Mitchell Quotes

β€œYou develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense di...

β€œYou develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it. From out there on the Moon, international politics look so petty." ― Edgar Mitchell
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"Make no mistake, global warming is NOT killing this planet. The Earth is far more resilient t...

"Make no mistake, global warming is NOT killing this planet. The Earth is far more resilient than that. So is life. Humans, on the other hand, are not. Global warming is not going to kill the planet. It is going to kill the humans. Our entire species is on suicide watch." - Brian Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 26
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Oh they used to laugh at me When I refused to...

Oh they used to laugh at me When I refused to ride On all those double-decker buses All because there was no driver on the top - Joni Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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"People are much like autumn leaves; it is onl...

"People are much like autumn leaves; it is only when they no longer blend in with the others that you can see their true beauty." - Brian Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 17
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"The conservation movement is a breeding ground of Communists and ot...

"The conservation movement is a breeding ground of Communists and other subversives. We intend to clean them out, even if it means rounding up every bird watcher in the country." ---Attorney General John Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 15
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"Grief is an amputation, but hope is i...

"Grief is an amputation, but hope is incurable haemophilia: you bleed and bleed and bleed." David Mitchell - Slade House
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 07
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"Ordinary men hate solitude. But the Master makes use of i...

"Ordinary men hate solitude. But the Master makes use of it, embracing his aloneness, realizing he is one with the whole universe." - Tao Te Ching, 42 (Stephen Mitchell translation)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 10
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β€œMy life amounts to no more than one drop in ...

β€œMy life amounts to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean. Yet what is any ocean, but a multitude of drops?” David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 05
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β€œFear of discovery ...

β€œFear of discovery waits inside every secret.” - David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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No matter what you do it will never amount to anything...

No matter what you do it will never amount to anything but a single dropin a limitless ocean. What is an ocean but a multitude of drops.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 04
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β€œIf text kisses were real kis...

β€œIf text kisses were real kisses, the world would be an orgy.” - Mark Corrigan (David Mitchell)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 12
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"Faith, the least exclusive club on Earth, has the craftiest d...

"Faith, the least exclusive club on Earth, has the craftiest doorman. Every time I've stepped through it's wide-open doorway, I find myself stepping out of n the street again." - David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 16
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"From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to gra...

"From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, β€˜Look at that, you son of a bitch.'” - Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 Astronaut
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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β€œAfter all, tomorrow is...

β€œAfter all, tomorrow is another day!” - Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 19
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Life's under no obliga...

Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. -Margaret Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"Implausible truth can serve ...

"Implausible truth can serve one better than plausible fiction." -David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 14
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β€œI believe there is another world waiting...

β€œI believe there is another world waiting for us. A better world. And I'll be waiting for you there.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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"Power is crack-cocaine fo...

"Power is crack-cocaine for your ego and battery-acid for your soul" - David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 21
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"Getting information off the In...

"Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant." - Mitchell Kapor
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 17
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"Our lives are not our own. We are bound to ot...

"Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future." - David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 07
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β€œOur lives are not our own. We are bound to others,...

β€œOur lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we ar...

"Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others. Past and present. And by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future." -David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 20
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"Inside everyone is a graveyard. Buri...

"Inside everyone is a graveyard. Buried there are the countless people they could have been." - Christopher Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 15
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"There is no cosmeti...

"There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness." - Maria Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 23
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β€œBooks don't offer real escape, but...

β€œBooks don't offer real escape, but they can stop a mind scratching itself raw.” ― David Mitchell, "Cloud Atlas"
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 14
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"In an individual, selfishness uglifies th...

"In an individual, selfishness uglifies the soul; for the human species, selfishness is extinction." - Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
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β€œLife's under no obliga...

β€œLife's under no obligation to give us what we expect.” ― Margaret Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 03
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He loved fishing and he shared ...

He loved fishing and he shared many of the attributes of his prey. β€” David Mitchell (the funny one)
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 08
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If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulf...

If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, you will never be happy with yourself. -Tao Te Ching [Translated by Stephen Mitchell]
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 13
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If anybody ever tells you anything about an aeroplane which is ...

If anybody ever tells you anything about an aeroplane which is so bloody complicated you can't understand it, take it from me: it's all balls - J.R.Mitchell ( Designer of the Supermarine spitfire)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 20
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Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are,...

Fantasy. Lunacy. All revolutions are, until they happen, then they become historical inevitabilities. - David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 27
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I remember that time that you told me, you said "Love is t...

I remember that time that you told me, you said "Love is touching souls", Surely you touched mine 'cause part of you pours out of me in these lines from time to time - Joni Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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"Rights are susceptible to subversio...

"Rights are susceptible to subversion, as even granite is susceptible to erosion." - Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all...

We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing. - Maria Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"All boundaries are conventions, national ones too. One m...

"All boundaries are conventions, national ones too. One may transcend any convention, if only one can first conceive of doing so" -Robert Frobisher, David Mitchell's *Cloud Atlas*
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 20
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"Maybe the definition of s...

"Maybe the definition of sanity is being mad in a way you don't mind." -David Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 27
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"All revolutions are the sheerest fantasy until t...

"All revolutions are the sheerest fantasy until they happen; then they become historical inevitabilities." - Sonmi-451, from David Mitchell's 'Cloud Atlas'
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 19
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"Prince. The most amazing performer I have ever witn...

"Prince. The most amazing performer I have ever witnessed."β€”Joni Mitchell in a video message broadcast during Prince's 2006 induction into the UK Music Hall of Fame
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 02
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β€œAn artist needs a cert...

β€œAn artist needs a certain amount of turmoil and confusion,” - Joni Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 01
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"And only as you gasp your dying breath shall you understand, your...

"And only as you gasp your dying breath shall you understand, your life amounted to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean! Yet what is any ocean but a multitude of drops?" - David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 15
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β€œPower, time, gravity, love. The fo...

β€œPower, time, gravity, love. The forces that really kick ass are all invisible.” ― David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 30
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β€œTruth is singular. Its ...

β€œTruth is singular. Its 'versions' are mistruths.” -David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 09
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I remember that time you told me, you said, love is touc...

I remember that time you told me, you said, love is touching souls . Surely you touched mine for part of you pours out of me in these lines from time to time. - Joni Mitchell
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 18
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