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"Funerals are all abstract ceremony." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Ceremony is the smoke of friendship." - Proverbs

"And what have kings that privates have not too, Save ceremony, save general ceremony?" - William Shakespeare

"Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"I was thinking about naming my child Kanye." - Asap Rocky

"The naming of cats is a difficult matter" - T S Eliot

"Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Women have had the power of naming stolen from us." - Mary Daly

"Why does naming a thing give it so much power?" - Ellen Sussman

"Ceremony is necessary as the outwork and defense of manners." - Lord Chesterfield

"Friendship cannot live with ceremony, nor without civility." - E. F. L. Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax

"The appurtenance of welcome is fashion and ceremony." - William Shakespeare

"The opening ceremony was good, although I missed it." - Graeme Le Saux

"What war has always been is a puberty ceremony." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood." - Pablo Neruda

"If you're at an award ceremony, you're against your mates." - Imelda Staunton

"I believe in ceremony. I think ceremony is important, pomp and circumstance, tradition. I'm into those things." - Rob Lowe

"The act of naming is the great and solemn consolation of mankind" - Elias Canetti

"From antiquity, people have recognized the connection between naming and power." - Casey Miller

"I collect words and phrases for naming the children of my brush." - Gene Black

"We are still in the infancy of naming what is really happening on software development projects." - Alistair Cockburn

"Atticus said naming people after Confederate generals made slow steady drinkers." - Harper Lee

"For me, naming bands was the forerunner to really writing lyrics, because I work off titles." - Jim Capaldi

"With me it was that defending the Communist Party was something worse than naming the names." - Edward Dmytryk

"I like naming characters." - Roddy Doyle

"The precision of naming takes away from the uniqueness of seeing." - Pierre Bonnard

"Without naming names, I think other movies look more realistic but they feel less real." - Brad Bird

"We are nothing but ceremony; ceremony carries us away, and we leave the substance of things; we hang on to the branches and abandon the trunk and body." - Michel De Montaigne

"But one should pray in one's heart during a sacred ceremony; this is the purpose of the ceremony, to purify the participants both inside and outside." - Thomas Yellowtail

"What infinite heart's-ease Must kings neglect that private men enjoy! And what have kings that privates have not too, Save ceremony, save general ceremony?" - William Shakespeare

"To dispense with ceremony is the most delicate mode of conferring a compliment." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Ceremony and great professing renders friendship as much suspect as it does religion." - William Wycherley

"The vows one makes privately are more binding than any ceremony or even a Shubert contract." - Beatrice Lillie

"A methodology's weight is a product of its size and ceremony." - Jim Highsmith

"It was four o'clock when the ceremony was over and the carriages began to arrive." - Upton Sinclair

"Ceremony and great professing renders friendships as much suspected as it does religion." - William Wycherley

"When love begins to sicken and decay it uses an enforced ceremony." - William Shakespeare

"Disobey n:To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command" - Ambrose Bierce

"Ceremony is all backbone." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"... I doubt the capacity of the human animal for being dignified in ceremony." - Virginia Woolf

"An outward observance without any real inward meaning is only a ceremony." - Alfred Edersheim

"Higher education is the only business that has a ceremony for firing its customers." - Elliott Masie

"When love begins to sicken and decay, it useth an enforced ceremony." - William Shakespeare

"A man without ceremony had need of great merit in its place." - Thomas Fuller

"DISOBEY, v.t. To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command." - Ambrose Bierce

"Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin." - Jim Morrison

"Nothing is more noble than politeness, and nothing more ridiculous than ceremony." - Proverbs

"How but in custom and in ceremony are innocence and beauty born?" - William Butler Yeats

"I learned enough Hebrew to stagger through a meaningless ceremony that I scarcely remember." - David Antin

"Getting married isn't going to make your relationship better. It's just a ceremony." - Rob Lowe

"I treat my relationships like marriages. The ceremony isn't that important to me." - Charlize Theron

"I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision. . . is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive." - Barbara Deming

"I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision... is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive." - Barbara Deming

"Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles." - Maltbie Davenport Babcock

"In naming that which is right before me, that which I'd otherwise miss, the invisible becomes visible." - Ann Voskamp

"Some ways of naming a generation are fruitful and some are not. Postmodernism is not. It doesn't really say anything." - Robert Coover

"Once you get to naming your laptop, you know that you're really having a deep relationship with it." - Cory Doctorow

"When they were naming the animals, somebody got lazy: anteater? What's it doing? It's eating ants. DONE!" - Demetri Martin

"But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting." - Philip Gibbs

"Naming one thing after another cannot, logically, increase the chances of the new thing turning out like the old thing." - Ned Beauman

"The argument is made that naming God is never really naming God but only naming our understanding of God. To take our ideas of the divine and hold them as if they correspond to the reality of God is thus to construct a conceptual idol built from the materials of our mind." - Peter Rollins

"Today we have naming of parts. Yesterday, We had daily cleaning. And tomorrow morning, We shall have what to do after firing. But today, Today we have naming of parts. Japonica Glistens like coral in all of the neighbor gardens, And today we have naming of parts." - Henry Reed

"Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books." - George Gurdjieff

"Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"On the fortieth day after his death, we held the ceremony, and I performed for the very first time." - Nusrat F. A. Khan

"BATH, n. A kind of mystic ceremony substituted for religious worship, with what spiritual efficacy has not been determined." - Ambrose Bierce

"Introduction - a social ceremony invented by the devil for the gratification of his servants and the plaguing of his enemies." - Ambrose Bierce

"To feed were best at home; From thence, the sauce is meat to ceremony: Meeting were bare without it." - William Shakespeare

"It was not certain what significance the ceremony held... but the formality was no less sacred for it being unintelligible" - Mervyn Peake

"I remember, particularly, a trip to Bosnia where the welcoming ceremony had to be moved inside because of sniper fire." - Hillary Clinton

"The first task of the Magician in every ceremony is therefore to render his Circle absolutely impregnable." - Aleister Crowley

"Politics resemble religion; attempting to divest either of ceremony is the most certain mode of bringing either into contempt." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Divorce is my generation's coming of age ceremony - a ritual scarring that makes anything that happens afterward seem bearable." - Erica Jong

"Intimacy is what makes a marriage, not a ceremony, not a piece of paper from the state." - Kathleen Norris

"The policemen's faces glisten too, they're holding themselves back, they love this, it's a ceremony, they're implementing a policy" - Margaret Atwood

"There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." - Henry James

"I was quite moved to see this huge crowd which attended the ceremony in the middle of the town." - Hermann Maier

"But prices for the opening ceremony and some events' final competition should be a little bit higher." - Liu Jingmin

"On the fortieth day after his death, we held the ceremony, and I performed for the very first time." - Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

"Male circumcision has been practiced for thousands of years and is a deeply important ceremony for two major religions." - Brad Sherman

"I have always thought beach weddings are beautiful. A sunset ceremony with a beautiful sky, white drapes and fire lanterns." - Ricky Whittle

"Weapons are kept from women, but such a naming suggests that perhaps men fear our talents in war as well as our desire for peace." - Alice Hoffman

"Do not enforce the tired wolf Dragging his infected wound homeward To sit tonight with the warm children Naming the pretty kings of France." - John Crowe Ransom

"The cool part about naming your kid is you do' have to add six numbers to make sure the name is available." - Bill Murray

"I don't move. I wait behind my log, terrified. Over the past ten minutes, it's become such a dear friend, I consider naming it: Howard, my pet log." - Rick Yancey

"This isn't like naming your dog Spot." - Moby

"Naming our murder weapons after victims of our crimes: Apache, Tomahawk... It's as if the Luftwaffe were to call its fighter planes 'Jew' and 'Gypsy.'" - Noam Chomsky

"The cool part about naming your kid is you don't have to add six numbers to make sure the name is available." - Bill Murray

"Naming a center after a person who is still alive can make it seem that an individual somehow on their own was able to accomplish what he accomplished." - Desmond Tutu

"I never went after character payments. I'm pretty much terrible at naming characters, so I usually name them after people I know." - Billy Lawrence

"And once you say this is true, you start naming the beast that hurts you - so I started doing this. Other truths come out." - Terry Gross

"Names are an important key to what a society values. Anthropologists recognize naming as 'one of the chief methods for imposing order on perception." - David S. Slawson

"I want to get a job naming kitchen appliances. That seems easy; refrigerator, toaster, blender. You just say what the thing does and add "er"." - Mitch Hedberg

"You must never name the goal. You must never tell us the target you're hitting for. You must automatically go toward it without ever naming it." - Ray Bradbury

"Naming a transition team varies with the intentions of the candidate; some candidates have been careful to name a transition team as much as a year in advance." - Richard V Allen

"The problem with naming a No. 2 is you really want to throw all your weight behind the guy who is going to be the leader." - Charlie Bell

"Music is more difficult - try naming a political band. The Dead Kennedys. The Dead Kennedys are political, but they are more funny than they are political." - Thom Yorke

"I try to catch flies in cups and put them outside. After I wrote 'The Underland Chronicles'... well, once you start naming cockroaches, you lose your edge." - Suzanne Collins

"Naming is a privilege of reason and the province of bullies. We name to tame and to maim; to honor the great, the dead, and ourselves." - Jane Leavy

"Although I am deeply grateful to a great many people, I forgo the temptation of naming them for fear that I might slight any by omission." - Theodore Bikel

"I'm thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I've got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony - and my daughter Grammy." - Noah Wyle

"I don't believe in naming clients to get press. I hated it when I was a couture client. If the dresses don't sell themselves, there is something wrong." - Carolina Herrera

"My parents were inspired by Bob Dylan and Dylan Thomas when naming me. They specifically saved this masculine name for their only girl." - Dylan Lauren

"Naming things, breaking through taboos and denial is the most dangerous, terrifying, and crucial work. This has to happen in spite of political climates or coercions, in spite of careers being won or lost, in spite of the fear of being criticized, outcast, or disliked. I believe freedom begins with naming things. Humanity is preserved by it." - Eve Ensler

"Naming my favorite books feels like naming a favorite child - impossible." - Libba Bray

"These are days you'll remember. If you recall nothing else from your graduation ceremony, remember you heard the New Jersey Governor quote from 10,000 Maniacs." - Bill Vaughan

"I honor most those to whom I show least honor; and where my soul moves with great alacrity, I forget the proper steps of ceremony." - Michel De Montaigne

"RITE, n. A religious or semi-religious ceremony fixed by law, precept or custom, with the essential oil of sincerity carefully squeezed out of it." - Ambrose Bierce

"No known human group... simply throw out its dead without any ritual or ceremony. In stark contrast, no animal practices burial of dead individuals of its own species." - Theodosius Dobzhansky

"...this initiation ceremony, known as 'signing the Official Secrets Act', has no legal force; everyone is bound by the Act whether they sign the form or not." - Clive Ponting

"I don't want a Jennifer Lopez wedding or anything like that. A commitment ceremony would be a nice thing to do." - Elton John

"We want to infuse our day with good habits so that we can turn seemingly mundane situations into a ceremony of goodness." - Sakyong Mipham

"Ceremony was but devis'd at first To set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, Recanting goodness, sorry ere 'tis shown." - William Shakespeare

"Ceremony keeps up all things. 'Tis like a penny glass to a rich spirit, or some excellent water. Without it the water were spilt, the spirit lost." - John Selden

"O, be sick, great greatness, and bid thy ceremony give thee cure! Thinkest thou the fiery fever will go out with titles blown from adulation?" - William Shakespeare

"... And but for ceremony, such a wretch, Winding up days with toil and nights with sleep, Had the forehand and vantage of a king." - William Shakespeare

"People generally despise where they flatter, and cringe to those they would gladly overtop; so that truth and ceremony are two things." - Marcus Antonius

"As ceremony is the invention of wise men to keep fools at a distance, so good breeding is an expedient to make fools and wise men equal." - Richard Steele

"Fishing should be a ceremony that reaffirms our place in the natural world and helps us resist further estrangement from our origins." - Thomas McGuane

"Buddhism is not just going to temple, being at a ceremony and dressing up. That is the church of Buddhism. Esoteric Buddhism is to move beyond this world." - Frederick Lenz

"The Way of Tea lies in studying the ceremony, in understanding the principles, and in grasping the reality of things. These are its three rules." - Hosokawa Tadaoki

"Truth and ceremony are two things." - Marcus Aurelius

"Ceremony keeps up things: 'tis like a penny glass to a rich spirit, or some excellent water; without it the water were spilt, and the spirit lost." - John Selden

"New York is full of people . . . with a feeling for the tangential adventure, the risky adventure, the interlude that's not likely to end in any double-ring ceremony." - Joan Didion

"A wedding is a ceremony at which two persons undertake to become one, one undertakes to become nothing, and nothing undertakes to become supportable." - Ambrose Bierce

"Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, the blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere the ceremony of innocence is drowned." - William Butler Yeats

"Without the tao, Kindness and compassion are replaced by law and justice; Faith and trust are supplanted by ritual and ceremony." - Laozi

"People generally despise where they flatter, and cringe to those they would gladly overtop; so that truth and ceremony are two things." - Marcus Aurelius

"Robert Frost's triumph was not being at John Kennedy's inauguration ceremony, but the day when he put the last period on "West-Running Brook." - Joseph Brodsky

"Coronation: The ceremony of investing a sovereign with the outward and visible signs of his divine right to be blown skyhigh with a dynamite bomb." - Ambrose Bierce

"This ceremony is held in the depth of winter. But, by the words we speak and the faces we show the world, we force the spring." - Bill Clinton

"When the world has once begun to use us ill, it afterwards continues the same treatment with less scruple or ceremony, as men do to a whore." - Jonathan Swift

"When love begins to sicken and decay It useth an enforced ceremony. There are no tricks in plain and simple faith." - William Shakespeare

"Politeness requires this thing; decorum that; ceremony has its forms, and fashion its laws, and these we must always follow, never the promptings of our own nature." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"But ceremony never did conceal, Save to the silly eye, which all allows, How much we are the woods we wander in." - Richard Wilbur

"ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon-shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it." - Ambrose Bierce

"INTRODUCTION, n. A social ceremony invented by the devil for the gratification of his servants and the plaguing of his enemies." - Ambrose Bierce

"What, no more ceremony? See, my women! Against the blown rose may they stop their nose That kneel'd unto the buds." - William Shakespeare

"In the name of religion, we force widowhood upon our three lakh girl-widows who could not understand the import of the marriage ceremony." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Politeness requires this thing; decorum that; ceremony has its forms, and fashion its laws, and these must always follow, never the promptings of our own nature." - Henri Rousseau

"It was decided by the university of Coimbre that the sight of several persons being slowly burned in great ceremony is an infallible secret for preventing earthquakes." - Voltaire

"Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." - Henry James

"A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success." - Robert Orben

"There was no pomp and ceremony in connection with the birth of Jesus - rather the opposite: it took place in simplicity and in poverty." - Keith Obrien

"Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend." - William Cowper

"The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that's not of your choosing simply because you're out-voted." - Ira Glasser

"There was no pomp and ceremony in connection with the birth of Jesus - rather the opposite: it took place in simplicity and in poverty." - Keith O'Brien

"We do not create marriage from scratch. Instead, in the elegant language of the marriage ceremony, we 'enter into the holy estate of matrimony." - Nancy Pearcey

"And what art thou, thou idol Ceremony? What kind of god art thou, that suffer'st more Of mortal griefs than do thy worshippers?" - William Shakespeare

"In Japan, you can learn how to make a bunch of flowers. This is an art. Tea ceremony, it's an art." - Carine Roitfeld



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