Famous quotes containing the words vampire, description, interrupted and/or story:
“I am the wound and the knife!
I am the slap and the cheek!
I am the limbs and the rack,
And the victim and the executioner!
I am the vampire of my own heart.”
—Charles Baudelaire (18211867)
“The Sage of Toronto ... spent several decades marveling at the numerous freedoms created by a global village instantly and effortlessly accessible to all. Villages, unlike towns, have always been ruled by conformism, isolation, petty surveillance, boredom and repetitive malicious gossip about the same families. Which is a precise enough description of the global spectacles present vulgarity.”
—Guy Debord (b. 1931)
“Speak when youre spoken to! the Queen sharply interrupted her.
But if everybody obeyed that rule, said Alice, who was always ready for a little argument, and if you only spoke when you were spoken to, and the other person always waited for you to begin, you see nobody would ever say anything, so that”
—Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (18321898)
“All sorrows can be borne if you put them into a story or tell a story about them.”
—Isak Dinesen (18851962)