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#1. Documentary films are created in an inverted funnel of declining possibility. - Author: Bruce Jackson
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#2. O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, ... I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturbed Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. - Author: William Cowper
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#3. My philosophy is inverted Platonism: the further a thing is from true being, the purer, the lovelier, the better it is. Living inillusion as a goal! - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#4. How can we ultimately fail to twig that the apparent impiety of contemporary art is only ever the inverted image of sacred art, the reversal of the creator's initial question: why is there something instead of nothing? - Author: Paul Virilio
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#5. The most important thing about Olympics, of course, is the games and not the opening ceremony. It's weird the way it gets inverted sometimes. - Author: Danny Boyle
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#6. The perverse presumption that places the burden of proof on the challenger of spending must be inverted, back to the rule that applies elsewhere in life: 'Prove to me why we should.' - Author: Mitch Daniels
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#7. A country governed by a despot is an inverted cone. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#8. Along with Chesterton, I've had to take my place among those who acknowledge that we are what is wrong with the world. What is my snobbishness toward my childhood church, for instance, but an inverted form of the harsh judgment it showed me? - Author: Philip Yancey
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#9. O Winter, ruler of the inverted year! - Author: William Cowper
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#10. Years ago R.N.A. was kind of a bit player in the cell. Now our picture's completely inverted, and we think R.N.A.'s really the important thing. - Author: Jack W. Szostak
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#11. Most thoughts are only profiles of thoughts. They must be inverted and synthesized with their antipodes. Thus many philosophical writings become very interesting which would not have been so otherwise. - Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
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#12. Murphy's law inverted: What can go right, will go right. (Works if you're an optimist.) - Author: Saloma Miller Furlong
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#13. We were inverted images of each other in some ways. - Author: Suzanne Rindell
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#14. We have made many glass vessels ... with tubes two cubits long. These were filled with mercury, the open end was closed with the finger, and the tubes were then inverted in a vessel where there was mercury. - Author: Evangelista Torricelli
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#15. Into that world inverted where left is always right, where the shadows are really the body, where we stay awake all night, where the heavens are shallow as the sea is now deep, and you love me." - Elizabeth Bishop, from Insomnia - Author: Tina Ann Forkner
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#16. Even the language used by Hitler and party officials was weirdly inverted. The term "fanatical" became a positive trait. Suddenly - Author: Erik Larson
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#17. In the darkest region of the political field the condemned man represents the symmetrical, inverted figure of the king. - Author: Michel Foucault
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#18. And we are quotation marks, inverted and upside down, clinging to one another at the end of this life sentence. Trapped by lives we did not choose. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#19. An idol may be undeified by many accidental causes. Marriage, in particular, is a kind of counter apotheosis, as a deification inverted. When a man becomes familiar with his goddess she quickly sinks into a woman. - Author: Joseph Addison
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#20. yet it may serve to show that courage is often nothing but inverted weakness. - Author: Stefan Zweig
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#21. The mind leaps, and leaps perhaps with a sort of elation, through the immensities of space, but the spirit, frightened and cold, longs to have once more above its head the inverted bowl beyond which may lie whatever paradise its desires may create. - Author: Joseph Wood Krutch
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#22. Beauty he loved for its own sake; ugliness, which more often than not was a form of inverted beauty, fascinated him. Life offered far too little of either, and far too much appalling mediocrity, which he thought hideous. - Author: Lloyd Biggle Jr.
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#23. For the multiculturalist, white Anglo-Saxon Protestants are prohibited, Italians and Irish get a little respect, blacks are good, native Americans are even better. The further away we go, the more they deserve respect. This is a kind of inverted, patronising respect that puts everyone at a distance. - Author: Slavoj Zizek
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#24. My question, with its mark inverted, becomes the fishhook poised to catch my answer. - Author: Garry Fitchett
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#25. You see, for me [art]'s not one of life's ornaments, rococo relaxation to be greeted affably after a day of hard work; I'm inverted on this : for me it's my very breath, the one thing necessary, and all else is excretion and a latrine. - Author: Arno Hintjens
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#26. Marx inverted Hegel's dialectics and stood it right side up, on its feet. - Author: David Harvey
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#27. What is modesty but inverted pride? - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#28. And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Whereunder crawling cooped we live and die, Lift not your hands to It for help-for it As impotently moves as you or I - Author: Omar Khayyam
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#29. ... remembered summer light, and the luminous inverted ghost of a boy with a parrot on his shoulder. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#30. In the bureaucracy, incentives will forever be inverted. Failure results in success: in more funds, more training, more time off. - Author: Ilana Mercer
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#31. I worry that we don't currently have a democracy in the United States. Instead we have what [political philosopher] Sheldon Wolin has recently labeled a sort of inverted totalitarianism. - Author: Thomas L. Dumm
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#32. But this same dilemma comes up again and again in our own lives, and often we don't choose so wisely. The inverted-U curve reminds us that there is a point at which money and resources stop making our lives better and start making them worse. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#33. Wonder of wonders! Intrinsically all living beings are Buddhas, endowed with wisdom and virtue, but because men's minds have become inverted through delusive thinking they fail to perceive this. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#34. inverted memories of this immediate revelation, memories that in some puzzling fashion one might have before their subject had occurred. The - Author: Alan Moore
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#35. To those of us accustomed to newspaper headlines, 'PIZZAS' in inverted commas suggests these might be pizzas, but nobody's promising anything, and if they turn out to be cardboard with a bit of cheese on top, you can't say you weren't warned. - Author: Lynne Truss
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#36. If its dependencies are inverted, it has an OO design. If its dependencies are not inverted, it has a procedural design. - Author: Robert C. Martin
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#37. Political Correctness is inverted McCarthyism. - Author: Dennis Miller
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#38. We prefer to think that the absence of inverted commas guarantees the originality of a thought, whereas it may be merely that the utterer has forgotten its source. - Author: Clifton Fadiman
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#39. I have nothing to say of my working life, only that a tie is a noose, and inverted though it is, it will hang a man nonetheless if he's not careful. - Author: Yann Martel
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#40. In the inverted food chain of fame, it was the big beasts who were stalked and hunted - Author: Robert Galbraith
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#41. Questions, Hypothetical: Needn't be answered. No one knows why.
Schools, Public: They teach you to stand on your own two feet. 'No doors on the lavatories. That sorts the men from the boys'.
Snobbery, Inverted: The worst kind. No need to explain why. - Author: William Donaldson
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#42. I don't think it's an ethical or moral issue, or even that people are stupid, but I do feel like as a culture things are out of balance, perverted, and inverted. Things that are ridiculous are worshipped, and things that are important are ridiculed. I think that's something worth thinking about. - Author: Ian MacKaye
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#43. Runes, runes, runes ... Runes. An inverted Algiz rune. The caption next to it said "Chernobog." The Black God. Right. Of course, it wouldn't be Chernobog, God of Morning Dew on the Rose Petals, but a woman could always hope. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#44. Still, he could balance himself with one hand on an inverted ginger-ale bottle while revolving a barrel on the soles of his feet. There is good in all of us. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#45. Who knows but that you will get up to find that the world has inverted itself yet again? - Author: Megan Whalen Turner
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#46. At no point during the making of this book have I inverted my penis although I did go to Blackpool which turned out to be almost as painful. - Author: Matt Rudd
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#47. The horror of the void became once again its own inverted retort. - Author: Gellu Naum
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#48. Ulysses ... is a dogged attempt to cover the universe with mud, an inverted Victorianism, an attempt to make crossness and dirt succeed where sweetness and light failed, a simplification of the human character in the interests of Hell. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#49. People Power is too often an inverted fairy story - the triumph of innocence coming at the start and the Ugly Sisters of intrigue and ambition coming on stage in triumph for the final curtain. - Author: Mark Almond
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#50. It is the mass dream of inverted self, populous with fears overt and secret, that forms the continuous but gossamer thread upon which are strung as phantom beads all civilizations from the remotest past of record to that of the present day and hour. - Author: Louis Sullivan
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#51. I don't know how you were diverted You were perverted too. I don't know how you were inverted No one alerted you. - Author: George Harrison
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#52. And that inverted Bowl we call The Sky,
Whereunder crawling coop't we live and die,
Lift not thy hands to it for help
for It
Rolls impotently on as Thou or I. - Author: Omar Khayyam
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#53. A relationship is like a holiday from loneliness, beginning and ending in the same airport. The most awful thing about the end is that it reminds you so clearly of the beginning with the joy with which you set off. Everything is the same, yet everything has been inverted by grief. - Author: Louis Buss
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#54. Andrade [who was looking after wartime inventions] is like an inverted Micawber, waiting for something to turn down. - Author: Henry Tizard
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#55. The sky, an inverted blue ceramic cauldron, poured out a hot dry brew. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#56. You can be slum-born and slum-bred and still achieve something worth while; but it is a stupid inverted snobbishness to be proud of it. If one had a right to be proud of anything, it would be of a continued decent tradition back of one. - Author: Katharine Fullerton Gerould
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#57. The world of the everyday suddenly seemed nothing but an inverted magic act, lulling its audience into believing in the usual, familiar conceptions of space and time, while the astonishing truth of quantum reality lay carefully guarded by nature's sleights of hand. - Author: Brian Greene
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#58. We must substitute fear for faith, for fear is only inverted faith; it is faith in evil instead of good. - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#59. To a sinner, a righteous person is an oddity and an abnormality. A Christian's goodness is a rebuke to the wicked; his being right-side up is a reflection upon the worldling's inverted position. - Author: Billy Graham
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#60. Spinoza spoke of vitality as the purest virtue, the only virtue. The drive to persist, to flourish, he said, is the absolute quality shared by all living beings. What happens, however, when vitality is inverted, and instead of flourishing, one is driven to eat oneself alive? - Author: Michael Greenberg
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#61. And finally, to call to mind the enormous influence which "German philosophy"
I hope you understand its right to inverted commas- - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#62. The normal laws of development are inverted here in the Congo. The forest, not the town, offers the safest sanctuary and it is grandfathers who have been more exposed to modernity than their grandchildren. I can think of nowhere else on the planet where the same can be true. p141 - Author: Tim Butcher
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#63. An inverted five-pointed star. The humans don't understand it correctly. They draw a goat's head into it with the horns at the top. They like to see the devil everywhere, except in the mirror and on TV. - Author: Victor Pelevin
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#64. The Russian drove. New York turned in his seat to make sure I wasn't peeking. He should have been a surfer. His face was full of masculine prettiness and immensely likeable. Which, by horror's law of inverted aesthetics, made me sure we were being taken to our deaths. - Author: Glen Duncan
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#65. But self-abasement is just inverted egoism. Anyone who acts with genuine humility will be as far from humiliation as from arrogance. - Author: Stephen Mitchell
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#66. Evil" is an inverted anagram of "live." As we live our life, learn to tame our own private demons and conquer evil with a good, pure, humble, courageous, patient heart. - Author: Angelica Hopes
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#67. When failing spectacularly the trick is to employ an inverted Schadenfreude. Take ownership of your misfortune. - Author: Dean Cavanagh
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#68. If we do not halt this steady process of building commissions and regulatory bodies and the special legislation like huge inverted pyramids over every one of the simple constitutional provisions, we shall soon be spending many billions of dollars more. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#69. A vision of underground connections flashed before him again, only inverted. A towering construction like a tree strung with lights, shimmering, changing, and in the middle,
a darkness - the object or concept holding the visible together. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#70. He could guess the end, the finale. There was an inverted symmetry: Riviera puts the dreamgirl together, the dreamgirl takes him apart. With those hands. Dreamblood soaking the rotten lace. - Author: William Gibson
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#71. The novelist, unlike many of his colleagues, makes up a number of word-masses roughly describing himself (roughly: niceties shallcome later), gives them names and sex, assigns them plausible gestures, and causes them to speak by the use of inverted commas, and perhaps to behave consistently. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#72. Recognition is powerful, as long as it's authentic and specific. Whatever their level on the inverted pyramid, employees wants to feel needed and valued. - Author: Robert Spector
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#73. I have put [the word] "discoveries" in inverted commas because scientific results, perhaps as much at least as artistic achievements, are a product of contemporary taste, driven by momentary appetites rather than eternal verities. - Author: Stephen Bayley
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#74. When I am out there, in time, I am inverted, changed into a desperate version of myself. I become a thief, a vagrant, an animal who runs and hides. I startle old women and amaze children. I am a trick, an illusion of the highest order, so incredible that I am actually true. - Author: Audrey Niffenegger
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#75. Inverted totalitarianism, unlike classical totalitarianism, does not revolve around a demagogue or charismatic leader. It finds expression in the anonymity of the Corporate State. It purports to cherish democracy, patriotism, and the Constitution while manipulating internal levers. - Author: Chris Hedges
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#76. Nighttown, because the Pit's inverted, and the bottom of its bowl touches the sky, the sky that Nighttown never sees, sweating under its own firmament of acrylic resin, up where the Lo Teks crouch in the dark like gargoyles, - Author: William Gibson
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#77. Is inverted to faith. It is faith turned upside down. When - Author: Florence Scovel Shinn
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#78. I stay away from straight bench; all the work I do is with dumbbells to protect my rotator cuffs. Then I'll do a bunch of different pull moves like inverted rows before finishing with some simple internal or external rotations with a band to strengthen my shoulder. - Author: Andrew Luck
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#79. But remember, the logic of the inverted-U curve is that the same strategies that work really well at first stop working past a certain point, and that's exactly what many criminologists argue happens with punishment. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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