Pronouncing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 416 pages
Familiar Quotations PronouncingThe sword of the law should never fall but on those whose guilt is so apparent as to be pronounced by their friends as well as foes.ndash;Thomas JeffersonThe accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.ndash;James MadisonThe eyes of men speak words the tongue cannot pronounce.ndash;Native American ProverbIf the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentlemen, he may pronounce as he pleases.ndash;George Bernard ShawIt is certainly safe, in view of the movement to the right of intellectuals and political thinkers, to pronounce the brain death of socialism.ndash;Norman TebbitNames are not always what they seem. The common Welsh name Bzjxxllwcp is pronounced Jackson.ndash;Mark TwainOur judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows.ndash;Paul Valeacute;ryI was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn't pronounce my R's. I wasn't a beauty.ndash;Barbara WaltersI would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent and universal human characteristic which becomes more or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances.ndash;Simone WeilIf Germany, thanks to and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.ndash;Simone Weil

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