Contact

Famous quotes containing the word contact:

    There is hardly any contact more depressing to a young ardent creature than that of a mind in which years full of knowledge seem to have issued in a blank absence of interest or sympathy.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    To write weekly, to write daily, to write shortly, to write for busy people catching trains in the morning or for tired people coming home in the evening, is a heartbreaking task for men who know good writing from bad. They do it, but instinctively draw out of harm’s way anything precious that might be damaged by contact with the public, or anything sharp that might irritate its skin.
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)

    Perhaps ... women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)