Battering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 301 pages
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Familiar Quotations BatteringNo moving parts, no batteries.ndash;AnonymousMarriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.ndash;Erma BombeckI have lived long enough to be battered by the realities of life and not too long to be downed by them.ndash;John Mason BrownPolice arrested two kids yesterday, one was drinking battery acid, the other was eating fireworks. They charged one and let the other one off.ndash;Tommy CooperSome of you have come from areas where your quest for freedom left you battered by the storms of persecution and staggered by the winds of police brutality.ndash;Martin Luther King, Jr.Pornography is the instruction. Rape is the practice, battered women are the practice, and battered children are the practice.ndash;Gloria SteinemOne likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.ndash;Virginia WoolfBattering ndash; BangingWe have all heard that a million monkeys banging on a million typewriters will eventually reproduce the entire works of Shakespeare. Now, thanks to the Internet, we know this is not true.ndash;Robert SilenskyWhen I had no work and all this time on my hands, I couldn't get a date. Now that I have women banging on my door, I have no time to answer it.ndash;Scott WolfBattering ndash; BeatenReality can be beaten with enough imagination.ndash;Anonymous

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