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Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
Any
Except
Forever
Gods
Live
Pain
Through
Time
Who
Without
I'm not an impressionist, per se, but if you do any kind of comedy - and they ask you to do that, most of the time - there's some degree of appreciation, I think, involving somebody you like.
Any
Appreciation
Ask
Comedy
Degree
I Think
Impressionist
Involving
Kind
Like
Most
Per
Some
Somebody
If you're going to have someone defend you, it doesn't get any better than Kristen Stewart.
Any
Better
Defend
Get
Going
Someone
Than
You
Any time you get two people in a room who disagree about anything, the time of day, there is a scene to be written. That's what I look for.
About
Any
Anything
Day
Disagree
Get
Look
People
Room
Scene
Time
Two
Two People
Who
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
Absolutely
Amount
Any
Assert
Because
Believe
Case
Cut
Evil
Good
He
His
Man
Mind
A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Any
Cost
Nothing
Passion
Spares
Taste
Truth
Which
The wealthy don't have any sense of humor. It's not like the English, where the theater is perhaps the one place where they have a sense of humor about themselves.
About
Any
English
Humor
Like
Perhaps
Place
Sense
Sense Of Humor
Theater
Themselves
Wealthy
Where
False history gets made all day, any day, the truth of the new is never on the news.
All Day
Any
Day
False
Gets
History
Made
Never
New
News
Truth
At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
Absurdity
Any
Corner
Face
Feeling
Man
Street
Street Corner
Strike
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Adoration
Any
Enough
Faith
Force
Insure
Length
Needed
Police
Police Force
Theorem
Time
Well
I have no nickname, as there has never been any need for one.
Any
Been
Need
Never
Nickname
I always like to break out and address the audience. In 'The History Boys', for instance, without any ado, the boys will suddenly turn and talk to the audience and then go back into the action. I find it more adventurous doing it in prose than on the stage, but I like being able to make the reader suddenly sit up.
Able
Action
Address
Ado
Adventurous
Always
Any
Audience
Back
Being
Boy
Break
Doing
Find
Any man who does not accept the conditions of life sells his soul.
Accept
Any
Conditions
Does
His
Life
Man
Sells
Soul
Who
Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that.
Any
Credit
Dressed
Good
He
Man
May
Much
Spirits
Temper
Well
I don't think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them.
About
Any
Bad
Based
Before
Book
Books
Experience
Factual
Good
Good Book
He
Knew
Them
One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it any better.
Any
Being
Better
Child
Does
Make
Stops
Telling
Trouble
I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.
About
Any
Anything
Bad
Bad Men
Conventional
Countenance
Day
Dishonesty
Face
Got
Honesty
Idea
Known
Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.
Always
Amount
Any
Audiences
Better
Epigram
Joke
Pleased
Reasoning
Smart
Some
Than
I know I do not exaggerate, unconsciously and unintentionally, the scantiness of my resources and the difficulty of my life... I know that, but for the mercy of God, I might easily have been, for any care that was taken of me, a little robber or a vagabond.
Any
Been
Care
Difficulty
Easily
Exaggerate
God
Know
Life
Little
Me
Mercy
Might
My Life
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Any
Because
Clergy
Fanaticism
Good
Good Idea
Hereditary
Idea
Propensity
Suppress
Tends
Toward
Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust.
Any
Cannot
Disgust
First
Hand
Horrors
How
Innocent
Last
Line
Newspaper
Nothing
Touch
Understand
One does not kill oneself for love of a woman, but because love - any love - reveals us in our nakedness, our misery, our vulnerability, our nothingness.
Any
Because
Does
Love
Misery
Nothingness
Oneself
Our
Reveals
Us
Vulnerability
Woman
Any healthy man can go without food for two days - but not without poetry.
Any
But Not Without
Days
Food
Go
Healthy
Man
Poetry
Two
Without
I had four sandwiches when I left New York. I only ate one and a half during the whole trip and drank a little water. I don't suppose I had time to eat any more because, you know, it surprised me how short a distance it is to Europe.
Any
Ate
Because
Distance
Drank
Eat
Europe
Four
Had
Half
How
Know
Left
Little
How can sincerity be a condition of friendship? A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
Any
Condition
Cost
Friendship
How
Nothing
Passion
Sincerity
Spares
Taste
Truth
Which
Cancer, like any other illness, is a bore.
Any
Bore
Cancer
Illness
Like
Other
Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.
Any
Authentic
Creation
Culture
Even
Freedom
Future
Gift
Implies
Jungle
Perfect
Relative
Society
Why
The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
Any
Complete
Fact
Find
Intelligence
Itself
Knowledge
Mind
Modern
Neither
Nihilism
Nor
Our
Point
I don't try to communicate with my 'audience'. I don't bother with that any more. I used to try to have conversations with people, but it's futile.
Any
Audience
Bother
Communicate
Conversations
Futile
More
People
Try
Used
Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.
Any
Enough
Few
Instincts
Make
Our
Us
Vitality
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.
Against
Any
Feeling
General
Little
Much
Occasion
Only
Particular
Security
Seems
Too
Too Much
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.
Any
Back
Certain
Certain Point
Longer
Must
Onward
Point
Reached
Turning
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.
Any
Best
Better
Cares
Itself
Joys
Love
Our
Our Love
Outside
Than
Which
The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.
Any
Any Other Way
Axiom
Done
Eyes
Forgotten
Front
Gold
Got
Growth
His
Hold
Idea
Long
The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all.
About
Accepted
Any
Authentic
Become
Between
Blood
Bond
Close
Come
Depth
Experience
Joy
Love
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?
Animals
Any
Conditions
Earth
Expect
Graves
How
Ideal
Living
Living Conditions
Ourselves
While
It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won't save us any more than love did.
Any
Did
Forties
Friends
Know
Love
More
Save
Than
Thirties
Us
Want
Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made.
Any
Been
Believing
Does
Made
Mean
Progress
If I were a woman, I'd simply refuse to speak to any man or do anything for men until I'd got the vote.
Any
Anything
Got
Man
Men
Refuse
Simply
Speak
Until
Vote
Were
Woman
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
Any
Anything
Got
He
Man
Money
Says
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
Any
Cease
Ceases
Die
Does
Funny
Laugh
Life
More
People
Serious
Than
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
Any
Backed
Belief
Capitalism
Destroyed
Effective
Force
Interest
Our
Power
Self
Self-Interest
The quarrels and divisions about religion were evils unknown to the heathen. The reason was because the religion of the heathen consisted rather in rites and ceremonies than in any constant belief.
About
Any
Because
Belief
Ceremonies
Constant
Divisions
Evils
Heathen
Quarrels
Rather
Reason
Religion
Rites
It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
Any
Beginning
Beyond
Boats
Broken
Burned
Curious
End
Feeling
Goes
Happiness
Heart
Matters
More
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
Any
Energy
Enough
Ethical
Hardly
Honor
Inflexible
More
Point
Really
Than
Truth
Truth Is
Us
Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.
Allowed
Any
Books
Censorship
Completeness
Ends
Except
Logical
Nobody
Read
Reads
I have been an outsider in journalism and in the academy, because I never fully belonged to any of them.
Academy
Any
Because
Been
Belonged
Fully
Journalism
Never
Outsider
Them
We all have wings, but they have not been of any avail to us and if we could tear them off, we would do so.
Any
Avail
Been
Could
Off
Tear
Them
Us
Wings
Would
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.
According
Aches
Any
Because
Bitter
Enough
Family
Go
Heal
Like
Material
More
Quarrels
Rules
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Any
Believe
Dead
Death
Fears
Man
Only
Stroke