Demands: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 661 pages
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Familiar Quotations Excerpting ndash; ExtractAphorisms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feeling.ndash;R. W. AlgerThe chemist who can extract from his heart's elements, compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.ndash;Kahlil GibranWe begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.ndash;Napoleon HillPrecious gems are profoundly buried in the earth and can only be extracted at the expense of great labor.ndash;Anandamayi MaA husband is what is left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted.ndash;Helen RowlandMarriage is the operation by which a woman's vanity and a man's egotism are extracted without an anaesthetic.ndash;Helen RowlandLife is a means of extracting fiction.ndash;Robert StoneExtract yourself from bad ways like an elephant stuck in the mud.ndash;Suttapitaka Use in Literature ExcerptingNo jury would accept it; and the whole country would rise up in wrath if excerpts from those documents came out in the trial at the Assizes.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Scenes from a Courtesan's Life.To this excerpt I find only one marginal note in Capricorn's delicate and beautiful handwriting: 'What day?' But whether this referred to some appointment of his own I was unable to discover.ndash;Hilaire Belloc in On Something.Nearly the whole of it has disappeared, but we can tell from Josephus' excerpts that he appreciated the Jews and their religion as did few other pagans of the time.ndash;Norman Bentwich in Josephus.

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