deserting under fire quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
Forty years after a battle it is easy for a noncombatant to reason about how it ought to have been fought. It is another thing per ...
Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.
Kemmerick: He's dead. He's dead.
Katczinsky: Why did you risk your life bringing him in?
...
In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
He had seen the end of an era, the sunset of the pioneer. He had come upon it when already its glory was nearly spent. So in the b ...
Fate, then, is a name for facts not yet passed under the fire of thought; for causes which are unpenetrated.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. To a man laboring under calamity, the heat of his own fire hath sadness in it.
O that awful deepdown torrent O and the sea and the sea crimson sometimes like fire and the glorious sunsets and the figtrees in t ...
When your house is on fire, you can't be bothered with the neighbors. Or, as we say in chess, if your king is under attack you don ...
All praise of the hawk on fire in hawk-eyed dusk be sung,
When his viperish fuse hangs looped with flames under the brand
...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help