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"Los Angeles is often described as the nadir of vapidity, a smog-choked space cradle." - Diablo Cody

"As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday. The child I am forgets so quickly." - Sylvia Ashton-Warner

"1994 was the nadir for heavy metal, although the rest of the '90s weren't much of a picnic either." - Martin Popoff

"As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday. The child I am forgets so quickly." - Sylvia Ashtonwarner

"Every man's first declaration of love is bathos-the zenith of his passion connoting perhaps the nadir of his intelligence." - William John Locke

"Once, when Nadir was told that there was no war in paradise, he was reported to have asked: How can there be any delights there?." - Nader Shah

"Ah, well... hell is full of burning boats, did you know that, Nadir? I daresay that's what makes it so bloody hot." - Susan Kay

"I think 1973 was the nadir of fashion. When you watch the coverage from that era, you're struck by the astonishing ugliness of the clothes." - John Malkovich

"For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos of man's experience and emotion, from zenith to nadir, from birth until death." - Len G Murray

"Despair is good. Despair can be the nadir of one life and the starting point of an ascent into another, better one." - Dean Koontz

"In the field of marketing . . . the trend toward selling [has] reached something of a nadir with the unveiling . . . of so-called subliminal projection. That is the technique designed to flash messages past our conscious guard." - Vance Packard

"Man, if he compare himself with all that he can see, is at the zenith of power; but if he compare himself with all that he can conceive, he is at the nadir of weakness." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Man is at the nadir of his stregth when the Earth, the seas, the mountains are not in him, for without them his soul is unsourced, and he has no images by which to abide." - Edward Dahlberg

"In the field of marketing... the trend toward selling [has] reached something of a nadir with the unveiling... of so-called subliminal projection. That is the technique designed to flash messages past our conscious guard." - Vance Packard

"Liberty is only valued when it is threatened, therefore it is the threat that highlights the value. We should be grateful to the Nadir, since they heighten the value of our liberty." - David Gemmell

"The election of the nationalist Chen Shui-bian as president in 2000 and his re-election in 2004 was a nadir in the relationship between Taiwan and the mainland." - Martin Jacques

"The following twenty years would be the nadir of American Indian history, as the total Indian population between 1890 and 1910 fell to fewer than 250,000. (It was not until 1917 that Indian births exceeded deaths for the first time in fifty years.)" - Kenneth C. Davis

"In this nadir of poetic repute, when the only verse that most people read from one year's end to the next is what appears on greetings cards, it is well for us to stop and consider our poets.... Poets are the leaven in the lump of civilization." - Elizabeth Janeway

"My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. It's about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. It's about Washington and the army and the war. It's the nadir, the low point of the United States of America." - David Mccullough

"My next book is also set in the eighteenth century. Its about the Revolution, with the focus on the year 1776. Its about Washington and the army and the war. Its the nadir, the low point of the United States of America." - David Mccullough

"Being fat is the absolute nadir of the misfit. You're a misfit because nothing fits. You don't fit in. You're not fit. You're fat. Fat doesn't have the poetic cachet of alcohol, the whiff of danger in the drug of choice. You're just fat. Being fat is so un-American, so unattractive, unerotic, unfashionable, undisciplined, unthinkable, uncool. It makes you invisible. It makes you conspicuous." - Claudia Shear

"The obvious liberal rejoinders come to mind: What about the child whose home is hit by a bomb? Did she have some bomb-shaped thoughtform that brought ruin down on her head? And did my [fired white-collar workers] boot-camp mates cause the layoffs that drove them out of their jobs by "vibrating" at a layoff-related frequency? It seems inexcusably cruel to tell people who have reach some kind of personal nadir that their probem is entirely of their own making. ..." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"We are left with the feeling that the church has overdone it, no matter how you cut it, and that homosexuals have certainly suffered more wrong than they have committed, and that there must be flaws in whatever theology of nature or hierarchy of sins has made homosexuality be viewed as the nadir of depravity... This feeling increases when one becomes acquainted with responsible, Christian, homosexual people." - Paul King Jewett

"The term "godawful" should be used sparingly in connection with motion pictures. With Angels & Demons , however, it seems oddly appropriate. Not only does this prequel-turned-sequel to The Da Vinci Code make its predecessor seem like a masterwork of pacing and plotting, but it may represent a nadir for director Ron Howard and is probably the worst instance of acting from star Tom Hanks since back in the days when he was struggling out from under the shadow of Bosom Buddies ." - James Berardinelli

"It is the profoundest of cosmic ironies. The divine power, our true spiritual essence, does not achieve perfection until it hits the 'rock' bottom of the cosmos - the dense and crude earth. It remains imperfect until the moment of entombment for the simple reason that until that dark nadir is reached the experiential adventure of existence remains incomplete, and Self is not yet endowed with the entire spectrum of the light of consciousness - from spirit to matter - from the highest high to the lowest low." - Lon Milo DuQuette



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