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At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention.


Jhumpa Lahiri


#attention #began #book #father #i

Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.


Herbert Spencer


#might #pious #upon #volumes #written

I'm fascinated by the ways in which people express themselves, because their responses are often counter to what they're actually feeling. Like when they're frightened, they tend to freeze. When they're angry, it doesn't always come out as volume. There are wonderful contradictions in the way that people express their emotions.


Edward Norton


#always #angry #because #come #contradictions

When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form, a clear volume, through successive eliminations, you arrive inevitably at the egg. Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse, one finishes with the portrait.


Pablo Picasso


#clear #egg #finishes #following #form

Bishop Berkeley destroyed this world in one volume octavo; and nothing remained, after his time, but mind; which experienced a similar fate from the hand of Mr. Hume in 1737.


Sydney Smith


#berkeley #bishop #destroyed #experienced #fate

Volume depends precisely on the writer's having been able to sit in a room every day, year after year, alone.


Susan Sontag


#after #alone #been #day #depends

If a secret history of books could be written, and the author's private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!


William Makepeace Thackeray


#author #become #books #could #down

A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.


David Grayson


#everything #grasped #heart #him #his

Are we not like two volumes of one book?


Marceline Desbordes-Valmore


#like #two #volumes

Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.


George Saunders


#irony #just #up #volume






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