Quotations About / On:
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).)
There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecytogether 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).)
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).)
"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).)
I do not know the American gentleman, God forgive me for putting two such words together.
(Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Quoted in Hesketh Pearson, Dickens, ch. 8 (1949).)
We may eat dinner together, but everyone puts the food in his own mouth.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
It was a good thing to have a couple of thousand people all rigid and frozen together, in the palm of one's hand.
(Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Quoted in Fred Kaplan, Dickens: A Biography, ch. 11 (1988).
Referring to reading in public.)
Marks on paper are freefree speechpresspictures all go together I suppose.
(Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), U.S. artist. letter, Jan. 14, 1916, to Anita Pollitzer. Quoted in Laurie Lisle, Portrait of an Artist, ch. 3 (1986).)
I have always believed that opera is a planet where the muses work together, join hands and celebrate all the arts.
(Franco Zeffirelli (b. 1922), Italian stage and film director. International Herald Tribune (Paris, March 21, 1990).)
Love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking together in the same direction.
(Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944), French aviator, author. Wind, Sand, and Stars, ch. 8 (1939).)