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Famous Quotes By Robert Goddard

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If Pandora hadn't opened the box, somebody else would have."
"There was never any hope it could remain sealed for ever?"
"Not really." [ ... ] "You see, Hope was one of the Spites imprisoned in the box."
My companion frowned. "Why did Hope have to be shut away?"
"Because it always lied. And, true to form, after its release, it deceived mankind into believing the other Spites could be overcome. They couldn't, of course, but thinking they could at least made them seem bearable. — Robert Goddard

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She only modelled for him once,' Max said stubbornly, leaning the canvases back against the wall and replacing the sheet.
'Once, twice or umpteen times, it's proof she knew Spataro ... how shall we put it? ... on terms a man who loved her might resent.'
'There are lots of artists in Montparnasse, Appelby, and lots of artists' models.'
'I wouldn't like it. And I bet Sir Henry didn't like it either.'
'There was nothing between Corinne and Spataro.'
'That's the problem, isn't it?' Appelby pointed with the stem of his pipe at the shrouded paintings. 'There may have been *literally* nothing between them. — Robert Goddard

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Photographs don't discriminate between the living and the dead. In the fragments of time and shards of light that compose them, everyone is equal. Now you see us; now you don't. It doesn't matter whether you look through a camera lens and press the shutter. It doesn't even matter whether you open your eyes or close them. The pictures are always there. And so are the people in them. — Robert Goddard

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Photographs were more than my livelihood. They were part of my life. The way light fell on a surface never failed to tug at my imagination. The way one picture, a single snapshot, could capture the essence of a time and place, a city, a war, a human being, was embedded in my consciousness. One day, one second, I might close the shutter on the perfect photograph. — Robert Goddard

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What are you - Secret Service?'
'If I were, I wouldn't admit it.'
'And you're not admitting it, I notice. — Robert Goddard

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In a world that thought itself so wise yet behaved so stupidly, it was possible sometimes to believe that only the mad saw matters as they truly were, that only people like my brother were prepared to admit what they saw from the corner of their eye. — Robert Goddard

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But perhaps revelation often comes when you're not looking for it, resolution when you don't realize you need it. — Robert Goddard

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how he had done so she never — Robert Goddard

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simulacrum, but a policewoman in disguise. — Robert Goddard