Binning: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations AbatingGenius is a nuisance, and it is the duty of schools and colleges to abate it by setting genius-traps in its way.ndash;Samuel ButlerAbating ndash; AllayDefending the truth is not something one does out of a sense of duty or to allay guilt complexes, but is a reward in itself.ndash;Simone de BeauvoirAbating, as opposed to GrowingGrowing older, I have lost the need to be political, which means, in this country, the need to be left. I am driven into grudging toleration of the Conservative Party because it is the party of non-politics, of resistance to politics.ndash;Kingsley AmisCleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like clearing the driveway before it has stopped snowing.ndash;AnonymousWhat could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.ndash;Brigitte BardotThe art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.ndash;Bernard BaruchThe lives of men who have been always growing are strewed along their whole course with the things they have learned to do without.ndash;Phillips BrooksCreativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.ndash;Mary Lou CookIn order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.ndash;Salvador DaliCleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.ndash;Phyllis Diller
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