Ornamenting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 289 pages
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Familiar Quotations OrnamentingBashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.ndash;AristotleEducation is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.ndash;AristotleThe connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the common run of people are satisfied with ornament.ndash;Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe height of cultivation runs to simplicity. Halfway cultivation runs to ornamentation.ndash;Bruce LeeAllegories are fine ornaments and good illustrations, but not proof.ndash;LutherSensible men show their sense by saying much in few words. If noble actions are the substance of life, good sayings are its ornament and guide.ndash;C. SimmonsCandor is the seal of a noble mind, the ornament and pride of man, the sweetest charm of women, the scorn of rascals, and the rarest virtue of sociability.ndash;SternacOrnamenting ndash; AdornEach of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.ndash;Eliza FarnhamOrnamenting ndash; AdornmentThe elegance of honesty needs no adornment.ndash;Merry BrowneFor just as some women are said to be handsome though without adornment, so this subtle manner of speech, though lacking in artificial graces, delights us.ndash;Cicero

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