Paralysing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 76 pages
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Familiar Quotations ParalysingThose of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.ndash;Cyril ConnollyThe sense of paralysis proceeds not so much out of the mammoth size of the problem but out of the puniness of the purpose.ndash;Norman CousinsHe suffered from paralysis by analysis.ndash;ProverbParalysing ndash; CrippleCancer is so limited, it cannot corrode faith, it cannot shatter hope, it cannot kill friendships, it cannot cripple love, it cannot destroy peace, it cannot silence courage, it cannot suppress memories, it cannot conquer the spirit.ndash;AnonymousOne hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.ndash;Martin Luther King, Jr.Let go of your attachment to being right, and suddenly your mind is more open. You're able to benefit from the unique viewpoints of others, without being crippled by your own judgment.ndash;Ralph MarstonThe person who lives with cripples will soon learn to limp.ndash;Italian ProverbWe who were loved will never unlive that crippling fever.ndash;Adrienne RichOnce you have heard the lark, known the swish of feet through hill-top grass and smelt the earth made ready for the seed, you are never again going to be fully happy about the cities and towns that man carries like a crippling weight upon his back.ndash;Gwyn ThomasIt is my settled opinion, after some years as a political correspondent, that no one is attracted to a political career in the first place unless he is socially or emotionally crippled.ndash;Auberon Waugh Use in Literature ParalysingAlso, a foursome at bridge seemed divinely indicated by our number, and to avert a sheer paralysis of ennui we formed the habit of winning each other's money at that game.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.

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