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Museum Exhibits Quotes By Willard Van Orman Quine

Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels. — Willard Van Orman Quine

Museum Exhibits Quotes By J.B. Priestley

If there was a little room somewhere in the British Museum that contained only about twenty exhibits and good lighting, easy chairs, and a notice imploring you to smoke, I believe I should become a museum man. — J.B. Priestley

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Lisa Kleypas

The women paused to regard the taxidermied creatures with awe.
Predictably, Pandora went forward with her hand outstretched.
"Pandora," Lady Berwick snapped, "if you molest the exhibits, we will not be returning to the museum."
Turning, Pandora gave her a pleading glance. "A giraffe is right there - it once roamed the African savannah - don't you want to know how it feels?"
"Indeed not."
"There's no sign that says we can't."
"The railing implies it."
"But the giraffe is so close," Pandora said woefully. "If you would look the other way for five seconds, I could reach out and touch it so easily . . . and then I wouldn't have to wonder anymore — Lisa Kleypas

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Ron Lizzi

You live in the greatest museum imaginable. Isn't it time you left the lobby and took a look at some of the incredible exhibits? — Ron Lizzi

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Sloane Crosley

Going to a museum is one of those inexplicably tiring things. You're not actually doing anything, more shifting your weight from room to room than walking. And yet it is one of the more tiring things one can do, no matter how thrilled you are by the exhibits. — Sloane Crosley

Museum Exhibits Quotes By John Steinbeck

Hazel used his trick. "They got no starfish there?"
"They got no ocean there" said Doc.
"Oh!" said Hazel and he cast frantically about for a peg to hang a new question on. He hated to have a conversation die out like this. He wasn't quick enough. While he was looking for a question Doc asked one. Hazel hated that, it meant casting about in his mind for an answer and casting about in Hazel's mind was like wandering alone in a deserted museum. Hazel's mind was choked with uncataloged exhibits ... — John Steinbeck

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Seth Shostak

While about one-third of Americans believe in ghosts, you won't find many exhibits on these spooky beings down at the local science museum. Why? Well, one explanation that you might consider, ghosts are just figments of our highly fertile imaginations! — Seth Shostak

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Diane Ackerman

The heart is a museum, filled with the exhibits of a lifetime's loves. — Diane Ackerman

Museum Exhibits Quotes By J.G. Ballard

Trying to exhaust himself, Vaughan devised an endless almanac of terrifying wounds and insane collisions: The lungs of elderly men punctured by door-handles; the chests of young women impaled on steering-columns; the cheek of handsome youths torn on the chromium latches of quarter-lights. To Vaughan, these wounds formed the key to a new sexuality, born from a perverse technology. The images of these wounds hung in the gallery of his mind, like exhibits in the museum of a slaughterhouse. — J.G. Ballard

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Nazim Hikmet

To visit a museum is fine,
to be a museum piece is terrible!

- Gioconda and Si-Ya-U — Nazim Hikmet

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Seth Shostak

You may not see massive UFO exhibits at your local science museum, but there's no dearth of saucer stories infesting my email. Every day, I receive several reports of alien sightings, extraterrestrial plans for Earth, and agitated screeds about the reluctance of scientists to take the whole subject seriously. — Seth Shostak

Museum Exhibits Quotes By Paul Allen

The best museums and museum exhibits about science or technology give you the feeling that, hey, this is interesting, but maybe I could do something here, too. — Paul Allen