Plunging: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 243 pages
Familiar Quotations PlungingThe machine does not isolate man from the great problems of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.ndash;Antoine de Saint-Exupeacute;ryThe word-coining genius, as if thought plunged into a sea of words and came up dripping.ndash;Virginia WoolfPlunging ndash; DivesNot everything is a mermaid that dives into the water.ndash;Russian ProverbPlunging, as opposed to RisingWe have this day restored the Sovereign to Whom all men ought to be obedient. He reigns in heaven and from the rising to the setting of the sun, let His kingdom come.ndash;Samuel AdamsAdmiration is a very short-lived passion that decays on growing familiar with its object unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries and kept alive by perpetual miracles rising up to its view.ndash;AddisonAmerica is rising with a giant's strength. Its bones are yet but cartilages.ndash;Fisher AmesThe glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time you fall.ndash;AnonymousAs the sun is best seen at his rising and setting, so men's native dispositions are clearest seen when they are children, and when they are dying.ndash;BoyleOur greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.ndash;ConfuciusNext to temperance, a quiet conscience, a cheerful mind and active habits, I place early rising as a means of health and happiness.ndash;Timothy Flint

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