Gifting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 261 pages
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Familiar Quotations Gibbering ndash; BabbleNever forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.ndash;Lance MorrowGibbering ndash; DrivelMost critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.ndash;Raymond ChandlerHe comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this?ndash;James JoyceGibbering ndash; JargonThe jargon of these sculptors is beyond me. I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female, apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.ndash;Ezra PoundGibbering ndash; NonsenseNothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.ndash;Joseph AddisonThe five senses are horse sense, innocence, common sense, concupiscence, and nonsense.ndash;AnonymousAll that Swinging Sixties nonsense, we all thought it was passT at the time.ndash;David BaileyGood sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter.ndash;Max BeerbohmNonsense, you only say never because no one ever has.ndash;The Princess BrideTo appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.ndash;Gelett Burgess

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