Ratifying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 91 pages
Familiar Quotations RatifyingTo give up pretensions is as blessed a relief as to get them ratified.ndash;William JamesIn a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.ndash;David MametRatifying ndash; AcknowledgementThe only authors whom I acknowledge as American are the journalists. They, indeed, are not great writers, but they speak the language of their countrymen, and make themselves heard by them.ndash;Alexis de TocquevilleRatifying ndash; AffirmNature's law affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws, you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.ndash;Luther BurbankRatifying ndash; ApproveAs I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.ndash;CiceroI see and approve better things, but follow worse.ndash;OvidRatifying ndash; ConfirmArguments only confirm people in their own opinions.ndash;Booth TarkingtonRatifying ndash; PassingHe who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.ndash;AddisonI shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer not neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.ndash;AnonymousNever pass up an opportunity to pee.ndash;Anonymous

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