Browsing All posts tagged under »quote«

David Mamet on The Collector

September 11, 2008


“It is said there are three happy states of the collector: discovery, possession, and dispersal, each of which, during its period of sway, is supreme: to thirst after, to enjoy, to share; until the burning desire, in the perfected state, is clear of attachment either to the thing itself or to its contemplation–devotion, over time, […]

Kurt Vonnegut quotation (thanks to Kate Paley who posted this on her FB info page)

September 3, 2008


John Stuart Mill quote

June 19, 2007


ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so

Guy de Maupassant quote

June 13, 2007


French un baiser légal ne vaut jamais un baiser volé English a lawful kiss is never worth as much as a stolen one

Vittorio Foa quote

May 11, 2007


Italian le sole risposte utili sono quelle che propongono nuove domande English the only useful answers are those that pose new questions

Heraclitus quote

May 1, 2007


Greek τίποτε δεν αντέχει στο χρόνο όσο η αλλαγή English nothing is permanent, except change


March 22, 2007


Nietzsche quote