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Top 47 Quotes About Porous

#1. Because adults forgot how porous that border was, the ease with which you could summon monsters and find treasure in any basement. Besides, adults talked to themselves. Was that any more rational? - Author: Mark Haddon
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#2. In the course of a normal lifetime, the muscles of the jaw lose about 40 percent of their mass and the bones of the mandible lose about 20 percent, becoming porous and weak. The ability - Author: Atul Gawande
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#3. We care in order to be cared for. We care because we are porous. The feelings of others matter, they are like matter: they carry weight, exert gravitational pull. - Author: Leslie Jamison
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#4. Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#5. Artists try to say things that can't be said. in a fragile net of words, gestures, or colors, we hope to capture a feeling; a taste; a painful longing. but the net is always too porous, and we are left with the sweet frustration of almost knowing, which is teasingly pleasurable. - Author: Alan Alda
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#6. The threat of terrorism is great and with today's porous borders, someone could bring a biological weapon into our country or sneak a dirty bomb across unmanned portions of our borders. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#7. Sometimes I became so permeable, so porous, that I would absorb too much, until a valve yielded, and everything rushed out in a quick drain. - Author: Ellen Miller
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#8. Over the past two decades, the boundary between photography and other media like painting, sculpture, or performance has become increasingly porous. It would seem that each medium has absorbed the other, leaving the photographic residing everywhere, but nowhere in particular. - Author: Geoffrey Batchen
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#9. You can have such an open mind that it is too porous to hold a conviction. - Author: George W. Crane
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#10. Many of us didn't believe in the image of bin Laden as a wandering Old Man of the Mountains, living on plants and insects in an inhospitable cave somewhere on the porous Pakistan-Afghan border. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#11. In the desert I often whisper. Junipers are excellent sounding boards. They have been shaped by wing. Rocks seem to care nothing about what I say, yet when I speak to them, they feel porous, capable of receiving my words and taking them in as part of their history of brokenness. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#12. We're phenomenally blessed in the Walla Walla Valley. We have great, complex soil that's nutrient-rich but fairly porous. - Author: Drew Bledsoe
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#13. Contrary to Eastern Europe, where the border was more porous and you could exchange information more easily, Cuba is an island. Thus, it is more isolated, and it's easier for the government to have great control over its citizens. - Author: Luis Fortuno
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#14. After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin. - Author: Barbara Steele
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#15. The idea that there is a sharp boundary between our true inner selves and the outside world is pervasive but highly questionable. The boundaries of the self might well be more porous than we ordinarily think. - Author: Julian Baggini
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#16. Psychosis is a gross disturbance in an individual's ability to distinguish self from reality. For schizophrenics, the membrane between imagination and reality is so porous that having an idea and having an experience are not particularly different. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#17. The idea that you're going have zero people crossing the border is unrealistic. But today we know that's not the case. Today we know we've got a porous border and people are coming in, and we don't know who they are. So secure the border then we can have a conversation about it. - Author: Rick Perry
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#18. If you think about making a city that is much more porous, many accessible spaces, that is a political position, because you don't fortify, you open it up so that many people can use it. - Author: Zaha Hadid
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#19. Off in strata of porous rock by the leathery half-plant, half-animal little makers - and - Author: Frank Herbert
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#20. The weather turned. Her skin seemed to grow a million extra pores, and all of them opened to take in the warmth and tenderness of the air. The sun on her face made her want to cry. Into all those millions of open pores came the sunshine, and other feelings as well. In and out. She was porous. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#21. The border between editing and ghostwriting is, at its extremes, a bit porous. An editor really improves and sometimes restructures a manuscript and suggests changes. - Author: Judith Thurman
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#22. Winter does adversely affect [the roads] and our roads have been let go, so they're more and more porous. We're going to have to put more and more emphasis on permanent patch and maintenance, so I expect a great deal of roads breaking up in the spring. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#23. Besides God, there is no glory above coming from humble beginnings, from sleeping under a porous grass thatched mud hut to rising above and beyond tabernacles of greatness - Author: Thabo Katlholo
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#24. I think grief is a step towards strength because it allows you to be porous and take everything in, and have it transform you. What will sit within you is despairing, but at least it's feeling. You're not numb. Grief is sort of the allowance of feeling. - Author: Carrie Brownstein
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#25. The American political system is so porous, it's so open, it's so frustrating for those who are trying to make policy. - Author: Michael Mandelbaum
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#26. Memory is not particularly linear - it is associative, repetitive, subjective and porous. But the writer needs to convey disorder and dysfunction without making the novel itself disorderly or dysfunctional. - Author: Dana Spiotta
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#27. The real problem is clean up the bureaucracy that people have to deal with to become a citizen the right way. And we must truly secure the border. We can't leave it porous. - Author: Herman Cain
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#28. People are always breaking through, like in the Doors song 'Break on Through (To the Other Side)'. But I really had. I had broken through twice now, and my feeling about the universe was that it was porous and radical and you could turn it on, you could even fuck around with the universe. - Author: Miranda July
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#29. Sometimes when you do a part, the wall between you and the characters can be very porous. You can sort of move in and out of your character's persona and being. And that just couldn't happen on this one because of working with him. - Author: Kyra Sedgwick
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#30. Human skin is porous; the world flows through you. Your senses are large pores that let the world in. By being attuned to the wisdom of your senses, you will never become an exile in your own life, an outsider lost in an external spiritual place that your will and intellect, have constructed. - Author: John O'Donohue
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#31. Globalization has made national boundaries more porous but not irrelevant. Nor does globalization mean the creation of a universal community. - Author: Joseph S. Nye Jr.
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#32. Music keeps the heart porous in many ways. - Author: Bono
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#33. E was 'nuts about her', as the parlance of the day had it, as if it were generally recognised that love and madness are adjoining rooms with extremely porous walls. - Author: Jan Kjaerstad
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#34. I guess actors are very sensitive people. We're porous. - Author: Zoe Lister-Jones
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#35. The walls of the rational, empirical world are famously porous. What come through are dreams, imaginings, inspirations, visions, revelations. There is no use in stooping over these with a magnifying lens. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#36. You could go crazy thinking of how unprivate our lives really are - the omnipresent security cameras, the tracking data on our very smart phones, the porous state of our Internet selves, the trail of electronic crumbs we leave every day. - Author: Susan Orlean
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#37. There are a lot of signs. One of the things that makes me most nervous is the disappearance of the frogs. They're going downhill all over the planet. Frogs are susceptible to all kinds of problems, because they require water to breed and their skin is very porous. Their condition is nerve racking. - Author: Paul R. Ehrlich
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#38. The ego is not porous. It has no space for anybody else. - Author: Osho
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#39. Relaxation is the point. And if you can relax with an enlightened person his enlightenment will start penetrating you, because when you are relaxed you become porous. When you are tense you are closed; when you relax he will enter - Author: Rajneesh
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#40. Green roofs, roadside plantings, porous pavement, and sidewalk gardens have been proven to reduce flooding. They absorb rainwater before it swamps the streets and sewage systems. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#41. The legal system in Afghanistan is very immature and porous. - Author: Lindsey Graham
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#42. We rely on editors of blogs or websites and television stations to supply us these images, and the filter is becoming very thin and very porous. The ratings race for TV and websites is incredibly fierce, and one of the ways of getting people to watch is through graphic violent images. - Author: Dan Gilroy
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#43. A written man is more porous and accessible than a live one. - Author: Christopher Bram
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#44. That's the best thing about writing, when you're in that zone, you're porous, ready to absorb the solution. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#45. I think genre rules should be porous, if not nonexistent. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#46. How quickly someone else's life can enter through the cracks we don't know are there until this foreign thing is inside of us. We are more porous than we know. - Author: Emily Ruskovich
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#47. I also believe that the boundaries of school need to be made more porous and permeable, that we need to reduce the generational segregation that defines life and learning in our society. - Author: Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
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