Quotations About / On: RUNNING

  • 31.
    Reputation runs behind the current state of affairs.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 32.
    After some years, the elusive lady ran out of people to elude.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 33.
    ... an institution cannot be run progressively on a basis of fear.
    (Mary B. Harris (1874-1957), U.S. prison administrator. I Knew Them in Prison, ch. 4 (1936).)
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  • 34.
    Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. Quoted in Observer (London, October 7, 1951).)
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  • 35.
    Every drop of ink in my pen ran cold.
    (Horace Walpole (1717-1797), British author. Letter, July 3, 1752. Correspondence, vol. 9, Yale edition (1937-83).)
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  • 36.
    It is easier to run a revolution than a government.
    (Ferdinand E. Marcos (1917-1981), Filipino politician, president. Time (New York, June 6, 1977).)
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  • 37.
    I do not choose to run for President in nineteen twenty-eight.
    (Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), U.S. president. Press conference release (August 2, 1927). Released on fourth anniversary of Coolidge's becoming president.)
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  • 38.
    I suspect victims; they win in the long run.
    (Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973), British novelist, story writer, essayist, and memoirist; born in Ireland. From Eva Trout (1968). As quoted in Elizabeth Bowen, ch. 13, by Victoria Glendinning (1979).)
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  • 39.
    Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.
    (Liz Smith (b. 1923), U.S. journalist, author. American Way, syndicated column (Sept. 3, 1985). "Most good gossip columnists," Smith wrote in 1991, "have a touch of Savonarola in them.")
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  • 40.
    Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
    (Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925), U.S. editor, essayist. "Simple Simon," vol. 1, The Colby Essays (1926).)
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