Quotations About / On: MAGIC
Sex pleasure in woman ... is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
(Simone De Beauvoir (1908-1986), French novelist, essayist. The Second Sex, bk. 2, pt. 4, ch. 3 (1953).)
There is more magic in Truth than in Fiction.
(By Peter Stavropoulos)
The magic wand of life is love.
The magic wand of life are righteous works.
The magic wand of life is the truth.
Magic lives in curves, not angles.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
(Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British statesman, author. Henrieta Temple, pt. 4, ch. 1 (1837).)
... [photographs] trade simultaneously on the prestige of art and the magic of the real.
(Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. author. On Photography, ch. 3 (1977).)
Only the groups which exclude us have magic.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
Magic trick: to make people disappear, ask them to fulfill their promises.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)