no skin off ones teeth quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
...I have escaped by the skin of my teeth.
We can't afford the wrath of Heaven. We survived a deluge by the skin of our teeth, but an economic crisis would be disastrous.
Courage is no good:
It means not scaring others. Being brave
...
they burned Joan
and many, and many,
...
Riot in Algeria, in Cyprus, in Alabama;
Aged in wrong, the empires are declining,
...
It is not generally remembered, if known, by the descendants of the Pilgrims, that when their forefathers were spending their firs ...
You commonly make your camp just at sundown.... You have no time to explore or look around you before it is dark. You may penetrat ...
I've never forgotten for long at a time that living is struggle. I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands mo ...
The work was like peeling an onion. The outer skin came off with difficulty ... but in no time you'd be down to its innards, tears ...
But the body fails us and the mirror knows, and we no longer insist that the gray hush be carried off its surface by the cloth, fo ...
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