Separation

Separation may refer to:

  • Separation (United States military), the process by which a service member leaves active duty
  • Separation (air traffic control), rules to minimise the risk of collision between aircraft in flight
  • Separation mastering, in music recording

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Famous quotes containing the word separation:

    I was the one who was working to destroy the one thing to which I was committed, that is, my relationship with Gilberte; I was doing so by creating, little by little and through the prolonged separation from my friend, not her indifference, but my own. It was toward a long and cruel suicide of the self within myself which loved Gilberte that I continuously set myself ...
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

    The scholar was not raised by the sacred thoughts amongst which he dwelt, but used them to selfish ends. He was a profane person, and became a showman, turning his gifts to marketable use, and not to his own sustenance and growth. It was found that the intellect could be independently developed, that is, in separation from the man, as any single organ can be invigorated, and the result was monstrous.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Reunion after long separation is even better than one’s wedding night.
    Chinese proverb.