Quotation Explorer - 'Fossil'

Look at the longing, the anguish of a sad fossil world / that cannot find the accent of its first sob. - Federico García Lorca
Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. - Kurt Vonnegut
To greet each day ossified;Like fossil remains forgotten beneath the feet of something more lively. - Taylor Patton
...but I still think that to the unprejudiced, the fossil record of plants is in favor of special creation. - E.J.H. Corner
Language is fossil Poetry. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The idea that one can go to the fossil record and expect to empirically recover an ancestor-descendant sequence, be it of species, genera, families, or whatever, has been, and continues to be, a pernicious illusion. - Gareth J. Nelson
Language is fossil poetry. As the limestone of the continent consists of infinite masses of the shells of animalcules, so language is made up of images, or tropes, which now, in their secondary use, have long ceased to remind us of their poetic origin. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The religionist is a living fossil, embedded in that rock called faith. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I consoled myself with Granddaddy's words on the fossil record and the Book of Genesis: It was more important to understand something than to like it. Liking wasn't necessary for understanding. Liking didn't enter into it. - Kelly Jacqueline
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