Grunting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 46 pages
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Familiar Quotations GrossingThose who write for lucre or fame are grosser than the cartel robbers, for they steal the genius of the people, which is its will to resist evil.ndash;Edward DahlbergThe value the world sets upon motives is often grossly unjust and inaccurate.ndash;Henry MenckenGrossing ndash; CommonlyPractical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.ndash;AnonymousMen commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions, but generally according to custom.ndash;Francis BaconWrite down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.ndash;Francis BaconTo reduce the imagination to a state of slavery --even though it would mean the elimination of what is commonly called happiness --is to betray all sense of absolute justice within oneself. Imagination alone offers me some intimation of what can be.ndash;Andre BretonWhen we desire to confine our words, we commonly say they are spoken under the rose.ndash;Thomas BrowneProstitution degrades, among women, only the unfortunate ones to whose lot it falls, and even these not at all to the extent that is commonly believed. On the other hand, it degrades the character of the whole world of men.ndash;Friedrich EngelsDeceive not thyself by overexpecting happiness in the married estate. Remember the nightingales which sing only some months in the spring, but commonly are silent when they have hatched their eggs.ndash;Thomas FullerGovernment, as it was forced upon mankind by their voices, so has it commonly been the creature of their ignorance and mistakes.ndash;William Godwin

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