Quotations About / On: SCREAM

  • 11.
    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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  • 12.
    Life isn't a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, latte in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming ‘Woohoo WHAT A RIDE'!
    (Life isn't a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, latte in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming ‘Woohoo WHAT A RIDE'!)
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  • 13.
    My characters never die screaming in rage. They attempt to pull themselves back together and go on. And that's basically a conservative view of life.
    (Jane Smiley (b. 1949), U.S. novelist. As quoted in Listen to Their Voices, ch. 8, by Mickey Pearlman (1993).)
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  • 14.
    There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious. If glad, it must not grin or snicker; if sad, it must not scream or curse.
    (William James (1842-1910), U.S. psychologist, philosopher. The Varieties of Religious Experience, lecture 2 (1902).)
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  • 15.
    Ha! to forget. How childish! I feel you in my bones. Your silence screams in my ears. You may nail your mouth shut, you may cut out your tongue, can you keep yourself from existing? Will you stop your thoughts.
    (Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. Inès reiterating to Garcin that they cannot ignore one another, in No Exit, act 1., Sc. 5, Gallimard (1947).)
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  • 16.
    Fiddle-dee-dee! War, war, war. This war talk's spoiling all the fun at every party this spring. I get so bored I could scream. Besides, there isn't going to be any war.
    (Sidney Howard (1891-1939), U.S. screenwriter. Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh), Gone With The Wind, to the Tarleton twins (Fred Crane, George Reeves) (1939).)
  • 17.
    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).)
  • 18.
    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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  • 19.
    The cry of wanting to succeed is getting strangled by the scream of how. And the attempts to connect with people who have answers are being ignored.
    -Phyllis Strong
    (People not wanting to share information as to how they did "it".)
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  • 20.
    Their little ears listen to every word, thud, bump and scream. And their little hearts cry out in sorrow; "PLEASE STOP! "
    -Phyllis Strong
    (Domestic Violence. A household with violence affects the life of a child.)
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