Famous quotes containing the word marks:

    Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
    Paul De Man (1919–1983)

    if we are to win
    that title I want to see how.
    But I don’t want to see
    any marks when you’re dressed,
    he said. He said, Now.
    Gary Gildner (b. 1938)

    I open with a clock striking, to beget an awful attention in the audience—it also marks the time, which is four o’clock in the morning, and saves a description of the rising sun, and a great deal about gilding the eastern hemisphere.
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751–1816)