Reconnoitering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 47 pages
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Familiar Quotations Reconnoitering ndash; ExplorerMemory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.ndash;Walter BenjaminPerhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.ndash;Andre BretonIf the sexual revolution has been a medical disaster, socially it has been a catastrophe. Why do the media not report and explore the tragic results of the sexual revolution? Because many are collaborators.ndash;Patrick BuchananAdventures are an indication of inefficiency. Good explorers don't have them.ndash;Herbert Spencer DickeyLet both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring these problems which divide us.ndash;John F. KennedyTogether let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.ndash;John F. KennedyWe all become great explorers during our first few days in a new city, or a new love affair.ndash;Mignon McLaughlinA book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.ndash;Edward MorganIt's important for the explorer to be willing to be led astray.ndash;Roger von OechI couldn't claim that I have never felt the urge to explore evil, but when you descend into hell you have to be very careful.ndash;Kathleen Raine

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