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#1. He might as well have been talking English, for all Mae understood him. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#2. What painting is, is exactly what people see. - Author: Robert Ryman
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#3. Everything move ... you wonder how it all knows where to go. Einstein wondered how birds knew where to migrate to. He thought they might follow lines of light in the sky. He saw everything as lines of light. That's how he was built. So we don't know how he moved, either. Any more than the birds. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#4. The real purpose of painting is to give pleasure. - Author: Robert Ryman
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#5. Sex complicates, but it is the power of love to simplify. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#6. In a sense who you are has always been a story that you told to yourself. Now your self is a story that you tell to others. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#7. I don't believe anything. I only know some things to a greater degree of certainty than others. - Author: John Ryman
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#8. There is no man so unsuited for the task of speaking about memory as I am, for I find scarcely a trace of it in myself, and I do not believe there is another man in the world so hideously lacking in it. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#9. Milena's eyes seemed to go hot and heavy. Praise made her heartsick; she was so unused to it, and needed it so badly. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#10. This is what books only aimed to do and never could. Give you the glint of someone else's sunrise, what living is really like, you get old and it hurts to bend your elbow; your friends start to die, you can't get fresh fruit in the shops. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#11. My approach tends to be from experiments. I need the challenge. If I know how to do something well, there's no need to do it all the time because it becomes a little monotonous. So I like to find a challenge. - Author: Robert Ryman
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#12. Milena found Cilia outside, holding her bamboo box. Milena hugged her. 'I'm sorry about your shins,' she said. Milena lifted the lid of the box, and saw it, the precious paper, ruled in staves. People were generous. Milena had never believed that. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#13. In the silence, nothing was fragmented. There were no separate strands to gather together, to fumble, to complete for attention. In the silence, all of that fell away, and there was only what was here, and what was to be done. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#14. The music comes out of the silence. I don't mind if it goes back in. We come out of the silence ... - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#15. You always use that word "remember",' said Milena. 'You say, "remember, team". You never tell us to think. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#16. What happens when we're dead? The irony is that all our questions wil be answered after we die. We spend our whole life trying to figure out the truth and the only way we'll find out what it is, is to get hit by a bus. And the only comfort that religion offers is that God is driving that bus. - Author: John Ryman
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#17. Standing center stage in the six foot circle of wood cut from the stage of the Ryman is something I never take for granted. The history and legacy of that circle is awe-inspiring. - Author: Blake Shelton
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#18. Everything goes, everything is lost, eventually. But if something is good, it doesn't matter what happens. The ending is still happy. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#19. I don't abstract from anything. ... I am involved with real space, the room itself, real light, and real surface. - Author: Robert Ryman
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#20. It is necessary to distinguish between history and fantasy wherever possible. And then use them against each other. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#21. I'm in the back of a limousine with Charlie Chaplin and it's 1928. Charlie is beautiful; his body language seems to skip, and reel and rhyme, heartbreaking and witty at the same time. It seems to promise a better world. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#22. I'd describe myself as a saver, but just sometimes I can spend like a kicking horse! Ryman is the one shop I can't go past without going into. I just can't resist lovely stationery. - Author: Joanna Lumley
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#23. There is never a question of what to paint but only how to paint. - Author: Robert Ryman
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#24. William has learned in his bones that survival takes the form of other people. They must know you, and for that to happen you must know them. Speak with them, charm them, and remember them. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#25. You know, all the evil in the world, all the sadness comes from not having a good answer to that question: What do I do next? You just keep thinking of good things to do, lad. You'll be all right. We'll all be all right. I wanted you to know that. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#26. She saw the children. They have been given viruses to educate them. From three weeks old they could speak and do basic arithmetic. By ten, they had been made adult, forced like flowers to bloom early. But they were not flowers of love. They were flowers of work, to be put to work. There was no time. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#27. Heaven is a place where you cannot change and nothing can ever happen, so the things you love are always eternal. Hell is exactly the same. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#28. She thought she was brave, but she did not have that kind of courage. To face the men who controlled the torturers, the lists, the surveillance, and say: I am going to do the very thing you say I must not do.
And yet they were right.How were things to get better if no one fought? - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#29. Everything, no matter how beautiful, is only with us for awhile. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#30. Tyranny is a form of perversion. We come to love it. Every government is a tyranny to a degree, and the more evil it is, the more it is loved. The difficulty lies in judging the degree of tyranny under which you live. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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#31. God, the woman must have been a pain. When she was alive. - Author: Geoff Ryman
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