Disapproving: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 121 pages
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Familiar Quotations BragsI love to watch the rooster crow, he's like so many men I know, who brag and bluster, rant and shout and beat their manly chests without a single thing to brag about.ndash;AnonymousA church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.ndash;Henry MenckenUnworthy offspring brag the most about their worthy descendants.ndash;Danish ProverbBrags ndash; BlowWe seldom lose our faith by a blow out, usually is just a slow leak.ndash;AnonymousHeaven often smites in mercy, even when the blow is severest.ndash;Joanna BaillieYou don't have to blow out the other fellow's light to let your own shine.ndash;Bernard BaruchIt is no less worth observing that this artificial division of mankind into separate societies is a perpetual source in itself of hatred and dissension among them. The names which distinguish them are enough to blow up hatred and rage.ndash;Edmund BurkeA blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.ndash;Robert BurtonA friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.ndash;Dinah CraikIt's not necessary to blow out your neighbor's light to let your own shine.ndash;M. R. Dehaan

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