Quotes of Enliven

“ Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef, love, like being enlivened with champagne. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ In war the will is directed at an animate object that reacts. ”

- Karl von Clausewitz

“ The soul of Man must quicken to creation. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ Murders are exciting and lift people into a heart-beating awe as religion is supposed to do, after seeing one in the street young couples will go back to bed and make love, people will cross themselves and thank God for the gift of their stuporous lives, old folks will talk to each other over cups of hot water with lemon because murders are enlivened sermons to be analyzed and considered and relished, they speak to the timid of the dangers of rebellion, murders are perceived as momentary descents of God and so provide joy and hope and righteous satisfaction to parishioners, who will talk about them for years afterward to anyone who will listen. ”

- E. L. Doctorow
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