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Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as
by Herbert Gold

Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as
Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling
child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening.
- Herbert Gold

He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held
to his middle-aged breast.
- Herbert Gold

Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers
brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves,
wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning,
truth, beauty.
- Herbert Gold

It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces
into one powerful channel.
- James Allen

 

Short, successful military adventures are as effective
as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
- John Stockwell

I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore,
and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother
pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,
whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
- Isaac Newton

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

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Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presence requires an internal alertness
to the all and everything surrounding us.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I never see a novel as a film while I'm writing it.
Mostly because novels and films are so different,
and I'm such an internal novelist.
- Alice Hoffman

Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome
of internal difficulties with thought.
- Elizabeth Bowen

The Church as a divine society possess an internal
principle of life which is capable of assimilating
the most diverse materials and imprinting her own image upon them.
- Christopher Dawson

The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.
- George Foreman

The nations of antiquity rolled away in the current of ages,
Israel alone remained one indestructible edifice of gray antiquity...
preserved by an internal and marvelous power.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

It follows from what we have just said,
that the natural changes of monads come from an internal principle,
since an external cause would be unable to influence their inner being.
- Gottfried Leibniz

We're not going to meddle in the internal life of other
peoples and other governments,
because we don't want them meddling in ours.
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Internal marketing is probably much more important than external marketing.
That's even more true today than it's ever been.
- Tom Stewart

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal
logic of which man knows nothing.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

Non-democratic regimes always need to mobilize their
people against external enemies in order to maintain internal stability.
- Natan Sharansky

Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
- Herbert Spencer

There is an expression now that is commonly used about
these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal,
because they have connections to the outside world.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

I think the biggest problem working with me would be that I'm an only child,
and so I have an internal dialogue that goes on that
I just assume you can hear.
- Maynard James Keenan

I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been
the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible
internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
- Jan Egeland

Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in
the material universe to possess internal order,
and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters,
I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
- E. M. Forster

In the last five or six thousand years,
empires one after another have arisen,
waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal
revolution or attack from without.
- John Boyd Orr

A lot of the stories are internal.
They leak it to me wanting to get attention,
wanting to get that headline.
More times than not, I will not give it to them.
- Matt Drudge

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical
violence but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Possibly because I grew up not feeling very confident
about my own physical appearance,
I developed internal devices so that I could integrate into society.
- Shirley Manson

Bondage is - subjection to external influences and
internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
- W. Clement Stone

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad
primarily as an internal struggle to improve.
- Marvin Olasky

I think all foreigners should stop interfering in the
internal affairs of Iraq.
Those who want to come and help are welcome.
Those who come to interfere and destroy are not.
- Paul Wolfowitz

Somehow it helps just to take something that's internal and externalize it,
to see it in front of you.
- James Taylor

If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present,
then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed -
at will and voluntarily.
- Daniel Goleman

Of course, the EU is not going to fall apart,
but at best it will stagnate for the foreseeable future
and we will be dealing with quite a lot of internal chaos.
- Peter Mandelson

We can't make any statements here.
We can't talk about the internal politics of Paraguay.
- Alfredo Stroessner

Dictators must have enemies.
They must have internal enemies to justify their secret
police and external enemies to justify their military forces.
- Richard Perle

The writer needs to react to his or her own internal universe,
to his or her own point of view.
If he or she doesn't have a personal point of view,
it's impossible to be a creator.
- Manuel Puig

The chief internal enemies of any state are those public
officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
- Dalton Trumbo

What theatre started to look at much earlier than any
other form was the internal operations of ordinary people,
sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story.
- Pete Townshend

The Union, which can alone insure internal peace,
and external security to each State,
Must and Shall be Preserved,
cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.
- George B. McClellan

I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround,
culture, the political matrix, technology,
etc., and the internal human consciousness.
- Norman Spinrad

Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfillment.
- Michael Tippett

External nature is only internal nature writ large.
- Swami Vivekananda

But, on balance, we seized the marketplace.
We've got a great infrastructure.
And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some
external factors and some internal factors.
- Jim Cantalupo

Hard though it may be to accept, remember that guilt
is sometimes a friendly internal voice reminding you that you're messing up.
- Marge Kennedy

I have a better internal and intuitive understanding
of folklore and myth than science and technology,
so in that way fantasy is easier.
- Sarah Zettel

I think what we have in this country is a little more
dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully.
It's sorta internal censorship.
We censor each other.
- Kathy Acker

Thinking has become a superfluous exercise...
purely internal, without compelling force,
more or less a game.
- Jacques Ellul

The first internal relation that is essential to a
secret society is the reciprocal confidence of its members.
- Georg Simmel

One day I discovered that one could get the barrier
to internal rotation in ethane approximately right using this method.
This was the beginning of my work on organic molecules.
- Roald Hoffmann

Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
- Antoine Rivarol

The internal effects of a mutable policy poisons the
blessings of liberty itself.
- James Madison

Dictatorships start wars because they need external
enemies to exert internal control over their own people.
- Richard Perle

Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period
of internal terror in Slovakia.
It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak
Jews to the extermination camps in Poland.
- Alexander Dubcek

I take the walk to be the externalization of an interior
seeking so that the analogy is first of all between
the external and the internal.
- A. R. Ammons

Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
- Powell Clayton

If we pursue this matter further, we shall be told
that the stable object is unchanging under the impact
or stress of some particular external or internal variable or,
perhaps, that it resists the passage of time.
- Gregory Bateson

We assume, to begin with, that the individual is at
least as complex in his internal structure as the language is which he speaks -
otherwise,
how could he speak a language which is complex?
- Kenneth L. Pike

While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative,
the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our
internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S.
companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities.
- Elton Gallegly

I couldn't have come up with a better metaphor for
my life and my internal conflict.
It amazes me how quickly we can manifest our fears;
not only had I created my 'I'm never satisfied,
I'll drive her away' nightmare.
- Kenny Loggins

As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock,
I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things.
Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand
the internal energy of the stone.
- Andy Goldsworthy

My goal was to develop into an independent research
scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench,
but I felt that postgraduate residency training in
internal medicine was necessary.
- Peter Agre

Because essentially Schoenberg was an extremely gifted man.
And in spite of many of his theories and so on,
when he really began to write music,
he still was guided very much by his internal hearing,
by what we call your internal ear.
- Leo Ornstein

It's with them that we have constituted a liberation
front and brought our logistic support to armies to
help their countries come out of colonialism and establish
a national internal regime.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

To sum up, the position we took was that since we didn't
know the internal situation in Iraq nor Saddam Hussein,
that our best bet was to take counsel from the people
who did know him and who did deal with him.
- Brent Scowcroft

But if too many countries, as has been the case,
interfere too much in the internal affairs,
the political situation of Afghanistan,
then of course we can't hope satisfactory results.
- Bulent Ecevit

We live in a time of conflict - external and internal -
when we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us.
Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence
that what unites is far stronger.
- Charlie Dent

The whole thing was done for internal political reasons
to galvanize and unify the country against the Americans,
and if they hadn't had that immediate opportunity they
would have found another one.
- Lloyd Cutler

I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with;
something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace;
some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We see that every external motion, act,
gesture, whether voluntary or mechanical,
organic or mental, is produced and preceded by internal feeling or emotion,
will or volition, and thought or mind.
- H. P. Blavatsky

For in every particular of the Word there is an internal
sense which treats of things spiritual and heavenly,
not of things natural and worldly, such as are treated
of in the sense of the letter.
- Emanuel Swedenborg


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