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Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.
C. S. Lewis
Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.
Saint Francis de Sales
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
George Bernard Shaw
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
William Arthur Ward
All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.
An affair now and then is good for a marriage. It adds spice, stops it from getting boring... I ought to know.
Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience.
Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office.
A bad manner spoils everything, even reason and justice; a good one supplies everything, gilds a No, sweetens a truth, and adds a touch of beauty to old age itself.
From pacifist to terrorist, each person condemns violence - and then adds one cherished case in which it may be justified.
One does not substitute oneself for the past, one merely adds to it a new link.
I see around 100 shows a month, going from Niketown-size palaces where you feel like yelling, to storefronts in Bushwick. Each has to pay the bills; keep artists happy; and cope with collectors (oy!), curators (ay-yi-yi), critics (woo-hoo!), and occasionally plumbers. That their fiscal life often hangs in the balance only adds to the energy.
Let's hope brands recognize that the true power of this technology is not its reach but its ability to communicate substance that adds meaning to our lives. Otherwise, brands will be investing in technology that consumers simply won't buy.
I am persuaded that every time a man smiles - but much more so when he laughs - it adds something to this fragment of life.
Education is the process in which we discover that learning adds quality to our lives. Learning must be experienced.
There are two kinds of sculptures. There's the kind that subtracts: Michelangelo starts with a block of marble and chips away. And then there is the kind that adds, building with clay, piling it on. The way I write novels is to keep piling on and piling on and piling on.
Jonathan Safran Foer
When I want to kick it up, I like to add hardwood chips or chunks to the grill; it adds bold smoky flavors. The most common woods are hickory and mesquite, but you can find alder, apple, cherry and, my personal favorite, pecan.
My palate is simpler than it used to be. A young chef adds and adds and adds to the plate. As you get older, you start to take away.
He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
Economists report that a college education adds many thousands of dollars to a man's lifetime income - which he then spends sending his son to college.
Art can help a town by attracting a certain Bohemian population that adds life to the bars, character to the streets and a buzz to the name. Employers may then follow. But art can't do much if every town does it. There aren't enough Bohemians.
Sports without music, it's nothing but a game. Music adds the emotion.
Stuffing is evil. Stuffing adds mass, so it slows the cooking. That's evil because the longer the bird cooks, the drier it will be.
Maybe I'm like acts of Congress or your favorite Chinese restaurant - you don't really want to know what's going on behind the door. I'm a real study in contrast, I expect, looking from without. But it adds up to what you get on stage.
David Lee Roth
Being a mother adds another emotional dimension, a feel for children that I didn't have before I had one. They were a pain before.
Passion is what adds so much value to life. And if you think about the things that you do, there's so much juice potential for them if you do it.
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