Quotations About / On: STAY

  • 11.
    There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
    (Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Koncheyev, in The Gift, ch. 1 (1937, trans. 1963).)
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  • 12.
    A toddler believes that if you love a person, you stay with that person 100 percent of the time.
    (Lawrence Balter (20th century), U.S. psychologist and author. Who's In Control? Ch. 3 (1989).)
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  • 13.
    Makin' a long stay short is a great aid t' popularity.
    (Kin Hubbard (F. [Frank] Mckinney Hubbard) (1868-1930), U.S. humorist, journalist. Abe Martin's Wisecracks, ed. E.V. Lucas (1930).)
  • 14.
    But he would "stay the course"Mit was his favorite motto.
    (Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. originally published in "Die Neue Rundschau" 23 (Oct. and Nov. 1912). Death in Venice, ch. 2, p. 201, trans. by David Luke, Bantam Classic (1988). This motto characterizes most succinctly the work ethic of Gustav Aschenbach, the novella's main protagonist.)
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  • 15.
    No construction stiff working overtime takes more stress and straining than we did just to stay high.
    (Gus Van Sant, U.S. screenwriter and director, and Dan Yost. Bob Hughes (Matt Dillon), Drugstore Cowboy, voiceover explaining the rigors of drug life on the road (1989). The film was adapted from autobiographical novel by convicted drug dealer James Fogle.)
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  • 16.
    When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.
    (Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), U.S. author. letter, Jan. 18, 1947, to his editor Edward Weeks. Life of Raymond Chandler, ch. 7, F. MacShane (1976).)
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  • 17.
    Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.
    (Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926), British journalist. "Suffer How Many of the Little Children?" Observations (1970).)
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  • 18.
    You can't stay married in a situation where you are afraid to go to sleep in case your wife might cut your throat.
    (Mike Tyson (b. 1966), U.S. boxer. quoted in Daily Telegraph (London, Feb. 1, 1989).)
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  • 19.
    "Be faithful to your roots" is the liberal version of "Stay in your ghetto."
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 20.
    It is easier to stay out than get out.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Following the Equator, ch. 18 (1897).)
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