Famous quotes containing the words improve, scores, regularly, check, credit and/or report:
“Being a father
Is quite a bother . . .
You improve them mentally
And straighten them dentally, . . .
Theyre no longer corralable
Once they find that youre fallible . . .
But after youve raised them and educated them and
They just take their little fingers and wrap you around
Being a father
Is quite a bother,
But I like it, rather.”
—Ogden Nash (19021971)
“It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversybut he who has shown the better temper.”
—Samuel Butler (18351902)
“The world, an entity out of everything, was created by neither gods nor men, but was, is and will be eternally living fire, regularly becoming ignited and regularly becoming extinguished.”
—Heraclitus (c. 535c. 475 B.C.)
“Experience was to be taken as showing that one might get a five-pound note as one got a light for a cigarette; but one had to check the friendly impulse to ask for it in the same way.”
—Henry James (18431916)
“One must credit an hypothesis with all that has had to be discovered in order to demolish it.”
—Jean Rostand (18941977)
“Even the ones who report favorably dont seem to have read the book.”
—Flannery OConnor (19251964)