Garrisoning: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 207 pages
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Familiar Quotations ClaritiesAmerica once had the clarity of the pioneer ax.ndash;Robert OsborneThe only chance for victory over the brainwash is the right of every man to have his ideas judged one at a time. You never get clarity as long as you have these packaged words, as long as a word is used by twenty-five people in twenty-five different ways.ndash;Ezra PoundTake advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.ndash;Jim RohnThe biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.ndash;Rick ShumanClarities ndash; ClearnessWhen we really worship anything, we love not only its clearness but its obscurity. We exult in its very invisibility.ndash;Gilbert ChestertonThe difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.ndash;D'AlembertThe chief virtue that language can have a clearness, and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.ndash;HippocratesWe wound our modesty and make foul the clearness of our deservings, when of ourselves we publish them.ndash;William Shakespeare Use in Literature ClaritiesWith a cold, almost sardonic clarity, I thought of Miss Falconer.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.Where multiple words occur together, they are separated by the '/' symbol for clarity.ndash;Aristotle in The Poetics (On the Art of Poetry).His crystal clarity confused me dreadfully.ndash;Max Beerbohm in And Even Now.

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