Premising: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 113 pages
Familiar Quotations PremisingMen have defined the parameters of every subject. All feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system, which is made credible or authentic by the power of men to name.ndash;Andrea DworkinA theory is the more impressive the greater is the simplicity of its premises, the more different are the kinds of things it relates and the more extended the range of its applicability.ndash;Albert EinsteinPremising ndash; GroundBut so much the more malign and wild does the ground become with bad seed and untilled, as it has the more of good earthly vigor.ndash;Dante AlighieriAnalysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.ndash;Henri Freacute;deacute;ric AmielThere are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime.ndash;Maxwell AndersonThe work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.ndash;Thomas CarlyleIf intelligence and piety may not be the foundation of a caste, on what ground shall they who have no distinction but wealth, superior costume, richer equipages, finer houses, draw lines around themselves and constitute themselves a higher class?ndash;William ChanningLet us not go over the old ground, let us rather prepare for what is to come.ndash;CiceroThe frost is God's plough which he drives through every inch of ground in the world, opening each clod, and pulverizing the whole.ndash;FullerIt is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the ground-work of human freedom.ndash;Horace Greeley

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