Quotes of Curiously

“ What we have to do is to be forever curiously testing new opinions and courting new impressions. ”

- Walter Pater

“ Curiously enough, it seems to be only in describing a mode of language which does not mean what it says that one can actually say what one means. ”

- Paul De Man

“ I can sympathize with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ The most important thing for a judge is-curiously enough-judgment. ”

- Lord Patrick Devlin

“ They're so lifelike, I became curiously fond of them. There was one little female velociraptor who had a cute haircut, but it was never anything more than holding hands - holding claws. ”

- Sam Neill

“ Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. ”

- Sir Francis Bacon

“ There is no need to sally forth, for it remains true that those things which make us human are, curiously enough, always close at hand. Resolve then, that on this very ground, with small flags waving and tiny blasts of tiny trumpets, we have met the enemy, and not only may he be ours, he may be us. ”

- Walt Kelly

“ A man is not expected to love his country, lest he make an ass of himself. Yet our country, seen through the mists of smog, is curiously lovable, in somewhat the way an individual who has got himself into an unconscionable scrape seems lovable — or at least deserving of support. ”

- Elwyn Brooks White

“ In our world of big names, curiously, our true heroes tend to be anonymous. In this life of illusion and quasi-illusion, the person of solid virtues who can be admired for something more substantial than his well-knownness often proves to be the unsung hero: the teacher, the nurse, the mother, the honest cop, the hard worker at lonely, underpaid, unglamorous, unpublicized jobs. ”

- Daniel J. Boorstin
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