grasp at a straw quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
Lord Angelo is precise,
Stands at a guard with envy, scarce confesses
...
Mine eye and heart are at a mortal war,
How to divide the conquest of thy sight;
...
I can counterfeit the deep tragedian,
Speak, and look back, and pry on every side,
...
... to be successful a person must attempt but one reform. By urging two, both are injured, as the average mind can grasp and assi ...
A wise man should order his interests, and set them all in their proper places. This order is often troubled by greed, which puts ...
Perhaps, perhaps (this is a very small and sickly "perhaps," but I grasp at it and hence do not sign this letter)Mperhaps, after a ...
You could almost see the brass on her gleaming,
Not quite. The mist was to light what red
...
The university is no longer a quiet place to teach and do scholarly work at a measured pace and contemplate the universe. It is bi ...
I suppose it would be nice to say ... that ... I realized I was making abortion-rights history.... But the honest truth is that no ...
In pursuit of an educational program to suit the bright and the not so bright, we have watered down a rigid training for the elite ...
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