Quotations About / On: SCREAM

  • 11.
    Ethical and cultural desegregation. It is a contradiction in terms to scream race pride and equality while at the same time spurning Negro teachers and self-association.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. "Court Order Can't Make Races Mix," Orlando Sentinel (August 11, 1955).)
  • 12.
    Shit, shit, said Pichrocole, you remind me of Melun eels. You scream before you've even been skinned.
    (François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Picrochole, in Gargantua, ch. 47, p. 129, Pleiade edition (1995).)
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  • 13.
    The love of beauty is mainly the love of measure or proportion. The person who screams, or uses the superlative degree, or converses with heat, puts whole drawing-rooms to flight.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Manners," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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  • 14.
    Instead of the scream of a fish hawk scaring the fishes, is heard the whistle of the steam-engine, arousing a country to its progress.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 90, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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