Famous quotes containing the words fans, decide, matches, twa, revenge and/or win:
“My beautiful, my own
My only Venicethis is breath! Thy breeze
Thine Adrian sea-breeze, how it fans my face!
Thy very winds feel native to my veins,
And cool them into calmness!”
—George Gordon Noel Byron (17881824)
“Ive been described as a tough and noisy woman, a prize fighter, a man-hater, you name it. They call me Battling Bella, Mother Courage, and a Jewish mother with more complaints than Portnoy. There are those who say Im impatient, impetuous, uppity, rude, profane, brash, and overbearing. Whether Im any of those things, or all of them, you can decide for yourself. But whatever I am and this ought to be made very clearI am a very serious woman.”
—Bella Abzug (b. 1920)
“But, most of all, the Great Society is not a safe harbor, a resting place, a final objective, a finished work. It is a challenge constantly renewed, beckoning us toward a destiny where the meaning of our lives matches the marvelous products of our labor.”
—Lyndon Baines Johnson (19081973)
“There were twa sisters sat in a bour;
Binnorie, O Binnorie!
There cam a knight to be their wooer,
By the bonnie milldams o Binnorie.”
—Unknown. Binnorie; or, The Two Sisters (l. 14)
“Obscurantism is the academic theorists revenge on society for having consigned him or her to relative obscuritya way of proclaiming ones superiority in the face of ones diminished influence.”
—David Lehman (b. 1948)
“Will, when speaking well cant win her,
Saying nothing dot?
Prithee, why so mute?”
—Sir John Suckling (16091642)