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Attractions Quotes

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Imagination is everything.
It is the preview of life's coming attractions.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by
their hopes and by their attractions,
appear to be good-natured.
- Samuel Richardson

Art is dangerous.
It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be
dangerous you don't want it.
- Duke Ellington

Fantasy love is much better than reality love.
Never doing it is very exciting.
The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
- Andy Warhol

 

One of Netscape's main attractions to customers from
Day One is that we provide alternatives.
And that's cherished by many customers -
certainly not all.
- Jim Barksdale

The formula 'Two and two make five' is not without its attractions.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
- Andy Warhol

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I enjoy all aspects of it, I don't have a preference for any medium.
I think each of them has its attractions and I would
hope they each inform the other in some way.
- Cillian Murphy

But my estimates, for instance, based upon book information,
were simply ridiculous, fanciful images of African
attractions were soon dissipated,
anticipated pleasures vanished, and all crude ideas
began to resolve themselves into shape.
- Henry Morton Stanley

Tourism is a top priority activity for federal government,
which is why it invests an average of over 2,500 million
dollars a year in infrastructure works and integral
projects that promote Mexico's culture and natural attractions.
- Vincente Fox

Besides, I always thought that one of the great attractions
of practising law was what I like to call the collegiality
of the profession and I think that duty of collegiality
applies even when we are retired.
- Len G. Murray

We were so fundamental that almost everything had been
stripped away from the place of worship.
Think of the role words can play, when all other enticements
and sensual attractions are gone.
- James D. Houston

One of the great attractions of patriotism -
it fulfills our worst wishes.
In the person of our nation we are able,
vicariously, to bully and cheat.
Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
- Aldous Huxley

What is it about sameness that so draws me,
and how could I begin to have
that same kind of attraction to change?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I hope I'm not a tourist attraction -
I'm sure that they come here really because St.
Andrews is just amazing, a beautiful place.
- Prince William

Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.
- Marcus Garvey

I remain optimistic.
What we've seen in Europe and the rest of the world
is that freedom has a much stronger attraction than radical fundamentalism.
- Gijs de Vries

And that, to me, is the main attraction to comics.
It's an avenue to say what you want to say.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I live my life parallel with my work,
and they are both equally important.
I'm always amazed how much people talk about celebrity and fame.
I don't understand the attraction.
- Cate Blanchett

The attraction, and my particular participation is
in being able to communicate with my fans,
answer their questions, get a feel for how they respond to Vader.
- David Prowse

But while I loved all of these courses,
there was an irresistible attraction of economics.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

I think a big part of our attraction to sport movies
are the stories contained within the sports.
- Rachel Griffiths

That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for
my first passion which was the motorcycle,
and in spite of the danger it could represent,
they encouraged me.
- Jacky Ickx

Faith always contains an element of risk,
of venture; and we are impelled to make the venture
by the affinity and attraction which we feel in ourselves.
- Dean Inge

I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible,
burning attraction towards the abstract.
- Gustave Moreau

I suspect the secret of personal attraction is locked
up in our unique imperfections,
flaws and frailties.
- Hugh Mackay

There is another thing about a kid, if we all remember,
that you have an attraction to evil.
Evil is exciting and evil is interesting,
and plenty of kids have a fascination for it.
- Thomas Foran

I wasn't good at being affable.
You get beyond that and realise the attraction in any
human being has more to do with what they give to someone
rather than just being face candy.
- Alison Moyet

The attraction in this city is money,
from gambling.
What you are if you work here is a shill.
- Joe Williams

The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very
like that of the circus for the crowd.
There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen.
- Claude Debussy

The city has become a serious menace to our civilization...
It has a peculiar attraction for the immigrant.
- Josiah Strong

The pull, the attraction of history,
is in our human nature.
What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much
is luck the deciding factor?
- David McCullough

The best thing I have is the knife from Fatal Attraction.
I hung it in my kitchen.
It's my way of saying, Don't mess with me.
- Glenn Close

In fact, Tibet is one of the most popular European
tourist attraction of asia.
- Alex Chiu

I was 23, and he was 86.
I saw a very sick man.
I just wanted to just talk with him.
There was no physical attraction at all.
He was very much attracted to me.
- Anna Nicole Smith

I had an almost fetishistic attraction to film technology.
- Lars von Trier

When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were
so upset by her behavior,
they literally demanded her blood.
- Glenn Close

I have never fallen in love with my own voice,
but I've always had an attraction for it.
- Tom Snyder

Without contraries is no progression.
Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy,
love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
- William Blake

When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife,
children, relatives and friends.
One retains only compassion for them.
- Ramakrishna

I believe very strongly that when it comes to desire,
when it comes to attraction, that things are never black and white,
things are very much shades of grey.
- Brian Molko

Where youth and diffidence are united,
it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist
the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
- Jane Austen

Marriage is...
OK, it's rooted and grounded on love and attraction.
- Mary Archer

Banks are an almost irresistible attraction for that
element of our society which seeks unearned money.
- J. Edgar Hoover

The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed
the aspect of a great moral struggle,
and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me.
- Elizabeth Blackwell

Attraction is beyond our will or ideas sometimes.
- Juliette Binoche

Actual violence has no attraction for me at all.
- Jane Campion

He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts
by the attraction of his own.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I tried to look presentable for a show,
but not for sexual attraction.
It was strictly for show business.
- Little Richard

I was immediately smitten with an attraction to this culture,
not in the sense of high culture but of the basic way
people behaved towards one another.
- Harry Mathews

It is curious how, from time immemorial,
man seems to have associated the idea of evil with beauty,
shrunk from it with a sort of ghostly fear,
while, at the same time drawn to it by force of its hypnotic attraction.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Greatness lies, not in being strong,
but in the right using of strength; and strength is
not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man
above his fellows for his own solitary glory.
He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most
hearts by the attraction of his own.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Yes, the companionship is amazing.
You know, you can get that physical attraction that happens is great,
but then there's an awful lot of time and the rest
of the day that you have to fill.
- Vince Gill

A powerful attraction exists, therefore,
to the promotion of a study and of duties of all others
engrossing the time most completely,
and which is less benefited than most others by any
acquaintance with science.
- Charles Babbage

What is new in all of this is that the old poles of
attraction represented by nation-states,
parties, professions, institutions, and historical
traditions are losing their attraction.
- Jean-Francois Lyotard

In England, the profession of the law is that which
seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent,
from the circumstance, that in it ability,
coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage,
cannot fail of obtaining reward.
- Charles Babbage

Basins of attraction, of self organization,
show up as well in our complex social environment,
in human organizations.
Here again, while we cannot predict the result of any given input,
we can say that it will likely fall within one of several areas.
- Kevin Kelly

We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy.
From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction.
We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes.
We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
- Sissela Bok

When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes.
We get paid to feign attraction and love.
Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone,
touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous
relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner.
It's really kind of gross.
- Megan Fox

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
To attain it we must be able to guess what will interest;
we must learn to read the childish soul as we might a piece of music.
Then, by simply changing the key, we keep up the attraction and vary the song.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining
a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to,
yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with
the world that repels him.
- Italo Calvino

Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
- Francesco Petrarch

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness
which I think can destroy us.
- Audre Lorde

I'd never just want to do what everybody else did.
I'd be contributing to the sameness of everything.
- Don Van Vliet

It's not good to make sentimental journeys.
You see the differences instead of the sameness.
- Mary Astor

Properly practiced creativity must result in greater
sales more economically achieved.
Properly practiced creativity can lift your claims
out of the swamp of sameness and make them accepted,
believed, persuasive, urgent.
- William Bernbach

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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