Imitating Big Slick

Famous quotes containing the words imitating, big and/or slick:

    In philosophical inquiry, the human spirit, imitating the movement of the stars, must follow a curve which brings it back to its point of departure. To conclude is to close a circle.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    The Americans ... have invented so wide a range of pithy and hackneyed phrases that they can carry on an amusing and animated conversation without giving a moment’s reflection to what they are saying and so leave their minds free to consider the more important matters of big business and fornication.
    W. Somerset Maugham (1874–1965)

    Poetry a riprap on the slick rock of metaphysics
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)