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It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things  (Names Of Things Quotes) Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are  (Names Of Things Quotes) And the Earth had no name. The gods know themselves and have no need of names. It is man who names all things, even gods  (Names Of Things Quotes) I chart a little first-list of names, rough synopsis of chapters, and so on. But one daren’t overplan; so many things are generated by the sheer act of writing  (Names Of Things Quotes) The beginning of wisdom, as the Chinese say, is calling things by their right names  (Names Of Things Quotes) I know of witches who whistle at different pitches, calling things that don’t have names  (Names Of Things Quotes) There are three things I always forget. Names, faces and... the third I can’t remember.  (Names Of Things Quotes) Some changes of language are to be regretted, as they lead to false inferences, and society is always a loser by mistaking names for things.  (Names Of Things Quotes) Religions all have different names, but they all contain the same truths. ... I think the people of our religion should be tolerant and understand people believe different things.  (Names Of Things Quotes) Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things. [As opposed to the quotation: Poetry is the art of giving different names to the same thing].  (Names Of Things Quotes) The names for things don’t come first. Words stagger after, hopelessly trying to become the sensation.  (Names Of Things Quotes) We must not inquire too curiously into the absolute value of literature. Enough that it amuses and exercises us. At least it leaves us where we were. It names things, but does not add things  (Names Of Things Quotes) I do not know the names of all the weeds and plants, I have to do as Adam did in his garden... name things as I find them  (Names Of Things Quotes) Names and attributes must be accommodated to the essence of things, and not the essence to the names, since things come first and names afterwards  (Names Of Things Quotes) Why are there no names for the abscence of things? Why is there no name for the abscence of humanity?  (Names Of Things Quotes) I always have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and - I can't remember what the third thing is  (Names Of Things Quotes) Many errors, of a truth, consist merely in the application of the wrong names of things  (Names Of Things Quotes) And I’m convinced that knowing the names of things braces people up  (Names Of Things Quotes) There is a difference between admitting and confessing. Admitting involves softening, making excuses for things that cannot be excused; confessing just names the crimes at its full severity  (Names Of Things Quotes) The names are the first things to go, after the breath has gone, and the beating of the heart. We keep our memories longer than our names  (Names Of Things Quotes) The name Crow was inspired by a number of things. I thought it would be cool to have a robot with sort of a Native American feel to it  (Names Of Things Quotes) People seem to have a great love for names. For to know a great many names seems to look like knowing a good many things  (Names Of Things Quotes) This is unfortunately a world in which things find it difficult, frequently impossible, to live up to their names  (Names Of Things Quotes) People gave names to things so they could tell stories about them, goddam fairy tales about children who got out alive  (Names Of Things Quotes) We have all got to exert ourselves a little to keep sane, and call things by the same names as other people call them by  (Names Of Things Quotes) Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation  (Names Of Things Quotes) A poet’s job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the names of things  (Names Of Things Quotes) Many errors, of a truth, consist merely in the application of the wrong names of things. For if a man says that the lines which are drawn from the centre of the circle to the circumference are not equal, he understands by the circle, at all events for the time, something else than mathematicians understand by it  (Names Of Things Quotes) Children and savages use only nouns or names of things, which they convert into verbs, and apply to analogous mental acts  (Names Of Things Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS