Gazing: 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 GaspingThe anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives.ndash;Georges BatailleThat would have made Quintilian stare and gasp.ndash;John MiltonGasping ndash; BlowWe seldom lose our faith by a blow out, usually is just a slow leak.ndash;AnonymousHeaven often smites in mercy, even when the blow is severest.ndash;Joanna BaillieYou don't have to blow out the other fellow's light to let your own shine.ndash;Bernard BaruchIt is no less worth observing that this artificial division of mankind into separate societies is a perpetual source in itself of hatred and dissension among them. The names which distinguish them are enough to blow up hatred and rage.ndash;Edmund BurkeA blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.ndash;Robert BurtonOne of the great reasons for the popularity of strikes is that they give the suppressed self a sense of power. For once the human tool knows itself a man, able to stand up and speak a word or strike a blow.ndash;Charles Horton CooleyA friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.ndash;Dinah CraikIt's not necessary to blow out your neighbor's light to let your own shine.ndash;M. R. Dehaan

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