Quotes of Collide

“ When a book and a head collide and there is a hollow sound, is it always from the book? ”

- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“ Today, as in the time of Pliny and Columella, the hyacinth flourishes in Wales, the periwinkle in Illyria, the daisy on the ruins of Numantia; while around them cities have changed their masters and their names, collided and smashed, disappeared into nothingness, their peaceful generations have crossed down the ages as fresh and smiling as on the days of battle. ”

- Edgar Quinet

“ Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces. ”

- Sigmund Freud
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