Outgrowing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 38 pages
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Familiar Quotations OutgrowingReligion is an illusion of childhood, outgrown under proper education.ndash;Auguste ComteThe individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.ndash;Norman CousinsWhen a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality.ndash;Joe PaternoThe stories of childhood leave an indelible impression, and their author always has a niche in the temple of memory from which the image is never cast out to be thrown on the rubbish heap of things that are outgrown and outlived.ndash;Howard PyleThe comic spirit is given to us in order that we may analyze, weigh, and clarify things in us which nettle us, or which we are outgrowing, or trying to reshape.ndash;Thornton Wilder Use in Literature OutgrowingIf they could say outright that our age has outgrown them, they would say so, but this they may not do; nevertheless they contrive to let their opinions be sufficiently well known, and their hearers are content with this.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.No socks. A pair of scant homespun trousers, long outgrown.ndash;James Lane Allen in The Reign of Law.I did not dare to hold myself upright, because, by so doing, I exhibited all the more plainly the shortness of my waistcoat, which I had outgrown.ndash;Hans Christian Andersen in True Story of My Life.Aileen had seldom seen her vehement since they had outgrown their youthful habit of wrangling.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in Sleeping Fires: A Novel.I'd have outgrown my illusions in any case by that time, only Nature did the trick by not giving me any.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Sisters-In-Law.The nation had outgrown its institutions, and was cramped by them.ndash;Walter Bagehot in The English Constitution.

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