Quotations About / On: BROKEN

  • 11.
    Tough is that, which softens rather than break.
    (Moulding is better than perishing.)
    More quotations from: soulful heart
  • 12.
    An anger never breaks a rock, But a man of patience wilt eat the honey therein
    (If a man exercise patience, he will have everything he wills)
    More quotations from: Sir Toby Moses
  • 13.
    To be broken
    only means
    you need to be built again
    (change)
    More quotations from: Frederick J.B. Moore II
  • 14.
    Reason cannot break out of its own loop.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley
  • 15.
    Never give a sucker an even break.
    (W.C. Fields (1879-1946), U.S. actor. Poppy (film) (1936). Fields is earlier reported to have uttered these words on stage in the musical Poppy (1923), though the phrase does not appear in the libretto. Fields made the film Never Give a Sucker an Even Break in 1941. The words have also been attributed to Edward Francis Albee.)
    More quotations from: W.C Fields
  • 16.
    Who breaks a butterfly on a wheel?
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. Lord Hervey, in Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, l. 308 (1735). The line has passed into common usage, and achieved notoriety in the 1960s when it was used to head the London Times leader July 1, 1967, on Mick Jagger and Keith Richard's arrest on drugs charges—an article which was thought to have contributed to their acquittal.)
    More quotations from: Alexander Pope, butterfly
  • 17.
    Yes.... It became clear that the marriage had irretrievably broken down.
    (Prince Charles (b. 1948), British royal family member, Prince of Wales. New York Times, p. A12 (June 30, 1994). On BBC television, after admitting infidelity to his wife, Princess Diana.)
    More quotations from: Prince Charles, broken, marriage
  • 18.
    When the affections so kindly break loose, Joy, is another name for Religion.
    (Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. Sermons, sermon 20, "The prodigal son" (1766), ed. Melvyn New, University Press of Florida (1996). Sterne's comment on the welcomed return of the prodigal.)
    More quotations from: Laurence Sterne, joy
  • 19.
    Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
    (Thomas Mann (1875-1955), German author, critic. first complete publication as Deutschland und die Deutschen in "Die Neue Rundschau," Stockholm, Heft 1, Oct. 1945. Germany and the German, p. 64, trans. by Helen T. Lowe-Porter, Library of Congress (1963). Thomas Mann delivered this address in the Library of Congress, May 29, 1945.)
    More quotations from: Thomas Mann
  • 20.
    Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, broken, truth, love
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