Outweighing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 29 pages
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Familiar Quotations OutweighingThe wonder of a single snowflake outweighs the wisdom of a million meteorologists.ndash;AnonymousI think my securities far outweigh my insecurities. I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.ndash;Billy ConnellyMaturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.ndash;John MacnaughtonWisdom outweighs any wealth.ndash;SophoclesOutweighing ndash; OutdoThank God for competition. When our competitors upset our plans or outdo our designs, they open infinite possibilities of our own work to us.ndash;Gil AtkinsonOutdid the meat, outdid the frolic wine.ndash;Robert Herrick Use in Literature OutweighingIn the career Rinaldo was not thrown, Who all the banded kinsmen much outweighed; Their spears like brittle glass to pieces went, But not an inch the champions backward bent.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.And so rare is great originality among mankind, and so great are its fruits, that this one benefit of free government probably outweighs what are in many cases its accessory evils.ndash;Walter Bagehot in Physics and Politics.I doubt whether the heaped total of his admirations would be found to outweigh the least one of the admirations that Swinburne had.ndash;Max Beerbohm in And Even Now.The suggestion emanating from these electors and undergone before the time to vote arrives, sufficiently outweighs suggestions from any other source to annul them and to maintain an absolute fixity of opinion.ndash;Gustave le Bon in The Crowd, Study of Popular Mind.Even the miser's passion of economy may outweigh love of drink and cure the lesser desire.ndash;Brisbane in Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers.

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