„There are no ordinary cats.“

—  Colette

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
Colette Foto
französische Schriftstellerin, Kabarettistin und Journalist… 1873 - 1954

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Omid Djalili Foto

„A Persian Cat! Not an Iranian cat, no: an Iranian cat has a bomb under the body warmer!“

—  Omid Djalili Iranian-British stand-up comedian 1965

No Agenda (2007)

Robert Jordan Foto

„A cat for a hat, or a hat for a cat. But nothing for nothing.“

—  Robert Jordan American writer 1948 - 2007

Taren Ferry saying
(15 October 1994)

Agatha Christie Foto

„He is like a cat. And all cats are thieves.“

—  Agatha Christie English mystery and detective writer 1890 - 1976

Murder for Christmas (1939, Holiday for Murder, Hercule Poirot’s Christmas)

Mark Twain Foto
T.S. Eliot Foto

„I am glad you have a Cat, but I do not believe it is So remarkable a cat as My Cat.“

—  T.S. Eliot, buch Four Quartets

Letter to his godson, Thomas Erle Faber (January 1931) as quoted in "T.S. Eliot's Private Letters To Faber Publishing Family To Be Sold" at World Collector's Net http://www.worldcollectorsnet.com/news/newstories/news736.html (12 August 2005)
Quelle: Four Quartets
Kontext: I am glad you have a Cat, but I do not believe it is So remarkable a cat as My Cat. My Cat is a Lilliecat Hubvously. What a lilliecat it is. There never was such a Lilliecat. Its Name is JELLYORUM and its one Idea is to be Usefull!!

Henry James Foto

„Cats and monkeys — monkeys and cats — all human life is there!“

—  Henry James American novelist, short story author, and literary critic 1843 - 1916

The Madonna of the Future http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2460/2460-h/2460-h.htm (1879)
The Atlantic Monthly, March 1873 http://books.google.com/books?id=T4cGAQAAIAAJ&q=%22Cats+and+monkeys+monkeys+and+cats+all+human+life+is+there%22&pg=PA293#v=onepage

E.E. Cummings Foto

„Dog hates mouse and worships "cat", mouse despises "cat" and hates dog, "cat" hates no one and loves mouse.“

—  E.E. Cummings American poet 1894 - 1962

A Foreword to Krazy (1946)
Kontext: A humbly poetic, gently clownlike, supremely innocent, and illimitably affectionate creature (slightly resembling a child's drawing of a cat, but gifted with the secret grace and obvious clumsiness of a penguin on terra firma) who is never so happy as when egoist-mouse, thwarting altruist-dog, hits her in the head with a brick. Dog hates mouse and worships "cat", mouse despises "cat" and hates dog, "cat" hates no one and loves mouse.

Jim Butcher Foto
Norbert Wiener Foto

„The best material model of a cat is another, or preferably the same, cat.“

—  Norbert Wiener American mathematician 1894 - 1964

Philosophy of Science (1945) (with A. Rosenblueth)

Robert A. Heinlein Foto

„I woke up in bed with a man and a cat. The man was a stranger; the cat was not“

—  Robert A. Heinlein, buch The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

Quelle: The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

Mark Twain Foto

„If man could be crossed with a cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat.“

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

Quelle: Notebook

Charles Bukowski Foto

think that the
world should be full of cats and full of rain, that's all, just
cats and
rain, rain and cats, very nice, good

—  Charles Bukowski, buch Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories

Quelle: Betting on the Muse: Poems and Stories

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Aleister Crowley Foto

„Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people.“

—  Aleister Crowley poet, mountaineer, occultist 1875 - 1947

Quelle: The Confessions of Aleister Crowley: An Autohagiography

Daniel Bell Foto

„If the language of art is not accessible to ordinary language and ordinary experience, how can it be accessible to ordinary people?“

—  Daniel Bell, buch The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism

Quelle: The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (1976), Chapter 3, The Sensibility of the Sixties, p. 131

Mark Twain Foto
Nicholas Sparks Foto

„Just an ordinary in a world that loves the extra ordinary.“

—  Nicholas Sparks, buch The Last Song

Variante: He was ordinary in a world that loved the extraordinary.
Quelle: The Last Song

Camille Paglia Foto

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