Famous quotes containing the words visit, site, web, dont, reasons and/or people:
“Why visit the playhouse to see the famous Parisian models, ... when one can see the French damsels, Norma and Diana? Their names have been known on both continents, because everything goes as it will, and those that cannot be satisfied with these must surely be of a queer nature.”
—For the City of New Orleans, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“It is not menstrual blood per se which disturbs the imaginationunstanchable as that red flood may bebut rather the albumen in the blood, the uterine shreds, placental jellyfish of the female sea. This is the chthonian matrix from which we rose. We have an evolutionary revulsion from slime, our site of biologic origins. Every month, it is womans fate to face the abyss of time and being, the abyss which is herself.”
—Camille Paglia (b. 1947)
“But pale despair and cold tranquillity,
Natures vast frame, the web of human things,
Birth and the grave, that are not as they were.”
—Percy Bysshe Shelley (17921822)
“Birth, and copulation, and death.
Thats all the facts when you come to brass tacks:
Birth, and copulation, and death.
Ive been born, and once is enough.
You dont remember, but I remember,
Once is enough.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“In short, if there were external bodies, it is impossible we should ever come to know it; and if there were not, we might have the very same reasons to think there were that we have now.”
—George Berkeley (16851753)
“With a binding like youve got, people are gonna want to know whats in the book.”
—Alan Jay Lerner (19181986)