Famous quotes containing the words dark, chocolate, eating, lowering, blood, pressure and/or natural:
“What seest thou else
In the dark backward and abysm of time?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The man who invented Eskimo Pie made a million dollars, so one is told, but E.E. Cummings, whose verse has been appearing off and on for three years now, and whose experiments should not be more appalling to those interested in poetry than the experiment of surrounding ice-cream with a layer of chocolate was to those interested in soda fountains, has hardly made a dent in the doughy minds of our so-called poetry lovers.”
—John Dos Passos (18961970)
“After eating hundreds of rats, the cat is on a pilgrimage.”
—Punjabi proverb, trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.
“Science is a dynamic undertaking directed to lowering the degree of the empiricism involved in solving problems; or, if you prefer, science is a process of fabricating a web of interconnected concepts and conceptual schemes arising from experiments and observations and fruitful of further experiments and observations.”
—James Conant (18931978)
“They shall take some of the blood and put it on the two doorposts and the lintel of the houses in which they eat it.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 12:7.
“Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say no. I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.”
—Aleister Crowley (18751947)
“It is very natural that every one who makes anything inside themselves that is makes it entirely out of what is in them does naturally have to have two civilizations. They have to have the civilization that makes them and the civilization that has nothing to do with them.”
—Gertrude Stein (18741946)