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Letter "P" » petrified
«I am as frustrated with society as a pyromaniac in a petrified forest.»
«What are we going to do about Billy? That was the phrase that haunted me those first ten years. I pretended not to care, but secretly I was petrified. Everyone and everything was passing me by. I had no real friends, no single person who shared an equal interest in all games. I seemed busy, busy, busy, but I suppose, if pressed, I might have admitted that, for all my frenzy, I was very much alone.»
Author: William Goldman
, passing game
«A film is a petrified fountain of thought.»
«New York... is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a flat sky, a real Metropolis from which man is absent by his very accumulation.»
Author: Roland Barthes
, the metropolis
«In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.»
«I was dreading winning. I didn't even plan a speech-I was worried that I would slip up or do something horrible. I was shaking in my seat, putting on a posed smile. Inside I was petrified.»
«Loyalty to petrified opinion never broke a chain or freed a human soul.»
Author: Mark Twain
, human soul
«Loyalty to petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul.»
«Arguments have no chance against petrified training; they wear it as little as the waves wear a cliff.»