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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
~ John Adams - [Desire]

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Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus.
~ David Hockney - [Design]

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Depression is melancholy minus its charms -- the animation, the fits.
~ Susan Sontag - [Depression]

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Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes.
~ D. H. Lawrence - [Design]

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Design is not for philosophy -- it's for life.
~ Issey Miyake - [Design]

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Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
~ William Butler Yeats - [Design]

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Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal -- a commitment to excellence -- that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
~ Mario Andretti - [Desire]

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I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.
~ John Keats - [Depression]

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I desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.
~ Bayazid Al-Bistami - [Desire]

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In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.
~ Soren Kierkegaard - [Depression]

 

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