Quotations About / On: BROKEN

  • 21.
    [T]here is no breaking out of the intentional vocabulary by explaining its members in other terms.
    (Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908), U.S. professor of philosophy (Harvard University). Word and Object, p. 220, MIT Press (1960).)
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  • 22.
    When you have broken the reality into concepts you never can reconstruct it in its wholeness.
    (William James (1842-1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published 1909. A Pluralistic Universe, lecture 6, Peter Smith (1967).)
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  • 23.
    The young break rules for fun. The old for profit.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 24.
    Yeah, percentage players die broke too, don't they, Bert?
    (Sydney Carroll, U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Rossen. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), The Hustler, to his former manager, Bert Gordon (George C. Scott) (1961).)
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  • 25.
    Yes.... It became clear that the marriage had irretrievably broken down.
    (Prince Charles (b. 1948), British royal family member, Prince of Wales. New York Times, p. A12 (June 30, 1994). On BBC television, after admitting infidelity to his wife, Princess Diana.)
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  • 26.
    When the affections so kindly break loose, Joy, is another name for Religion.
    (Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. Sermons, sermon 20, "The prodigal son" (1766), ed. Melvyn New, University Press of Florida (1996). Sterne's comment on the welcomed return of the prodigal.)
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  • 27.
    Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
    (Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. first complete publication as Deutschland und die Deutschen in "Die Neue Rundschau," Stockholm, Heft 1, Oct. 1945. Germany and the German, p. 64, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, Library of Congress (1963). Thomas Mann delivered this address in the Library of Congress, May 29, 1945.)
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  • 28.
    Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 29.
    But, John, if "The Pirates of the Caribbeans" breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists.
    (David Koepp (b. 1963), U.S. screenwriter, and Steven Spielberg. Dr. Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), Jurassic Park, after the problems at Jurassic Park have been compared to early problems at Disneyland (1993).)
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  • 30.
    Love Songs Now: Fewer broken hearts, more sexual misery.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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