Entitling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 427 pages
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Familiar Quotations Crumples ndash; CockleThe wine of Arpad Haraszthy has a bouquet all its own. It tickles and titillates the palate. It gurgles as it slips down the alimentary canal. It warms the cockles of the heart, and it burns the sensitive lining of the stomach.ndash;Ambrose BierceCrumples ndash; CollapseThe collapse of character begins with compromise.ndash;AnonymousThe current collapse of industrial society may well be the planet's way of avoiding a larger death.ndash;Morris BergmanMany people feel empty, a world that seemed so strong just collapsed. Forty years have been wasted on stupid strife for the sake of an unsuccessful experiment. The values gathered together have vanished, the strategies for survival have become ridiculous.ndash;George KonradThe total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people's minds would be uninhabitable.ndash;E. B. WhiteIt is almost as if you were frantically constructing another world while the world that you live in dissolves beneath your feet, and that your survival depends on completing this construction at least one second before the old habitation collapses.ndash;Tennessee WilliamsCrumples ndash; CrumbleWhat we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.ndash;Henry Ward BeecherNo nation, no matter how enlightened, can endure criminal violence. If we cannot control it, we are admitting to the world and to ourselves that our laws are no more than a facade that crumbles when the winds of crisis rise.ndash;Alan BioleThere is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.ndash;Groucho MarxOnce you touch the trappings of monarchy, like opening an Egyptian tomb, the inside is liable to crumble.ndash;Anthony Sampson

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