Numbing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 654 pages
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Familiar Quotations NumbingI happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic.ndash;Lisa AltherAt work, the authority of a person is inversely proportional to the number of pens that person is carrying.ndash;AnonymousDon't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Louis Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo DaVinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.ndash;AnonymousEveryday I beat my own previous record for number of consecutive days I've stayed alive.ndash;AnonymousIt's not the number of hours one puts in that counts, but what one puts into the hours.ndash;AnonymousOften, when I am reading a good book, I stop and thank my teacher. That is, I used to, until she got an unlisted number.ndash;AnonymousShe is numb from her toes down.ndash;AnonymousChildren are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults.ndash;Richard ArmourI keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love, and abundance. Then, whenever doubt, anxiety, or fear try to call me, they will keep getting a busy signal and soon they'll forget my number.ndash;Edith ArmstrongNo poet or novelist wishes he were the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number fondly believe their wish has been granted.ndash;W. H. Auden

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