Quotations About / On: MIRROR

  • 11.
    I've only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.
    (Sid Vicious (1957-1979), British punk rocker. Sounds (London, October 9, 1976).)
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  • 12.
    The true mirror of our discourse is the course of our lives.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of the Education of Children," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 26, Abel Langelier, Paris (1595).)
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  • 13.
    When Medusa looks in the mirror, she sees the Lady of Sorrows.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 14.
    Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 15.
    The ravaged face in the mirror hides the enchanting youth that is the real me.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 16.
    [A]s a lady adjusts her dress before a mirror, a man adjusts his character by looking at his journal.
    (James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish author. (Originally published 1791). Life of Johnson, "30 March 1778," p. 898, Oxford University Press (1980).)
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  • 17.
    A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook E," aph. 49, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
  • 18.
    The doctor should be opaque to his patients and, like a mirror, should show them nothing but what is shown to him.
    (Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. repr. in Complete Works, vol. 12, eds. James Strachey and Anna Freud (1958). Recommendations to Physicians Practising Psycho-Analysis, sct. G (1912). On the ideal practice of psychoanalysis.)
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  • 19.
    Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
    (Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese poet, novelist. The Prophet (1923).)
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  • 20.
    Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
    (Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953), U.S. dramatist. Lazarus, in Lazarus Laughed, act 2, sc. 1 (1927).)
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