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"When someone tells you something defies d...

"When someone tells you something defies description, you can be pretty sure he's going to have a go at it anyway." β€” Clyde B. Aster
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"What comes, will go. What is found, will be l...

"What comes, will go. What is found, will be lost again. But what you are is beyond coming and going and beyond description. You are It." (~Rumi)
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"To say that a man is made up of certain chemical el...

"To say that a man is made up of certain chemical elements is a satisfactory description only for those who intend to use him as a fertilizer." β€” Herbert J. Muller
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"Silence, darkness and these countless familiar scents and the...

"Silence, darkness and these countless familiar scents and the warmth of the land had become (in their way) as necessary to him as air." -description of Stephen Maturin from Master and Commander
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β€œDon’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new thi...

β€œDon’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have. β€œ – Louis E. Boone
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Rebecca Solnit's beautiful description of reading: ...

Rebecca Solnit's beautiful description of reading: β€œI disappeared into books when I was very young, disappeared into them like someone running into the woods.”
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"I have never been an atheist in the sense of denying the exis...

"I have never been an atheist in the sense of denying the existence of a God. – I think that generally ... an agnostic would be the most correct description of my state of mind" - Charles Darwin
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What's your favourite description of a man, from literature or otherwi...

What's your favourite description of a man, from literature or otherwise? Mine is "He still believed his word was his bond, and handshakes were legally binding" about Dirk Pitt, a fictional character by Clive Cussler.
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"This morning, with her, havin...

"This morning, with her, having coffee." -Johnny Cash, when asked for his description of paradise.
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Why does it say in this sub-reddi...

Why does it say in this sub-reddit description "Do not post lists of quotes"? I find no problem with that.
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''No matter what people tell you, words a...

''No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world'' Robin Williams , check out description for more quotes .
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"I don't travel because I want to leave my home. I travel b...

"I don't travel because I want to leave my home. I travel because I need to know why I'm staying."-Unknown woman's response in an interview for Humans of New York. Link in description.
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"What really matters is whether the alpha...

"What really matters is whether the alphabet is used for the declaration of war or for the description of a sunrise." Mister Rogers
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''I've failed over and over and over again ...

''I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. ''Michael Jordan check out description for more quotes
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What really matters is whether the alphab...

What really matters is whether the alphabet is used for the declaration of war or for the description of a sunrise. Mister Rogers
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