frivolity quotes

- 9 of 9 Results
Years hence, perhaps, may dawn an age,
More fortunate, alas! than we,
...
These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly,
Waking in the dawn of the morning,
...
No one can understand Paris and its history who does not understand that its fierceness is the balance and justification of its fr ...
Frivolity is inborn, conceit acquired by education.
We have had nineteen centuries of ecclesiastical teaching and preaching, and what do we see in our midst? Tens of thousands of hon ...
Fashionable women regard themselves, and are regarded by men, as pretty toys or as mere instruments of pleasure; and the vacuity o ...
And our dreams,
with what frivolity we have pared them
like toenails, clipped them like ends of
split hair.
Suppose someone has frequently flown in his dreams and finally becomes conscious of a power and an art of flying just as soon as h ...
I often accuse my finest acquaintances of an immense frivolity; for, while there are manners and compliments we do not meet, we do ...
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