there's going to be secondary bullets coming your way, 'cause I'm that tense.
    Source: Sane Man
  • Joan Lunden
    Joan Lunden
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    Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
  • Lorrie Moore
    Lorrie Moore
    American writer 1957-
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    I love plays. Even bad ones. I like the fact that actual live, breathing people are standing before you in tense situations that you are not personally responsible for.
  • Bethenny Frankel
    Bethenny Frankel
    American reality television personality, entrepreneur, and author 1970-
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    It's hard to wind down, but then I beat myself up because I have a tense back.
  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
    George Ade
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    Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
  • Sam Snead
    Sam Snead
    American professional golfer 1912-2002
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    Of the mental hazards, being scared is the worst. When you get scared, you get tense.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action; its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.
  • Rita Mae Brown
    Rita Mae Brown
    American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
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    The last thing I have to say is that ice is the past tense of water. I've always wanted to write that sentence and now I have.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    We must set up a strong present tense against all rumors of wrath, past and to come.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    While Fidel Castro used to deliver his marathon seven-hour speeches in Havana, Cubans used to joke that if Spanish lacked a future tense, their leader would be speechless. He was only fluent in broken promises, they lamented.
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    German poet 1875-1926
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    Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain.
  • Jane Pauley
    Jane Pauley
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    You can't look at a sleeping cat and be tense.
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