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Literal Quotes By Graham Greene: His lips felt dry with a literal thirst His lips felt dry with a literal thirst for righteousness, which was like a glass of ice-cold water on a table in another man's room. — Graham Greene
Literal Quotes By Albert Camus: The literal meaning of life is whatever you're The literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourself. — Albert Camus
Literal Quotes By John Searle: I will argue that in the literal sense I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand, namely, exactly nothing. — John Searle
Literal Quotes By Portia Doubleday: I've always had a more spatial mind, mathematical, I've always had a more spatial mind, mathematical, than literal. — Portia Doubleday
Literal Quotes By Paula Scher: All maps are distorted, they are not literal All maps are distorted, they are not literal fact. — Paula Scher
Literal Quotes By Uta Barth: My work never directly addresses the literal subject My work never directly addresses the literal subject matter of the photograph, but attempts to ask questions about vision itself. — Uta Barth
Literal Quotes By Mason Cooley: Since events are not metaphors, the literal-minded have Since events are not metaphors, the literal-minded have a certain advantage in dealing with them. — Mason Cooley
Literal Quotes By Demetri Martin: A glove is a very literal looking hand A glove is a very literal looking hand puppet. — Demetri Martin
Literal Quotes By Lily Paradis: They say that you and your soul mate They say that you and your soul mate have a string connecting your hearts - not a literal string, but an invisible one. — Lily Paradis
Literal Quotes By Anne Lamott: I do not have deep theological understanding or I do not have deep theological understanding or opinion, but I do not read the Bible as the literal word of God. — Anne Lamott
Literal Quotes By Jennifer Harrison: I have always been quite good at falling I have always been quite good at falling in love, but I don't pretend to know anything about literal happily ever afters. — Jennifer Harrison
Literal Quotes By C.S. Lewis: And after all, our mythology may be much And after all, our mythology may be much nearer to literal truth than we suppose. — C.S. Lewis
Literal Quotes By Ann Goldstein: I tend to be kind of literal about I tend to be kind of literal about translation. I think it's important to present the writer as closely as possible. — Ann Goldstein
Literal Quotes By Elvis Costello: I've always felt writing a song was a I've always felt writing a song was a bit like going on location. That's true in an almost literal sense. Where you are seeps in somehow. — Elvis Costello
Literal Quotes By Emily Blunt: Watch the History Channel if you want it Watch the History Channel if you want it literal and historically perfect. — Emily Blunt
Literal Quotes By Philip K. Dick: ...he still never saw her as anything but ...he still never saw her as anything but a direct, literal invitation of God's, dropped into his life for reasons he would never know. — Philip K. Dick
Literal Quotes By Arnold Hano: You never saw such a crazy cat. 'Up You never saw such a crazy cat. 'Up the wall' took on a literal meaning. — Arnold Hano
Literal Quotes By Theodor Adorno: Not only is the self entwined in society; Not only is the self entwined in society; it owes society its existence in the most literal sense. — Theodor Adorno
Literal Quotes By A. J. Jacobs: The literal Greek translation is "school for naked The literal Greek translation is "school for naked exercise." Which made toweling off the stationary bike even more important. — A. J. Jacobs
Literal Quotes By Julie Kagawa: When I said I'd follow you to hell When I said I'd follow you to hell and back, I wasn't trying to be literal, princess. — Julie Kagawa
Literal Quotes By Lily Allen: All of my songs are about me and All of my songs are about me and my experiences. They're very literal. — Lily Allen
Literal Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi: A complete fast is a complete and literal A complete fast is a complete and literal denial of self. It is the truest prayer. — Mahatma Gandhi
Literal Quotes By Gordon B. Hinckley: We're all sons and daughters of God, and We're all sons and daughters of God, and therefore in a very literal sense, brothers and sisters. And we ought to treat each other that way. — Gordon B. Hinckley
Literal Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi: "All men are born equal and free" is "All men are born equal and free" is not Nature's law in the literal sense. — Mahatma Gandhi
Literal Quotes By Bo Burnham: I don't try to call myself a poet. I don't try to call myself a poet. But I know that my stuff is pretty literal, in that the themes are pretty simple and on the surface. — Bo Burnham
Literal Quotes By Bruce Sterling: Since the Internet of Things is built on Since the Internet of Things is built on silicon, on the tremendous instability of modern electronics, it's built on literal sand. — Bruce Sterling
Literal Quotes By Martin Luther: I have grounded my preaching upon the literal I have grounded my preaching upon the literal word; he that pleases may follow me; he that will not may stay. — Martin Luther
Literal Quotes By Edward Gorey: I've never had any intentions about anything. That's I've never had any intentions about anything. That's why I am where I am today, which is neither here nor there, in a literal sense. — Edward Gorey
Literal Quotes By Gillian Jacobs: You've got to get as literal as you You've got to get as literal as you can get to convince people sometimes that you can do something. — Gillian Jacobs
Literal Quotes By Mark Mothersbaugh: The stories I write are often literal to The stories I write are often literal to events that have happened or observations that I've made, and sometimes they're fantastical. — Mark Mothersbaugh
Literal Quotes By Benjamin Jowett: All translation is a compromise - the effort All translation is a compromise - the effort to be literal and the effort to be idiomatic. — Benjamin Jowett
Literal Quotes By Tim O'Brien: In a war without aim, you tend not In a war without aim, you tend not to aim. You close your eyes, close your heart. The consequences become hit or miss in the most literal sense. — Tim O'Brien
Literal Quotes By Wayne Martindale: It's safer to use fiction, which will not It's safer to use fiction, which will not be taken for literal truth, but which, like Jesus' stories, can tell the truth indirectly yetpowerfully. — Wayne Martindale
Literal Quotes By Anselm Kiefer: I might have been born into a very I might have been born into a very literal sense of chaos, but in fact that state is true of all of us. — Anselm Kiefer
Literal Quotes By Catherine Keener: Most times when people pitch you as being Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part ... they don't look at you as an actor who can transform. A lot of people are so literal. — Catherine Keener
Literal Quotes By Richard Adams: Literal religion is full of pitfalls. Literal religion is full of pitfalls. — Richard Adams
Literal Quotes By Amanda Palmer: I had very literal parents and I wanted I had very literal parents and I wanted to survive with metaphor and art, and there was a real sense of shame around it. — Amanda Palmer
Literal Quotes By Jacques-Yves Cousteau: The sea, the great unifier, is man's only The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat. — Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Literal Quotes By Alain Robert: I enjoy every climb - maybe it's because I enjoy every climb - maybe it's because it's a literal dance between life and death. — Alain Robert
Literal Quotes By G.K. Chesterton: Humour is meant, in a literal sense, to Humour is meant, in a literal sense, to make game of man; that is, to dethrone him from his official dignity and hunt him like game. — G.K. Chesterton
Literal Quotes By Mia P: The only pleasing thing in life is pain. The only pleasing thing in life is pain. Pain creates pleasure, but not in the literal way. — Mia P
Literal Quotes By Michael Foreman: Things have to be believable, not in a Things have to be believable, not in a literal, photographic sense, but in an emotional sense - capturing the essence of the situation. — Michael Foreman
Literal Quotes By Mel White: Because of their excessive commitment to a literal Because of their excessive commitment to a literal Bible, fundamentalist Christians have fallen into the trap of biblioltry. — Mel White
Literal Quotes By Joseph Bologna: The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium. — Joseph Bologna
Literal Quotes By Northrop Frye: The primary and literal meaning of the Bible, The primary and literal meaning of the Bible, then, is its centripetal or poetic meaning. — Northrop Frye
Literal Quotes By Francis Collins: I believe in the literal rising of the I believe in the literal rising of the body of Christ. It's the cornerstone of my Christian faith. — Francis Collins
Literal Quotes By Jason Shawn Alexander: I don't like literal spaces, I don't like I don't like literal spaces, I don't like literal anything. I still like some kind of guess work but some pieces work and they just pop. — Jason Shawn Alexander
Literal Quotes By Jonathan Haidt: Liberals and conservatives are opponents in the most Liberals and conservatives are opponents in the most literal sense, each using the myth of pure evil to demonize the other side and unite there own. — Jonathan Haidt
Literal Quotes By Al Pacino: The literal, basic thing of the stage is The literal, basic thing of the stage is really like a magnet. It brings me back to earth. — Al Pacino
Literal Quotes By Peter Morgan: If you have distance from the events, then If you have distance from the events, then your story can work as an analogy or parable rather than its literal narrative. — Peter Morgan
Literal Quotes By Robert Hughes: Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to Transportation made sublimation literal. It conveyed evil to another world. — Robert Hughes
Literal Quotes By Brian Spellman: When the only rule is there are no When the only rule is there are no rules becomes literal, we'll all become illiterate and unable to offend one another at all. — Brian Spellman
Literal Quotes By Michael Bassey Johnson: In entirety, valentine is a FUCKING DAY, rather In entirety, valentine is a FUCKING DAY, rather than the sanctity of its literal meaning. — Michael Bassey Johnson
Literal Quotes By Benjamin Clementine: People take things too literal in the Bible People take things too literal in the Bible and it's totally wrong. — Benjamin Clementine
Literal Quotes By Danai Gurira: I create fictional narratives, but it's based on I create fictional narratives, but it's based on literal people. — Danai Gurira
Literal Quotes By Mitch Hedberg: I'd like to see a forklift lift a I'd like to see a forklift lift a crate of forks. It'd be so damn literal! You are using that machine to it's exact purpose! — Mitch Hedberg
Literal Quotes By Maggie Nelson: But while the color may sap appetite in But while the color may sap appetite in the most literal sense, it feeds it in others. — Maggie Nelson
Literal Quotes By Michael Hayden: My literal responsibility as director of the CIA My literal responsibility as director of the CIA with regard to covert action was to inform the Congress - not to seek their approval; to inform. — Michael Hayden
Literal Quotes By Susanna Moore: Young writers reasonably say, 'I don't know what Young writers reasonably say, 'I don't know what to write about,' so writing about yourself is a very literal way to begin. — Susanna Moore
Literal Quotes By Tarryn Fisher: I hated it when literally was used for I hated it when literally was used for non-literal things. I popped the tab on my soda can and returned her grin. Over my dead body ... literally. — Tarryn Fisher
Literal Quotes By Christopher Pike: For me, Satan and a literal hell are For me, Satan and a literal hell are fables born of Christianity's desire to control humanity by increasing its fear of death. — Christopher Pike
Literal Quotes By Anton Chekhov: I don't know why one can't chase two I don't know why one can't chase two rabbits at the same time, even in the literal sense of those words. If you have the hounds, go ahead and pursue. — Anton Chekhov
Literal Quotes By John Green: Don't swear in the Literal Heart of Jesus. Don't swear in the Literal Heart of Jesus. — John Green
Literal Quotes By Saul Bellow: Strict and literal truthfulness was a trivial game Strict and literal truthfulness was a trivial game and might even be a disagreeable neurotic affliction. — Saul Bellow
Literal Quotes By Elmer Davis: When a middle-aged man says in a moment When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead, he is telling the literal truth. — Elmer Davis
Literal Quotes By Skye Jethani: We ascribe value to him (the literal meaning We ascribe value to him (the literal meaning of the word "worship") based not on who he is, but on what he can do for us. — Skye Jethani
Literal Quotes By Poul Anderson: Heaven is not as narrowly literal-minded as hell. Heaven is not as narrowly literal-minded as hell. — Poul Anderson
Literal Quotes By Lil' Wayne: I do not consider myself a literal genius. I do not consider myself a literal genius. — Lil' Wayne
Literal Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi: A literal interpretation of the Gita lands one A literal interpretation of the Gita lands one in a sea of contradictions. — Mahatma Gandhi
Literal Quotes By Portia Doubleday: I'm more androgynous, because men are supposed to I'm more androgynous, because men are supposed to be more spatial, women more literal - I'm a tomboy. — Portia Doubleday
Literal Quotes By Jose Antonio Vargas: Film in many ways is very literal. Film in many ways is very literal. — Jose Antonio Vargas
Literal Quotes By Josephine Baker: I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have any clothes on. — Josephine Baker
Literal Quotes By Russell Brand: Death grip, by the way, is the literal Death grip, by the way, is the literal translation of the word mortgage. — Russell Brand
Literal Quotes By Vi Keeland: You've been inside me since the day we You've been inside me since the day we met. It's time I return the favor. Only I'm going to be much more literal. — Vi Keeland