Gripping: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 263 pages
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Familiar Quotations AscribingAll diseases of Christians are to be ascribed to demons.ndash;Saint AugustineNever ascribe to an opponent motives meaner than your own.ndash;James BarrieI ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization.ndash;Frantz FanonCountry people tend to consider that they have a corner on righteousness and to distrust most manifestations of cleverness, while people in the city are leery of righteousness but ascribe to themselves all manner of cleverness.ndash;Edward HoaglandAscribing ndash; AssigningNever make an assignment if you don't plan to follow up.ndash;Alvin R. DyerWhen you work you fulfil a part of earth's furthest dream, assigned to you when that dream was born. And in keeping yourself with labour you are in truth loving life, And to love life through labour is to be intimate with life's inmost secret.ndash;Kahlil GibranThe real test of a man is not how well he plays the role he has invented for himself, but how well he plays the role that destiny assigned to him.ndash;Jan PatockaAscribing ndash; AttributeSeek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, 'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude, follow it.ndash;James Truslow AdamsOne's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.ndash;Simone de BeauvoirHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.ndash;Madame Blavatsky

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