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Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as
by Herbert Gold

Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as
Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling
child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening.
- Herbert Gold

He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held
to his middle-aged breast.
- Herbert Gold

Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers
brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves,
wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning,
truth, beauty.
- Herbert Gold

Short, successful military adventures are as effective
as the Super Bowl in diverting people's attention from unpleasant truths.
- John Stockwell

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It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces
into one powerful channel.
- James Allen

I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore,
and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother
pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,
whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
- Isaac Newton

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu


 

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presence requires an internal alertness
to the all and everything surrounding us.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in
the material universe to possess internal order,
and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters,
I do believe in Art for Art's sake.
- E. M. Forster

Thinking has become a superfluous exercise...
purely internal, without compelling force,
more or less a game.
- Jacques Ellul

Internal marketing is probably much more important than external marketing.
That's even more true today than it's ever been.
- Tom Stewart

It follows from what we have just said,
that the natural changes of monads come from an internal principle,
since an external cause would be unable to influence their inner being.
- Gottfried Leibniz

I take the walk to be the externalization of an interior
seeking so that the analogy is first of all between
the external and the internal.
- A. R. Ammons

But, on balance, we seized the marketplace.
We've got a great infrastructure.
And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some
external factors and some internal factors.
- Jim Cantalupo

Dictatorships start wars because they need external
enemies to exert internal control over their own people.
- Richard Perle

Life is the continuous adjustment of internal relations to external relations.
- Herbert Spencer

The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.
- George Foreman

Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical
violence but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Non-democratic regimes always need to mobilize their
people against external enemies in order to maintain internal stability.
- Natan Sharansky

Possibly because I grew up not feeling very confident
about my own physical appearance,
I developed internal devices so that I could integrate into society.
- Shirley Manson

I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been
the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible
internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
- Jan Egeland

Speech is external thought, and thought internal speech.
- Antoine Rivarol

I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround,
culture, the political matrix, technology,
etc., and the internal human consciousness.
- Norman Spinrad

A lot of the stories are internal.
They leak it to me wanting to get attention,
wanting to get that headline.
More times than not, I will not give it to them.
- Matt Drudge

Mechanical difficulties with language are the outcome
of internal difficulties with thought.
- Elizabeth Bowen

The Church as a divine society possess an internal
principle of life which is capable of assimilating
the most diverse materials and imprinting her own image upon them.
- Christopher Dawson

The writer needs to react to his or her own internal universe,
to his or her own point of view.
If he or she doesn't have a personal point of view,
it's impossible to be a creator.
- Manuel Puig

I think all foreigners should stop interfering in the
internal affairs of Iraq.
Those who want to come and help are welcome.
Those who come to interfere and destroy are not.
- Paul Wolfowitz

In the last five or six thousand years,
empires one after another have arisen,
waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal
revolution or attack from without.
- John Boyd Orr

If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present,
then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed -
at will and voluntarily.
- Daniel Goleman

The internal effects of a mutable policy poisons the
blessings of liberty itself.
- James Madison

Spring and summer 1942 was probably the worst period
of internal terror in Slovakia.
It was also the time of mass deportation of Slovak
Jews to the extermination camps in Poland.
- Alexander Dubcek

What theatre started to look at much earlier than any
other form was the internal operations of ordinary people,
sometimes using mythic models in order to tell the story.
- Pete Townshend

Dictators must have enemies.
They must have internal enemies to justify their secret
police and external enemies to justify their military forces.
- Richard Perle

The first internal relation that is essential to a
secret society is the reciprocal confidence of its members.
- Georg Simmel

One day I discovered that one could get the barrier
to internal rotation in ethane approximately right using this method.
This was the beginning of my work on organic molecules.
- Roald Hoffmann

I think what we have in this country is a little more
dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully.
It's sorta internal censorship.
We censor each other.
- Kathy Acker

External nature is only internal nature writ large.
- Swami Vivekananda

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad
primarily as an internal struggle to improve.
- Marvin Olasky

Public notice does not necessarily accord with internal fulfillment.
- Michael Tippett

Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal
logic of which man knows nothing.
- Claude Levi-Strauss

The chief internal enemies of any state are those public
officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
- Dalton Trumbo

The Union, which can alone insure internal peace,
and external security to each State,
Must and Shall be Preserved,
cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.
- George B. McClellan

I have a better internal and intuitive understanding
of folklore and myth than science and technology,
so in that way fantasy is easier.
- Sarah Zettel

Hard though it may be to accept, remember that guilt
is sometimes a friendly internal voice reminding you that you're messing up.
- Marge Kennedy

Bondage is - subjection to external influences and
internal negative thoughts and attitudes.
- W. Clement Stone

We can't make any statements here.
We can't talk about the internal politics of Paraguay.
- Alfredo Stroessner

We're not going to meddle in the internal life of other
peoples and other governments,
because we don't want them meddling in ours.
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

The nations of antiquity rolled away in the current of ages,
Israel alone remained one indestructible edifice of gray antiquity...
preserved by an internal and marvelous power.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

There is an expression now that is commonly used about
these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal,
because they have connections to the outside world.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

Of course, the EU is not going to fall apart,
but at best it will stagnate for the foreseeable future
and we will be dealing with quite a lot of internal chaos.
- Peter Mandelson

Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
- Powell Clayton

Somehow it helps just to take something that's internal and externalize it,
to see it in front of you.
- James Taylor

I never see a novel as a film while I'm writing it.
Mostly because novels and films are so different,
and I'm such an internal novelist.
- Alice Hoffman

I think the biggest problem working with me would be that I'm an only child,
and so I have an internal dialogue that goes on that
I just assume you can hear.
- Maynard James Keenan

We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three
ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action,
development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world,
Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.
- Bruce Jackson

As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock,
I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things.
Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand
the internal energy of the stone.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Because essentially Schoenberg was an extremely gifted man.
And in spite of many of his theories and so on,
when he really began to write music,
he still was guided very much by his internal hearing,
by what we call your internal ear.
- Leo Ornstein

The whole thing was done for internal political reasons
to galvanize and unify the country against the Americans,
and if they hadn't had that immediate opportunity they
would have found another one.
- Lloyd Cutler

We see that every external motion, act,
gesture, whether voluntary or mechanical,
organic or mental, is produced and preceded by internal feeling or emotion,
will or volition, and thought or mind.
- H. P. Blavatsky

The constitution ought to specifically state that every
nation is left entirely independent and supreme in its internal affairs,
such as regulating emigration and all other similar matters.
- George William Norris

For in every particular of the Word there is an internal
sense which treats of things spiritual and heavenly,
not of things natural and worldly, such as are treated
of in the sense of the letter.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

To sum up, the position we took was that since we didn't
know the internal situation in Iraq nor Saddam Hussein,
that our best bet was to take counsel from the people
who did know him and who did deal with him.
- Brent Scowcroft

The internal conditions in Iran are worsening in all aspects.
Poverty and unemployment are becoming more severe,
despite the fact that Iran has turned into a developed
and industrialized country.
- Moshe Katsav

It's about not letting the internal enemy,
the real enemy, have his way because the more he does the stronger he becomes.
The film's about the devastating results that can manifest
from the internal enemy being unbridled and allowed to unleash chaos.
- Guy Ritchie

We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not -
nor will we ever -
monitor ideology or political beliefs.
We take seriously our responsibility to protect the
civil rights and liberties of the American people,
including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight
from numerous internal and external sources.
- Janet Napolitano

I think the internal combustion engine will disappear
from the streets of our cities in the next thirty years
because transportation will be mass transportation,
or probably electrical power.
- Gaylord Nelson

But if too many countries, as has been the case,
interfere too much in the internal affairs,
the political situation of Afghanistan,
then of course we can't hope satisfactory results.
- Bulent Ecevit

The nation demands a movement which has written upon
its banner the internal and external national freedom
that it will act as if it were the spiritual,
social and political conscience of the nation.
- Franz von Papen

There is no finer sensations in life that which comes
with victory over one's self.
Go forward to a goal of inward achievement,
brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
- Vash Young


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