Quotations About / On: CUT

  • 31.
    If pregnancy were a book they would cut the last two chapters.
    (Nora Ephron (20th century), U.S. author. As quoted in Woman to Woman by Julia Gilden and Mark Riedman, 1994.)
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  • 32.
    Arrogance rides triumphantly through the gates, barely glancing at the old woman about to cut the rope and spring shut the trap.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 33.
    What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Journals, journal entry, October/November 1850 (1906).)
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  • 34.
    What have I to do with plows? I cut another furrow than you see.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 54, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 35.
    It cut's me deep every time
    When a thought crosses my mind
    That I'm away from you
    But, when I really think about it
    Who am I to you.............
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  • 36.
    'There is no exact path to reach at your Goal or Destination, Dream is like distance not Displacement. You can choose any path to reach there. But always try to avoid a short cut one as a short cut one is not a worthy one.'
    (#DREAM #LIFE)
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  • 37.
    Them old masters, when they got mad, had no mercy on a nigger—they'd cut a nigger all up in a hurry—cut 'em all up into strings, just leave the life, that's all. I've seen 'em do it, many a time.
    (Sylvia Dubois (1788?-1889), African American slave and hog breeder. As quoted in Silvia Dubois, a Biografy of the Slav Who Whipt Her Mistres and Gand Her Fredom, interview dated January 27, 1883, by C. W. Larison (1883). Remembering her days as a slave in New Jersey.)
  • 38.
    In the history of the United States, there is no continuity at all. You can cut through it anywhere and nothing on this side of the cut has anything to do with anything on the other side.
    (Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. Henry B. Adams and His Friends, p. xcvi, ed. Harold Dean Cater. Stated in a conversation with Dr. Waldo G. Leland, in Paris in 1911.)
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  • 39.
    I say to myself that I mustn't let myself be cut off in there, and yet the moment I enter my bag is taken out of my hand, I'm pushed in, shepherded, nursed and above all cut off, alone. Whitehall envelops me.
    (Richard Crossman (1907-1974), British Labour politician. diary entry, Oct. 22, 1964. After his first week in the Cabinet.)
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  • 40.
    It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British author. Maurice Spandrell, in Point Counter Point, ch. 12 (1928).)
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