We're all mad, the whole damned race. We're wrapped in illusions, delusions, confusions about the penetrability of partitions, we're all mad and in solitary confinement.— William Golding
Gorgeous Partition quotations
The Partition of Palestine is illegal.
It will never be recognized .... Jerusalem was and will for ever be our capital. Eretz Israel will be restored to the people of Israel. All of it. And for Ever.
So we grew together like to a double cherry, seeming parted, but yet an union in partition, two lovely berries molded on one stem.
For me a stained glass window is a transparent partition between my heart and the heart of the world.
There can be no such things as an Irish nationalist accepting the loyalist veto and partition. You cannot claim to be an Irish nationalist if you consent to an internal six county settlement and if you are willing to negotiate the state of Irish society with a foreign government.
Eretz Israel will be restored to the people of Israel. All of it. And forever.
Partition is after all only an old fortress of crumbled masonry - held together with the plaster of fiction.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
After India's victory in the war he was asked what would have happened if he had opted to be with the Pakistan Army at the time of partition in 1947, he quipped, then I guess Pakistan would have won.
What should be the future of Israel? Is the land the most important choice, and for that reason to keep the whole of the land at any cost, or to have a partition and build the Jewish state on part of the land? And the other part?
The acceptance of partition does not commit us to renounce Transjordan: one does not demand from anybody to give up his vision. We shall accept a state in the boundaries fixed today, but the boundaries of Zionist aspirations are the concern of the Jewish people and no external factor will be able to limit them.
We have gone through everything as a nation - partition, dictatorship, and even anarchy.
The partitions of knowledge are not like several lines that meet in one angle, and so touch not in a point; but are like branches of a tree, that meet in a stem, which hath a dimension and quantity of entireness and continuance, before it come to discontinue and break itself into arms and boughs.
I was in Lahore before the partition, so I don't believe that a border can truly separate Punjab. I still think of it as one.
The partition separating life from death is so tenuous.
The unbelievable fragility of our organism suggests a vision on a screen: a kind of mist condenses itself into a human shape, lasts a moment and scatters.
No settlement with the majority community is possible, as no Hindu leader speaking with any authority shows any concern or genuine desire for it.
Partition was a total catastrophe for Delhi,’ she said.
‘Those who were left behind are in misery. Those who were uprooted are in misery. The Peace of Delhi is gone. Now it is all gone.
You found an uncle on one side and a nephew on the other, a cousin here and a cousin there. Besides it's still true today. I'll tell you something else. There was a time when even two ambassadors to Switzerland, the one from India and the one from Pakistan, were two blood brothers. Oh, the Partition imposed on us by the British was so unnatural!
Almost all countries have natural dividing lines, and when ethnic and religious partition occurs in one country, it'll soon happen elsewhere.
only a thin partition separates the psychically normal from the diseased.
And behind their frail partitions Business women lie and soak, Seeing through the draughty skylight Flying clouds and railway smoke. Rest you there, poor unbelov'd ones, Lap your loneliness in heat, All too soon the tiny breakfast, Trolley-bus and windy street!
Even though fructose has no immediate effect on blood sugar and insulin, over time -maybe a few years-it is a likely cause of insulin resistance and thus the increased storage of calories as fat. The needle on our fuel-partitioning gauge will point toward fat storage, even if it didn't start out that way.
The ending of partition was inevitable because Ireland was one nation by history and tradition , by facts of race, geography, and economy
Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.
A lot of evidence shows that most of our cognitive processing is unconscious - phenomenal experience is just a very small slice or partition of a much larger space in which mental processing takes place.
In things spiritual, there is no partition, no number, no individuals.
How sweet is the oneness-unearth the treasure of Unity.
European anti-Semitism goes much further back than to the partition of Palestine and the establishment of Israel in 1948. It even goes further back than the Holocaust.
Is the brain, which is notably double in structure, a double organ, 'seeming parted, but yet a union in partition'?
Reality is such a pain. Those of us who were fed up with that kind of reality decided to remake it. We’d set up a partition, separate what’s important to us from what was trash, put only the things we loved on our side, and got rid of the rest.
Many of the Iroquois and Huron houses were of similar construction, the partitions being at the sides only, leaving a wide passage down the middle of the house.
The partition of India in 1947 legitimized the forces of masculinist nationalism and enabled hatred for the "other" to irreparably mutilate a shared anti-colonial legacy and cultural heritage so systematically that the wounds inflicted by the partition are yet to heal.
DIAPHRAGM, n. A muscular partition separating disorders of the chest from disorders of the bowels.
National partition is a sorrow that touches all Koreans, but for me it is brought to the fore by unimaginable personal suffering.
The same rule that teaches the propriety of a partition between the various branches of power, teaches us likewise that this partition ought to be so contrived as to render the one independent of the other.
The partitions of the houses were so thin we could hear the women occupants of adjoining rooms changing their minds.