Quotations About / On: RUNNING

  • 51.
    If an Englishman gets run down by a truck he apologizes to the truck.
    (Jackie Mason (b. 1931), U.S. comic. Independent (London, September 20, 1990).)
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  • 52.
    A whisper ran along the edge of the dawn.
    (Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960), African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, playwright and anthropologist. Tell My Horse, ch. 5, J.P. Lippincott (1938).)
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  • 53.
    Better to have beasts that let themselves be killed than men who run away.
    (Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist,philosopher, political activist. The Devil and the Good Lord, act 11, sc. 1, Gallimard (1951).)
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  • 54.
    Man is a jelly which quivers so much as to run about.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. First published in 1912. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 129, E.P. Dutton & Company (1951).)
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  • 55.
    Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 223 (1951).)
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  • 56.
    The moon will run all consciences to cover....
    (Allen Tate (1899-1979), U.S. poet, critic. "Ditty.")
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  • 57.
    The miller believes that all the wheat grows so that his mill keeps running.
    (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Art and Antiquity, III (1821).)
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  • 58.
    Great conversation ... requires an absolute running of two souls into one.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Friendship," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 59.
    Runs not this speech like iron through your blood?
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Don Pedro, in Much Ado About Nothing, act 5, sc. 1, l. 245. To Claudio, on learning they were misled into thinking Hero false.)
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  • 60.
    The worst of madmen is a saint run mad.
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. Imitations of Horace, bk. 1, epistle 6, "To Mr. Murray," l. 27 (1738).)
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