principal character quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
The whole story of the universe is implicit in any part of it. The meditative eye can look through any single object and see, as t ...
Drill and uniforms impose an architecture on the crowd. An army's beautiful. But that's not all; it panders to lower instincts tha ...
The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non ...
The rush to books and universities is like the rush to the public house. People want to drown their realization of the difficultie ...
Hence, the less government we have, the better,--the fewer laws, and the less confided power. The antidote to this abuse of formal ...
Conservatives believe government's principal functions are the preservation of freedom and removal of restraints on the individual ...
New England likes to think it has a civilization based on character. The South likes to think it has a character based on civiliza ...
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
For, when men shall meet as they ought, each a benefactor, a shower of stars, clothed with thoughts, with deeds, with accomplishme ...
Character wants room; must not be crowded on by persons, nor be judged from glimpses got in the press of affairs, or on few occasi ...
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