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«All science is either physics or stamp collecting.»
«Each victim of suicide gives his act a personal stamp which expresses his temperament, the special conditions in which he is involved, and which, consequently, cannot be explained by the social and general causes of the phenomenon.»
Author: Emile Durkheim
, special act
, stamp out
, The Social
«Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. Those who do not do it, think of it as a cousin of stamp collecting, a sister of the trophy cabinet, bastard of a sound bank account and a weak mind.»
Author: Jeanette Winterson
, bank account
, of sound mind
«Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.»
«Evil (ignorance) is like a shadow. It has no real substance of its own, it is simply a lack of light. You cannot cause a shadow to disappear by trying to fight it, stamp on it, by railing against it, or any other form of emotional or physical resistance. In order to cause a shadow to disappear, you must shine light on it.»
«Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed»
«[My cat, Ethel, is an indoor cat] but somehow she's sneakin' out at night. 'Cause the other morning I found a stamp on her paw... I wouldn't have noticed myself, but I just bought this new black light and she passed right under it and I said, 'Hey, what's that on you paw?»
«Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.»
«Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.»
«Cramming seeks to stamp things in by intense application immediately before the ordeal. But a thing thus learned can form but few associations.»
Author: William James
, application form