There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.
Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.
In 1972, I got my first electric bass and started playing the kind of instrument I play now. I found that the majority of musicians couldn't bear that. They are not used to listening to the bass because they think the bass is in the background to support them.
You can make a saxophone into an electric organ; you can do everything with it
In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead.
One of the effects of living with electric information is that we live habitually in a state of information overload. There's always more than you can cope with.
Windows 2000 already contains features such as the human discipline component, where the PC can send an electric shock through the keyboard if the human does something that does not please Windows.
The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else.
The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair.
What is my loftiest ambition? I've always wanted to throw an egg at an electric fan.
I wish they'd had electric guitars in cotton fields back in the good old days. A whole lot of things would've been straightened out.
My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way
To speak, therefore, of an electric current in the nerves, is to use quite as symbolic an expression as if we compared the action of the nervous principle with light or magnetism.
Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil; I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village, I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai; and I saw their elimination by electric lights.
I can only pay my electric bill for my last two years on my acting.
At the end of '69 I did a gig with Jean Luc Ponty here in L.A. He was an electric violinist.
I felt a responsibility to present a viable alternative to the popular electric sound.
Had I become a priest, the sermons would've been electric!
Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge.
For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency - their familiar characteristic spectra - and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves only from accelerated electric quanta.
I compare the Twist to the electric light, The Twist is me, and Im it. Im the electric light.
An external electric field, meeting it and passing through it, affects the negative as much as the positive quanta of the atom, and pushes the former to one side, and the latter in the other direction.
When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.
I just prefer wood. I like the smell. To me, it's a lot cheaper than electric or gas, and it's more convenient. It's just a better heat to me.
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