Quotes of Collected

“ Don't bother looking at the view - I have already composed it. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired. ”

- Joseph Roux

“ I haven't collected memorabilia. I am not a person who lives in the past. ”

- Yvonne Craig

“ It's because we need to determine who in this country is poised, positioned to commit terrorist acts. ”

- Robert Mueller

“ He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion. ”

- Harold Macmillan

“ Liberia today is poised between hope and disaster. ”

- Kofi Annan

“ A painting that is well composed is half finished. ”

- Pierre Bonnard

“ A jury is composed of twelve men of average ignorance. ”

- Herbert Spencer

“ Let us be poised, and wise, and our own, today. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Half the world is composed of those who have something to say but can't; the other half is of those who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. ”

- Robert Frost

“ Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. ”

- Aristotle

“ Forever is composed of nows. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ If you put a billion monkeys in front of a billion typewriters typing at random, they would reproduce the entire collected works of Usenet in about … five minutes. ”

- Anon.

“ Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla. ”

- Jim Bishop

“ You pile up enough tomorrows, and you'll find you've collected a lot of empty yesterdays. ”

- Harrold Hill

“ Through faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, otherwise we are scattered abroad in multiplicity. ”

- St. Augustine

“ I wrote for twelve years and collected 250 rejection slips before getting any fiction published, so I guess outside reinforcement isn't all that important to me. ”

- Lisa Alther

“ All great things are only a number of small things that have carefully been collected together. ”

- Unknown

“ A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation. ”

- Saadi

“ I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all they got was the collected works of Francis Bacon. ”

- Bill Hirst

“ As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ Do not cultivate too much attachment to things of the world, which appeal to carnal desires and sensual thirsts. A moment comes when you have to depart empty-handed, leaving all that you have laboriously collected and proudly called your own. ”

- Sai Baba

“ The knowledge of an unlearned man is living and luxuriant like a forest, but covered with mosses and lichens and for the most part inaccessible and going to waste; the knowledge of the man of science is like timber collected in yards for public works, which still supports a green sprout here and there, but even this is liable to dry rot. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none the less betray the thinker, he must always be instructive, his way of judging a thing must even in the smallest matters be such that people can see what it will amount to when, quietly and self-collected, he puts this power to scholarly use. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea. Never as then, amid suicides, hysteria, and groups of fainting people, have I felt the sensation of real death, death without hope, death that is nothing but rottenness, for the spectacle was terrifying but devoid of greatness… I felt something like a divine urge to bombard that whole canyon of shadow, where ambulances collected suicides whose hands were full of rings. ”

- Federico Garcia Lorca

“ Don't bother looking at the view - I have already composed it. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired. ”

- Joseph Roux

“ I haven't collected memorabilia. I am not a person who lives in the past. ”

- Yvonne Craig

“ It's because we need to determine who in this country is poised, positioned to commit terrorist acts. ”

- Robert Mueller

“ He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion. ”

- Harold Macmillan
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