Quotes: tumble

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  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    It is true from early habit, one must make love mechanically as one swims; I was once very fond of both, but now as I never swim unless I tumble into the water, I don't make love till almost obliged.
  • Beau Willimon
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    It's a rough and tumble game whenever power is involved - people's ambitions, their desires, their competitive spirit will often push them to play outside the rules. It's dramatic, it's interesting, and I think it's something we can all identify with to a degree.
  • Emile Durkheim
    Emile Durkheim
    French Sociologist 1858-1917
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    While the State becomes inflated and hypertrophied in order to obtain a firm enough grip upon individuals, but without succeeding, the latter, without mutual relationships, tumble over one another like so many liquid molecules, encountering no central energy to retain, fix and organize them.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    The hardest tumble a man can make is to fall over his own bluff.
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