Flapping: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 65 pages
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Familiar Quotations ApprovingWhen a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice.ndash;Otto von BismarckThe use of unnecessary violence in the apprehension of the Blues Brothers has been approved.ndash;Blues BrothersAs I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.ndash;CiceroYou have not found your place until all your faculties are roused, and your whole nature consents and approves of the work you are doing.ndash;Orison Swett MardenI see and approve better things, but follow worse.ndash;OvidApproving ndash; AcceptingI cannot accept your canon that we are to judge Pope and King unlike other men, with a favourable presumption that they did no wrong. If there is any presumption it is the other way, against the holders of power, increasing as the power increases.ndash;Lord ActonAccept criticism and seek counsel of those who will tell you your faults. Mere praise will never bring the improvement you need. He that won't be counseled can't be helped.ndash;AnonymousAccept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.ndash;Marcus Aurelius AntoninusNever accept a drink from a Urologist.ndash;Erma BombeckAccept the consequences of your actions in order to become the agent of your mental, physical, spiritual and material success.ndash;Les Brown

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