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Listen, can you hear it Spring's sweet cantata. The strains of grass pushing through the snow. The song of buds swelling on the vine. The tender timpani of a baby robin's heart. Spring.
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Listen, everyone is entitled to my opinion.
– MadonnaRate it:
Listen, if you would learn; be silent, if you would be safe.
– Arabic ProverbRate it:
Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn't hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor.
– Hugh ElliottRate it:
Listening is a form of accepting.
– Stella Terrill MannRate it:
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
– Dr. Karl MenningerRate it:
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re-created.
– Brenda UelandRate it:
Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
– JoyceRate it:
Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books.
– W. H. AudenRate it:
Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books.
– Gaston BachelardRate it:
Literature ... is the rediscovery of childhood.
– Georges BatailleRate it:
Literature exists at the same time in the modes of error and truth; it both betrays and obeys its own mode of being.
– Paul de ManRate it:
Literature is a defense against the attacks of life. It says to life: You can't deceive me. I know your habits, foresee and enjoy watching all your reactions, and steal your secret by involving you in cunning obstructions that halt your normal flow.
– Cesare PaveseRate it:
Literature is a luxury fiction is a necessity.
– G. K. ChestertonRate it:
Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.
– G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)Rate it:
Literature is a microscope; it shows us the unseen!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Literature is a mountain made of gold in this poor world!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Literature is a toil and a snare, a curse that bites deep.
– D. H. LawrenceRate it:
Literature is analysis after the event.
– Doris LessingRate it:
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the sense shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
– Helen KellerRate it:
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.
– Helen KellerRate it:
Literature is news that stays news.
– Ezra PoundRate it:
Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. A book is not an isolated entity: it is a narration, an axis of innumerable narrations. One literature differs from another, either before or after it, not so much because of the text as for the manner in which it is read.
– Jorge Luis BorgesRate it:
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
– Virginia WoolfRate it:
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
– Virginia WoolfRate it:

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