Quotations About / On: CUT

  • 11.
    Hatred and war cut short the lives of the people.
    (The results of hatred and war.)
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  • 12.
    Varis Shah says habits don't die even if we are cut into pieces.
    (Varis Shah (18th cent.). Trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.)
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  • 13.
    Cut the pie any way you like, "meanings" just ain't in the head!
    (Hilary Putnam (b. 1926), U.S. professor of philosophy; worked mainly at Harvard. Cambridge University Press (1975). "The Meaning of 'Meaning'," Mind (Language and Reality), p. 227.)
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  • 14.
    Thrust ivrybody, but cut th' ca-ards.
    (Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. Dooley's Philosophy, "Casual Observations," (1900).)
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  • 15.
    Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
    (Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936), U.S. journalist, humorist. "Casual Observations," Mr. Dooley's Philosophy (1900).)
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  • 16.
    The bite of existence did not cut into one in Hollywood ....
    (Mae West (1892-1980), U.S. actor. Goodness Had Nothing to Do With It, ch. 13 (1959).)
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  • 17.
    There are some persons we could not cut down to size without diminishing ourselves as well.
    (Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. Carnets d'un Biologiste, p. 193, The Substance of Man (1962).)
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  • 18.
    Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
    (Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980), Anglo-American filmmaker. Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984).)
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  • 19.
    I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
    (Lillian Hellman (1905-1984), U.S. playwright. Letter, May 19, 1952, to John S. Wood, Chairman of the House un-American Activities Committee. Quoted in Nation (New York, May 31, 1952). Refusing to testify against colleagues accused of Communist affiliations.)
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  • 20.
    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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