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Quote Left The argument of Alcidamas: Everyone honours the wise. Thus the Parians have honoured Archilochus, in spite of his bitter tongue; the Chians Homer, though he was not their countryman; the Mytilenaeans Sappho, though she was a woman; the Lacedaemonians actually made Chilon a member of their senate, though they are the least literary of men; the inhabitants of Lampsacus gave public burial to Anaxagoras, though he was an alien, and honour him even to this day. Quote Right
Quote Left We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. Quote Right
Quote Left ...music is the perfect type of art. Music can never reveal its ultimate secret. This, also, is the explanation of the value of limitations in art. The sculptor gladly surrenders imitative colour, and the painter the actual dimensions of form, because by such renunciations they are able to avoid too definite a presentation of the Real, which would be mere imitation, and too definite a realisation of the Ideal, which would be too purely intellectual. It is through its very incompleteness that art becomes complete in beauty, and so addresses itself, not to the faculty of recognition nor to the faculty of reason, but to the aesthetic sense alone, which, while accepting both reason and recognition as stages of apprehension, subordinates them both to a pure synthetic impression of the work of art as a whole, and, taking whatever alien emotional elements the work may possess, uses their very complexity as a means by which a richer unity may be added to the ultimate impression itself. Quote Right
Quote Left Seizing this rare opportunity, I motion to the airhostess and inform her that I could easily rid them of vast quantities of cumbersome beer and make this flight a lot safer for all concerned, to which she replies 'Sorry sir, we don't serve drinks until we are airborne.' Obviously she mistook my perfectly understandable English for some alien code and I was forced to reduce my instruction to monosylables which was surprisingly met with compliance. Having secured something liquid refreshment, I released the hostages and returned to my seat. Quote Right
Quote Left Alien. An American sovereign in his probationary state. Quote Right
Quote Left The Jew is neither a newcomer nor an alien in this country or on this continent; his Americanism is as original and ancient as that of any race or people with the exception of the American Indian and other aborigines. He came in the caravels of Columbus, and he knocked at the gates of New Amsterdam only thirty-five years after the Pilgrim Fathers stepped ashore on Plymouth Rock. Quote Right
Quote Left By alienation is meant a mode of experience in which the person experiences himself as an alien. He has become, one might say, estranged from himself. He does not experience himself as the center of his world, as the creator of his own acts -- but his acts and their consequences have become his masters, whom he obeys, or whom he may even worship. The alienated person is out of touch with himself as he is out of touch with any other person. He, like the others, is experienced as things are experienced; with the senses and with common sense, but at the same time without being related to oneself and to the world outside positively. Quote Right
Quote Left People nowadays like to be together not in the old-fashioned way of, say, mingling on the piazza of an Italian Renaissance city, but, instead, huddled together in traffic jams, bus queues, on escalators and so on. It's a new kind of togetherness which may seem totally alien, but it's the togetherness of modern technology. Quote Right
Quote Left The true critic is he who bears within himself the dreams and ideas and feelings of myriad generations, and to whom no form of thought is alien, no emotional impulse obscure. Quote Right
Quote Left Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. Quote Right
Quote Left We are women. We are a subject people who have inherited an alien culture. Quote Right
Quote Left They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords. Lords without anger and honor, who dare not carry their swords. They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes; They look at our labor and laughter as a tired man looks at flies. Quote Right
Quote Left American life is a powerful solvent. It seems to neutralise every intellectual element, however tough and alien it may be, and to fuse it in the native good-will, complacency thoughtlessness, and optimism. Quote Right
Quote Left America shudders at anything alien, and when it wants to shut its mind against any man's ideas, it calls him a foreigner. Quote Right
Quote Left There is a fatality about all physical and intellectual distinction, the sort of fatality that seems to dog through history the faltering steps of kings. It is better not to be different from one's fellows. The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat. They live as we all should live, undisturbed, indifferent, and without disquiet. They neither bring ruin upon others, nor ever receive it, from alien hands. Your rank and wealth, Harry; my brains, such as they are- my art, whatever it may be worth; Dorian Gray's good looks- we shall all suffer for what the gods have given us, suffer terribly. Quote Right
Quote Left We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people. Quote Right
Quote Left We humans do not need to leave Earth to get to a hostile, deadly, alien environment; we already have Miami Quote Right
Quote Left On her first meeting with he ex-husband, Steven Seagal He reminded me of an alien. Quote Right
Quote Left Homo sum humani nil a me alienum puto.(I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me.) Quote Right
Quote Left I thought all girls the same, but yes, You bag real birds, though they're from alien covers. Quote Right
Quote Left If a song's about something I've experienced or that could've happened to me it's good. But if it's alien to me, I couldn't lend anything to it. Because that's what soul is all about. Quote Right
Quote Left 1 Peter 4:12: Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. (NIV)

Beloved, do not be amazed and bewildered at the fiery ordeal which is taking place to test your quality, as though something strange (unusual and alien to you and your position) were befalling you. (AMP)

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: (KJV)

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Quote Left I am a man I hold that nothing human is alien to me. Quote Right
Quote Left Man is not a machine... Although man most certainly processes information, he does not necessarily process it in the way computers do. Computers and men are not species of the same genus... However much intelligence computers may attain, now or in the furture, theirs must always be an intelligence alien to genuine human problems and concerns. Quote Right
Quote Left Luke 17:18: 'Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?' (NIV)

Was there no one found to return and to recognize and give thanks and praise to God except this alien? (AMP)

There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger. (KJV)

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Quote Left Wealth and want equally harden the human heart, like frost and fire both are alien to human flesh. Quote Right
Quote Left For me every ruler is alien that defies public opinion. Quote Right
Quote Left Ignore alien orders. Quote Right
Quote Left It is disgraceful to live as a stranger in one's country, and be an alien in any matter that affects our welfare. Quote Right
Quote Left Just once, I wish we would encounter an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets. Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Alien

Quote Left Prostitutes are also women and women are not aliens,they are our mothers sisters and daughters.ARK. Quote Right
Quote Left I live outside your gates, exposed to the rain, exposed to the sun; sometimes I’ll cradle my right ear in my right palm; then when I speak my voice sounds strange, alien ... ('Das Lied des Bettlers' or 'The Beggar’s Song' by Rainer Maria Rilke, loose translation by Michael R. Burch) Quote Right
Quote Left "Do everything with you good heart , God alienates all the obstacles from your path." - Priya Quote Right
Quote Left 'Hurry Honey' Aliens... " What is the difference between Aliens from space or Earth Aliens; 'Space Aliens' GO BACK HOME" Quote Right
Quote Left When the aliens come, when humans become robotic, when sci - fii movies become a reality... Do you want to stand and watch? Be a part of this change.... We are the luckiest generation for getting an opportunity to live thru this change. Make every single effort, not just to witness, but to be the change. Quote Right
Quote Left Just what a sick and crippled America needs...11 million more illegal aliens and millions more heading for the border. Wow! The rig is already on for the next election, folks! Quote Right
Quote Left Your amazing especially on your special day Happy Birthday Cuth J. Aliens Quote Right
Quote Left I have more chance of being abducted by aliens and taken to their planet and then being declared grand-overlord, than waking up one morning to a world at peace ! Quote Right
Quote Left People can alienate you that's normal don't be weak,alleviation will need the real you to make it possible Quote Right
Quote Left We aren't self governed as societies, 'aliens' still govern us, that's why they don't understand what's correct for us, humans. Quote Right
Quote Left Psychic encapsulation promotes extermination of vision. As well as the vision of Jesus Christ in his time when it came to this world, perhaps the aliens where their ships landed with problems for their misfortunes. Quote Right