The Things They Carried Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 80 Quotes About The Things They Carried

#1. She was carried along by events, not reflecting on them, just letting them sweep over her. - Author: David Brooks
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#2. Herbs carried in special baskets, bread wrapped in knotted, muslin cloths, thick stews soured with unripe grape juice, carrots boiled with sugar and rosewater, yoghurt hung from dripping bags, its whey dried in sheets on trays in the sun. - Author: Jennifer Klinec
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#3. It is a fact that the bitterest contradictions and the deadliest conflicts of the world are carried on in every individual breast capable of feeling and passion. [An anarchist] - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#4. What grain of dust can be easier carried by your life's emptiness wind than the knowledge? - Author: Sorin Cerin
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#5. In democratic countries as well as elsewhere most of the branches of productive industry are carried on at a small cost by men little removed by their wealth or education above the level of those whom they employ. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#6. It is clear that these are alternative methods of co-ordinating production. Yet, having regard to the fact that, if production is regulated by price movements, production could be carried on without any organization at all might we ask, why is there any organization? - Author: Ronald Coase
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#7. Speculation is carried on in safety, but, when it comes to action, fear causes failure. - Author: Thucydides
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#8. In order to approximate dinosaurian physiology, the trio of scientists carried out the unenviable task of sticking thermometers in the cloacae of American alligators. - Author: Brian Switek
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#9. Damn, I thought everyone carried a gun in New Jersey!!! - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#10. A man ought to be able to be carried away by his feelings, he ought to be able to be mad, to make mistakes, to suffer! A woman will forgive you audacity and insolence, but she will never forgive your reasonableness! - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#11. I rarely use product in my hair, and when I do I have no idea which ones, nor does it matter all that much to me. And I can't remember the last time I even used a comb, much less carried one around. - Author: James Maslow
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#12. To say that you are being carried is a declaration of enormous faith and hope. - Author: Fred Rogers
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#13. Literatures, like trees and plants, are born of a land and in it flourish and die. But literatures, also like plants, may be carried abroad to take root in a foreign soil. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#14. I carried it too far, thats for sure. - Author: Jeffrey Dahmer
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#15. Knowing that history carried itself in the body and soul, not a physical location, not in letters burned in a fire or a magazine trapped beneath the rubble, - Author: Kristen Simmons
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#16. It didn't come from the Government down. There was no dictum, no declaration, no censorship, to start with, no! Technology, mass exploitation, and minority pressure carried the trick, thank God. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#17. His muscles glistened, wet as if he'd just swum a great distance. To his side, he carried a massive Shardblade, point down, sticking about a finger's width into the stone, his hand on the hilt. The Blade reflected torchlight; it was long, narrow, and straight, shaped like an enormous spike. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#18. They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies. - Author: Afrika Bambaataa
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#19. I still enjoy watching a batter successfully cross home plate, but nothing thrills me more than seeing the Holy Spirit at work in hearts as the Gospel is carried into stadiums, across the airwaves, and around the world. - Author: Billy Graham
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#20. At the same time I hear a word so soft and quiet I wonder if he said it up on the hill and the wind has just now carried it down to me. - Author: Ally Condie
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#21. I've been ignored by prettier women than you,
but none who carried the heavy pitchers of silence
so far, without spilling a drop. - Author: Jeffrey McDaniel
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#22. He carried emotional and mental scars as long-lasting and vivid as the whip marks on his body. - Author: Marguerite Labbe
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#23. Sometimes words were less valuable than the air that carried them when it came to getting close. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#24. Memory is life. It is always carried by groups of living people, and therefore it is in permanent evolution. - Author: Eric Hobsbawm
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#25. When the wind blows, the weak are carried away by it, the strong resist it, and the wise manipulate it. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#26. Again Creb grunted. It was the usual noncommittal comment used by men when responding to a woman. It carried only enough meaning to indicate the woman had been understood, without acknowledging too much significance in what she said. - Author: Jean M. Auel
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#27. Once a man is truly dead and carried pale and cold across the Styx--once Old Bones has put an arm about his shoulders and walked him through the Gate into Darkness--might Science yet summon him back? - Author: Ian Weir
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#28. I didn't argue. Anybody who that drove a Hummer and carried a Glock, let alone had the audacity to wear white after Labor Day, wasn't to be trifled with. - Author: Cheryl Sterling
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#29. Promises are like crying babies in a theater, they should be carried out at once. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#30. The "hairy quadruped furnished with a tail and, pointed ears, probably arboreal in his habits," this good fellow carried hidden in his nature, apparently, something destined to develop into a necessity for humane letters. - Author: Matthew Arnold
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#31. Memories of my youth carried a lot of baggage. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#32. Perhaps tonight you'll meet someone who'll make you want it that much."
Alex rolled her eyes at the idea. "It's a night at Almack's, Eliza, not an enchanted ball. Let's not get too carried away. - Author: Sarah MacLean
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#33. Don't throw away luck on little stuff. Save it up. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#34. The new media and technologies by which we amplify and extend ourselves constitute huge collective surgery carried out on the social body with complete disregard for antiseptics. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#35. So I carried on, waiting for what ever was to come, with or without God's help - Author: Julie Halpern
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#36. I remember my dad came from Ireland and Scotland, and so he carried with him the fear of poverty. So when I wanted to break loose, it kind of made him very nervous. - Author: Robert Redford
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#37. Wealth is attended with power, by which bargains and proceedings, contrary to universal righteousness, are supported; and hence oppression, carried on with worldly policy and order, clothes itself with the name of justice and becomes like a seed of discord in the soul. - Author: John Woolman
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#38. The secret now is to be disciplined. It's so easy to get carried away with things valued on the hereafter. - Author: Alan Patricof
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#39. What did I know about the fifty-five (give or take) countries of Africa? I carried within me one deep personal thread of one small part of it, and it had changed and colored everything, - Author: Alexandra Fuller
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#40. For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - Author: James M. Barrie
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#41. So, gently, and using the greatest of care, the elephant stretched his great trunk through the
air, and he lifted the dust speck and carried it over and placed it down, safe, on a very soft
clover - Author: Dr. Seuss
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#42. It is quite normal to see good intentions, when not carried out with moderation, urging men to actions which are truly vicious. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#43. Don't be carried away by the current of the situation. Focus on the essentials, take action on the best alternative are the ways of shifting from reactive to proactive mindset. - Author: Amit Ray
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#44. He stood beneath the white tower, and looked up at it with that mournful expression which his face always carried in repose: for one moment he thought of climbing up its cracked and broken stone, and then from its summit screaming down at the silent city as a child might scream at a chained animal. - Author: Peter Ackroyd
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#45. A reprisal of this magnitude ... has never been carried out before. I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed, feeling helpless. - Author: Moshe Sharett
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#46. Everything must be carried out in extreme sobriety. - Author: Gabriele Nanni
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#47. Too often when we're buying or building a house we do not consider each room. We are carried away by one charming feature and are blind to details that will give us trouble later on. - Author: Dorothy Draper
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#48. It was said that the hernia whistled like a lugubrious bird on stormy nights and twisted in unbearable pain when a buzzard feather was burned nearby, but no one complained about those discomforts because a large, well-carried rupture was, more than anything else, a display of masculine honor. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#49. Weapons may be carried by creatures who are evil, dishonest, violent or lazy. The true warrior is good, gentle and honest. His bravery comes from within himself; he learns to conquer his own fears and misdeeds.
- Matthias - Author: Brian Jacques
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#50. The things that come to us easily, our propensities, are carried on a deep subconscious level into our next life. There are no coincidences. - Author: Raquel Cepeda
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#51. I cannot remember a time when I was not in love with them
with the books themselves, cover and binding and the paper they were printed on, with their smell and their weight and with their possession in my arms, captured and carried off to myself. - Author: Eudora Welty
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#52. Oh, that river of wishes, the slippery crocodile dream of it, how it might have carried my body down through all the glittering sand bars to the sea. - Author: Barbara Kingsolver
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#53. The richest most meaningful stories are found in small places: made, carried, crafted, told, and retold by apparently unimportant people. - Author: Louise Brown
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#54. We must avoid fastidiousness; neatness, when it is moderate, is a virtue; but when it is carried to an extreme, it narrows the mind. - Author: Francois Fenelon
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#55. You cannot trust 25 guys in a locker room to have the same respect and training as I do with a weapon. That I do understand. I've carried a gun for 10 years. I've carried them in the locker room, and nobody really knows about it. I know how to handle myself. - Author: Luke Scott
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#56. An expanding universe does not preclude a creator, but it does place limits on when he might have carried out his job! - Author: Stephen Hawking
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#57. For years and years I carried these notebooks around with me - I had hundreds of pages of notes, these fragments that consisted of biographical anecdotes, diary passages, critical rants, agitations, scenes of my marriage. - Author: Kate Zambreno
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#58. And sometimes remembering will lead to a story, which makes it forever. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#59. 'The Things They Carried' is labeled right inside the book as a work of fiction, but I did set out when I wrote the book to make it feel real ... I use my own name, and I dedicated the book to characters in the book to give it the form of a war memoir. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#60. My reason teaches me that land cannot be sold. The Great Spirit gave it to his children to live upon. So long as they occupy and cultivate it, they have a right to the soil. Nothing can be sold but such things as can be carried away - Author: Black Hawk
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#61. Tim O'Brien's book about Vietnam, 'The Things They Carried', has won every award, is studied in college and is considered to be definitive. But it's fiction. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#62. Stories can save us. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#63. Each morning, despite the unknowns, they made their legs move. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#64. But in a story I can steal her soul. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#65. Women were for recreation. On a job, they got in the way and fogged things up with sex and hurt feelings and all the emotional baggage they carried around. One had to look out for them and take care of them. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#66. Most of the things in 'The Things They Carried' didn't happen to me. Ninety-five percent of it's invented. It's not what occurred. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#67. My parents had no money, but they had strong values that I've carried throughout my life - things like not going into debt, never borrowing money, never leveraging, paying your bills on time, keeping your agreements, selling customers the right things, treating employees right, and growing things. - Author: Jack Dangermond
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#68. I have carried a revolver; lots of us do, but they are the most innocent things in the world. - Author: Mark Twain
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#69. Things aren't always what they appear,' he said softly, yet his voice carried a grim authority. 'I've spent my life searching for the ultimate, the best. All that is rare, unique, different, special. And of all I've experienced, people are the most disappointing. - Author: Emma Darcy
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#70. They carried all they could bear, and then some, including a silent awe for the terrible power of the things they carried. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#71. But this too is true: stories can save us. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#72. They were always doing something. Quietly, without interruption, and with great concentration, they carried on with the hundred-and-one small things that made up their world. - Author: Tove Jansson
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#73. There is a lot of evidence to back up the assertion that war fiction takes time. Many all-time classics of the genre, from Erich Maria Remarque's 'All Quiet on the Western Front' to Joseph Heller's 'Catch-22' to Tim O'Brien's 'The Things They Carried,' took over a decade to pen. - Author: Matt Gallagher
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#74. Wolves are not all the things people want them to be, good or bad, but they've carried with them forever the most baggage. - Author: Carter Niemeyer
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#75. That was one of the most rewarding things about spending nights in the open. Birds were bound to wake you up, and whether they carried good or bad luck, at least they woke you up with music. - Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
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#76. It was very sad, he thought. The things men carried inside. The things men did or felt they had to do. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#77. All my stepchildren carried the burden of my fame. Sometimes they would read terrible things about me, and I'd worry about whether it would hurt them. I would tell them: 'Don't hide these things from me. I'd rather you ask me these things straight out, and I'll answer all your questions.' - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#78. The moment had gone. I carried my secrets still with me, and they were hard, heavy, bitter things. - Author: Susan Hill
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#79. There are some things you never forget. The runes of the Book are more than illustrations. They become part of you. Part of your skin. Being a Shadowhunter never leaves you. It's a gift that's carried in your blood, and you can no more change it than you can change your blood type. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#80. The US wished things to turn out as they did, and worked to bring this about. The department of state desired that the UN prove utterly ineffective in whatever measures it undertook. This task was given to me, and I carried it forward with no inconsiderable success. - Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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