Nearing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 380 pages
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Familiar Quotations NearingFor fainting, rub the person's chest, or, if a lady, rub her arm above the hand instead. Or put the head between the knees of the nearest medical doctor.ndash;AnonymousThe nearest to perfection that most people come is when filling out an employment application.ndash;AnonymousTo find the person you can truly trust, look no further than the nearest mirror.ndash;AnonymousIf reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the common mind is the nearest criterion of truth.ndash;George BancroftIf the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer conformity into it, there were a happiness in hoary hairs and no calamity in half senses. But the long habit of living indisposeth us for dying.ndash;Thomas BrowneThe nearest approach to immortality on earth is a government bureau.ndash;James ByrnesAn aged Christian, with the snow of time upon his head, may remind us that those points of earth are whitest which are nearest to heaven.ndash;E. H. ChapinAs the archeology of our thought easily shows, man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end.ndash;Michel FoucaultThe mantram becomes one's staff of life and carries one through every ordeal. Each repetition has a new meaning, carrying you nearer and nearer to God.ndash;Mahatma GandhiNothing is further than earth from heaven, and nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.ndash;David Hare

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