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Howard Carter Quotes and Sayings

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Feverishly we cleared away the remaining last scraps
of rubbish on the floor of the passage before the doorway,
until we had only the clean sealed doorway before us.
- Howard Carter

We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of
the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined -
the impression was overwhelming.
- Howard Carter

It was a sight surpassing all precedent,
and one we never dreamed of seeing.
- Howard Carter

Here before us was sufficient evidence to show that
it really was an entrance to a tomb,
and by the seals, to all outward appearances that it was intact.
- Howard Carter

 

After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage,
in about the middle of the afternoon,
we came upon a second sealed doorway,
which was almost the exact replica of the first.
- Howard Carter

As the work proceeded we found that the western end
of the cutting receded under the slope of the rock,
and thus was partly roofed over by the overhanging rock.
- Howard Carter

With such evidence, as well as the sealed doorway between
the two guardian statues of the King,
the mystery gradually dawned upon us.
We were but in the anterior portion of a tomb.
- Howard Carter

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Commenced operations in the Valley of the Kings.
- Howard Carter

It soon became obvious that we were but on the threshold of the discovery.
- Howard Carter

They were of many types of seals, all bearing the insignia of the King.
- Howard Carter

Towards sunset we had cleared down to the level of the 12th step,
which was sufficient to expose a large part of the
upper portion of a plastered and sealed doorway.
- Howard Carter

The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country,
and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations
from this moment became the daily programme.
- Howard Carter

These ancient huts were soon cleared of the rubbish covering them.
I planned them, and removed them for investigation below,
which undertaking took until the fourth of Nov.
- Howard Carter

All we have to do is to peel the shrines like an onion,
and we will be with the king himself.
- Howard Carter

We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors,
and in view of the preservation of the antiquities
they being very crowded and in poor preservation,
we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation
was made to safeguard the objects.
- Howard Carter

I forgot my pills, I couldn't have cared less about condoms,
all for feverishly wanting to get some!
- Gloria Trevi

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character
and the humans didn't either.
They forgot to make the movie that went along with
all these wonderful effects.
- George A. Romero

I coined a word the other day, but I forgot what it was.
It was a good one, it came to me in a dream.
- Michael Nesmith

I was just going at this career - boom,
boom, boom!
Then all of a sudden, at 38, Oh, my God -
I forgot to get married!
- Connie Chung

In this watering-place I acted an heroic character,
badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage,
I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Man is a messenger who forgot the message.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

My obstetrician was so dumb that when I gave birth
he forgot to cut the cord.
For a year that kid followed me everywhere.
It was like having a dog on a leash.
- Joan Rivers

America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News,
but someone forgot to include my name on the list of
people responsible for the show.
- Pierre Salinger

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting,
by the world forgot.
- Alexander Pope

Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
and things unknown proposed as things forgot.
- Alexander Pope

I almost forgot what it's like to be proud of my government.
- Edward Norton

Don't call the world dirty because you forgot to clean your glasses.
- Aaron Hill

All the wrong people remember Vietnam.
I think all the people who remember it should forget it,
and all the people who forgot it should remember it.
- Michael Herr

The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
- Alexander Pope

I've been a vegetarian for so long, I forgot how much I missed meat.
You know you don't realize how important meat is to
you until you don't have it for long time.
- Brittany Daniel

But unfortunately, in my unrelenting drive to get back on that drum stool,
the major casualty in all of it was that I really forgot about me.
- Rick Allen

Thank god, and now all I have are, twenty one years together,
in January and, you know, I, you know I forgot this all about things.
And anyway the first place is good thing.
- Olga Korbut

I was born in Texas and I lived there 'till I was 8.
Then I moved to the Dominican Republic with my mom,
lived there for two years and forgot every word of English I knew.
- Michelle Rodriguez

The President forgot to mention the Moon,
Mars, and the federal deficit - all of which are sky-high.
- Brad Sherman

To the people I forgot, you weren't on my mind for
some reason and you probably don't deserve any thanks anyway.
- Eminem

Lake Wobegon, the little town that time forgot and
the decades cannot improve.
- Garrison Keillor

Jackie had a keen eye for talent, and like an elephant never forgot.
And, he was always right on the mark.
- Audrey Meadows

We have all forgot more than we remember.
- Thomas Fuller

I've got asthma.
When I was 17 I forgot to take my medication and was
taken to a hospital for almost two weeks.
After that I've taken better care of my illness.
- Ville Valo

I woke in bits, like all children, piecemeal over the years.
I discovered myself and the world, and forgot them,
and discovered them again.
- Annie Dillard

When a nation goes down, or a society perishes,
one condition may always be found; they forgot where they came from.
They lost sight of what had brought them along.
- Carl Sandburg

How these curiosities would be quite forgot,
did not such idle fellowes as I put them down.
- John Aubrey

I forgot to shake hands and be friendly.
It was an important lesson about leadership.
- Lee Iacocca

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be.
And I don't think they've ever remembered.
- Andy Warhol

Proof that they do not understand the republic is that
in their fine promises for universal suffrage,
they forgot women.
- Delphine de Girardin

Why did they keep changing guitars and amplifiers when
they were perfect? They did the same things with cars,
if you ask me.
They forgot how to make them right, because they focused
on style and bells and whistles.
- Buddy Guy

Well I forgot how different it was because I've been
here for about four or five years.
It's a big load off my shoulders now.
Now that I'm there, I'm like, man, I can breathe a little bit,
you know?
- Latrell Sprewell

The other day at a drive-through, I reminded the teenage
girl serving me that she forgot my drinks.
She looked at me, hissed, rolled her eyes,
and then took her sweet time getting me the sodas.
- Neil Cavuto

Let me just say something that I forgot,
I also hoped and this was very true in the beginning -
that this would also be a place that people would be
able to walk in to the fountain and use it in a nice
way of reading and examining the quotations on the blocks.
- Lawrence Halprin

But today I felt different, today I forgot how long
it takes to get into the skin of a character and I remembered it,
because today I actually got into that skin and it felt so different.
- Estelle Parsons

The metaphor is perhaps one of man's most fruitful potentialities.
Its efficacy verges on magic, and it seems a tool for
creation which God forgot inside one of His creatures when He made him.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

I live way out in the country, so there's not a lot
of people around to remind me.
And my friends don't think of me as 'Kim Novak' anymore anyway.
It's like they forgot, too.
And so it's nice.
- Kim Novak

My dad came out of the Roosevelt era and the Depression.
One person and one party made a difference in his life.
That's what everybody forgot when they called my father
and other people political bosses.
- Richard M. Daley

There is nothing on earth so easy as to forget,
if a person chooses to set about it.
I'm sure I have as much forgot your poor,
dear uncle, as if he had never existed;
and I thought it my duty to do so.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

During the war years I worked on the development of
radar and other radio systems for the R.A.F.
and, though gaining much in engineering experience
and in understanding people,
rapidly forgot most of the physics I had learned.
- Martin Ryle

Jews have suffered persecution from misguided Christians
who tortured the Jews for their part in killing Christ.
These Christians forgot that Christ died because of the sins of all men.
- Sargent Shriver

In fact, some reviewers have said that as they got
into the story they forgot that the protagonist is a black woman.
They were moved by the story - by the people as a whole -
and not by the little things.
- Christopher Darden

I continue to vote against such spending increases,
but sometimes I think some of my Republican colleagues
forgot that we were sent here to shrink the federal government,
not to grow it.
- Jeff Miller

Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root,
nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular,
about this earth doth run and ride.
He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where;
He says it is so far,
that he has quite forgot how to go there.
- Henry Vaughan

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty
out-values all the utilities of the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in
them and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch


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