A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on heartbeat, silence, name, and nameless

In the silence between your heartbeat bides a summons. Do you hear it? Name it if you must, or leave it forever nameless, but why pretend it is not there?

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Contributed by: Anne

A Quote by Quentin Tarantino on americans, name, and butch

Esmeralda: What is your name?
Butch: Butch.
Esmeralda: What does it mean?
Butch: I'm American, honey. Our names don't mean sh*.

Quentin Tarantino

Source: Pulp Fiction movie

Contributed by: vivien

A Quote by Gaston Bachelard on alchemy, alchemist, experiment, word, vocabulary, reverie, exaltation, name, and substance

The psychology of the alchemist is that of reveries trying to constitute themselves in experiments on the exterior world. A double vocabulary must be established between reverie and experiment. The exaltation of the names of substances is the preamble to experiments on the "exalted" substances.

Gaston Bachelard (1884 - 1962)

Source: The Poetics of Reverie, Pages: 72

Contributed by: Chris

A Quote by Charles Nodier on nature, name, being, memory, name, and thought

There is something marvelously soft in the study of nature which attaches a name to every being, a thought to every name, affection and memories to every thought.

Charles Nodier

Source: The Poetics of Reverie, Pages: 31

Contributed by: Chris

A Quote by Mr. on in the name of love, love, name, and lost

In the name of love, how much love is lost?

Mr. Prophet

Source: Song: In The Name of Love By Mr. Prophet

Contributed by: Mr.

A Quote by unknown on life and name


Bob Marley isn't my name.  I don't even know my name yet.


Contributed by: Soul Adventurer

A Quote by Herman Melville on fiction and name

My name is Ishmael.

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

Source: Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics), Pages: 1

Contributed by: Mila

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