was at cross purposes quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
We are no longer in a state of growth; we are in a state of excess. We are living in a society of excrescence.... The boil is grow ...
The structure of a jazz performance is, like that of the New York skyline, a tension of cross-purposes. In jazz at its characteris ...
Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. We would not dare to conceive the things which are r ...
Moral sensibilities are nowadays at such cross-purposes that to one man a morality is proved by its utility, while to another its ...
It is beyond a doubt that during the sixteenth century, and the years immediately preceding and following it, poisoning had been b ...
Lawyers are necessary in a community. Some of you ... take a different view; but as I am a member of that legal profession, or was ...
When Prince William [later King William IV] was at Cork in 1787, an old officer ... dined with him, and happened to say he had bee ...
When he was at the table with them, he took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened, and the ...
Mrs. Powlett was at once expensively nakedly dress'd; we have
had the satisfaction of estimating her Lace & her Muslin; & she
...
Suicide , moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?
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