Redistributing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 63 pages
Familiar Quotations RediscoveringWe need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.ndash;Barbara De AngelisIf a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.ndash;Rachel CarsonOur task is not to rediscover nature but to remake it.ndash;Raoul Vaneigem Use in Literature RediscoveringThe discredit, however, into which my father fell, had the effect of deterring any considerable number of people from trying to rediscover Erewhon, and thus caused it to remain as unknown to geographers in general as though it had never been found.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.The French have rediscovered the hand grenade and developed it into the characteristic weapon of the war, have unearthed all their old mortars from the arsenals and adapted them to the trench, and created the best aerial service of all the combatants.ndash;Robert Herrick (1868-1938) in The World Decision.Still more rarely, owing to some revival of archaic instincts, he rediscovers the woman. This is perhaps the mark of the artist alone, and his solitary privilege.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.They are always rediscovering genius.ndash;Arnold Bennett in Literary Taste.But this in turn tempts us to make further investigations. So far, we have spent our time in rediscovering, in the diversions of the grownup man, those mechanical combinations which amused him as a child.ndash;Henri Bergson in Laughter.Science, with the rediscovery of Mendelism and its insistence upon psychological factors has submitted important qualifications to this deduction which Hardy, in common with others intellectually honest of his age, was forced to make.ndash;Harry Seidel Canby in Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism.The Madeira and Azores islands were rediscovered and their full exploration and permanent colonization begun.ndash;Cheyney in European Background Of American History.Eighty years ago concrete was rediscovered.ndash;James J. Davis in The Iron Puddler.

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