Quotations About / On: IMAGINE

  • 11.
    Every parent can imagine the joys of child abuse.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 12.
    If beggars do not hate the rest of us, they are even more abject than I had imagined.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 13.
    We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 50 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 14.
    Whoever will imagine a perpetual confession of ignorance, a judgment without leaning or inclination, on any occasion whatever, has a conception of Pyrrhonism.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist and philosopher. "Apology for Raymond Sebond," Complete Essays of Montaigne, trans. by Donald M. Frame (1965).)
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  • 15.
    The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
    (Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), British comic actor, filmmaker. My Autobiography, ch. 22 (1960).)
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  • 16.
    People often imagine that being hard to please confers a certain superiority.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 17.
    I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.
    (W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1966), British author. A Writer's Notebook, entry, 1902 (1949).)
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  • 18.
    There is more felicity on the far side of baldness than young men can possibly imagine.
    (Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. All Trivia, "Last Words," (1933).)
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  • 19.
    A big family must be fun. I imagine it makes you feel you belong to something.
    (Barré Lyndon (1896-1972), British screenwriter, and Byron Haskins. Clayton (Gene Barry), The War of the Worlds, talking to Sylvia in the abandoned farmhouse. Based on the novel by H.G.Wells.)
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  • 20.
    The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn't imagine ourselves through a day without it.
    (Robert Coover (b. 1932), U.S. writer. Time Out (London, May 7, 1986).)
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