Quotes by double
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American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.
Thai King 1927-2016
If we can find a way to keep floodwater in reserve and to use it when it's needed, it will be a double boon.
German philosopher 1788-1860
In our monogamous part of the world, to marry means to halve one's rights and double one's duties.
American director and screenwriter 1955-
It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives.
Andrew Coyle Bradley
American lawyer 1844-1902
King Lear alone among these plays has a distinct double action. Besides this, it is impossible, I think, from the point of view of construction, to regard the hero as the leading figure.
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
English stage actress
Marriage is the result of the longing for the deep, deep peace of the double bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise lounge.
American author of gothic fiction 1941-
My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white.
Indian politician 1917-1985
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
English comedian, musician and actor 1965-
Not a very well-known fact, but on planes they always carry a trombone just in case there's a disaster and they need to keep morale up. All cabin crew - fully proficient in the trombone. And of course there's a double facility: if you ditch at sea, it can be used as a snorkel.Source: Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra
American poet and author 1905-1978
Oh, high is the price of parenthood, and daughters may cost you double. You dare not forget, as you thought you could, that youth is a plague and a trouble.
Alfred de Vigny
French poet 1797-1863
One might almost reckon mathematically that, having undergone the double composition of public opinion and of the author, their history reaches us at third hand and is thus separated by two stages from the original fact.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Repartee is perfect when it effects its purpose with a double edge. It is the highest order of wit, as it indicates the coolest yet quickest exercise of genius, at a moment when the passions are roused.
American actress 1964-
Shows can come and go. They can be a hit and then in three years, gone. There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children. It's a double-edged sword.
Sir William Osler
Canadian Physician 1849-1919
Study until twenty five, investigate until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.
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