Narrating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 365 pages
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Familiar Quotations NarratingWe construct a narrative for ourselves, and that's the thread that we follow from one day to the next. People who disintegrate as personalities are the ones who lose that thread.ndash;Paul AusterMyth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.ndash;D. H. LawrenceNarrating ndash; HistoryHistory is not a web woven with innocent hands. Among all the causes which degrade and demoralize men, power is the most constant and the most active.ndash;Lord ActonHistory is one of the most remarkable things in our lives. The mere fact it occurred makes it remarkable.ndash;AnonymousHistory is philosophy teaching by examples.ndash;Henry St. John BolingbrokeHistory is a set of lies agreed upon.ndash;Napoleon BonaparteIn history the way of annihilation is invariably prepared by inward degeneration, by decrease of life. Only then can a shock from outside put an end to the whole.ndash;Jakob BurckhardtHistory is a pact between the dead, the living, and the yet unborn.ndash;Edmund BurkeThe history of the world is but the biography of great men.ndash;Thomas CarlyleHistory is a sacred kind of writing, because truth is essential to it, and where truth is, there God himself is, so far as truth is concerned.ndash;Miguel de Cervantes

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