Quotations About / On: FOREVER

  • 11.
    ... a country encapsulates our childhood and those lanes, byres, fields, flowers, insects, suns, moons and stars are forever reoccurring.
    (Edna O'Brien (b. c. 1932), Irish author; relocated to England. Mother Ireland, ch. 7 (1976).)
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  • 12.
    Humor must not professedly teach and it must not professedly preach, but it must do both if it would live forever.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. The Autobiography of Mark Twain, ch. 55, ed. Charles Neider, Harper & Row (1959).)
  • 13.
    I flatter myself [we] have in this country extinguished forever the ambitious hope of making laws for the human mind.
    (James Madison (1751-1836), U.S. president. Madison to Thomas Jefferson, January 22, 1786. W.T. Hutchinson et al., The Papers of James Madison, vol. 8, p. 474, Chicago and Charlottesville, Virginia (1962-1991). After the defeat of the Religious Assessment in Virginia.)
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  • 14.
    Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. Letter, July 1, 1748, Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. II, p. 22, London (1774).)
  • 15.
    The man who is forever disturbed about the condition of humanity either has no problems of his own or has refused to face them.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. Sexus, ch. 9 (1949). Miller emphasized that he was referring to "the great majority, not of the emancipated few who, having thought things through, are privileged to identify themselves with all humanity and thus enjoy that greatest of all luxuries: service.")
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  • 16.
    A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.
    (Garrison Keillor (b. 1942), U.S. author. "That Old 'Picayune-Moon'," Harper's (New York, Sept. 1990).)
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  • 17.
    To good and true love fear is forever affixed.
    (François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Gargantua, in Fourth Book, ch. 3, p. 544, Pleiade edition (1995).)
  • 18.
    If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever.
    (George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. O'Brien to Winston Smith, in Nineteen Eighty-Four, pt. 3, ch. 3 (1949).)
  • 19.
    I want very much to be back in the caul, on my back in the dark forever.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. First published in 1934. Belacqua, in More Pricks than Kicks, p. 29, Grove Press (1970).)
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  • 20.
    ... the first cathedral you see remains with you forever as the cathedral of the world.
    (M. E. W. Sherwood (1826-1903), U.S. socialite, traveller, and author. An Epistle to Posterity, ch. 8 (1897).)
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