Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
CJ is my nickname. It stands for Cameron, and my middle name is John.
There were dozens of people who walked through the Holy Land claiming to be the Messiah, curing the sick, exorcising demons, challenging Rome, gathering followers. In a way, there’s nothing unique about what Jesus did. In fact, many of these so-called false Messiahs we know by name.
In describing the honourable mission I charged him with, M. Pernety informed me that he made my name known to you. This leads me to confess that I am not as completely unknown to you as you might believe, but that fearing the ridicule attached to a female scientist, I have previously taken the name...
Even Superman’s name reflects his creators’ biblical knowledge.
There’s a superstition among falconers that a hawk’s ability is inversely proportional to the ferocity of its name. Call a hawk Tiddles and it will be a formidable hunter; call it Spitfire or Slayer and it will probably refuse to fly at all.
At the top of the page I wrote my full name […] At the sight of it, many thoughts rushed through me, but I could write down only this: “I wish I could love someone so much that I would die from it.” And then as I looked at this sentence a great deal of...
His [(Rumpelstiltskin)] feeling that his name, which is his identity, must be kept secret, or else he’ll be revealed to the world as the hunchbacked, shriveled, ridiculous creature he knows himself to be. And if that happens, he’ll disappear.
Haagen-Dazs (a clever Scandi-sounding name invented by Americans in 1961) was bought for its Euro-sounding sophistication by the kind of Americans who first bought those Mercs and Beemers, while Ben & Jerry’s (now owned by Unilever) brought a post-hippy sensibility to bear. Buyers saw the brand as saying ‘all-natural, organic and Fairtrade.’
They all knew my name, but no one heard the music – I didn’t look the same.
Don’t overact the story of your name. Overact the story of your work.
Remember your name. Do not lose hope —what you seek will be found.
To seek the timeless way we must first know the quality without a name. There is a central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man, a town, a building, or a wilderness. This quality is objective and precise, but it cannot be named.
I like the name Lola, because it has LOL in the beginning.
There were also some cruel reviews by women, but the tone of the male reviewers, sometimes hysterical, was different. I have suffered, but I don’t want to name names-but there have been men who have seemed to want to destroy me or my writing, men I don’t even know.
My name is Sherman J. Alexie Jr., and I am an insomniac.
None merits the name of Creator but God and the poet.
My father used to call me ‘bird bones’ and, well, the name fits.
Good will, like a good name, is got by many actions, and lost by one.
June,” Day murmurs. I feel a strange warmth at the sound of my name on his lips.