Quotations About / On: CUT
War cuts short rthe lives of the people.
(The result of war.)
Thrust ivrybody, but cut th' ca-ards.
(Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. Dooley's Philosophy, "Casual Observations," (1900).)
Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
(Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Casual Observations," Mr. Dooley's Philosophy (1900).)
Working cuts down on both folly and wisdom.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Second Selection, New York (1985).)
Sex is a short cut to everything.
(Anne Cumming (b. 1917), British author. The Love Quest, ch. 1 (1991).
Opening line of her autobiography.)
Hatred and war cut short the lives of the people.
(The results of hatred and war.)
The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.
(Virginia Woolf (1882-1941), British novelist, essayist, and diarist. The Common Reader, ch. 21 (1925).)
Varis Shah says habits don't die even if we are cut into pieces.
(Varis Shah (18th cent.). Trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.)
Cut the pie any way you like, "meanings" just ain't in the head!
(Hilary Putnam (b. 1926), U.S. professor of philosophy; worked mainly at Harvard. Cambridge University Press (1975). "The Meaning of 'Meaning'," Mind (Language and Reality), p. 227.)
What we cut off from our other faults is very often but so much added to our pride.
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 450 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)