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November 17, 2011

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PUBLICATION: Lifetime Quotes for Speakers
COVERAGE-TYPE: Full-text
FREQUENCY: Archival material
LANGUAGE: English

CONTENT-SUMMARY:

This source contains quotes of concise and often funny statements of the imperfection of human behavior. Each document (or quote) contains the subject on which the quote was based, the actual quote and its author. Some documents contain other information which is searchable by segments.

QUOTE The actual quote made from the source
SOURCE The name of the publication which is the source of the story.
SUBJECT Words or phrases describing the subject of the document.

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SWEARING

LENGTH: 27 words

SOURCE: Mark Twain

 QUOTE:

The existing phrasebooks are inadequate.  They are well enough as far as they go, but when you fall down and skin your leg they don’t tell you what to say.

SEE-ALSO: Oath

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SWEARING

LENGTH: 9 words

SOURCE: Mark Twain

 QUOTE:

When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.

SEE-ALSO: Oath

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SYMPATHY

LENGTH: 11 words

SOURCE: Bill Nye

 QUOTE:

Kind words will never die — neither will they buy groceries.

SEE-ALSO: Advice

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SYMPATHY

LENGTH: 15 words

 QUOTE:

Sympathy is what you usually give to a relative when you don’t want to lend him money.

SEE-ALSO: Advice

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SYMPATHY

LENGTH: 23 words

SOURCE: Billy Boy Franklin

 QUOTE:

My friends, and family, know there are two things they can always come to me for, and I will supply in abundance: sympathy and advice.

SEE-ALSO: Advice

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SYMPATHY

LENGTH: 14 words

SOURCE: Oscar Wilde

 QUOTE:

If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.

SEE-ALSO: Advice

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SURVIVAL

LENGTH: 9 words

SOURCE: Oscar Wilde

 QUOTE:

One can survive everything nowadays, except death.

SEE-ALSO: Life

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SURVIVAL

LENGTH: 17 words

SOURCE: John Kenneth Galbraith

 QUOTE:

Man has developed an obvious capacity for surviving the pompous reiteration of the commonplace.

SEE-ALSO: Life

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SURVIVAL

LENGTH: 14 words

SOURCE: Ralph Waldo Emerson

 QUOTE:

Nature has made up her mind that what cannot defend itself shall not be defended.

SEE-ALSO: Life

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUSPICION

LENGTH: 4 words

SOURCE: Alexander Dumas the Elder

 QUOTE:

Look for the woman.

SEE-ALSO: Doubt

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SUSPICION

LENGTH: 11 words

SOURCE: Henry David Thoreau

 QUOTE:

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.

SEE-ALSO: Doubt

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SUSPICION

LENGTH: 9 words

SOURCE: Julius Caesar

 QUOTE:

I wished my wife to be not so much as suspected.

SEE-ALSO: Doubt

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SUSPICION

LENGTH: 16 words

SOURCE: William Shakespeare

 QUOTE:

But, O!  what damned minutes tell he o’er

Who dotes, yet doubts; suspects, yet soundly loves.

SEE-ALSO: Doubt

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SURRENDER

LENGTH: 7 words

SOURCE: Ovid

 QUOTE:

By yielding you may obtain victory.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SURRENDER

LENGTH: 8 words

SOURCE: Virgil

 QUOTE:

Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

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SUBJECT: SURPRISE

LENGTH: 13 words

SOURCE: Voltaire

 QUOTE:

The husband who desires to surprise is often very much surprised himself.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SURPRISE

LENGTH: 21 words

SOURCE: James J. Roche

 QUOTE:

Be not surprised if thou findest thyself in possession of unexpected wealth.  Allah will provide an unexpected use for it.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUPERSTITION

LENGTH: 8 words

SOURCE: Edmund Burke

 QUOTE:

Superstition is the religion of feeble minds.

SEE-ALSO: Religion

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SUPERSTITION

LENGTH: 16 words

SOURCE: Voltaire

 QUOTE:

Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy: the mad daughter of a wise mother.

SEE-ALSO: Religion

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SUPERSTITION

LENGTH: 12 words

SOURCE: American Proverb

 QUOTE:

It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth-story window on Friday.

SEE-ALSO: Religion

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

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SUBJECT: SUPERSTITION

LENGTH: 16 words

SOURCE: Mark Twain

 QUOTE:

Let me make the superstitions of a nation, and I care not who makes its laws or its songs.

SEE-ALSO: Religion

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH