Fluffing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations FloppingAn artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.ndash;Evelyn WaughFlopping ndash; FlabbyUnderneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.ndash;Oscar LevantFlopping ndash; LimpingAmerica fears the unshaven legs, the unshaven men's cheeks, the aroma of perspiration, and the limp prick. Above all it fears the limp prick.ndash;Walter AbishUnlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren. Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action.ndash;George GilderIt is a true proverb, that if you live with a lame man you will learn to limp.ndash;PlutarchMay those who love us, love us. And those who hate us, may God turn their hearts. And if he doesn't turn their hearts, may he turn their ankels so we'll know them by their limping.ndash;Celtic ProverbThe person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.ndash;Italian ProverbEvery evil comes to us on wings and goes away limping.ndash;ProverbHe who walks with the lame learns how to limp.ndash;Proverb Use in Literature FloppingThe boom swayed and swung over, the boat, without guidance, idly headed off, and we flopped home to the placid bay before the unenergetic breeze, which was all that Nature in her idle hour could spare.ndash;E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.The boy got a paralysing blow on the small of the back, and flopped down.ndash;E.J. Banfield in Tropic Days.
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