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Quotations About / On: STAY

  • 1.
    Literature is news that STAYS news.
    (Ezra Pound (1885-1972), U.S. poet, critic. ABC of Reading, ch. 2 (1934). "If a nation's literature declines, the nation atrophies and decays," Pound wrote in ch. 3.)
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  • 2.
    I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you, you should stay home and have a good cry.
    (Alan Bleasdale (b. 1946), British playwright, novelist. Times (London, June 18, 1992).)
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  • 3.
    To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
    (Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616), Spanish writer. Sancho Panza, in Don Quixote, pt. 1, bk. 3, ch. 9, trans. by P. Motteux (1605).)
  • 4.
    There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
    (Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Koncheyev, in The Gift, ch. 1 (1937, trans. 1963).)
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  • 5.
    A toddler believes that if you love a person, you stay with that person 100 percent of the time.
    (Lawrence Balter (20th century), U.S. psychologist and author. Who's In Control? Ch. 3 (1989).)
    More quotations from: Lawrence Balter, stay, time, love
  • 6.
    Makin' a long stay short is a great aid t' popularity.
    (Kin Hubbard (F. [Frank] Mckinney Hubbard) (1868-1930), U.S. humorist, journalist. Abe Martin's Wisecracks, ed. E.V. Lucas (1930).)
  • 7.
    But he would "stay the course"Mit was his favorite motto.
    (Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. originally published in "Die Neue Rundschau" 23 (Oct. and Nov. 1912). Death in Venice, ch. 2, p. 201, trans. by David Luke, Bantam Classic (1988). This motto characterizes most succinctly the work ethic of Gustav Aschenbach, the novella's main protagonist.)
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  • 8.
    No construction stiff working overtime takes more stress and straining than we did just to stay high.
    (Gus Van Sant, U.S. screenwriter and director, and Dan Yost. Bob Hughes (Matt Dillon), Drugstore Cowboy, voiceover explaining the rigors of drug life on the road (1989). The film was adapted from autobiographical novel by convicted drug dealer James Fogle.)
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  • 9.
    When I split an infinitive, God damn it, I split it so it will stay split.
    (Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), U.S. author. letter, Jan. 18, 1947, to his editor Edward Weeks. Life of Raymond Chandler, ch. 7, F. MacShane (1976).)
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  • 10.
    Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.
    (Katharine Whitehorn (b. 1926), British journalist. "Suffer How Many of the Little Children?" Observations (1970).)
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