Forking: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 81 pages
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Familiar Quotations ForestallingWhy need a man forestall his date of grief, and run to meet that he would most avoid?ndash;John MiltonForestalling ndash; AnticipationsDo not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.ndash;FranklinForestalling ndash; PreventingPrevent truth decay. Brush up on your Bible.ndash;AnonymousTo prevent contraception, use a condominium.ndash;AnonymousYou can prevent a man from robbing you, but you can't stop him from being a thief.ndash;Napoleon BonapartePerhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children. And if you don't help us, who else in the world can help us do this?ndash;Albert CamusIf we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.ndash;Thomas JeffersonYou cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.ndash;ProverbThe surest way to prevent war is not fear it.ndash;John RandolphForestalling ndash; StopStop the mindless wishing that things would be different. Rather than wasting time and emotional and spiritual energy in explaining why we don't have what we want, we can start to pursue other ways to get it.ndash;Greg Anderson

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