„Normal' is a dryer setting.“

—  Elizabeth Moon, libro La velocidad de la oscuridad

Fuente: The Speed of Dark

Última actualización 3 de Junio de 2021. Historia
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—  David Foster Wallace, libro La broma infinita

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„Going round and around inside a dryer can be fatal, whereas pasta is rarely fatal. Unless Isabelle makes it.“

—  Cassandra Clare, libro Ciudad de hueso

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Fuente: The Mortal Instruments, City of Bones (2007)
Contexto: "Well, when I was five, I wanted my mother to let me go around and around inside the dryer with the clothes," Clary said. "The difference is, she didn't let me."
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„All epoch-defining events are the result of conjunctures - the correlation of normally unconnected happenings which jolts humanity out of its existing rut and sets it on a new course.“

—  Robert Skidelsky Economist and author 1939

Fuente: John Maynard Keynes: The Return of the Master (2009), Ch. 1 : What Went Wrong?

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„I have been a vegetarian for a few years. Fred Dryer of the Rams has been one for 10 years. It shows you don't need meat to play football.“

—  Joe Namath American football player 1943

Quoted in "9 superstar athletes who don't eat meat" https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/photos/9-superstar-athletes-who-dont-eat-meat/joe-namath by Brian Merchant, MNN.com (March 5, 2013).

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—  Ray Hudson English footballer 1955

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„There is no standard normal. Normal is subjective. There are seven billion versions of normal on this planet.“

—  Matt Haig, libro Reasons to Stay Alive

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„It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements.“

—  Helena Bonham Carter British actress 1966

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„Several years ago my dear wife went to the hospital. She left a note behind for the children: "Dear children, do not let Daddy touch the microwave"—followed by a comma, "or the stove, or the dishwasher, or the dryer."“

—  Thomas S. Monson president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1927 - 2018

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—  Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011

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„There should be no general election until 2020. There should be a normal Autumn Statement, held in the normal way at the normal time, and no emergency Budget.“

—  Theresa May Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1956

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„Each man and woman defines the world about them, creating a set of those things which they consider "normal" and "good" and "evil" and "sympathetic" and "likable," and these are damned indomitable walls. They are high and thick, and it is the task of the writer to penetrate or scale them.“

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