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Volumes Quotes

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Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Wisdom

Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person
who does portraits for a living? I could fill several
volumes with nice nasty stories.
I don't know.
- Imogen Cunningham

The best books of our times have included the three
mature volumes of Philip Larkin.
They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged.
- Robert Morgan

Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.
- Herbert Spencer

 

The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
- James Agee

I don't think many people have ever read the report.
Who has read 26 volumes of this case? How many read
the summary? If you read the summary,
it takes a long time.
- John Sherman Cooper

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man -
the airplane,
the automobile, the computer - says little about his intelligence,
but speaks volumes about his laziness.
- Mark Kennedy

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There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain
a few odd volumes of Shakespeare.
I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for
the first time in a log cabin.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean.
Little audible links, they are, chaining together great
inaudible feelings and purposes.
- Theodore Dreiser

It is not a life at all.
It is a reticence, in three volumes.
- William E. Gladstone

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry,
he will be but a walking dictionary:
a mere articulate clock.
- George Chapman

I've got volumes on how not to behave.
I've got more information now than a guy should have at my age.
- Charlie Sheen

Are we not like two volumes of one book?
- Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

Precepts or maxims are of great weight;
and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a
happy life than the volumes we can't find.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes.
Yet what is wisdom without memory?
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

I therefore set to work, and after two and a half years
of not inconsiderable labour I now have the privilege
and the satisfaction of accompanying the early volumes
of the series with this preface.
- James Loeb

I did not destroy the 43 volumes of my diary,
which report on all these events and the share I had in them;
but of my own accord I handed them voluntarily to the
officers of the American Army who arrested me.
- Hans Frank

Today I begin to understand what love must be,
if it exists...
When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves.
We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost.
That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
- Edmond de Goncourt

Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many
of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission
and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago.
We published our findings in 27 volumes of information
and evidentiary material.
- Louis Stokes

Experience alone can give a final answer.
The knowledge gained in a few years by a commission
of the kind suggested would be worth more than volumes
of mere assertions and contradictions.
- John Bates Clark

It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years
of memories and the people behind the words-and even
though that guest book can speak volumes,
in between, the pages remain so silent.
- Eugenie Anderson

If a secret history of books could be written,
and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted
down alongside of his story,
how many insipid volumes would become interesting,
and dull tales excite the reader!
- William Makepeace Thackeray

It is deeply shocking and incomprehensible to me that
despite volumes of documentation and living witnesses
who can attest to the horrors of the Holocaust,
there are still those who would deny it.
- Mark Udall

Even after they had stopped modeling for Playboy and
had settled down with other men to raise families of their own,
Hugh Hefner still considered them his women,
and in the bound volumes of his magazine he would always possess them.
- Gay Talese

Although economists have studied the sensitivity of
import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate,
there is still much uncertainty about just how much
the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein

You are perfect. You are complete.
Your inner voice always knows what to do,
but it is a quiet voice.
You can only hear the whisperings of your inner voice -
your inner compass - when you turn down the volume
of your fears, your regrets, your resentments,
and the fear-based advice
your neighbors are so willing to give you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful.
We'll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube
than exists in the entire world today.
- Ralph Merkle

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose
petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
- Don Marquis

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,
though many there be that have tried it.
- Herman Melville

When I slept it was literally in the midst of an arsenal.
If I heard dogs bark more fiercely than usual,
or the feet of horses in a greater volume of sound than usual,
I stood to arms.
- Frank James

But you have to give your whole life to a cello.
When I realized that, I went back to the guitar and
just turned the volume up a bit louder.
- Ritchie Blackmore

A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice,
as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight.
- Delia Smith

And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.
- Hedda Hopper

The publication of the third volume of Capital has
made hardly any impression upon bourgeois economic science.
- Rudolf Hilferding

Information networks straddle the world.
Nothing remains concealed.
But the sheer volume of information dissolves the information.
We are unable to take it all in.
- Gunther Grass

I've completed the first part of my preparations without injury problems.
My speed is good and I'm doing lots of volume for strength.
- Jonathan Brown

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.
- George Saunders

The Australian Book of Etiquette is a very slim volume.
- Paul Theroux

Volume depends precisely on the writer's having been
able to sit in a room every day,
year after year, alone.
- Susan Sontag

A garden is a complex of aesthetic and plastic intentions;
and the plant is,
to a landscape artist, not only a plant -
rare,
unusual, ordinary or doomed to disappearance -
but it is also a color,
a shape, a volume or an arabesque in itself.
- Roberto Burle Marx

If you'll think about various series you've read,
can you think of any instance in which,
say, the tenth volume of the series is notably better
than the first nine? I can't.
- Thomas Perry

Too often I find that the volume of paper expands to
fill the available briefcases.
- Jerry Brown

Extreme volume in music very often disguises a lack
of actually important content.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within
this little span of life,
by him who interests his heart in everything.
- David Grayson

The work with which we embark on this first volume
of a series of theological studies is a work with which
the philosophical person does not begin,
but rather concludes.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

I took five years on the first volume,
five years on the second volume, and ten years on the third volume.
- Shelby Foote

I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world.
To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.
- Zack de la Rocha

One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
- William Ellery Channing

Whoever controls the volume of money in any country
is absolute master of all industry and commerce.
- James A. Garfield

I have also written some poems which have not been collected in a volume.
- Grazia Deledda

Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo;
and nothing remained,
after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar
fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.
- Sydney Smith

Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
- William Ellery Channing

A German immersed in any civilization different from
his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the
amount of intelligence he displaces.
- Jose Bergamin

Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers,
artists, and musicians there are in town.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

From a consideration of the immense volume of newly
discovered facts in the field of physics,
especially atomic physics, in recent years it might
well appear to the layman that the main problems were
already solved and that only more detailed work was necessary.
- Victor Francis Hess

After all, an overvalued dollar gives us the ability
to buy foreign goods at lower prices.
And the existing volume of exports brings more yen
and euros than they would if the dollar were more competitive.
- Martin Feldstein

In fact, I had to make an enormous adjustment to this,
not only in listening to it but in playing with it.
It's a full sound.
In some instances, you must have the volume to get the effect.
- Chico Hamilton

In a continent but recently settled,
many parts of which have as yet little historical or cultural background,
the material for this volume has been gathered from
a section that was one of the first to be colonized.
- Hervey Allen

The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story,
and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he
compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.
- James M. Barrie

Firstly I did it in this huge theatre in Avignon,
then to smaller places, then bigger places.
You have to change the volume of the voice,
give more or less.
The way you have to relate to space makes it like sculpture.
- Isabelle Huppert

There may be something good in silence.
It's a brand new thing.
You can hear the funniest little discussions,
if you keep turning the volume down.
Shut yourself up, and listen out loud.
- Wes Borland

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged
for among old parchments or musty records.
They are written, as with a sunbeam,
in the whole volume of human nature,
by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
- Alexander Hamilton

The key is growth margins went in the right direction,
unit volume increased quarter on quarter,
and expenses came down.
We threw off over $300 million in cash.
All of those were in the right direction.
So I think we're on our way.
- Gil Amelio

There is a note in the front of the volume saying that
no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission.
It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that.
- Robert Benchley

My books are very few, but then the world is before me -
a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me -
in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure
to furnish something to amuse,
if not to instruct and improve.
- Joseph Howe

Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down,
like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass.
In space, the water doesn't stay in the bottom of the glass.
It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the
entire volume of the glass.
- Laurel Clark

At 6:30, which was when the national news began,
my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas.
Usually I occupied myself with a book,
but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

When not only gold but all commodities are available
for the redemption of the paper currency,
its volume is limited only by the value of all the wealth of the country,
and it can never become insecure up to this limit.
- John Buchanan Robinson

When a system is considered in two different states,
the difference in volume or in any other property,
between the two states, depends solely upon those states
themselves and not upon the manner in which the system
may pass from one state to the other.
- Rudolf Arnheim

For the second straight year, craft beer is the fastest
growing segment of the U.S.
alcoholic beverage industry.
In 2005, craft beer experienced a 9 percent increase in volume,
nearly triple that of the growth experienced in the
wine and spirits industry.
- Sherwood Boehlert

I went to my friend's house one day,
and he had an electric guitar he had just bought with a tiny little amp.
I turned the volume up to 10 and I hit one chord,
and I said, I'm in love.
- Ace Frehley


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