Deluges: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 48 pages
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Familiar Quotations DeliverersBooks are the legacies of that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation, as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.ndash;Joseph AddisonObedience is a word and concept from which the valiant look for their deliverance.ndash;AnonymousPromise only what you can deliver. Then deliver more than you promise.ndash;AnonymousIf I were to deliver up my whole self to the arbitrament of special pleaders, today I might be argued into an atheist, and tomorrow into a pickpocket.ndash;BulwerWhence is it that so many peoples, together with their innocent little children, should be delivered to death eternal through the fall of Adam, unless it should please God.ndash;John CalvinSo by all means let's have a television show quick and long, even if the commercial has to be delivered by a man in a white coat with a stethoscope hanging around his neck, selling ergot pills. After all the public is entitled to what it wants, isn't it?ndash;Raymond ChandlerThe best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.ndash;Richard ClarkA funeral eulogy is a belated plea for the defense delivered after the evidence is all in.ndash;Irwin S. CobbTruth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.ndash;Joseph ConradA library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.ndash;Norman Cousins

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