Oiling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 588 pages
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Familiar Quotations OilingIf corn oil comes from corn, where does baby oil come from?ndash;AnonymousMost people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.ndash;AnonymousTruth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water.ndash;Miguel de CervantesWhat did it matter where you lay once you were dead? In a dirty sump or in a marble tower on top of a high hill? You were dead, you were sleeping the big sleep, you were not bothered by things like that. Oil and water were the same as wind and air to you.ndash;Raymond ChandlerIt is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.ndash;Sidonie Gabrielle ColetteEverything is soothed by oil, and this is the reason why divers send out small quantities of it from their mouths, because it smooths every part which is rough.ndash;Pliny The ElderI believe in friendly compromise. I said over in the Senate hearings that truth is the glue that holds government together. Compromise is the oil that makes governments go.ndash;Gerald R. FordForgiveness is the oil of relationships.ndash;Josh McDowellObviously, the answer to oil spills is to paper-train the tankers.ndash;Ralph NaderIn deep meditation the flow of concentration is continuous like the flow of oil.ndash;Patanjali

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