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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