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Unnaturally Quotes

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For 180 years, we voted in English.
That is the true American tradition,
and this amendment is true to our heritage,
not what has existed unnaturally for the last 20 years.
- Spencer Bachus

To ask women to become unnaturally thin is to ask them
to relinquish their sexuality.
- Naomi Wolf

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I became the unnatural son of a few score of beaten men.
- Neal Cassady

 

Comedy, like sodomy, is an unnatural act.
- Marty Feldman

Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
- Aldous Huxley

I live in my house as I live inside my skin:
I know more beautiful,
more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins:
but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine.
- Primo Levi

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Cruelty is a part of nature, at least of human nature,
but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us.
- Robinson Jeffers

The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children
were an unnatural strain on parents.
So they provided jails called schools,
equipped with tortures called an education.
- John Updike

Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

We weren't built to fly.
We can do it, but we shouldn't be surprised if it feels a little unnatural.
- Picabo Street

The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as
things paradoxical and incomprehensible.
- Robert South

You're neither unnatural, nor abominable,
nor mad; you're as much a part of what people call nature as anyone else.
- Radclyffe Hall

Whatever the scientists may say, if we take the supernatural out of life,
we leave only the unnatural.
- Amelia Barr

Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature,
and more and more does he turn himself against the
harsh and fitful hand that reared him.
- H. G. Wells

The behaviour of President Bush on 11 September certainly
gives rise to not unnatural suspicions.
- Gore Vidal

Collaboration on a book is the ultimate unnatural act.
- Tom Clancy

This idea of selfishness as a virtue,
as opposed to generosity: That, to me,
is unnatural.
- Jessica Lange

I can understand why those primitive desert people
think a camera steals their soul.
It is unnatural to see yourself from the outside.
- Nigella Lawson

The only unnatural sex act is that which you cannot perform.
- Alfred Kinsey

All the gestures of children are graceful;
the reign of distortion and unnatural attitudes commences
with the introduction of the dancing master.
- Joshua Reynolds

I am against nature.
I don't dig nature at all.
I think nature is very unnatural.
I think the truly natural things are dreams,
which nature can't touch with decay.
- Bob Dylan

It is unnatural for a majority to rule,
for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action,
and a minority can.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile,
none more so than the American.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Ballet is completely unnatural to the body,
just being turned-out...
it's not the way your body is supposed to function,
so you actually train your body to be a different structure than you were born with.
- Neve Campbell

Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature,
a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under
appropriate conditions of maladjustment,
his soul might die before his body does;
or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
- Albert J. Nock

On TV, the children can watch people murdering each other,
which is a very unnatural thing, but they can't watch
two people in the very natural process of making love.
Now, really, that doesn't make any sense,
does it?
- Sharon Tate

The first thing that happens is that you're overwhelmed by so much attention.
It's just so unnatural.
Only people who've been in that position can realize what it's like.
I mean, you have to be there.
- Chevy Chase

Animation is different from other parts.
Its language is the language of caricature.
Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's
unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.
- Walt Disney

The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national
interest rather than abstract principles.
What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural.
And that is why we didn't make it.
- Henry A. Kissinger

All pictures are unnatural.
All pictures are sad because they're about dead people.
Paintings you don't think of in a special time or with a specific event.
With photos I always think I'm looking at something dead.
- David Bailey

Though I acted in hundreds of productions,
appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus,
I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting.
The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week
and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.
- Fred Melamed

There are a lot of times that if a detail in a scene or a beat,
feels unnatural, they'll allow me to explore another
direction to go until we're all comfortable with what we are doing.
- George Eads

When on the set of a film, you have to play natural
for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment.
You have to express emotions and interact with other
actors and also use your voice.
- Helena Christensen

Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because
there is something unnatural in it,
for nature demands personal progress,
evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.
- August Strindberg

In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar,
but in a city, with its blaze of lights,
it is unnatural, hostile and menacing.
It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers,
biding its time.
- W. Somerset Maugham

He was a horse of goodly countenance,
rather expressive of vigilance than fire;
though an unnatural appearance of fierceness was thrown
into it by the loss of his ears,
which had been cropped pretty close to his head.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

We hardly ever realize that we can
cut anything out of our lives,
anytime, in the blink of an eye.
- Carlos Castaneda

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.
- Bill Cosby

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a road from the eye to heart
that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

There is beauty and serenity in the eye of the storm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

My life is the eye of the hurricane -
an island of calm in a sea of uncertainty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Normal is in the eye of the beholder.
- Whoopi Goldberg

He who experiences the unity of life
sees his own Self in all beings,
and all beings in his own Self,
and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
- The Buddha

Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up.
Perhaps you will need to change your plan
and approach you goal from a different direction, but don't quit.
Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature will bear the closest inspection.
She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf,
and take an insect view of its plain.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whatever your work and whatever its worth,
No matter how strong or clever,
Some one will sneer if you pause to hear,
And scoff at your best endeavor.
For the target art has a broad expanse,
And wherever you chance to hit it,
Though close be your aim to the bull's-eye fame,
There are those who will never admit it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Rather than worrying about the continuous stream of potential threats,
let us give thanks for our blessing of living in the eye-of-the-storm -
our protected refuge from the terrors
of fearsome dangers just outside our lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and
unchangeable color to every object;
beware of this stumbling block.
- Paul Gauguin

Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams
than the imagination when awake?
- Leonardo da Vinci

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon.
We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing
to the eye and even more flavorful than before.
- Marilyn vos Savant

I left the "eye for an eye" God
when I walked out of Bible school,
but God Within is a daily part of my personal experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A film is never really good unless the camera is an
eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles

If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye.
- Honore de Balzac


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