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«'Twas whispered in heaven, 'twas muttered in hell, / And echo caught faintly the sound as it fell; / On the confines of earth 'twas permitted to rest, / And the depths of the ocean its presence confessed.»
«Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.»
Author: Henri Cartier-Bresson
, The Process
«The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits of what can be said; what stirs literature is the call and attraction of what is not in the dictionary.»
«The dominant and most deep-dyed trait of the journalist is his timorousness. Where the novelist fearlessly plunges into the water of self-exposure, the journalist stands trembling on the shore in his beach robe. The journalist confines himself to the clean, gentlemanly work of exposing the grieves and shames of others.»
Author: Janet Malcolm
, deep water
, The Clean
, the novelist
«No matter where you go or what you do, you live your entire life within the confines of your head.»
«Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of ''the rat race'' is not yet final.»
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
, die hard
, In America
, not yet
, rat race
, The Legend
«The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.»
«An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
«The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.»