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November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUPERIORS

LENGTH: 42 words

SOURCE: Baltasar Gracian

 QUOTE:

Avoid victories over superiors.  They will allow a man to help them but not to surpass them, and will have any advice tendered them appear like a recollection of something they have forgotten, rather than as a guide to something they cannot find.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUPERMARKET

LENGTH: 33 words

SOURCE: Adlai E. Stevenson

 QUOTE:

With the supermarket as our temple and the singing commercial as our litany, are we likely to fire the world with an irresistible vision of America’s exalted purposes and inspiring way of life?

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUPERMARKET

LENGTH: 9 words

 QUOTE:

Law of the Supermarket: The other line moves faster.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUICIDE

LENGTH: 10 words

SOURCE: Heinrich Heine

 QUOTE:

Before shooting one’s self one should deliver a soliloquy.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUICIDE

LENGTH: 15 words

SOURCE: Kin Hubbard

 QUOTE:

The fellow that tries to commit suicide with a razor, and fails, would fail at anything.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUICIDE

LENGTH: 24 words

SOURCE: Gerald Barzan

 QUOTE:

I hate all the bleeders, the bleeding, the bled,

The sucking, the kissing of getting ahead;

No wonder so many have killed themselves dead.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUICIDE

LENGTH: 4 words

SOURCE: Daniel Webster

 QUOTE:

Suicide is confession.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUICIDE

LENGTH: 17 words

SOURCE: Gregory Nunn

 QUOTE:

When you go to drown yourself always take off your clothes, they may fit your wife’s next husband.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUBWAY

LENGTH: 19 words

 QUOTE:

There were thirty million fewer riders on the New York subways last year — and nobody noticed the difference.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUBWAY

LENGTH: 11 words

 QUOTE:

The average straphanger’s complaint is one of long standing.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUBWAY

LENGTH: 12 words

SOURCE: Ovid

 QUOTE:

The traveler with empty pockets pursues his journey in perfect safety.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUBSTITUTE

LENGTH: 11 words

SOURCE: William Shakespeare

 QUOTE:

A substitute shines brightly as a king

Until a king be by.

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUBSIDY

LENGTH: 21 words

SOURCE: Thomas Carlyle

 QUOTE:

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature, that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.

SEE-ALSO: Charity

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: SUBSIDY

LENGTH: 32 words

SOURCE: Thomas Jefferson

 QUOTE:

It is not the policy of the government in America to give aid to works of any kind.  They let things take their natural course without help or impediment, which is generally the best policy.

SEE-ALSO: Charity

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

November 27, 2011

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: STYLE

LENGTH: 6 words

SOURCE: Lord Chesterfield

 QUOTE:

Style is the dress of thoughts.

SEE-ALSO: Fashion

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Lifetime Quotes

SUBJECT: STYLE

LENGTH: 20 words

SOURCE: Frank Dane

 QUOTE:

Ignorance is never out of style.  It was in fashion yesterday, it is the rage today and it will set the pace tomorrow.

SEE-ALSO: Fashion

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH