Quotes: line

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  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.
  • William R. Alger
    William R. Alger
    American writer 1822-1905
    William R. Alger
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    The line of life is a ragged diagonal between duty and desire.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
    Casey Stengel
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    All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    'Frank and explicit', that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
  • Jules Renard
    Jules Renard
    French writer 1864-1910
    Jules Renard
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    A beautiful line of verse has twelve feet, and two wings.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    A line will take us hours maybe; Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, our stitching and unstinting has been naught.
  • Frank A. Clark
    Frank A. Clark
    American politician 1860-1936
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    A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do - but it does not keep him from doing it.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.
  • Ralph B. Perry
    Ralph B. Perry
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    Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    An attempt at visualizing the Fourth Dimension: Take a point, stretch it into a line, curl it into a circle, twist it into a sphere, and punch through the sphere.
  • Irvin S. Cobb
    Irvin S. Cobb
    American author, humorist, editor and columnist 1876-1944
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    An epitaph is a belated advertisement for a line of goods that has been discontinued.
  • Joseph Conrad
    Joseph Conrad
    In Poland born English writer 1857-1924
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    Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
  • Andrew Grove
    Andrew Grove
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    Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
  • Do not quit! Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard.
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