Quotations About / On: STAY

  • 21.
    I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
    (Alan Bleasdale (b. 1946), British playwright, novelist. Times (London, June 18, 1992).)
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  • 22.
    To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
    (Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616), Spanish writer. Sancho Panza, in Don Quixote, pt. 1, bk. 3, ch. 9, trans. by P. Motteux (1605).)
  • 23.
    Travelling is like flirting with life. It's like saying, "I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station."
    (Lisa St. Aubin de Terán (b. 1953), British author. Off the Rails, ch. 2 (1989).)
  • 24.
    One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more. Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.
    (Mary Pipher (20th century), U.S. clinical psychologist. Reviving Ophelia, ch. 15 (1994).)
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  • 25.
    The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. "Early Success," essay first published in American Cavalcade (Oct. 1937), The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).)
  • 26.
    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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  • 27.
    The more you stay in this kind of job, the more you realize that a public figure, a major public figure, is a lonely man.
    (Richard M. Nixon (1913-1995), U.S. Republican politician, president. Interview with Stewart Alsop, said during his term as vice president. Quoted in Alsop, "A Talk with Nixon," appendix, Nixon and Rockefeller: A Double Portrait (1960).)
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  • 28.
    Nothing can be done about it: every master has but a single pupil—and he will not stay loyal to him—for he is also destined to become a master.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 522, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 357, "Disloyalty a Condition of Becoming a Master," (1879).)
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  • 29.
    To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of staying awake long enough to let the idea soak in.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. "Reunion in Brooklyn," Sunday After the War (1944).)
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  • 30.
    Fact: Girls who are having a good sex thing stay in New York. The rest want to spend their summer vacations in Europe.
    (Gail Parent (b. 1941), U.S. author. "Europe," Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York (1972).)
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