Janus's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 32 Janus's Quotes

#1. Jonah peered critically up at the Renaissance masterpiece. "Man, those copies don't due it justice. This one's the truth!"
"Only a Janus," groaned Hamilton. - Author: Gordon Korman
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#2. Every phenomenon manifests itself of its own accord. This manifestation is always distinct from form, and is the essence of the immediate, the trace of the immediate. - Author: Yves Klein
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#3. A friend is Janus-faced: he looks to the past and the future. He is the child of all my foregoing hours, the prophet of those to come, and the harbinger of a greater friend. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#4. From when she was a baby, Tom has taught the girl to respect, but not fear, the forces of nature- the lightning that might strike the light tower on Janus, the oceans that batter the island. - Author: M.L. Stedman
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#5. Let us see rather that like Janus - or better, like Yama, the Brahmin god of death - religion has two faces, one very friendly, one very gloomy ... - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#6. Everything is bilateral in the domain of thought. Ideas are binary. Janus is the myth of criticism and the symbol of genius. Only God is triangular! - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#7. Janus and his doorways. He would have you believe that all choices are black or white, yes or no, in or out. In fact, it's not that simple. Whenever you reach the crossroads, there are always at least three ways to go ... four if you count going backward. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#8. For reasons I have yet to define, Signor Arpelli stood out from his colleagues. The curled brim of his hat, perhaps. A certain mingling of gravity and levity- I thought the masks of Janus had merged in his eyes. - Author: Louis Bayard
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#9. Raesinia wondered if Maurisk, in the barricaded offices of the Hotel Ancerre, repeated it to himself. Janus is coming. - Author: Django Wexler
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#10. Sensual and spiritual are not easy words to use; that there are, perhaps, not two
Aphrodites, but one Aphrodite with a Janus face. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#11. The book grew out of the introduction I did for Brady's Gates of Janus. I knew that the writing in that introduction had a better than average chance of being read by people involved in Brady's life - parents of victims, police, Brady himself. - Author: Peter Sotos
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#12. Every person whom we love, indeed to a certain extent every person is to us like Janus, presenting to us the face that we like if that person leaves us, the repellent face if we know him or her to be perpetually at our disposal. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#13. Wolfe let out a full-blooded hiss, as though he were thinking about coming across the desk at Janus. Wolfe is not to be trifled with. Wolfe is not to be threatened - - Author: Anonymous
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#14. Darby, sir, but Janus they call me," the seaman said, "on account of a surgeon we shipped in the Sophie, a learned bloke, saying I saw both ways like some old Roman cut-up by that name. - Author: Naomi Novik
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#15. The Janus-like nature of innovation - its responsible use and so on - was evident at the very birth of human ingenuity, when humankind first discovered how to make fire on demand. - Author: Craig Venter
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#16. I have never considered it my business to disabuse someone of a belief that makes life tolerable for them. - Author: Robert Breault
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#17. Hence all original religions are allegorical, or susceptible of allegory, and, like Janus, have a double face of false and true - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#18. You can't teach kindness with a whip, Janus. - Author: Chris Lester
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#19. You don't see much of any path unless you are Janus, looking simultaneously backward and forward. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#20. But there was never any arguing with Janus, least of all from the other end of a flik-flik line. - Author: Django Wexler
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#21. Right then," Campbell began, his tone so civil it was offensive. "May I have your name for the record, Miss ... ?"
"Eliza Braun," Eliza sneered. "Here, I'll spell it for you
B-U-G-G-E-R-O-F-F. - Author: Tee Morris
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#22. I know [my label], in any case: a double face, a charming Janus, and underneath, the house motto: "Be wary". On my business cards:"Jean-Baptiste Clamence, actor". - Author: Albert Camus
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#23. He is the very Janus of poets; he wears almost everywhere two faces; and you have scarce begun to admire the one, ere you despise the other. - Author: John Dryden
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#24. And, in fact, this is the tale that I would love to write: history is such a romantic place, with its jarveys and urchins and side-buttoned boots. If it would just stay still, I think, and settle down. If it would just stop sliding around in my head. - Author: Anne Enright
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#25. The nourishment of Cezanne's awkward apples is in the tenderness and alertness they awaken inside us. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#26. Michael Varus drew his sword. 'My father is Janus, the god of two faces. I am used to seeing through masks and deceptions. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#27. I prefer to see myself as the Janus, the two-faced god who is half Pollyanna and half Cassandra, warning of the future and perhaps living too much in the past-a combination of both. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#28. He can't die! He's the bloody King of Winter."
"Don't be absurd," said Bob, rolling an eye at the wounded Janus. "Just because he's immortal doesn't mean he can't die! - Author: Lesley Livingston
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#29. Grace is God doing for us what we could never do and what we will never deserve. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#30. the most extraordinary ideas come from children," the queen said. "If only we all could be so perceptive, we would find the simplest solutions to the greatest problems are right under our noses. - Author: Chris Colfer
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#31. Entropy is Janus-faced. Its upside surprises are redemptive and favorable to freedom. It is freedom of choice. But the carrier itself requires constant vigilance against entropic noise. Order is not spontaneous, but it is a necessary condition for all the surprises of freedom and opportunity. - Author: George Gilder
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#32. Repentance is a one-faced Janus, ever looking to the past. - Author: Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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