„Too much counterpoint; what is worse, Protestant counterpoint.“

Of J. S. Bach; quoted by Neville Cardus, Guardian, 8 March 1971

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Thomas Beecham4
1879 - 1961

Citas similares

Nicholas Barr Foto

„Markets can be efficient or inefficient; so can governments. thus market failure is a counterpoint to government failure.“

—  Nicholas Barr British economist 1943

Fuente: Economics Of The Welfare State (Fourth Edition), Chapter 4, State Intervention, p. 93

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Thich Nhat Hanh Foto
Charles Stross Foto

„In this line of work, too much paranoia can be worse than too little.“

—  Charles Stross, The Laundry Files

Fuente: The Laundry Files, The Jennifer Morgue (2006), Chapter 5, “High Society” (p. 101)

„Too much company is worse than none.“

—  James Burgh British politician 1714 - 1775

The Dignity of Human Nature (1754)

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Sylvia Plath Foto
Adam Roberts Foto
Lily Tomlin Foto

„What if it's boring… or if it's not boring, it might be too revealing, or worse, it might be too revealing and still be boring.“

—  Lily Tomlin American actress, comedian, writer, and producer 1939

Referring to her teenage diary, in an interview in Movie magazine (July 1983)

Fritz Leiber Foto

„Things are different from what I thought. They’re much worse.“

—  Fritz Leiber, libro Conjure Wife

Fuente: Conjure Wife (1953), Chapter 20 (p. 209).

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Ben Jonson Foto

„The dignity of truth is lost
With much protesting.“

—  Ben Jonson, Catiline His Conspiracy

Catiline His Conspiracy (1611), Act III, scene ii

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William Cowper Foto

„A hat not much the worse for wear.“

—  William Cowper (1731–1800) English poet and hymnodist 1731 - 1800

St. 46.
The Diverting History of John Gilpin (1785)

Suzanne Collins Foto

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