Relinquishing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 97 pages
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Familiar Quotations RelievingIn the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.ndash;Bill BaughanConceited men often seem a harmless kind of men, who, by an overwhelming self-respect, relieve others of the duty of respecting them at all.ndash;Henry Ward BeecherQuotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction.ndash;Walter BenjaminThe camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us. Yet no other god has been so cynical, for the camera records in order to forget.ndash;John BergerNothing can occur beyond the strength of faith to sustain, or transcending the resources of religion to relieve.ndash;T. BinneyEgotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.ndash;Bellamy BrooksThe friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.ndash;Ulysses S. GrantYou cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt.ndash;Learned HandEven when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.ndash;Fran LebowitzI write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.ndash;Henry Mencken

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