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53 Names Quotes

The blackest ink of fate are sure my lot, And when fate writ my name it made a blot.

Henry Fielding Quotes , Source: Amelia (II, 9)

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I cannot say the crow is white, But needs must call a spade a spade.

Humphrey Gifford Quotes , Source: A Woman's Face is Full of Wiles

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"Whose name was writ in water!" What large laughter Among the immortals when that word was brought! Then when his fiery spirit rose flaming after, High toward the topmost heaven of heavens up-caught! "All hail! our younger brother!" Shakespeare said, And Dante nodded his imperial head.

Richard Watson Gilder Quotes , Source: Keats

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My name may have buoyancy enough to float upon the sea of time.

Richard Watson Gilder Quotes , Source: Keats

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Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable.

W. H. Auden Quotes

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Miss: A title with which we brand unmarried women to indicate that they are in the market. Miss, Misses (Mrs.) and Mister (Mr.) are the three most distinctly disagreeable words in the language, in sound and sense. Two are corruptions of Mistress, the other of Master. If we must have them, let us be consistent and give one to the unmarried man. I venture to suggest Mush, abbreviated to MH.

Ambrose Bierce Quotes

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You should never name an animal which is not yours to keep, or which you intend to eat.

Deborah Boliver Boehm Quotes

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In England, I'm a horror movie director. In Germany, I'm a filmmaker. In the United States, I'm a bum.

John Carpenter Quotes

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Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble.

Dennis Frakes Quotes

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The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of the breath of numbers that speak well of you.

Edward F. Halifax Quotes

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I sometimes think I was born to live up to my name. How could I be anything else but what I am having been named Madonna? I would either have ended up a nun or this.

Madonna Quotes

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If the fairest features of the landscape are to be named after men, let them be the noblest and worthiest men alone.

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.

Ian Williams Quotes

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They certainly give very strange names to diseases.

Plato Quotes

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Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.

Bill Vaughn Quotes

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File names are infinite in length where infinity is set to 255 characters.

Peter Collinson, "The Unix File System" Quotes

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A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.

Anonymous Quotes

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One forgets words as one forgets names. One's vocabulary needs constant fertilizing or it will die

Evelyn Waugh Quotes

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The Eskimos had 52 names for snow because it was important to them; there ought to be as many for love.

Margaret Atwood Quotes

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I came to live in a country I love; some people label me a defector. I have loved men and women in my life; I've been labeled "the bisexual defector." Want to know another secret? I'm even ambidextrous. I don't like labels. Just call me Martina.

Martina Navratilova Quotes

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I decided that I would be one of the biggest new names; and I actually had some little fancy business cards printed up to announce it, "Count Basie. Beware, the Count is Here."

Count Basie Quotes

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Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.

Mel Brooks Quotes

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Old age is . . . a lot of crossed off names in an address book.

Ronald Blythe Quotes

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Guard against the prestige of great names; see that your judgments are your own; and do not shrink from disagreement; no trusting without testing.

John Dalberg Acton Quotes

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Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.

Thomas C. Haliburton Quotes

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