Quotations About / On: ROSE

  • 51.
    The higher we rise up, the smaller we appear to those who are unable to fly.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 3, p. 331, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Dawn, "Fifth Book," aphorism 574, "Don't Forget!" (1881).)
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  • 52.
    Early rising is no pleasure; early drinking's just the measure.
    (François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Ch. 21, p. 57, Pleiade edition (1995).)
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  • 53.
    An early-rising man ... a good spouse but a bad husband.
    (Gabriel García Márquez (b. 1928), Colombian author. The widow Monteil, in In Evil Hour (1968, trans. 1979).)
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  • 54.
    I've gradually risen from lower-class background to lower-class foreground.
    (Marvin Cohen, U.S. author and humorist. Baseball the Beautiful, Links Books (1970). Author's biography.)
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  • 55.
    Some of us prefer Austrian voices risen in song to ugly German threats.
    (Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer), The Sound of Music, to Herr Zeller (1965).)
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  • 56.
    The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst.
    (David Hume (1711-1776), Scottish philosopher. The Natural History of Religion, sect. 10, p. 339, Green and Grose (1898).)
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  • 57.
    Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 58.
    No man rises so high as he knows not whither he goes.
    (Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658), British Parliamentarian general, Lord Protector of England. Quoted in Essays in English History, "Cromwell and the Historians," A.J.P. Taylor (1976).)
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  • 59.
    Suspense combines curiosity with fear and pulls them up a rising slope.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 60.
    I gather roses from thorns, gold from the earth, the pearl from the oyster.
    (Jerome (c. 340-420), Roman church father. Epistulae, XXII, 20.)
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