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  • I write thank-you notes the minute I throw the wrapping paper away.

  • For a while I wanted to be a professional baseball pitcher, and then I wanted to be a musician and then sometimes I think I'd like to start a store for gift-wrapping Christmas presents... But I feel I could do most things I set my mind to, except mechanical things, I'm not very good at that.

    "New Again: John Malkovich". Interview with Becky Johnston, www.interviewmagazine.com. December 10, 2015.
  • In this uncertain world, the food is disposable. It is the wrappings that are permanent.

  • The world was held in a savage gloom - cold and intolerable. Outside, all was quiet - quiet! From the dark room behind me, came the occasional, soft thud of falling matter - fragments of rotting stone. So time passed, and night grasped the world, wrapping it in wrappings of impenetrable blackness.

    Fall   Dark   Night  
    William Hope Hodgson (2015). “Delphi Complete Works of William Hope Hodgson (Illustrated)”, p.218, Delphi Classics
  • Maybe the purchasing and the making and the wrapping and the decorating - those delightfully generous and important expressions of our love at Christmas - should be separated, if only slightly, from the more quiet, personal moments when we consider the meaning of the Baby (and his birth) who prompts the giving of such gifts.

  • The race of prophets is extinct. Europe is becoming set in its ways, slowly embalming itself beneath the wrappings of its borders, its factories, its law-courts and its universities. The frozen Mind cracks between the mineral staves which close upon it.

    Race   Europe   Law  
    Antonin Artaud (1968). “Collected works”, Calder Publications Limited
  • And for an instant, I fantasized about wrapping my arms around her right then and there.

    Arms   Instant   Wrapping  
  • No more cutting grams, and wrapping grands up in rubber-bands, I'm a recovered man, our plans ta discover other lands, suburban places got me seeking for an oasis, cristal by the cases, ladies of all races with dime faces, sex on the white sand beaches of Saint Thomas, though this ain't promised, I'm as determined as them old timers.

    Beach   Sex   Cutting  
  • The title of a song is like the wrapping on a present.

    Song   Titles   Wrapping  
  • If you really want to possess a woman, you must think like her, and the first thing to do is win over her soul. The rest, that sweet, soft wrapping that steals away your senses and your virtue, is a bonus.

    Carlos Ruiz Zafon (2005). “The Shadow of the Wind”, p.130, Penguin
  • satire is a wrapping of exaggeration around a core of reality.

    Barbara W. Tuchman (2011). “A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century”, p.208, Random House
  • And we wonder what can be that 'philosophy of education' which believes that young people can be trained to the duties of citizenship by wrapping their minds in cotton wool.

    "Who is Loyal to America?". "Harper's Magazine", Vol. 195, No. 1168, September 1947.
  • When I talk about people wrapping themselves in the flag and hiding behind Jesus - that's an anti-intellectual thing to do in the political process, because legally, allegedly we have a separation between church and state. That's a legal precedent that's never observed. When people are trying to do something that's not in your best interest, they will wrap it in the flag and hide behind Jesus, which is a corrupt thing to do.

  • Jo's breath gave out here, and wrapping her head in the paper, she bedewed her little story with a few natural tears, for to be independent and earn the praise of those she loved were the dearest wishes of her heart, and this seemed to be the first step toward that happy end.

    Louisa May Alcott (2015). “LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Ultimate Collection: 16 Novels & 150+ Short Stories, Plays and Poems (Illustrated): Little Women, Good Wives, Little Men, Jo's Boys, A Modern Mephistopheles, Eight Cousins, Rose in Bloom, Jack and Jill, Behind a Mask, Lulu's Library, The Abbot's Ghost, A Garland for Girls…”, p.472, e-artnow
  • And just as I was climbing into that first-class seat, and wrapping myself in a blanket, just as I was adjusting my pillow behind my head, and having a sip of that champagne, and just as I was bringing down and adjusting my Thai purple sleep mask, I had an inkling. I had a flash. I suddenly thought I knew what it was that had killed Marilyn Monroe.

    Sleep   Climbing   Class  
    "Fictional character: Spalding Gray". "Swimming to Cambodia", www.imdb.com. 1987.
  • The basic scam in the Internet age is pretty easy even for the financially illiterate to grasp. It was as if banks like Goldman were wrapping ribbons around watermelons, tossing them out fiftieth-story windows, and opening the phones for bids. In this game you were a winner only if you took your money out before the melon hit the pavement.

    Phones   Games   Age  
    Matt Taibbi (2010). “Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America”, p.213, Spiegel & Grau
  • Hannah Storm in a horrifying, horrifying outfit today. She's got on red go-go boots and a catholic school plaid skirt ... way too short for somebody in her 40s or maybe early 50s by now...She's got on her typically very, very tight shirt. She looks like she has sausage casing wrapping around her upper body ... I know she's very good, and I'm not supposed to be critical of ESPN people, so I won't ... but Hannah Storm ... come on now! Stop! What are you doing? ... She's what I would call a Holden Caulfield fantasy at this point.

  • To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.

  • Real culture lives by sympathies and admirations, not by dislikes and disdains; under all misleading wrappings it pounces unerringly upon the human core.

    Life   Real   Culture  
    'McClure's Magazine' February 1908, p. 422
  • I like poetry when I don't quite understand why I like it. Poetry isn't just a question of wrapping something up and giving it to someone else to unwrap. It just doesn't work like that.

    "Finding the vital spark". Interview With Nicholas Wroe, www.theguardian.com. September 23, 2005.
  • Do you know how to wrap a leg?" "I was born wrapping legs," I say stiffly, because I'm insulted. "Must've been a challenging delivery," Sean notes.

    Challenges   Legs   Notes  
  • In the midst of the shopping and the wrapping and the arranging of presents under your tree this Christmas, may you not forget the gifts you cannot yet hold in your hands.

    T. D. Jakes (2004). “Follow the Star: Christmas Stories That Changed My Life”, p.56, Penguin
  • The skin is our body's envelope, the wrapping that delivers us to the world. If we understand how the skin functions in mid-life and adjust goals and life-styles appropriately, we'll be surprised how much better we can look.

  • Calla readjusted, wrapping the silk around her other thigh instead. "Which one's he again? The pretty one?" Blue and Gansey exchanged a look. Blue's look said, I'm so, so sorry. Gansey's said, Am I the pretty one?

    Sorry   Blue   Looks  
    Maggie Stiefvater (2013). “The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, Book 2)”, p.148, Scholastic Inc.
  • I want in fact more of you. In my mind I am dressing you with light; I am wrapping you up in blankets of complete acceptance and then I give myself to you. I long for you; I who usually long without longing, as though I am unconscious and absorbed in neutrality and apathy, really, utterly long for every bit of you.

    Love   Acceptance   Light  
  • I'm not different. I'm not different at all. The wrapping is different but the gift is still the same.

  • One thing about other people, when they come to the gym, they might waste time wrapping hands, doing stretching and things. I don't like that. If I come to the gym, if one hour - all work. If two hours - all. I don't want to do this stuff so I can stay like two hours in the gym training only one hour. I want to do my own - quick, quick.

    Source: www.boxinginsider.com
  • It was like the moment before you open a present, still hidden inside its box and wrappings; while you're waiting to find out what it is, the eagerness and impatience and curiosity and anticipation grip you in an even stronger, more thrilling way than you feel after you find out what's inside.

    Susan Patron, Erin McGuire (2012). “Lucky for Good”, p.99, Simon and Schuster
  • The psyche is highly flammable material. So we are always wrapping things in asbestos, keeping our images and fantasies at arm's length because they are so full of love

    Asbestos   Arms   Fantasy  
    James Hillman, Laura Pozzo (1983). “Inter Views: Conversations With Laura Pozzp on Psychotherapy, Biography, Love, Soul, Dreams, Work, Imagination and the State of the Culture”, Harpercollins
  • I have an extremely difficult time wrapping my head around such a tragic event as the Elementary school massacre in Connecticut and unbelievable sadness for the parents, families and co-workers effected by this tragedy. We are ALL touched by this either directly or indirectly.... May hearts be comforted at such a devastating time. The world is with you.... I know I am.

    Heart   School   Sadness  
    FaceBook post by Pamela Moore from Dec 14, 2012
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