Overspreading: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 36 pages
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Familiar Quotations Overspreading ndash; CoverThe type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.ndash;Freda AdlerA talk is like a woman's dress. Long enough to cover the subject, but short enough to be interesting.ndash;AnonymousCover Me, I'm Changing Lanes.ndash;AnonymousYou could cover the whole world with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through.ndash;Ilya EhrenburgThe grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.ndash;Albert EinsteinGod has no power over the past except to cover it with oblivion.ndash;Pliny The ElderA pure hand needs no glove to cover it.ndash;Nathaniel HawthorneThere are ten weakness against which most of us guard ourselves. One of these is the habit of trying to reap before we have sown, and the other nine are all wrapped up in the one practice of creating alibis to cover every mistake made.ndash;Napoleon HillWhere ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions.ndash;HumeThe college graduate is presented with a sheepskin to cover his intellectual nakedness.ndash;Robert Hutchins

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