Prolonging: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 238 pages
Familiar Quotations ProlongingProlonged idleness paralyzes initiative.ndash;AnonymousRetirement may be looked upon either as a prolonged holiday or as a rejection, a being thrown on to the scrap-heap.ndash;Simone de BeauvoirBut childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.ndash;Louise BoganI believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other--I mean from the attempt to prolong family connections unduly and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so.ndash;Samuel ButlerAn election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.ndash;George EliotI shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.ndash;Ian FlemingIt is the duty of a doctor to prolong life and it is not his duty to prolong the act of dying.ndash;Thomas HorderMost of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.ndash;Aldous HuxleyWe have to ask ourselves whether medicine is to remain a humanitarian and respected profession or a new but depersonalized science in the service of prolonging life rather than diminishing human suffering.ndash;Elisabeth Kuuml;bler-RossThere is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.ndash;Milan Kundera

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