Emancipating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 92 pages
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Familiar Quotations ConfinesToo many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.ndash;AnonymousWhen we desire to confine our words, we commonly say they are spoken under the rose.ndash;Thomas BrowneThe human race is a zone of living things that should be defined by tracing its confines.ndash;Italo CalvinoNo horse ever gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated disciplined.ndash;Harry Emerson FosdickThe lyricism of marginality may find inspiration in the image of the ''outlaw,'' the great social nomad, who prowls on the confines of a docile, frightened order.ndash;Michel FoucaultThe world owes all of its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.ndash;Nathaniel HawthorneIn this country, don't forget, a habit is no damn private hell. There's no solitary confinement outside of jail. A habit is hell for those you love. And in this country it's the worst kind of hell for those who love you.ndash;Billie HolidayI think that one of the qualifications of artists should be a vow of celibacy. They should be confined to ruining only their own lives.ndash;Roger LewisThe great mass of women throughout history have been confined to the cultural level of animal life in providing the male with sexual outlet and exercising the animal functions of reproduction and care of the young.ndash;Kate MilletDo not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.ndash;Proverb

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