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I am a poet
writing frenetic free verse
I am pretentious -- Michael H. Hanson
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A deistical prater, fit to sit in the chimney-corner of a pot-house, and make blasphemous comments on the one greasy newspaper fingered by beer-swilling tinkers. -- George Eliot
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What is the definition of procrastination? It means: I can feel within my Energy sensor that this action is not in perfect alignment at this time. -- Esther Hicks
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He's paragon schnitzophonic." "He's what?!" "Paragon schnitzophonic," repeats Uncle Al. "You mean paranoid schizophrenic? -- Sara Gruen
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The proletarian writer is a writer with a purpose; he thinks no more of art for art's sake than a man on a sinking ship thinks of painting a beautiful picture in the cabin; he thinks of getting ashore - and then there will be time enough for art. -- Upton Sinclair
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The motto was 'Pax', but the word was set in a circle of thorns. -- Rumer Godden
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Philo of Alexandria, -- Sara Lewis Holmes
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That's it then. This is how it ends. I haven't even read Proust. -- James Turner
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Nothing so perilous as procrastination -- John Lyly
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Reading Proust isn't just reading a book, it's an experience and you can't reject an experience. -- William Gaddis
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A philistine is a full-grown person whose interests are of a material and commonplace nature, and whose mentality is formed of the stock ideas and conventional ideals of his or her group and time. -- Vladimir Nabokov
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Procrastination-thou wretched thief of time and opportunity! -- Spencer W. Kimball
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Jacian Obregon. It sounds like a melody. Or a tragedy. -- Lisa Mcmann
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The typical worker who through the whole of his life ... pursues the idea of a certain artificial and elegant repose which he may never arrive at, for which he sacrifices a real tranquility ... It is this deception which rouses and keeps in continual motion the industry of mankind. -- Adam Smith
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Procrastination is the thief of time: Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene -- Edward Young
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An agile but unintelligent and abnormal German, possessed of the mania of grandeur. -- Leo Tolstoy
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Conservative, (New York, Beaufort Books, -- John Philip Sousa Iv
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I wonder what Proust would have made of our present-day locus of collective fantasy, the Internet. I'm guessing he would have seized on its wistful aspect, pointing out gently and with wry humor that much of what beguiles us is the act of reaching for what isn't there. -- Jennifer Egan
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A businessman who reads Business Week is lost to fame. One who reads Proust is marked for greatness. -- John Kenneth Galbraith
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A pro is someone who can do great work when he doesn't feel like it. -- Alastair Cook
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The feat represents immense achievement for the neotenic ape, species Homo sapiens. But behind this lie twooldattributesoftheapetribalismandinquisitiveness. -- Brian Aldiss
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Gervasio Lonquimay -- Isabel Allende
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Primordya forever! -- Aida Jacobs
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In English the word 'peripatetic' means 'one who walks habitually and extensively. -- Rebecca Solnit
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Callipygian. Having shapely buttocks. Nice one, Bridge. -- Stephanie Perkins
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I threw out all those Latin words - the ones that end in 'ion' - the ones that never quite describe you ... -- John Geddes
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My manuscripts sleep, while I cannot, for I am covered with poultices. -- Frederic Chopin
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I enjoy acronyms. Recursive Acronyms Crablike "RACRECIR" Especially Create Infinite Regress -- Douglas R. Hofstadter
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If you Americans aren't from the stone age then explain to me how your president is a ****ing pterodactyl -- Thom Yorke
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primicerius? He was young, it was -- Donna Woolfolk Cross
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PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn. -- Ambrose Bierce
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Procrastination and excuses are sour spices that spoil the sweet taste of an effective work. They must hence, not be prompted under desire, partly because they are strictly time-stripping and also because they have no known essence. -- Israelmore Ayivor
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To procrastinate seems inherent in man, for if you do to-day that you may enjoy to-morrow it is but deferring the enjoyment; so that to be idle or industrious, vicious or virtuous, is but with a view of procrastinating the one or the other. -- Benjamin Haydon
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Complacencies of the peignoir, and late Coffee and oranges in a sunny chair. And the green freedom of a cockatoo Upon a rug mingle to dissipate The holy hush of ancient sacrifice -- Wallace Stevens
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PROCRASTINATION. The habit of putting off until tomorrow that which should have been done last year. -- Napoleon Hill
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An epicure is one who gets nothing better than the cream of everything but cheerfully makes the best of it. -- Oliver Herford
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PERIPATETIC, adj. Walking about. Relating to the philosophy of Aristotle, who, while expounding it, moved from place to place in order to avoid his pupil's objections. A needless precaution - they knew no more of the matter than he. -- Ambrose Bierce
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Pompous worm-faced snob-head camel turd. -- Tui T. Sutherland
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He ate a pear. It was a hard one. It fought back against his grinding teeth. It snapped in juicy protest. -- Kurt Vonnegut
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I speak the password primeval. -- Walt Whitman
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procrastination, -- George S. Clason
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Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. -- Napoleon Hill
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misbegotten cockwaffle. -- Kevin Hearne
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somethingological -- Charles Dickens
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Carrowicus much drunkicus or Hot-assicus in my greedy handsicus. -- Kresley Cole
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Slowly my body grows a single sound, slowly I become a bell, an oval, disembodied vowel, I grow, an owl, an aureole, white fire
poesia Metamorfosi, I. Luna -- Derek Walcott
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A good procrastination should feel like you're inserting lots and lots of commas into the sentence of your life. -- Ze Frank
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... Pfiffikus, whose vulgarity made Rosa Hubermann look like a wordsmith and a saint. -- Markus Zusak
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PROCRASTINATION means you know what you need to do and you don't do it. If you don't know what to do, you aren't procrastinating. You're thinking. -- Lynn Lively
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Jean Prouvaire was timid only in repose. Once excited, he burst forth, a sort of mirth accentuated his enthusiasm, and he was at once both laughing and lyric. -- Victor Hugo
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may shorten life. -- Toba Beta
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Jelly-bean is the name throughout the undissolved Confederacy for one who spends his life conjugating the verb to idle in the first person singular- - I am idling, I have idled, I will idle -- F Scott Fitzgerald
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PIE, n. An advance agent of the reaper whose name is Indigestion. -- Ambrose Bierce
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amanuensis. A rapt -- Abraham Verghese
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Ugh. A club for Prodigium? That conjured up images of way more velvet and dry ice and angst than I was up for. -- Rachel Hawkins
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Something made out of words... -- Matthew Small
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The French, I think, in general, are strangely prolix in their natural history. -- Gilbert White
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Raymond collected expressions. He repeated them in experimental accents, as if learning a tune. He sounded like an Eighteenth Street Mexican when he said cuate, like a Logan Square cubano when he said comemierda. -- Sebastian Rotella
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In laboring to be concise, I become obscure.
[Lat., Brevis esse laboro, obscurus fio.] -- Horace
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I should like to be a periwinkle," said he, mysteriously, "on the top of a valley, and sing tooralloo-ralloo."
This was clearly too obscure, so I turned again to Coglan. -- O. Henry
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He [Russell] said once, after some contact with the Chinese language, that he was horrified to find that the language of Principia Mathematica was an Indo-European one. -- J.e. Littlewood
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With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand. -- Federico Garcia Lorca
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A giant capable of circumcising redwoods with his teeth ... -- Warren Ellis
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The venal herd.
[Lat., Venale pecus.] -- Juvenal
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Procrastination is your body telling you you need to back off a bit and think more about what you are doing. -- James Altucher
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Clamorous pauperism feastest
While honest Labor, pining, hideth his sharp ribs. -- Martin Farquhar Tupper
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Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.
(Mountains are in labour, a ridiculous mouse will be born) -- Horace
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Only a determined and resourceful scholar could establish manuscript precedence - but in the race to masturbate on a printed page Proust definitely came first. -- Michael Foley
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Efferfreshpainted livy, in beautific repose, upon the silence of the dead, from pharoph the nextfirst down to ramescheckles the last bust thing. The Vico road goes round and round to meet where terms begin. -- James Joyce
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Who has courage to say no again and again to desires, to despise the objects of ambition, who is a whole in himself, smoothed and rounded. -- Horace
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Procrastination is the soul rebelling against entrapment. -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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The scholar's greatest weakness: calling procrastination research. -- Stephen King
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undemonstrative in a burly fat-pig style -- Joseph Conrad
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Mephistopholese: But we, more cunning in our cares,
Must take our joys before they fade. -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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I've always been a procrastinator. -- Kris Allen
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The phlegamtic female is a weepy, bug-eyed, fat, lumpy, fleshy German. She looks like a sack of flour. She is born in order to become a mother-in-law. That is her whole ambition. -- Anton Chekhov
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Procrastination is the kidnapper of souls, and the recruiting-officer of Hell. -- Edward Irving
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Politic, cautious, and meticulous;
full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse -- T. S. Eliot
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Pustular berk with the charisma of a plimsole -- Julian Barnes
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I judge wisely ... as if nothin ever surprise me,
Loungin, between two pillars of ivory.
I'm lively, my dome piece is like buildin stones in Greece.
My poems are deep, from ancient thrones I speak. -- Killah Priest
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Lugubrious and pretentious at the same time. -- Lauren Groff
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I'm an unpure purist, something like that. -- Keith Richards
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The procrastinator is not only indolent and weak, but commonly, false, too; most of the weak are false. -- Johann Kaspar Lavater
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Smooth words in place of gifts.
[Lat., Dicta docta pro datis.] -- Plautus
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If only I could master that demon of procrastination that goes about like a roaring lion and devours all my good intentions, I should become the most punctual man in the world. -- Henrik Ibsen
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And now - Piertotum Locomotor! cried Professor McGonagall. -- J.k. Rowling
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One of those personalities who, in spite of all their words, are inarticulate -- F Scott Fitzgerald
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Studious of ease, and fond of humble things. -- Ambrose Philips
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He called it a ptero-dactyle, meaning 'wing-fingered. -- Elizabeth Kolbert
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Decus et pretium recte petit experiens vir.
The man who makes the attempt justly aims at honour and reward. -- Horace
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...The last name had been entered by Samuel Peters' agile pen with much shading of downward strokes and many extra corkscrew appendages... -- Bess Streeter Aldrich
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Philistine must have originally meant, in the mind of those who invented the nickname, a strong, dogged, unenlightened opponent of the chosen people, of the children of the light. -- Matthew Arnold
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An exquisite dulcet epithalame of most mollificative suadency for juveniles amatory whom the odoriferous flambeaus of the paranymphs have escorted to the quadrupedal proscenium of connubial communion. -- James Joyce
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Therefore, please some good gentlemen, tell me that right name you call man who puts off doing those things that mighty good for him." "Procrastinator," called a voice. -- George S. Clason
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I would say practical progressive, which means that the Republican party or any political party has got to recognize the problems of a growing and complex industrial civilization. And I don't think the Republican party is really wide awake to that. -- Alf Landon
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Justice, though moving with tardy pace, has seldom failed to overtake the wicked in their flight.
[Lat., Raro antecedentem scelestum
Deseruit pede poena claudo.] -- Horace
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What is a harp but an oversized cheese slicer with cultural pretensions? -- Denis Norden
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lagophthalmos - a -- John Connolly
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Whom has not the inspiring bowl made eloquent?
[Lat., Foecundi calices quem non fecere disertum.] -- Horace
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Compassionate conservative. I don't know what that is, it sounds like a Volvo with a gun rack. -- Robin Williams