„For seven blissful years I had spent my time reading, writing and researching a book about introversion. But the publication date had arrived, the idyll was over and my metamorphosis was complete. I was now that impossibly oxymoronic creature: the Public Introvert.“

—  Susan Cain, Essay: "An Introvert Steps Out," "Sunday Book Review" section of The New York Times, online April 27, 2012 and in print April 29, 2012.
Susan Cain photo
Susan Cain32
self-help writer 1968
Pubblicità

Citazioni simili

John Green photo
Pubblicità
Jean Paul Sartre photo

„… I had spent my time counterfeiting eternity…“

—  Jean Paul Sartre French existentialist philosopher, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, political activist, biographer, and literary cri… 1905 - 1980

Samuel Johnson photo
Gloria Estefan photo
Hilary Duff photo

„I love writing, but I feel like you need time to really get in touch with yourself to do that. On [Metamorphosis], I would have liked to have had more time to work with the writers [and] write some more of my own stuff. Hopefully I can do that on my second album.“

—  Hilary Duff American actress and singer 1987
Rosen, Craig. "Hilary Duff: A Performer's Metamorphosis" http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2076149. Billboard. January 26 2004. Retrieved October 25 2006. On Metamorphosis (2003), her second album and first non-holiday album.

Andrea Dworkin photo

„I have spent 20 years writing these books. Had I wanted to say men are beasts and scream, that takes 30 seconds.“

—  Andrea Dworkin Feminist writer 1946 - 2005
Modern Times Interview of Andrea Dworkin With Larry Josephson, on "Modern Times" (American Public Radio, 1992) (radio program) (transcript of tape (end of tape missing)) http://www.andreadworkin.com/audio/moderntimes.html, as accessed Sep. 5, 2010.

Carole Morin photo
Oscar Wilde photo
Benoît Mandelbrot photo

„After having coined this word I sorted my own research over a very long period of time and I realised that I had been doing almost nothing else in my life.“

—  Benoît Mandelbrot Polish-born, French and American mathematician 1924 - 2010
Context: The word fractal, once introduced, had an extraordinary integrating effect upon myself and upon many people around. Initially again it was simply a word to write a book about, but once a word exists one begins to try to define it, even though initially it was simply something very subjective and indicating my field. Now the main property of all fractals, put in very loose terms, is that each part — they're made of parts — each part is like the whole except it is smaller. After having coined this word I sorted my own research over a very long period of time and I realised that I had been doing almost nothing else in my life. Segment 67

John Banville photo
Oliver Goldsmith photo
James Herriot photo
Reza Pahlavi photo
Carl Friedrich Gauss photo

„I have had my results for a long time: but I do not yet know how I am to arrive at them.“

—  Carl Friedrich Gauss German mathematician and physical scientist 1777 - 1855
The Mind and the Eye (1954) by A. Arber

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“