Quotations About / On: CUT

  • 21.
    Your world is not my world! Your house is not my house; because, you are ready to cut somebody's head.
    (Wickedness)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 22.
    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)
  • 23.
    Better circumnavigate a whole circumference and reach your self actualization than to cut across the diameter and never reach.
    (Shortcut)
    More quotations from: ANTHONY KIRUI
  • 24.
    Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.
    (Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. speech, Sept. 30, 1917, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.)
  • 25.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Virginia Woolf, romance
  • 26.
    In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.
    (Henry Miller (1891-1980), U.S. author. The Books in My Life, preface (1951).)
    More quotations from: Henry Miller, cut
  • 27.
    I will tell you what Jeanne was like. She was like a piano in a country where everyone has had their hands cut off.
    (Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Black Venus, Chatto & Windus (1985). "Black Venus," p. 9, "Next Editions" (1980).)
    More quotations from: Angela Carter, cut
  • 28.
    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).)
  • 29.
    This has been illustrated copiously each day with photographs taken by the author, reproduced by means of cuts such as only French newspaper-engravers can make, presumably etched on pieces of bread.
    (Robert Benchley (1889-1945), U.S. writer, humorist. The Treasurer's Report and Other Aspects of Community Singing, "French News," Grosset & Dunlap (1930).)
    More quotations from: Robert Benchley
  • 30.
    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).)
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