Wielding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases-Icon Group International

  • Title: Wielding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
  • Author: Icon Group International
  • Released: 0000-00-00
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  • ASIN: B0029URG06


Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Familiar Quotations


And thus Bureaucracy, the giant power wielded by pigmies, came into the world.
–Honoré de Balzac

Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
–R. Buckminster Fuller

You expect to wield supreme executive authority because some watery tart is handing out cutlery?
–Monty Python

Culture is an instrument wielded by teachers to manufacture teachers, who, in their turn, will manufacture still more teachers.
–Simone Weil

Wielding – "Exercises"

A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.

The only exercise some people get is jumping to conclusions, running down their friends, side-stepping responsibility, and pushing their luck!

The highest exercise of charity is charity towards the uncharitable.
–J. S. Buckminster

I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
–Chauncey Depew

Exercise is the yuppie version of bulimia.
–Barbara Ehrenreich

Exercise is bunk. If you are healthy you don't need it. If you are sick you shouldn't take it.
–Henry Ford
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