Petitioning: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 178 pages
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Familiar Quotations PetitioningPlease to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!ndash;Phyllis McGinleyBusiness underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach.ndash;Woodrow WilsonPetitioning ndash; ApplicationThe careful application of terror is also a form of communication.ndash;AnonymousThe most important thing in the application development is the name. An application will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name, and now I am looking for a suitable application.ndash;AnonymousPetitioning ndash; ClaimWhat I claim is to live to the full the contradiction of my time, which may well make sarcasm the condition of truth.ndash;Roland BarthesWe claim that any man who is honest, fair, tolerant, kind, charitable, and well-behaved is a success. No matter what his station in life.ndash;Jay HousePetitioning ndash; DemandI demand that my books be judged with utmost severity, by knowledgeable people who know the rules of grammar and of logic, and who will seek beneath the footsteps of my commas the lice of my thought in the head of my style.ndash;Louis AragonPetitioning ndash; DesirableI desire not to desire, for my will is without value, since I am ignorant in any case. Therefore choose Thou for me what thou knowest to be best and do not put my perdition in what my autonomy and free choice prefer.ndash;Bayazid Al-BistamiThe desire of love is to give. The desire of lust is to get.ndash;AnonymousDesire is the thing you want in incipiency.ndash;Emilie Cady

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