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The Eskimo has fifty-two names for snow because it is important to them; there ought to be as many for love. - Margaret Eleanor Atwood


We do what we must, and call it by the best names. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


They certainly give very strange names to diseases. - Plato [Platon]


Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable. - Wystan Hugh Auden


Oxford: Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs and unpopular names and impossible loyalties. - Matthew Arnold


If I could remember the names of all these particles I'd be a botanist. - Albert Einstein


In real life, there are names that surprise us because they don't seem to suit the person at all. - Krzysztof Kieslowski


The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket; a very few names may be considered as perpetual lamps that shine unconsumed. - Samuel Johnson


What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the nature of things. - Benjamin Franklin


No law can be sacred to me but that of my nature. Good and bad are but names very readily transferable to that or this; the only right is what is after my own constitution; the only wrong what is against it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson