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«Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without angry convulsions, without reproaches to Heaven, is the essence of wisdom.»
«Whether we regard the Women's Liberation movement as a serious threat, a passing convulsion, or a fashionable idiocy, it is a movement that mounts an attack on practically everything that women value today and introduces the language and sentiments of political confrontation into the area of personal relationships.»
Author: Arianna Stassinopoulos
, personal relationship
, personal relationships
, political movement
«I have been photographing our toilet, that glossy enameled receptacle of extraordinary beauty. Here was every sensuous curve of the ''human figure divine'' but minus the imperfections. Never did the Greeks reach a more significant consummation to their culture, and it somehow reminded me, in the glory of its chaste convulsions and in its swelling, sweeping, forward movement of finely progressing contours, of the Victory of Samothrace.»
Author: Edward Weston
, human culture
, Their culture
«We have been through this is biennial convulsion four or five different times over the past 10 or 12 years, and now it appears that we are going through this quiet agony all over again»
«Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for the time, leave us the weaker ever after»
«Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress»
«Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature -- opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.»
Author: Abraham Lincoln
«Our strife pertains to ourselves - to the passing generations of men; and it can without convulsion be hushed forever with the passing of one generation»
«Laughter is an interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.»
«I like a look of Agony, because I know it's true - men do not sham Convulsion, nor simulate, a Throe -»