Prompting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 389 pages
Familiar Quotations PromptingMan is the only one that knows nothing, that can learn nothing without being taught. He can neither speak nor walk nor eat, and in short he can do nothing at the prompting of nature only, but weep.ndash;Pliny The ElderThe struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompting is the greatest challenge of all. His conditioning has been so powerful that it has all but destroyed his ability to be self-aware.ndash;Herb GoldbergAlways set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.ndash;Samuel JohnsonPity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.ndash;Martin Luther King, Jr.All human activity is prompted by desire.ndash;Bertrand RussellDuring a very busy life I have often been asked, ''How did you manage to do it all?'' The answer is very simple. It is because I did everything promptly.ndash;Richard TangyeI was gratified to be able to answer promptly. I said, I don't know.ndash;Mark TwainThe miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the promptings of a brave, determined spirit.ndash;Mark TwainPrompting ndash; ImmediatelyIt takes two people to ruin a perfectly good day. First a person who says something downright nasty about you, and second, a dear friend who makes sure you hear about it immediately.ndash;AnonymousLady Hodmarsh and the duchess immediately assumed the clinging affability that persons of rank assume with their inferiors in order to show them that they are not in the least conscious of any difference in station between them.ndash;Somerset Maugham

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