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Parallel Quotes


"Nature works in parallel ways." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Extracurricular Parallel to none I am perpendicular" - Nicki Minaj

"None but himself can be his parallel." - Virgil

"Art is a harmony parallel with nature." - Paul Cezanne

"Parallel lines meet in eternity but Parallel lives meet for tea" - Gary Gach

"I came up with a parallel Venice called Venus. set in a parallel Venice about 1701." - Tanith Lee

"Anne Romaine collected her own parallel archive to [Alex] Haley." - Manning Marable

"I legit can not parallel park. This is no joke!" - Jennifer Damiano

"Sensitivity and money are like parallel lines. They don't meet." - Ang Lee

"I can parallel park pretty well - I'm a great driver." - Jenny Lewis

"I've always thought that parallel parking was my main talent." - Calvin Trillin

"Technologies that may be realized in centuries or millennium include: warp drive, traveling faster than the speed of light, parallel universes; are there other parallel dimensions and parallel realities? Time travel that we mentioned and going to the stars." - Michio Kaku

"There are two things you should remember when dealing with parallel universes. One, they're not really parallel, and two, they're not really universes" - Douglas Adams

"In truth the Church is too unique to prove herself unique. For most popular and easy proof is by parallel; and here there is no parallel." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"There never were, since the creation of the world, two cases exactly parallel." - Lord Chesterfield

"Life is parallel to Hell but I must maintain and be prosperous, though we live dangerous." - Nas

"Every concrete object has abstract value, is timeless in the dream parallel." - Hilda Doolittle

"This hypothesis (Parallel hypothesis) would not destroy itself at all easily." - Johann Heinrich Lambert

"Music and film are parallel experiences: they are linear, they are narrative." - Todd Haynes

"What if, instead of a parallel universe, there's a perpendicular universe? Discuss." - Robert Breault

"There is nothing in history to parallel the influence of Jesus Christ." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A lot of the parallel processing software we're currently developing for supercomputers is tantric." - Frederick Lenz

"Our shadows, now parallel, now close together and joined, traced an exquisite pattern at our feet." - Marcel Proust

"Each nanosecond of history branches off into an infinite amount of parallel universes." - Pete Carroll

"The universe expects every man to do his duty in his parallel of latitude." - Henry David Thoreau

"There are possibilities that dreams are our little windows upon a parallel timeline." - Tom Delonge

"It is a massively parallel drunkards' walk filtered by a Darwinian process." - Bruce Perens

"Even the most distant and exotic place has its parallel in ordinary life." - Paul Theroux

"I feel like I am diagonally parked in a parallel universe." - Anonymous

"I'm not deaf and the Commission isn't operating in a parallel world of legal texts." - Jean-Claude Juncker

"Thoughts are sending out that magnetic signal that is drawing the parallel back to you" - Joe Vitale

"The path of the pursuer and the prey often run obscurely parallel." - Samuel Hopkins Adams

"The eternal world and the mortal world are not parallel, rather they are fused." - John O'Donohue

"We are actually living in a million parallel realities every single minute." - Marina Abramovic

"Probably in a parallel universe not far from here, I'm working for Nintendo." - David Mitchell

"The tabloids operate in an amoral parallel universe where the bottom line is selling newspapers." - Steve Coogan

"Doing a scene truthfully is very similar to doing a song truthfully. They're really parallel." - Chip Esten

"The parallel development in American blues to the British movement has resulted in Johnny Winters." - Alexis Korner

"To genetic evolution, the human lineage has added the parallel track of cultural evolution." - E O Wilson

"Parallel cinema has not made an effort to communicate in a language the other person understands." - Om Puri

"The sun is the most parallel light source because it is so far away." - Conrad Hall

"If I had parallel lives to pursue, I would also want one as a painter." - Norman Spinrad

"I think sports are extremely beneficial for our youth. They parallel life in so many ways." - Kerri Strug

"In the early West, law and politics were parallel roads to usefulness as well as distinction." - John George Nicolay

"We are all bumbling along,side by side, week in, week out, our paths similar in some ways and different in others, all apparently running parallel. But parallel lines never meet." - Mary Lawson

"There's a parallel between me going through these enormous efforts to try to make a moment that means something - and in a way, the figures are doing the same thing. There is that parallel, for sure." - Gregory Crewdson

"Voltaire's novel [Candid] offers us parallel universes, the possibility of entering into alternative worlds existing side by side, and this is something quite modern. Nested narratives and parallel universes are popular at the moment in many different art forms." - Mark Ravenhill

"In right knowledge the study of man must proceed on parallel lines with the study of the world, and the study of the world must run parallel with the study of man." - George Gurdjieff

"Pure love is matchless in majesty; it has no parallel in power and there is no darkness it cannot dispel...." - Meher Baba

"There is no absurdity in theology so great that you cannot parallel it by a greater absurdity in Nature." - Thomas Huxley

"There may be a parallel between woodcuts and radio; radio plays are a living art form everywhere except the USA." - Neil Gaiman

"There isn't a Parallel of Latitude but thinks it would have been the Equator if it had had its rights." - Mark Twain

"I think of making love and making art as being very parallel. Even the most amateur attempt can be thrilling." - Julia Cameron

"We landed, in fact, parallel to a canal, like there were two runways: one for us and one for waterfowl." - John Green

"Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel." - Ambrose Bierce

"Knowledge and belief are two seperate tracks that run parallel to each other and never meet, except in the child." - Godfried Bomans

"To be coordinated with the power of balance, your mind and your temple must be running parallel." - Peter Tosh

"It was like I existed in a kind of parallel universe, thinking thoughts and feelings that no one else understood." - Lucy Christopher

"The story of any one man's real experience finds its startling parallel in that of every one of us." - James Russell Lowell

"We think there is a parallel between federal involvement in education and the decline in profit over recent years." - Ronald Reagan

"It was like there was some parallel universe we all vanished off to where we had all this sex." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"The Christian doctrine is one that is both about individual spirituality and a parallel commitment to social justice." - Jim Wallis

"The dreams we are chasing and the reality that is chasing us are always parallel; they never meet." - Ai Yazawa

"I'm very excited about the resurgence of vinyl which seems to parallel a growing interest in live performance" - Saul Williams

"In the way that the 15th Century discovered the New World, the 20th Century discovered the parallel continuum." - Terence Mckenna

"Reality has become a parallel universe with photographers returning with different versions of what it truly looks like." - Philip-Lorca diCorcia

"I went out on my own, years ago, to try to create some additional choices in a parallel universe." - Kellyanne Conway

"We've had parallel lives. And frankly, I prefer mine to his. I would not like to be George Bush." - Gore Vidal

"We cannot put cinema in parallel with the political, because politics are something dirty and cinema is not dirty." - Ali Suliman

"Now that women are jockeys, baseball umpires, atomic scientists, and business executives, maybe someday they can master parallel parking." - Bill Vaughan

"I'm excited about the idea of an act of theatre triggering a parallel creative act of writing." - Tim Crouch

"Surely our job while we're here on Earth is to learn about the world, not to create parallel universes." - David Hare

"I'm still living at least five parallel lives, honestly! I wonder about it. I have no idea how that happens." - Alice Walker

"Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel." - Ambrose Bierce

"There's a need to keep the history of an artform going, parallel with the new work that's being done." - Hal Price

"I'm very excited about the resurgence of vinyl which seems to parallel a growing interest in live performance." - Saul Williams

"No one likes a show-off, but if parallel parking was an Olympic sport, I would get gold, no probs." - Miranda Hart

"I see a lot of patterns in our behavior as a nation that parallel a lot of other historical processes." - Maynard James Keenan

"The nation is bound together by its creative artists and not by parallel lines of rusting steel." - Pierre Berton

"The strategic marketing paradigm of Open Source is a massively-parallel drunkard's walk filtered by a Darwinistic process." - Bruce Perens

"What is one to think of those fools who tell one that the artist is always subordinate to nature? Art is a harmony parallel with nature." - Paul Cezanne

"The formation of different languages and of distinct species and the proofs that both have been developed through a gradual process, are curiously parallel." - Charles Darwin

"It's these parallel universes when someone you love is sick. Your world is this completely foreign place involving radiation and tumor markers. Outside, people are buying sweaters." - Katie Couric

"Words that in their everyday surrealism have no parallel in contemporary writing... Music that mines the deep veins of fatalism in the Appalachian voice" - Greil Marcus

"Black-and-white gives you that sort of parallel world. Also, it's very close to the condition of dreaming, to the unconscious." - John Boorman

"I want to have different Ferraris for different Ferraristi. We have a lot of parallel activities that can increase revenues without being obliged to produce more cars." - Luca Cordero di Montezemolo

"The mind and the body are like parallel universes. Anything that happens in the mental universe must leave tracks in the physical one" - Deepak Chopra

"In this unbelievable universe in which we live, there are no absolutes. Even parallel lines, reaching into infinity, meet somewhere yonder." - Pearl S Buck

"Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend...." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"No one really understands the grief or joy of another. We always imagine that we are approaching some other, but our lines of travel are actually parallel." - Franz Schubert

"Society must take every means at its disposal to defend itself against the emergence of a parallel power which defies the elected power." - Pierre Trudeau

"There is not one world for man and one for animals, they are part of the same one and lead parallel lives." - Rigoberta Menchu

"As lines, so loves oblique, may well Themselves in every angle greet; But ours, so truly parallel, Though infinite, can never meet." - Andrew Marvell

"The worlds of Truth (love) and illusion (fear) are like parallel universes; with every thought we make a choice which one to inhabit" - Marianne Williamson

"Sports taught me how to compete on the court, and taught me how to compete in life. Sports and life run parallel with one another." - Ken Carter

"With software, you really can replicate and do a lot of very real and active development in parallel, and actually try it out and see what works." - Linus Torvalds

"Really, Rachel looked like a sun, bright and exuding energy, holding us two moons in a parallel orbit by the sheer force of her will." - Maggie Stiefvater

"The flashbacks are parallel for me. You experience two storylines at the same time, and I'm not switching from one time to another." - Emma Thompson

"The Red Army... swept the native population clean in a manner that has no parallel since the days of the Asiatic hordes." - George F Kennan

"In the world there is, parallel to the force of death and constraint, an enormous force of persuasion that is called culture." - Albert Camus

"But after that you don't see a lot of real good fundamental play. You see a showboat-type basketball which is almost parallel to street basketball." - Oscar Robertson

"The tolerance within the body of Islam was, and is, something without parallel in history; class and race and color ceasing altogether to be barriers." - Marmaduke Pickthall

"I love The West Wing for many reasons. The show has been a fantasy. But we have offered a parallel universe to reality." - Martin Sheen

"'As I am, so are these. As are these, so am I.' Drawing the parallel to yourself, neither kill nor get others to kill." - Gautama Buddha

"Why are you so sure parallel lines exist? Believe nothing, merely because you have been told it, or because it is traditional, or because you have imagined it." - Gautama Buddha

"You can really learn from Donahue. I didn't know you could be a woman in a man's body. You go out and you can't parallel park." - Roseanne Barr

"There is no doubt that a parallel exists between the big bang as an event and the Christian notion of creation from nothing." - George Smoot

"I can recall no parallel in history where a great nation recently at war has so distinguished its former enemy commander." - Douglas Macarthur

"We don't have enough parallel universes to allow all uses of all junction types-in the absence of quantum computing the combinatorics are not in our favor..." - Larry Wall

"In Russia, show the least athletic aptitude and they've got you dangling off the parallel bars with a leotard full of hormones." - Victoria Wood

"The only time is Now. All other times - past, present, and parallel - can be accessed in this moment of Now, and may be changed for the better." - Robert Moss

"There should be a parallel between our supplications and our thanksgivings. We ought not to leap in prayer, and limp in praise." - Charles Spurgeon

"One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"The Red Army... swept the native population clean in a manner that has no parallel since the days of the Asiatic hordes." - George F Kennan

"I saw literature as a fantasy, no less absorbing for all its irrelevance - a parallel life, as dreams shadow waking but never intersect it." - Edmund White

"You can work well with people that you may not get on well with in life because it's a parallel realism." - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

"I think when comic book fans hear parallel dimensions or multiple dimensions they think of Earth 616 and Earth 617 and Earth 618. That's all possible." - Kevin Feige

"Teaching and writing have tended to proceed on parallel lines, but there have been times when there was indeed carry-over from the classroom to the creative work." - Adam Kirsch

"For me, there's a very clear parallel between the practice of insight in Buddhism and what's called prajna - the insight that arrives through meditation." - Jess Row

"They're not parallel at all. They're my concerns, but how they're expressed particularly on the page is completely divorced from who I am in my street life." - Chang-Rae Lee

"As lines, so loves oblique may well Themselves in every angle greet; But ours so truly parallel, Though infinite, can never meet." - Andrew Marvell

"There is always an analogy between nature and the imagination, and possibly poetry is merely the strange rhetoric of that parallel." - Wallace Stevens

"Happiness and sadness run parallel to each other. When one takes a rest, the other one tends to take up the slack." - Hazelmarie Elliott

"s never been a socialist party, but it's always had socialists in it, just as there are some Christians in the Church, it's an exact parallel." - Tony Benn

"I don't think biology is replacing the feeling experienced through art. Biology is capable of giving additional insights. It's a parallel, not a substitutive process." - Eric Kandel

"Few things parallel the bonding that occurs post-performance when congratulatory remarks are awarded, regrets are confessed, and gossip is exchanged." - Kat Edmonson

"Maybe it's due to my west coast liberal upbringing, but, the idea of parallel universes doesn't strike me as being too far out there." - Joshua Jackson

"This means keeping many trails open at once, inevitably requiring a fairly 'parallel' plot. This plot should be discovered rather than announced, so show, don't tell." - Graham Nelson

"The parallel existence and mutual interaction of "state" and "market" in the modern world create "political economy"; without both state and market there could be no political economy." - Robert Gilpin

"I want to achieve anti-fashion through fashion. That's why I'm always heading in my own direction, in parallel to fashion." - Yohji Yamamoto

"A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,' but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction." - Jose Saramago

"Every person has parallel tracks. You have your personal life or your life as an artist, or whatever it is you do." - Gina Bellman

"If you watch wrestling, you now know the hip-hop culture is being represented with wrestling. For the longest time, the cultures have almost been parallel." - John Cena

"Quantum computation is... a distinctively new way of harnessing nature... It will be the first technology that allows useful tasks to be performed in collaboration between parallel universes." - David Deutsch

"I want to have different Ferraris for different Ferraristi. We have a lot of parallel activities that can increase revenues without being obliged to produce more cars." - Luca Cordero Di Montezemo

"Usually, when you make a decision in life, unless you have access to parallel universes, you can't truly judge how right that decision was." - Tibor Fischer

"Stephen Jones' hats are what we used to call 'creations'; extravagant, odd things for extravagant, odd people like Madonna or Lady Gaga. They're worn in a parallel universe." - Peter York

"I get plenty of time to re-engage with the world I'm trying to depict, so I'm not always living in these parallel worlds." - Toby Jones

"When I began 'All Our Names,' I did so wanting to create parallel narratives between Africa in the nineteen-seventies and America during that same period." - Dinaw Mengestu

"Both parties accept this vision. But we can reach it only if we move rapidly and in parallel on all fronts. The so-called 'sequential' approach has failed." - Kofi Annan

"GOP candidates routinely sign a pledge never, ever to raise taxes. Democratic candidates aren't even asked to sign a parallel pledge never, ever to cut entitlements." - Timothy Noah

"The giving of the Quran is in Islam what the incarnation of Christ is to Christianity. If this is so, then Quran-burning is parallel to Christ-crucifying." - John Piper

"If I could live a parallel life, I would be a sitcom star; being in front of a live audience would be great." - Scott Wolf

"Growing up where I did, the thought of working on a television show or in a movie... that existed on a parallel plane, you know?" - Jennifer Garner

"I want to create something that doesn't exist exactly in the real world, but exists in a kind of parallel to the real world." - Lorrie Moore

"I was good at math and science, and I got lots of degrees in lots of things, but in a parallel universe, I probably became a chef." - Nathan Myhrvold

"I did parallel entrepreneurship, which was very hard to do. It was hard to keep your head straight and know which ideas were with which company." - Jonah Peretti

"We were brought up in a world which was based on Aristotle. Science-wise and everything, that's really quite exciting and you learn a lot. There was one problem: there were parallel realities. And in a parallel reality, there's always one reality that's the prime and the second is always a secondary. And everything's a reflection of something else." - Lawrence Weiner

"Parallel parking is desirable for two reasons: parked cars create a physical barrier and psychological buffer that protects pedestrians on the sidewalk from moving vehicles; and a rich supply of parallel parking can eliminate the need for parking lots, which are extremely destructive of the civic fabric." - James Howard Kunstler

"Happily for America, happily, we trust, for the whole human race, they pursued a new and more noble course. They accomplished a revolution which has no parallel in the annals of human society." - James Madison



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