Periods Quotes

In many ways, a song-writing partnership is like a marriage. Apart from just liking each other, a lyricist and a composer should be able to spend long periods of time together - around the clock if need be - without getting on each other's nerves. Their goals, outlooks, and basic philosophies should be similar.
Able
Apart
Around
Basic
Clock
Composer
Each
Getting
Goals
Just
Like
Liking
Long
Long periods
Like the experience of warfare, the endurance of grave or terminal illness involves long periods of tedium and anxiety, punctuated by briefer interludes of stark terror and pain.
Anxiety
Endurance
Experience
Grave
Illness
Involves
Like
Long
Long periods
Pain
Stark
Terminal
Terror
The unflattering reviews are painful for short periods of time; the badly written ones are deeply, deeply insulting. That reviewer took no time to really read the book.
Badly
Book
Deeply
Insulting
No time
Painful
Read
Really
Reviewer
Reviews
Short
Short periods
Time
I used to enjoy using dots where they would be least expected, not at the end of a sentence but in the middle, creating the effect... of a skipped beat. It seemed to me the mind reacted - first!... in dots, dashes, and exclamation points, then rationalized, drew up a brief, with periods.
Beat
Brief
Creating
Dots
Drew
Effect
End
Enjoy
Exclamation
Expected
First
Least
Me
Middle
One of the greatest gifts my father gave me - unintentionally - was witnessing the courage with which he bore adversity. We had a bit of a rollercoaster life with some really challenging financial periods. He was always unshaken, completely tranquil, the same ebullient, laughing, jovial man.
Adversity
Always
Bit
Bore
Challenging
Courage
Father
Financial
Gave
Gifts
Greatest
Greatest gifts
Had
He
One senses that all the Bolsheviks, even those who ended up as cold-blooded autocrats, had been on a journey from idealism to something else, and didn't notice - to mix periods - when the Rubicon was crossed.
Been
Crossed
Else
Ended
Even
Had
Idealism
Journey
Mix
Notice
Senses
Something
Something else
We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.
Act
Anything
Approaching
Brute
Brute force
Citizens
Darkest
Fast
Force
Free
Government
History
Human
Human history
New ideas pass through three periods: 1) It can't be done. 2) It probably can be done, but it's not worth doing. 3) I knew it was a good idea all along!
Along
Doing
Done
Good
Good idea
Idea
Ideas
Knew
New
New ideas
Pass
Three
Through
I go through long periods of time when I don't write, and I'm fine.
Fine
Go
Long
Long periods
Through
Time
Write
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
Abide
Being
Had
He
Him
Irish
Joy
Sense
Sustained
Temporary
Through
Tragedy
Which
Those who weep for the happy periods which they encounter in history acknowledge what they want; not the alleviation but the silencing of misery.
Acknowledge
Encounter
Happy
History
Misery
Those
Want
Weep
Which
Who

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