Theme quotes & sayings

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A name is a label, and as soon as there is a label, the ideas disappear and out comes label-worship and label-bashing, and instead of living by a theme of ideas, people begin dying for labels, and the last thing the world needs is another religion. - Richard David Bach


To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it. - Herman Melville


I suppose you think that persons who are as old as your father and myself are always thinking about very grave things, but I know that we are meditating the same old themes that we did when we were ten years old, only we go more gravely about it. - Henry David Thoreau


Yet what are they, the learned and the great? Awhile of longer wonderment the theme! Who shall presume to prophesy their date, Where nought is certain save the uncertainty of fate? - Francis Beaumont & John Fletcher


Whatever the form, whether prose or verse, or whatever the theme, write, write, and again write. - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus


Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign. - Woodrow Wilson


If there were only one truth, it wouldn't be possible to do 100 variations on the same theme. [Es., Si hubiera una sola verdad, no se podrian hacer cien lienzos sobre un mismo tema] - Pablo Picasso


O, could I flow like thee! and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme; Though deep yet clear, though gentle yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. - Sir John Denham