Quotations About / On:
The beauty of relation is that it should never be broken.
(to my friends)
Tough is that, which softens rather than break.
(Moulding is better than perishing.)
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)
The juries also break the law, with their gavel.
(Judges and the juries are not faithful, they are vulnerable to corruption, bribery and favouritism)
The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
(H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. Kipps, bk. 2, ch. 5 (1905).)
When you have broken the reality into concepts you never can reconstruct it in its wholeness.
(William James (1842-1910), U.S. philosopher, psychologist. Originally published 1909. A Pluralistic Universe, lecture 6, Peter Smith (1967).)
Reason cannot break out of its own loop.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
Yeah, percentage players die broke too, don't they, Bert?
(Sydney Carroll, U.S. screenwriter, and Robert Rossen. Eddie Felson (Paul Newman), The Hustler, to his former manager, Bert Gordon (George C. Scott) (1961).)
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.)
Only the broken-hearted know the truth about love.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)