Quotation Explorer - 'Underground'

We're all made of stories. When they finally put us underground, the stories are what will go on. Not forever, perhaps, but for a time. It's a kind of immortality, I suppose, bounded by limits, it's true, but then so's everything. - Charles de Lint
How shall a society remember its miners underground while it cannot even remember its homeless above ground? - Mehmet Murat ildan
The mouse is a sober citizen who knows that the grass grows in order that mice may store it as underground haystacks, and that snow falls in order that mice may build subways from stack to stack… - Aldo Leopold
For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
It is humiliating to realize that when you drive yourself underground, when you fake who you are, often you do so for people you do not even like or respect. - Nathaniel Branden
Engaging with children in troublesome thinking is problematic, but important. Ignoring the hard stuff and only engaging in the fluff and fun from curriculum choices is to keep underground issues of social justice and to further silence and compound the inequity - Janet Robertson
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
I guess I'm just an old mad scientist at bottom. Give me an underground laboratory, half a dozen atom-smashers, and a beautiful girl in a diaphanous veil waiting to be turned into a chimpanzee, and I care not who writes the nation's laws. - S.J. Perelman
The other day, when I was deciding where to place a mountain range, how to make a river's flow detour around underground stalactite caves, and what precise color to give the sky at sunset, I realized I was God... or an artist and a writer. - Vera Nazarian
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