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I believe in my work and in the joy of it. You have to be with the work and the work has to be with you. It absorbs you totally and you absorb it totally. (Quote by - Louise Nevelson)

After all, film is so porous, and to my mind, so oddly occult, that I think that film itself absorbs odd energies like a living skin. (Quote by - Unknown)

Amusement is the waking sleep of labor. When it absorbs thought, patience, and strength that might have been seriously employed, it loses its distinctive character and becomes the task-master of idleness. (Quote by - Robert Eldridge Willmott)

A newspaper, like a theatre, must mainly owe its continuance in life to the fact that it pleases many persons; and in order to please many persons it will unconsciously perhaps, respond to their several tastes, reflect their various qualities, and reproduce their views. In a certain sense it is evolved out of the community that absorbs it, and, therefore, partaking of the character of the community, while it may retain many merits and virtues, it will display itself, as in some respects ignorant, trivial, narrow, and vulgar. (Quote by - William Winter)

The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness. (Quote by - Marilyn Ferguson)

A man who listens because he has nothing to say can hardly be a source of inspiration. The only listening that counts is that of the talker who alternately absorbs and expresses ideas. (Quote by - Agnes Repplier)

American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it. (Quote by - Henry Adams)

No canvas absorbs color like memory. (Quote by - Robert Aris Willmott)

If love means that one person absorbs the other, then no real relationship exists any more. Love evaporates; there is nothing left to love. The integrity of self is gone. (Quote by - Ann Oakley)

The tremendous unity of the pine absorbs and moulds the life of a race. The pine shadows rest upon a nation. The northern peoples, century after century, lived under one or other of the two great powers of the pine and the sea, both infinite. They dwelt amidst the forests as they wandered on the waves, and saw no end nor any other horizon. Still the dark, green trees, or the dark, green waters jagged the dawn with their fringe or their foam. And whatever elements of imagination, or of warrior strength, or of domestic justice were brought down by the Norwegian or the Goth against the dissoluteness or degradation of the south of Europe were taught them under the green roofs and wild penetralia of the pine. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

I think one probably absorbs things like a sponge and things emerge without your always being aware of it. (Quote by -Jeremy Northam)

From lower to the higher next, Not to the top, is Nature's text; And embryo good, to reach full stature, Absorbs the evil in its nature. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

I've not as yet found one hobby that would absorb me completely when I'm not working, but I have just bought a new apartment and didn't quite bargain for the amount of effort and time and money that that absorbs. (Quote by - Hugh Dancy)

So-called defense now absorbs sixty per cent of the national budget, and about twelve per cent of the Gross National Product. (Quote by -George Wald)

With radio, the listener absorbs everything. (Quote by -Bob Edwards)

Painting is a very difficult thing. It absorbs the whole man, body and soul, thus have I passed blindly many things which belong to real and political life. (Quote by -Max Beckmann)

The proof of a poet is that his country absorbs him as affectionately as he has absorbed it. (Quote by -Walt Whitman)


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