Lightening: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 98 pages
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Familiar Quotations LighteningThe burdens of the world on my back lightens the world not one whit, while removing them greatly decreases my specific gravity.ndash;AnonymousWhy does the sun lighten our hair but darken our skin?ndash;AnonymousYou can listen to thunder after lightening and tell how close you came to getting hit. If you don't hear it, you got hit, so never mind.ndash;AnonymousFires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.ndash;James BaldwinNo one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.ndash;Charles DickensGood humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.ndash;Grenville KleiserFreedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our olives.ndash;MadhavaIt is questionable if all the mechanical inventions yet made have lightened the day's toil of any human being.ndash;John Stuart MillThe burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.ndash;Rabindranath TagoreLightening ndash; BrightestThe foundation stone of the whole scheme is service. Service to the people, a service that will lighten, brighten, and make more profitable the lives of the majority who do the necessary work of the world.ndash;Anonymous

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