Nodding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 224 pages
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Familiar Quotations NoddingThe time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively, but says nothing.ndash;Henry HaskinsSometimes even good old Homer nods.ndash;HoraceA woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man.ndash;Edgar Watson HoweCultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.ndash;William PowellWhen you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.ndash;William Butler YeatsNodding, as opposed to AlertPatient was alert and unresponsive.ndash;AnonymousA widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.ndash;J. G. BallardCivilization exists precisely so that there may be no masses but rather men alert enough never to constitute masses.ndash;Georges BernanosThe life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.ndash;C. Wright MillsIt is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.ndash;Agnes Repplier

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