Postponing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 119 pages
Familiar Quotations PostponingDue to the lack of experienced trumpeters, the end of the world has been postponed for three weeks.ndash;AnonymousAt man's core there is a voice that wants him never to give in to fear. But if it is true that in general man cannot give in to fear, at the very least he postpones indefinitely the moment when he will have to confront himself with the object of his fear.ndash;Georges BatailleBy the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed.ndash;Robert HillyerFailure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.ndash;Herbert KaufmanLife, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.ndash;Henry MillerThe effects of our actions may be postponed but they are never lost. There is an inevitable reward for good deeds and an inescapable punishment for bad. Meditate upon this truth, and seek always to earn good wages from Destiny.ndash;Fu Wu MingPostponing ndash; DeferI shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer not neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.ndash;AnonymousI expect to pass through this world but once. Any good work, therefore, any kindness, or any service I can render to any soul of man or animal, let me do it now! Let me not neglect or defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.ndash;Thomas CarlylePostponing ndash; DelayAnger is one letter short of danger, Greatest remedy for anger is delay.ndash;AnonymousA delay is better than disaster.ndash;Anonymous

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