Paging: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 332 pages
Familiar Quotations PagingI know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.ndash;George Robert GissingI did live between two pages of The National Geographic.ndash;James and the Giant PeachRepublicans study the financial pages of the newspaper. Democrats put them in the bottom of the bird cage.ndash;Will StantonUnselfish and noble actions are the most radiant pages in the biography of souls.ndash;David ThomasSex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.ndash;Andy WarholThere is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them.ndash;Elie WieselWriting is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.ndash;Elie WieselThe first duty of a lecturer is to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your notebooks and keep on the mantelpiece forever.ndash;Virginia Woolf Use in Literature PagingWhat my folly, my insanity caused me to suffer, these pages have attempted to portray.ndash;L.A. Abbott in Seven Wives and Seven Prisons.And it is not a thin simulacrum he raises by some doubtful alchemy: it is no phantasm of the past that shines dimly before us in these magical pages; it is the very time itself in which we are merged.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.This is, indeed, an important but much neglected part of female education; and she who is a sufferer therefrom, will do well to derive a hint from these pages.ndash;William A. Alcott in The Young Woman's Guide.

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