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Singular Quotes

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Seduction is always more singular and sublime than
sex and it commands the higher price.
- Jean Baudrillard

Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession.
- Edie McClurg

The most important thing is story-telling.
It's as singular and old-fashioned as that.
- David Soul

The first is called insuperable, the second inseparable,
the third singular.
- Richard Rolle

 

It's also possible to have two third person singular points of view,
as represented by two characters through whose eyes
the story is told in alternating chapters,
say.
- Arthur Herzog

The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of
the most singular things in all literature.
- Alfred North Whitehead

To free us from the expectations of others,
to give us back to ourselves - there lies the great,
singular power of self-respect.
- Joan Didion

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It took them only an instant to cut of that head,
but it is unlikely that a hundred years will suffice
to reproduce a singular one.
- Antoine Lavoisier

A modern civilization is only possible when it is accepted
that singular beings exist and express themselves freely.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
- Allan Bloom

Remember: Y'all is singular.
All y'all is plural.
All y'all's is plural possessive.
- Kinky Friedman

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

Movies will end up being this esoteric art form,
where only singular people will put films out in a small group of theaters.
- M. Night Shyamalan

Perfection does not consist in any singular state or condition of life,
or in any particular set of duties, but in holy and
religious conduct of ourselves in every state of Life.
- William Law

Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus
Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort.
- Richard Rolle

In all my years of performing, no audience member has
ever actually assaulted me.
I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career.
- Rupert Holmes

I have a secret thought from some things I have observed,
that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world.
- David Brainerd

Beauty is the result of having been through an experience
all the way through to the end -
therefore it has a poignancy.
Beauty that is singular always comes from following
an experience to the point where you can go no further.
- Joan Chen

In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible,
and indolent; while the many nations which compose
this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character,
of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity.
- Samuel George Morton

This fact immediately suggested a singular event -
that at some time in the distant past the universe
began expanding from an extremely small size.
To many people this inference was loaded with overtones
of a supernatural event -
the creation,
the beginning of the universe.
- Michael Behe

I became a loner.
I became a mountain man.
A lot of those things are very good qualities and they help you do your work,
help you be singular and keep the artistic integrity of your work intact,
but they don't make it very easy to live your life.
- John Milius

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points;
the higher the rank the more of them.
At these points, influences whose physical magnitude
is too small to be taken account of by a finite being
may produce results of the greatest importance.
- James C. Maxwell

A blank wall of social and professional antagonism
faces the woman physician that forms a situation of
singular and painful loneliness,
leaving her without support, respect or professional counsel.
- Elizabeth Blackwell

Our work is before us.
It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must
not be passed to future generations.
May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity.
And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
- Rick Perry

May we agree that private life is irrelevant? Multiple,
mixed, ambiguous at best - out of it we try to fashion the crystal clear,
the singular, the absolute, and that is what is relevant;
that is what matters.
- May Sarton

During this time I had the singular good fortune of
being able to discuss the problem constantly with Einstein.
Some experiments done at Einstein's suggestion yielded
no decisively new result.
- Walther Bothe

As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused,
singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics
cannot be effective on its own,
but only when it is part of the whole picture -
only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole.
- Lance Secretan

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history,
since its statements are rather of the nature of universals,
whereas those of history are singulars.
- Aristotle

The reviewer is a singularly detested enemy because he is,
unlike the hapless artist, invulnerable.
- Carroll O'Connor

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands,
and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies,
had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly
wise and free institutions of the Dutch.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

I like to talk about a thing I call a "practiced pause."
Just a few moments of pausing allows me
to consider a circumstance and take stock
of what the best direction might be.
Reactions tend to rise from habit and unconsidered action.
A Response is considered and thoughtful.
My actions are my own and I am, singularly,
responsible for what I see, say, feel and exert.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The style of the Bible in general is singularly adapted
to men of every class and grade of culture,
affording the child the simple nourishment for its religious wants,
and the profoundest thinker inexhaustible matter of study.
- Philip Schaff

Whether you listen to a piece of music,
or a poem, or look at a picture or a jug,
or a piece of sculpture, what matters about it is not
what it has in common with others of its kind,
but what is singularly its own.
- Basil Bunting

Friendship is all about Mutuality,
neither Individuality nor Singularity.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity,
it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts,
and appear almost a remembrance.
- John Keats

The stammer was a way of telling the world that he was not like others,
a way of expressing his singularity.
- Ted Morgan

How will the approach of the Singularity spread across the human world view?
- Vernor Vinge

I believe in singularity in relationships because you've
got to have trust on both sides.
- Thomas Haden Church

Anyone who knows a strange fact shares in its singularity.
- Jean Genet

Singularity shows something wrong in the mind.
- Erica Jong

Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom,
I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
- Peter Conrad

But if the technological Singularity can happen,
it will.
- Vernor Vinge

The problem is not simply that the Singularity represents
the passing of humankind from center stage,
but that it contradicts our most deeply held notions of being.
- Vernor Vinge

Another symptom of progress toward the Singularity:
ideas themselves should spread ever faster,
and even the most radical will quickly become commonplace.
- Vernor Vinge

A celibate, like the fly in the heart of an apple,
dwells in a perpetual sweetness, but sits alone,
and is confined and dies in singularity.
- Jeremy Taylor

We say we want to create beauty, identity,
quality, singularity.
And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired.
Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.
- Rem Koolhaas

I have argued above that we cannot prevent the Singularity,
that its coming is an inevitable consequence of the
humans' natural competitiveness and the possibilities inherent in technology.
- Vernor Vinge

The children are taught more of the meanest state in
Europe than of the country they are born and bred in,
despite the singularity of its characteristics,
the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance,
and the stupendous promise of its future.
- Henry Lawson

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Best Friends: we're a parade - even by ourselves!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation.
- Dale Carnegie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our relationships - love and friendship -
are at the core of the meaning of our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons
to promote the good and happiness of one another.
- Eustace Budgell

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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