Galloping: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Gadding ndash; WandererI wander if there really is a brave man with a really good imagination? If hypocrisy was destructive to the environment the world would have ended a long, long time ago.ndash;AnonymousWe all know that sponges grow in the ocean but I wander how much deeper the ocean would be if that wasn't the case.ndash;AnonymousIf I let my fingers wander idly over the keys of a typewriter it might happen that my screed made an intelligible sentence. If an army of monkeys were strumming on typewriters they might write all the books in the British Museum.ndash;Arthur S. EddingtonMen were made for war. Without it they wandered greyly about, getting under the feet of the women, who were trying to organize the really important things of life.ndash;Alice Thomas EllisTell me, muse, of the man of many resources who wandered far and wide after he sacked the holy citadel of Troy, and he saw the cities and learned the thoughts of many men, and on the sea he suffered in his heart many woes.ndash;HomerI sometimes wander whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.ndash;C. S. LewisMen know they are sexual exiles. They wander the earth seeking satisfaction, craving and despising, never content. There is nothing in that anguished motion for women to envy.ndash;Camille PagliaA pilgrim is a wanderer with purpose.ndash;Peace Pilgrim Use in Literature GaddingThis large animal was a good supply for the people, who quickly divided it and continued the march, until, having crossed another stream, we left the open prairie gad entered a low forest. Halted for the night.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Ismailia.By Gad, boy, give your arm to Augustine this morning as we go to Mass.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in At the Sign of the Cat & Racket.For about a year I led outwardly the life of a man of the world, but enormous labors lay beneath the surface of gadding about, and eager efforts to attach myself to influential kinsmen, or to people likely to be useful to us.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Magic Skin (tr Ellen Marriage).
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