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Try as you will, you cannot annihilate that eternal relic of the human heart, love.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
The very paradigm of revolution, of right versus wrong, good versus bad, is a relic with no bearing on the present. Yet artists, exhibitions, and curators valorize the sixties. People who wrote about these artists 30 years ago still write about them in the same ways, often for the same magazines.
Within NASA, the shuttle is perhaps the least-groundbreaking project. Recall that Apollo was about creating brand-new technologies that did something unprecedented - putting men on the moon. The shuttle is, by comparison, a relic designed to make going into orbit routine.
The middle class, one of the great achievements in history, is becoming more of a relic than a reality.
The practice of executing such offenders is a relic of the past and is inconsistent with evolving standards of decency in a civilized society.
John Paul Stevens
What would I put in a museum? Probably a museum! That's an amusing relic of our past.
I'm kind of like a relic from another era.
The corsets I wore in The Railway Children are still in my undies drawer, a prized relic of my favourite film.
Madly, futilely, I wrote novel after novel, eight in all, that failed to find a publisher. I persisted because for me the novel was the supreme literary form - not just one among many, not a relic of the past, but the way we communicate to one another the subtlest truths about this business of living.
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