Perforating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 150 pages
Familiar Quotations Perforating ndash; BoringA bore is a man who has nothing to say and says it anyway.ndash;AnonymousEveryone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The things to avoid is being a bore to oneself.ndash;Gerald BrenanA bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it.ndash;Henry FordTravel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong-Kong.ndash;Vita Sackville-WestA bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.ndash;Bert Leston TaylorA healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.ndash;John UpdikePerforating ndash; CutsCut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.ndash;AnonymousTo assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.ndash;Albert CamusCut your morning devotions into your personal grooming. You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?ndash;Robert CookI say to myself that I mustn't let myself be cut off in there, and yet the moment I enter my bag is taken out of my hand, I'm pushed in, shepherded, nursed and above all cut off, alone. Whitehall envelops me.ndash;Richard Crossman

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