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Quotations About / On: BROTHER

  • 11.
    So the brother in black offers to these United States the source of courage that endures, and laughter.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. High John de Conquer, American Mercury (1943).)
  • 12.
    Working for Warner Brothers is like fucking a porcupine: it's a hundred pricks against one.
    (Wilson Mizner (1876-1933), U.S. dramatist, wit. Quoted in Bring on the Empty Horses, "Degrees of Friendlness," David Niven (1975).)
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  • 13.
    Utility is our national shibboleth: the savior of the American businessman is fact and his uterine half-brother, statistics.
    (Edward Dahlberg (1900-1977), U.S. author, critic. The Carnal Myth, introduction (1968).)
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  • 14.
    In the democratic western countries so-called capitalism leads a saturnalia of "freedom," like a bastard brother of reform.
    (Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "Vulgarization and Political Decay," The Art of Being Ruled (1926).)
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  • 15.
    Even crushed against his brother in the Tube the average Englishman pretends desperately that he is alone.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. "Womanpower," The Female Eunuch (1970).)
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  • 16.
    The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Haredale, in Barnaby Rudge, ch. 79 (1841).)
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  • 17.
    My own brother a goddamn shit-sucking vampire. You wait 'til Mom finds out, buddy.
    (Jeffrey Boam (b. 1949), U.S. screenwriter, and Joel Schumacher. Sam (Corey Haim), The Lost Boys, after his brother reveals he is a vampire (1987).)
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  • 18.
    That Dali is really Norman Rockwell's twin brother kidnapped by gypsies in babyhood.
    (Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Pnin, ch. 4, sect. 5 (1957).)
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  • 19.
    It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
    (George Washington (1732-1799), U.S. general, president. letter, Jan. 15, 1783.)
  • 20.
    Proclaim human equality as loudly as you like, Witless will serve his brother.
    (Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-95), British biologist and educator. Reflection #40, Aphorisms and Reflections, selected by Henrietta A. Huxley, Macmillan (London, 1907).)
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