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Quotations About / On: STAY

  • 21.
    You stay. We belong dead.
    (William Hurlbut (1883-?), U.S. screenwriter, James Balderston, and James Whale. The Monster (Boris Karloff), Bride of Frankenstein, speaking to Pretorius at the end of the movie (1935). Suggested by the original story written in 1816 by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and adapted by William Hurlbut, James Balderston.)
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  • 22.
    Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
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  • 23.
    It's a tragic irony. The sick stayed well and the healthy became blind.
    (Philip Yordan (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter, and Steve Sekely. Christine Durrant (Nicole Maurey), Day of the Triffids, discussing the triffids' attack on England, which left their victims blind (1963).)
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  • 24.
    On the whole, I wish I'd stayed in Tunbridge Wells.
    (Robert Bolt (1924-1995), British screenwriter, and David Lean. Dryden (Claude Rains), Lawrence of Arabia (1962).)
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  • 25.
    Whoever lives for the sake of combating an enemy has an interest in the enemy's staying alive.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 326, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Human, All-Too-Human, p. 240, trans. by Marion Faber and Stephen Lehmann, Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press (1984). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 531, "The Enemy's Life," (1878).)
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  • 26.
    To succeed, find the right rut and stay with it.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 27.
    It makes no odds where a man goes or stays, if he is only about his business.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, February 7, 1855, to Thomas Cholmondeley, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 251, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 28.
    Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
    (William Dean Howells (1837-1920), U.S. novelist, critic. Attributed.)
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  • 29.
    We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 150, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 30.
    Far travel, very far travel, or travail, comes near to the worth of staying at home.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, August 17, 1844, to Isaac Hecker, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 408, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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