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Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper.
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The drama is complete poetry. The ode and the epic contain it only in germ; it contains both of them in a state of high development, and epitomizes both.
Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.
Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?
Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.
Our intonations contain our philosophy of life, what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
The Scriptures contain many stories of people who waited years or even decades before the Lord's promises came to pass. What modern believers can learn from the patience of biblical saints like Abraham, Joseph, David, and Paul is that waiting upon the Lord has eternal rewards.
History books that contain no lies are extremely dull.
There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin.
Alexis de Tocqueville
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
The best of artists has no conception that the marble alone does not contain within itself.
It's art that pushes against psychological and social expectations, that tries to transform decay into something generative, that is replicative in a baroque way, that isn't about progress, and wants to - as Walt Whitman put it - 'contain multitudes.'
Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There is one thing the photograph must contain, the humanity of the moment. This kind of photography is realism. But realism is not enough - there has to be vision, and the two together can make a good photograph.
Is there any purpose to translating poetry? A poem does not contain information of importance, like a signpost or a warning notice.
Size is not a reality, but a construct of the mind; and space a construct to contain constructs.
Robert Anton Wilson
All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter.
I'll tell you what I love doing more than anything: trying to pack myself in a small suitcase. I can hardly contain myself.
The telephone book is full of facts, but it doesn't contain a single idea.
A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.
I never accepted why there should be some invisible, wavy cutoff line separating Great Fiction from phosphorescent beauties and dollhouse miniatures, novels that contain a whole world in a snow globe.
Soups are a great way to introduce a lot of vegetables to kids. Stir-fries, too, because they contain so many different shapes and colors.
I think that the ideal space must contain elements of magic, serenity, sorcery and mystery.
A symphony must be like the world. It must contain everything.
It is impossible for any number which is a power greater than the second to be written as a sum of two like powers. I have a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.
Pierre de Fermat
It is a commonplace by now to say that the urban school systems of America contain a higher percentage of Negro children each year.
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