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Quotations About / On: STAY

  • 31.
    It gets to seem as if way back in the Garden of Eden after the Fall, Adam and Eve had begged the Lord to forgive them and He, in his boundless exasperation, had said, "All right, then. Stay. Stay in the Garden. Get civilized. Procreate. Muck it up." And they did.
    (Diane Arbus (1923-1971), U.S. photographer. Remarks on a nudist camp, from classes given in 1971. Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph (1972).)
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  • 32.
    According to Father's lexicon people who started on a job and didn't stay at it for 50 years were "quitters." If you stayed 20 years and then shifted to more congenial work you were a "drifter."
    (Richard Bissell (1913-1977), U.S. writer, humorist. My Life on the Mississippi, or Why I Am Not Mark Twain, Chapter 13, Little, Brown (1973).)
  • 33.
    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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  • 34.
    Don't touch me! Don't question me! Don't speak to me! Stay with me!
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. Estragon, in Waiting for Godot, act 2.)
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  • 35.
    Medicine, law, business, engineering. These are noble pursuits. And necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love. These are what we stay alive for.
    (Tom Schulman, U.S. screenwriter. Keating (Robin Williams), Dead Poets Society, to his class (1989).)
  • 36.
    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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  • 37.
    Stay on the beach. The natives over there are cannibals. They eat liars with the same enthusiasm as they eat honest men.
    (Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason), 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, to Ned and Conseille, who have promised they will not try to run away if allowed to land on shore (1954). Based On The Novel By Jules Verne.)
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  • 38.
    Stay on the beach. The natives over there are cannibals. They eat liars with the same enthusiasm as they eat honest men.
    (Earl Felton, and Richard Fleischer. Captain Nemo (James Mason), 20000 Leagues Under the Sea, to Ned and Conseille, who have promised they will not try to run away if allowed to land on shore (1954). Based On The Novel By Jul.)
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  • 39.
    You're a woman who's been getting nothing but dirty breaks. Well, we can clean and tighten your brakes, but you'll have to stay in the garage all night.
    (S.J. Perelman, U.S. screenwriter, Arthur Sheekman, Will Johnstone, and Norman Z. McLeod. Groucho Marx, Monkey Business, a wisecrack made while trying to woo Lucille Briggs (Thelma Todd) (1931). Ultimately a rather ironic remark. A few years later Todd was found brutally murdered in her garage. Groucho has no character name in the credits—he is listed as one of the "Stowaways.")
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  • 40.
    Do you want to have an easy life? Then always stay with the herd and lose yourself in the herd.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 10, p. 196, selection 5[1], number 78, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Unpublished fragments dating to November 1882February 1883. Originally meant to be attributed to Zarathustra in Thus Spoke Zarathustra.)
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