Best 55 of Collecting quotes - MyQuotes
Those who make their living by collecting taxes cause the people to starve; when the people starve, the tax collectors, having no one to tax, starve also
A collection to which nothing can be added and from which nothing can be removed is, in fact, dead!
I'll always be grateful to rent collecting. I've put many of the tenants in my pictures.
We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations.
The whole season thing is nonsense. It's either beautiful or it isn't. That's something I really learned when I started collecting dresses.
You can buy history, but you can't buy a culture.
After love, book collecting is the most exhilarating sport of all.
Now I am obsessed with collecting Platypus paraphernalia.
I'd go stupid collecting and counting my money.
Collecting the dots. Then connecting them. And then sharing the connections with those around you. This is how a creative human works. Collecting, connecting, sharing.
Inside the museums, | Infinity goes up on trial | Voices echo this is what salvation must be like after a while
Laurell K. Hamilton
By 17, I was submitting to publications and collecting my first rejection slips.
Collecting is the sort of thing that creeps up on you.
Nanette L. Avery
Teachers are the original hoarders; we've even been known to collect useless information...
It is good to collect things, but it is better to go on walks.
That which is not measurable is not science. That which is not physics is stamp collecting.
Collecting is my passion.
It's finished. There isn't a stamp, or an error that I haven't collected. Not one. What shall I do now?" "I think I'm beginning to understand," said Moomintroll slowly. "You aren't a collector anymore, you're only an owner, and that isn't nearly so much fun.
My passion for writing cookbooks really came from my love of collecting cookbooks.
I have about nine guitars in all, so obviously I'm into collecting.
While the business of "collecting" lyrics and melodies happens all the time, when it's time to corral them all into something, I have to be in a good mood, ready and willing to work.
Jorge Luis Borges
The library will endure; it is the universe. As for us, everything has not been written; we are not turning into phantoms. We walk the corridors, searching the shelves and rearranging them, looking for lines of meaning amid leagues of cacophony and incoherence, reading the history of the past and our future, collecting our thoughts and collecting the thoughts of others, and every so often glimpsing mirrors, in which we may recognize creatures of the information.
You can keep a piece of candy in its wrapper for up to twenty years. After that, it turns into a hideous black goo.
Only when you are moved by a painting should you buy it. Being moved is what collecting is all about.
Certainly, it is more reasonable to devote one's life to women than to postage stamps, old snuff-boxes, or even to paintings and statues.
[Instead of collecting stamps, he collected dictionaries and encyclopaedias:] Because you can learn more from them.
Collecting is my joy; it gives me great satisfaction.
She had collected experiences, I realized, as much as she had collected all these things. As we moved her out of her own life, she seemed lonelier that I hope I'll ever be.
I enjoy wine collecting and great food.
I love Tumblr, I love it, it's like collaging and collecting images, it's such a fun thing to do, it's something that's really therapeutic and I don't really know why.
I like collecting comics, I like buying comics, I like looking at comics, but I also read comics on digital readers.
I started to listen to music and began collecting records around 1948. And it was fairly soon after that that hi-fi came about, so that it was possible to have really good sound - LPs and tapes and speaker systems. The whole thing came more or less at once.
I try not to be sentimental and obsessive about possessions. I love collecting, but I hate owning.
book collecting is only meaningful if it’s personal,” Oscar clarified. “If it’s just another way of accumulating wealth instead of for the books themselves it isn’t right. Collectors are trying to protect themselves. To separate themselves. It’s a hierarchy.
To repeat, the way you get to the huge, impossible yes is, you start collecting a lot of easy, small yeses.
Atheism is a religion like not collecting stamps is a hobby.
Our aim is to make tax collecting a declining industry.
...You can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you had back.
Can you collect chaos? Not collecting, that is the ultimate gathering. What can you gather without gathering yourself.
Where would tourism be without a little luxury and a taste of night life? There were several cities on Deanna, all moderate in size, but the largest was the capital, Atro City. For the connoisseur of fast-foods, Albrechts’ famous hotdogs and coldcats were sold fresh from his stall (Albrecht’s Takeaways) on Lupini Square. For the sake of his own mental health he had temporarily removed Hot Stuff Blend from the menu. The city was home to Atro City University, which taught everything from algebra and make-up application to advanced stamp collecting; and it was also home to the planet-famous bounty hunter – Beck the Badfeller. Beck was a legend in his own lifetime. If Deanna had any folklore, then Beck the Badfeller was one of its main features. He was the local version of Robin Hood, the Davy Crockett of Deanna. The Local rumor mill had it he was so good he could find the missing day in a leap year. Once, so the story goes, he even found a missing sock.
Though collecting quotations could be considered as merely an ironic mimetism
Collectors become obsessive and then addicted. You become addicted to art and you can't live without it.
Ive decided to sell my Hoover… well, it was just collecting dust.
I love collecting guitars, even though I can't play well. My favourite guitarists are Richie Blackmore, Jimmy Paige, and John Mayer.
...because you are not trying simply to complete a set of books or toys or Weetabix cards, you are trying to complete yourself, to get back to the whole person you were before, as a child, before the obstructions and compromises of adulthood got in the way. And yet, all you are really doing is accumulating a pile of crap, souvenirs of the futility of the quest.
I am a Buddhist, therefore I should not be collecting anything - however, I have a collection of Buddhas. I have a lot of them.
I love collecting; my joy is finding private press American or European home studio electronic music from the 60s and 70s.
I was really interested in collecting insects.
True, you're the weakest of us all, but you're still one of the five, and there is power in collecting the complete set." He paused, then grinned. "The complete Set! That's funny! Now let's consume your energy and entomb your soul, shall we?
One of the things I have been preaching around the world is collecting taxes in an equitable manner, especially from the elites.