Quotes by postponed
Quotes 1 till 7 of 7.
American politician 1954-
Circumcision is obligatory for Jewish-born males - it must be performed on the eighth day after birth and is only postponed in the case of threat to the life or health of the child. Muslim parents also circumcise their male children.
English statesman 1874-1965
Although prepared for martyrdom, I prefer that it be postponed.
American academic and social critic 1947-
Every male copulating with a woman returns to his origins in the womb. Goethe postponed intercourse until he was forty. This must be related to his self-imposed distance from his forceful mother. To refuse phallic penetration is to refuse surrender to the female matrix.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ''coaches'' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
Let that which stood in front go behind, let that which was behind advance to the front, let bigots, fools, unclean persons, offer new propositions, let the old propositions be postponed.
Norman O. Brown
American scholar, writer and philosopher 1913-2002
The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.
Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.