Embroidering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 103 pages
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Familiar Quotations ConstrainsTrue liberty consists only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will.ndash;Jonathan EdwardsSyntax and vocabulary are overwhelming constraints --the rules that run us. Language is using us to talk --we think we're using the language, but language is doing the thinking, we're its slavish agents.ndash;Harry MathewsPeople who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth.ndash;Raoul VaneigemConstrains ndash; CheckCheck ya later.ndash;Dazed and ConfusedCheck out the name tag. You're in my world now, Grandma.ndash;Happy GilmoreA check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live.ndash;Jesse JacksonThe ability to sign a check is the least reliable guide to a company's fitness.ndash;David PlowrightConstrains ndash; CompellingTo compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.ndash;Thomas JeffersonThat to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical.ndash;Thomas JeffersonConstrains ndash; CompulsionThe compulsion to take ourselves seriously is in inverse proportion to our creative capacity. When the creative flow dries up, all we have left is our importance.ndash;Eric Hoffer

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