Positing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Positing ndash; FixingThe oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important.ndash;Hosea BallouWorry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.ndash;Mary HemingwayDelightful task, to rear the tender thought, to teach the young idea how to shoot, to pour fresh instruction over the mind, to breathe the enlivening spirit, and to fix the generous purpose in the growing heart.ndash;Joseph P. ThompsonPositing ndash; LayingLay up your treasures in heaven where there is no depreciation.ndash;AnonymousOnly in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.ndash;Elizabeth BowenTo those who despair of everything reason cannot provide a faith, but only passion, and in this case it must be the same passion that lay at the root of the despair, namely humiliation and hatred.ndash;Albert CamusIt is difficult suddenly to lay aside a long-cherished love.ndash;Gaius Valerius CatullusNature's lay idiot, I taught thee to love.ndash;John DonneLet him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on.ndash;Robert FrostYeah, why don't I go eat some hay. I can make things out of clay, or lay by the bay, I just may. Whaddya say?ndash;Happy Gilmore
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