Mirroring: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 84 pages
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Familiar Quotations MirroringMaturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves we see others.ndash;AnonymousCowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.ndash;Jean BaudrillardSelf-revelation is a cruel process. The real picture, the real ''you'' never emerges. Looking for it is as bewildering as trying to know how you really look. Ten different mirrors show you ten different faces.ndash;Shashi DeshpandeOf course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.ndash;Joan DidionThe whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.ndash;Sydney HarrisLife is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.ndash;Eugene O'NeillHow we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.ndash;David Schwartz Use in Literature MirroringThere are no mirrors, bedsteads, bureaus, or chairs to be transported.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.The shadowy Inferno of the Danteum mirrors the Purgatorio's illuminated ascent to heaven.ndash;Dante Alighieri in Divina Commedia, entire (Italian text, no accents).Three mirrors shalt thou take, and two remove From thee alike, and more remote the third.ndash;Dante Alighieri in The Divine Comedy, entire (tr H.F. Cary).When the mind is yielding and elastic, like the expanse of ocean, it readily, like the ocean, mirrors its environments.ndash;Hans Christian Andersen in True Story of My Life.

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