Quotes by spells
Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
A character is like an acrostic or Alexandrian stanza; read it forward, backward, or across, it still spells the same thing.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it.
American actor and stand-up comedian 1982-
Even the greatest actors have had dry spells where they've wondered if they were going to work again.
Canadian actor and writer
Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?
American academic and social critic 1947-
Human life began in flight and fear. Religion rose from rituals of propitiation, spells to lull the punishing elements.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
American author and political activist 1941-
If men were equally at risk from this condition - if they knew their bellies might swell as if they were suffering from end-stage cirrhosis, that they would have to go nearly a year without a stiff drink, a cigarette, or even an aspirin, that they would be subject to fainting spells and unable to fight their way onto commuter trains - then I am sure that pregnancy would be classified as a sexually transmitted disease and abortions would be no more controversial than emergency appendectomies.
American journalist 1968-
Let's be clear about what Common Core is. It spells out what students should know at the end of each grade. The goal is to ensure that our students are sound in math and literacy and that our schools have some basic consistency nationwide. But the standards do not dictate a national curriculum, and teachers are not told how or what to teach.
American statesman 1858-1919
Our chief usefulness to humanity rests on our combining power with high purpose. Power undirected by high purpose spells calamity, and high purpose by itself is utterly useless if the power to put it into effect is lacking.
Norman Vincent Peale
American minister and author 1898-1993
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
American investment entrepreneur 1930-
You do things when the opportunities come along. I've had periods in my life when I've had a bundle of ideas come along, and I've had long dry spells. If I get an idea next week, I'll do something. If not, I won't do a damn thing.