Quotations About / On: TOGETHER

  • 31.
    If the desire to kill and the opportunity to kill came always together, who would escape hanging?
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Following the Equator, ch. 46 (1897).)
  • 32.
    The blue and the gray. Let us march together beneath the star- spangled banner.
    (Laurence Stallings (1894-1968), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Judge William Pitman Priest (Charles Winniger), The Sun Shines Bright, as a former Confederate soldier, speaking at the encampment of the town's Union veterans (1953). Based on stories "The Sun Shines Bright," "The Mob from Massac," "The Lord Provides" by Irwin S. Cobb.)
  • 33.
    The three of you together. Now that's a picture only Charles Addams could draw.
    (Ernest Lehman (b.1920), U.S. screenwriter. Alfred Hitchcock. Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant), North by Northwest, At an auction, Thornhill confronts Phillip Vandamm (James Mason), Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) and Leonard (Martin Landau)Mall of whom he suspects are trying to have him killed. (1959).)
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  • 34.
    There is no human reason to be here, except for the sheer ecstasy of being crowded together.
    (Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929), French semiologist. "New York," America (1986, trans. 1988).)
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  • 35.
    We stroll amiably together, careful never to peer into one another's shadows.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 36.
    The reason why lovers are never bored together is that they are always talking of themselves.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 312 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 37.
    The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. "Summary," The Female Eunuch (1970).)
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  • 38.
    There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy—together with what lies under it.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 505, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Gay Science, first edition, "Third Book," aphorism 197, "Better Watch Out!" (1882).)
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  • 39.
    What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. Tropic of Capricorn, p. 174 (1938, repr. 1966).)
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  • 40.
    "It's a wery remarkable circumstance, sir", said Sam, "that poverty and oysters seems to go together."
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sam Weller in The Pickwick Papers, ch. 22, p. 301 (1837).)
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