Brendan Gill

Top 892 Blue Quotes of 2019

“When you look at the light bulb above you, you remember Thomas Alva Edison. When the telephone bell rings, you remember Alexander Graham Bell. Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. When you see the blue sky, you think of Sir C.V. Raman.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam “All the …

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Top 4701 Nature Quotes of 2019

“Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.” ― A. E. Housman “In nature there are few sharp lines.” ― A. R. Ammons “I am grateful for – though I can’t keep up with – the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to …

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Top 132 Favor Quotes of 2019

“Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.” ― Alan Dundes “Political battles are won when the rich favor them.” ― Alex Pareene “I am in favor of admitting any territory into the Union of States as soon as it …

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Top 5 Brendan Gill Quotes of 2019

“Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.” ― Brendan Gill “Parody is homage gone sour.” ― Brendan Gill “I will try to cram these paragraphs full of facts and give them a weight and shape no greater than that of a cloud of blue butterflies.” ― Brendan …

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