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Letter "P" » petrifying
«I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.»
«The mind petrifies if a circle be drawn around it, and it can hardly be that dogma draws a circle round the mind.»
«What are we going to do about Billy? That was the phrase that haunted me those first ten years. I pretended not to care, but secretly I was petrified. Everyone and everything was passing me by. I had no real friends, no single person who shared an equal interest in all games. I seemed busy, busy, busy, but I suppose, if pressed, I might have admitted that, for all my frenzy, I was very much alone.»
Author: William Goldman
, passing game
«Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others. Then we might even come to see that it is our veneration for what has already been created, however beautiful and valid it may be, that petrifies us.»
«Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.»
«A film is a petrified fountain of thought.»
«Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul.»
Author: Mark Twain
, human soul
«Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.»
«Arguments have no chance against petrified training; they wear it as little as the waves wear a cliff.»