Abating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Repositioning ndash; ShiftingA man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.ndash;Barbara De AngelisDo cemetery workers prefer the graveyard shift?ndash;AnonymousThe shifts of Fortune test the reliability of friends.ndash;CiceroOne principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.ndash;G. EmmonsVictory shifts from man to man.ndash;HomerThere is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in travelling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.ndash;Washington IrvingIn the last analysis, the individual person is responsible for living his own life and for ''finding himself.'' If he persists in shifting his responsibility to somebody else, he fails to find out the meaning of his own existence.ndash;Thomas MertonWe are shifting from a managerial society to an entrepreneurial society.ndash;John NaisbittAnd, most important, we have to shift our understanding of ourselves as separate individuals, each seeking our own welfare, to an understanding of how we fit into social, biological, and physical environments.ndash;Robert OrnsteinScience has not solved problems, only shifted the points of problems.ndash;Charles H. Parkhurst
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