Quotations About / On:
the genuine is born within us with the courage to cut all strings and fly freedom in the horizons of our own skies
(Terence George Craddock March 28 2015)
A daisy cutter bomb...
how many daisies does it cut?
Better circumnavigate a whole circumference and reach your self actualization than to cut across the diameter and never reach.
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).)
What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 446 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
I will cut the head off my baby and swallow it if it will make Bush lose.
(Zainab Ismael, Iraqi housewife. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 31 (November 16, 1992).
On the day of the United States' 1992 Presidential election; the incumbent President George Bush lost to Democratic challenger Bill Clinton.)