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Leonora Carrington Quotes and Sayings

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Sentimentality is a form of fatigue.
- Leonora Carrington

In deep sadness there is no place for sentimentality.
- William S. Burroughs

And if I have a strong point, it's that I like to believe
it's not cheap or schmaltzy sentimentality.
- Toots Thielemans

The sentimentality of baseball is very deeply rooted
in the American baseball fan.
It is the one sport that is transmitted from fathers to sons.
- Michael Lewis

 

In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true
is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and,
I do believe, an object of affection and-yes,
love.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

Sentimentality is the only sentiment that rubs you the wrong way.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Sentimentality about nature denatures everything it touches.
- Jane Jacobs

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I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying
to be as truthful as possible with performances.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I believe that the reason why I love painting so much
is that it forces one to be objective.
There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality.
- Max Beckmann

Sentimentality is the emotional promiscuity of those who have no sentiment.
- Norman Mailer

Sentimentality - that's what we call the sentiment we don't share.
- Graham Greene

I always say that I don't want to be sentimental,
that the photographs shouldn't be sentimental,
and yet, I am conscious of my sentimentality.
- Robert Frank

There is nothing I hate more than sentimentality.
- Max Beckmann

Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love.
- E. M. Forster

The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in
order to write without sentimentality.
- John Barton

When I talked to my medical friends about the strange
silence on this subject in American medical magazines and textbooks,
I gained the impression that here was a subject tainted
with Socialism or with feminine sentimentality for the poor.
- Alice Hamilton

It is only in his music, which Americans are able to
admire because a protective sentimentality limits their understanding of it,
that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story.
- James Baldwin

I didn't want to be on the losing side.
I was fed up with Jewish weakness, timidity and fear.
I didn't want any more Jewish sentimentality and Jewish suffering.
I was sickened by our sad songs.
- Lionel Blue

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

When we have arrived at the question,
the answer is already near.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we remember we are all mad,
the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
- Mark Twain

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

The way is not in the sky.
The way is in the heart.
- The Buddha

To light a candle is to cast a shadow.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,
that is a sign that you are subconsciously aware
of having no good reason for thinking as you do.
- Bertrand Russell

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
- Helen Keller

The key to growth is the introduction of
higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
- Lao Tzu

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

Unity can only be manifested by the Binary.
Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.
- The Buddha

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
- Anonymous

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

As your silence grows; your friendliness, your love grows;
your life becomes a moment-to-moment dance, a joy, a celebration.
- Osho

Stand Tall, Breathe Deep, Be Unstoppable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

All we are is dust in the wind.
- the band Kansas

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

By having a reverence for life,
we enter into a spiritual relation with the world.
By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.
- Albert Schweitzer

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the uttermost meaning of the words,
thought is devout, and devotion is thought.
Deep calls unto deep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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