Quotations About / On: TOGETHER

  • 71.
    My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
    (Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president. Letter, February 1, 1910, to Herbert B. Brougham. The Public Papers of Woodrow Wilson, vol. 20 p. 69, ed. Arthur S. Link.)
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  • 72.
    Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
    (John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. The Two Paths, lecture 2 (1859).)
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  • 73.
    There seems no reason why patriotism and narrowness should go together, or why intellectual fairmindedness should be confounded with political trimming, or why serviceable truth should keep cloistered because not partisan.
    (Herman Melville (1819-1891), U.S. author. "Supplement." "Battle-Pieces" (1866), p. 461, Collected Poems of Herman Melville, ed. Howard P. Vincent (1947). Referring to political debate.)
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  • 74.
    So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two people can be half an hour together, but one shall acquire an evident superiority over the other.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, Feb. 15, 1766 (1791).)
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  • 75.
    I want to re-echo my hope that we may all work together for a great peace as distinguished from a mean peace.
    (Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president. At the Palazzo in Milan, Italy (January 5, 1919).)
  • 76.
    Do you think your mother and I should have lived comfortably so long together, if ever we had been married? Baggage!
    (John Gay (1685-1732), British dramatist, poet. Peachum, in The Beggar's Opera, act 1, sc. 8 (1728), ed. F.W. Bateson (1934).)
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  • 77.
    Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.
    (John Webster (1580-1625), British dramatist. Ferdinand, in The Duchess of Malfi, act 5, sc. 2.)
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  • 78.
    What men call social virtues, good fellowship, is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter, which lie close together to keep each other warm.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. journal entry, Oct. 23, 1852.)
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  • 79.
    They have seemed to be together, though absent; shook hands as over a vast; and embraced as it were from the ends of opposed winds.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Camillo, in The Winter's Tale, act 1, sc. 1, l. 29-31. Describing the long friendship of Leontes of Sicily and Polixenes of Bohemia.)
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  • 80.
    We should meet each morning, as from foreign countries, and spending the day together, should depart at night, as into foreign countries.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Manners," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
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