Quotes: transforms

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  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
  • Anna Pavlova
    Anna Pavlova
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    God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
  • Simone de Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir
    French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
    Simone de Beauvoir
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    It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
  • Terry Eagleton
    Terry Eagleton
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    Literature transforms and intensifies ordinary language, deviates systematically from everyday speech. If you approach me at a bus stop and murmur ''Thou still unravished bride of quietness,'' then I am instantly aware that I am in the presence of the literary.
  • Paul De Man
    Paul De Man
    In Belgiƫ geboren American literair criticus 1919-1983
    Paul De Man
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    Literature... is condemned (or privileged) to be forever the most rigorous and, consequently, the most reliable of terms in which man names and transforms himself.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    Marriage is the miracle that transforms a kiss from a pleasure into a duty.
  • Anna Pavlova
    Anna Pavlova
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    No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
  • Michel de Certeau
    Michel de Certeau
    French writer
    Michel de Certeau
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    The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
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