Quotations About / On: TOGETHER

  • 61.
    Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
    (Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925), U.S. editor, essayist. "Simple Simon," vol. 1, The Colby Essays (1926).)
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  • 62.
    To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead—somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man—somewhere these, too, come together.
    (Marguerite Duras (b. 1914), French author, filmmaker. interview, repr. In Outside: Selected Writings (1984). "The Path of Joyful Despair," Le Monde (Paris, 1977).)
  • 63.
    Children and old people and the parents in between should be able to live together, in order to learn how to die with grace, together. And I fear that this is purely utopian fantasy ...
    (M.F.K. Fisher (1908-1992), U.S. culinary writer and autobiographer. Sister Age, Afterword (1983).)
  • 64.
    ... living in England does not free the American the way living in France frees him because the french [sic] and the American do not have the sense of going on together, from the beginning they know that there is no going on together no past present and future ...
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author and patron of the arts; relocated to France. "An American and France," (1936). Born, raised, and educated in America, Stein settled in Paris, where she built her reputation as an innovative writer and patron of young artists and avant-garde art.)
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  • 65.
    Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbour, and yet we herd together.
    (John Gay (1685-1732), British dramatist. Lockit, in The Beggar's Opera, act 3, sc. 2.)
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  • 66.
    July 4. Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than in all the other days of the year put together. This proves, by the number left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, ch. 17 (1894).)
  • 67.
    Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
    (Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 21 (1900).)
  • 68.
    Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
    (Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian political philosopher, statesman. The Prince, ch. 17 (written 1513-1514, published 1532), trans. by George Bull (1961).)
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  • 69.
    People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
    (Adam Smith (1723-1790), Scottish economist. The Wealth of Nations, vol. 1, bk. 1, ch. 10 (1776).)
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  • 70.
    All this fuss about sleeping together. For physical pleasure I'd sooner go to my dentist any day.
    (Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966), British novelist. Nina Blount, in Vile Bodies, ch. 6 (1930). To her fiancé Adam Fenwick-Symes.)
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