Pacifying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 48 pages
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Familiar Quotations Pacifying ndash; AssuageIf only nature is real and if, in nature, only desire and destruction are legitimate, then, in that all humanity does not suffice to assuage the thirst for blood, the path of destruction must lead to universal annihilation.ndash;Albert CamusFor the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.ndash;LysterPacifying ndash; CalmThe British have a reputation for keeping calm even when there is no crisis.ndash;AnonymousSensual pleasures are like soap bubbles, sparkling, effervescent. The pleasures of intellect are calm, beautiful, sublime, ever enduring and climbing upward to the borders of the unseen world.ndash;John AugheyWhen one is in a good sound rage, it is astonishing how calm one can be.ndash;BulwerAnger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm.ndash;Robert IngersollTimid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.ndash;Thomas JeffersonThe most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.ndash;Carl JungIt is not the so-called blessings of life, its sunshine and calm and pleasant experiences that make men, but its rugged experiences, its storms and tempests and trials. Early adversity is often a blessing in disguise.ndash;W. MathewsLove is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense.ndash;Mark Overby

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