Quartering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 407 pages
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Familiar Quotations QuarteringThere are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.ndash;Franklin P. AdamsWorldly renown is naught but a breath of wind, which now comes this way and that, and changes name because it changes quarter.ndash;Dante AlighieriIt is not what you would do with your millions should richness be your lot. It is what you are doing at present with the dollar and quarter you've got.ndash;AnonymousPeople are always asking couples whose marriage has endured at least a quarter of a century for their secret for success. Actually, it is no secret at all. I am a forgiving woman. Long ago, I forgave my husband for not being Paul Newman.ndash;Erma BombeckIf we've learned anything in the past quarter century, it is that we cannot federalize virtue.ndash;George BushA dollar saved is a quarter earned.ndash;John CiardiThe Westerly Wind asserting his sway from the south-west quarter is often like a monarch gone mad, driving forth with wild imprecations the most faithful of his courtiers to shipwreck, disaster, and death.ndash;Joseph ConradThe most winning woman I ever knew was hanged for poisoning three little children for their insurance-money, and the most repellent man of my acquaintance is a philanthropist who has spent nearly a quarter of a million upon the London poor.ndash;Arthur Conan DoyleJust as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.ndash;Sigmund FreudThis quarter was my wish, and it didn't come true. So I'm taking it back. I'm taking them all back.ndash;Goonies

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