Vertigo quotes

  • Herr Altenburg, I can't; I have vertigo.' And Marek looked at him: 'All right - I'll get the chemist to fix me something.
    -- Eva Ibbotson

    #Vertigo #Chemist

  • He doesn't know which is worse, a past he can't regain or a present that will destroy him if he looks at it too clearly. Then there's the future. Sheer vertigo.
    -- Margaret Atwood

    #Past #Looks #Vertigo

  • The smarter you are, the more you know, the less reason you have to trust or love or confide.

  • I'm a positive person who likes to see things get done.

  • I will have won Wimbledon this year in 2013, and I will stop with that. It was magnificent. You will certainly see me at tournaments again, but not playing.

  • When I was from Cupid's passions free, my Muse was mute and wrote no elegy.

  • A lot of people think Utah is a bad place to play, but hell nah,

  • Erotica is using a feather; pornograpy is using the whole chicken.

  • The next war... may well bury Western civilization forever.

  • For me, the moral dimension of life is that you are committed, to doing everything that you do, with a sense of excellence. That is the morality of writing, that you try and write as excellently as you possibly can. Or of teaching, or of childrearing, or of friendship. Of anything you do. And, I do try and live, as best I can, with all of the errors that I make, y'know, a value-driven life. And that is defining values as trying to give everything you do, everything you've got.

  • Any fool can steer a ship, sir. Its just knowing where to take it.

  • You must become an old man in good time if you wish to be an old man long. [Lat., Mature fieri senem, si diu velis esses senex.]