Quotations About / On: RUNNING

  • 11.
    If a woman does possess masculine virtues, we want to run away from her; and if she does not possess masculine virtues, then she runs away.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 6, p. 63, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Twilight of the Idols, "Maxims and Arrows," section 28 (prepared for publication 1888, published 1889).)
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  • 12.
    Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be run away with. We must keep the reins.
    (George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist. Middlemarch, ch. 39 (1871-1872). Said by the novel's character named Mr. Brooke, a likable but comic figure described as "nearly sixty, of acquiescent temper, miscellaneous opinions, and uncertain vote.")
  • 13.
    Man ... cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher. The Use and Abuse of History, sect. 1 (1874).)
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  • 14.
    Adrenalin dispels boredom. Run, you sufferers from ennui! Run for your lives!
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 15.
    Long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.
    (John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), British economist. A Tract on Monetary Reform, ch. 3 (1923).)
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  • 16.
    Man ... always remains attached to the past: however far and fast he runs, the chain runs with him.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 1, p. 248, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin: de Gruyter (1980); On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life, p. 8, trans. by Peter Preuss, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company (1980). On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life, section 1 (1874). Published as the second essay in Nietzsche's Untimely Meditations (1873-1876).)
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  • 17.
    'People run after money like they think they are immortal! '
    (#KINDNESS #LIFE #DREAM #WORLD)
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  • 18.
    Even the river of denial will eventually run into the sea of reality.
    (Life)
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  • 19.
    You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
    (Horace [Quintus Horatius Flaccus] (65-8 B.C.), Roman poet. Epistles, bk. 1, epistle 10, l. 24 (22-8 B.C.).)
  • 20.
    If you are trying to run a whorehouse in the sky, then get a license.
    (Martha Griffiths (b. 1912), U.S. politician. Said by the Congresswoman in the late 1960s. She was chastising airline executives for their policy of forcing the retirement of flight attendants who married or reached a certain age—usually some age in their thirties. As quoted in American Women in the 1960s, ch. 14, by Blanche Linden-Ward and Carol Hurd Green (1991).)
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