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Letter "A" » approaching
«Another way of approaching the thing is to consider it unnamed, unnameable.»
«Let us have no care, but be glad of the approaching springtime of the peoples. Let us have no fear of the movement into the open.»
«All my movies have an autobiographical dimension, but that is indirectly, through the characters. In fact I am behind everything that happens and that is said, but I am never talking about myself in first person. Something in me -probably a dislike of cheap exhibitionism- stops me from approaching a project too autobiographically.»
Author: Pedro Almodovar
, first person
, The characters
«One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.»
«Run for your life from any man who tells you that money is evil. That sentence is the leper's bell of an approaching looter.»
Author: Ayn Rand
, run for
«... a wild dissolving bliss Over my frame he breathed, approaching near, And bent his eyes of kindling tenderness Near mine, and on my lips impressed a lingering kiss,»
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
, I frame
«Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is faithful that promised;) / And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: / Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.»
«I have never smuggled anything in my life. Why, then, do I feel an uneasy sense of guilt on approaching a customs barrier?»
«Men and women approaching retirement age should be recycled for public service work, and their companies should foot the bill. We can no longer afford to scrap-pile people.»
Author: Mahatma Gandhi
Men and Women
, public service
, public works
«A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
, defense program
, spiritual death