Quotations About / On: ROSE

  • 21.
    Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead.
    (James Thurber (1894-1961), U.S. humorist, illustrator. article first appeared in New Yorker (Feb. 18, 1939). "The Shrike and the Chipmunks," Fables for our Time (1940).)
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  • 22.
    Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old.
    (Gaius Sallustius Crispus (c. 86-35/34 B.C.), Roman historian. Jugurtha, II.)
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  • 23.
    We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again.
    (Nathanael Greene (1742-1786), U.S. Revolutionary general. Letter, April 1781. To French ambassador to the United States Chevalier del la Luzerne, following the Battle of Hobkirk's Hill, S.C..)
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  • 24.
    Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell and organize.
    (Albert Gore, Jr. (b. 1948), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. quoted in Daily Telegraph (London, Feb. 2, 1988). As his presidential campaign slogan.)
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  • 25.
    Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
    (Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, philosopher. repr. Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago (1952). Pensées, no. 370 (1670), trans. J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1931).)
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  • 26.
    A little nest that's nestled where the roses bloom.
    (George Whiting (1884-1943), U.S. songwriter. "My Blue Heaven," Leo Feist, Inc. (1927). Music composed by Walter Donaldson (1893-1947).)
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  • 27.
    You can't make a souffle rise twice.
    (Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884-1980), U.S. socialite; daughter of President Theodore Roosevelt. As quoted in A Dictionary of Contemporary American History, by Stanley Hochman and Eleanor Hochman (1993). Said in 1948 on the defeat of Republican Thomas H. Dewey in that year's Presidential election, by incumbent President Harry S. Truman. In 1944, Dewey had been defeated by Longworth's kinsman, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.)
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  • 28.
    Oppression that is clearly inexorable and invincible does not give rise to revolt but to submission.
    (Simone Weil (1909-1943), French philosopher, mystic. repr. In La Condition Ouvrière (1951). "The Mystery of the Factory," Factory Journal (1934-1935).)
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  • 29.
    Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
    (Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. In The Works of Honoré de Balzac, vol. IV, trans. by George Saintsbury (1971). Narrator, in Pierrette, originally named Pierrette Lorrain, in Le Siècle (1840); included in the Comédie humaine as a Scène de la Vie de Province (1843).)
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  • 30.
    We live in an era of revolution—the revolution of rising expectations.
    (Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965), U.S. Democratic politician. Look (New York, Sept. 22, 1953), The Papers of Adlai E. Stevenson, vol. 5 (1974).)
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