Doggerel Famous Quotes & Sayings

17 Doggerel Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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'Till America has learned to love literature not as an amusement, not as a mere doggerel to memorize in a college room, but for its humanizing and ennobling energy, my dear reverend president, she will not have succeeded in that high sense which alone makes a nation out of a people. That which raises it from a dead name to a living power.'Matthew Pearl Doggerel Sayings By Matthew Pearl: 'Till America has learned to love literature not as an amusement, not as a mere
[H]e was one of those people who got to the top of an organisation through luck, connections, the indulgence of superiors and that sort of carelessness towards others that the easily impressed termed ruthlessness and those of a less gullible nature called sociopathy. But sometimes, just through his sheer unthinking brusqueness and inability to think through the consequences of a remark, he said what everybody else was only thinking. A comic poet working in obscene doggerel.Iain M. Banks Doggerel Sayings By Iain M. Banks: [H]e was one of those people who got to the top of an organisation through
Better a live doggerel than a dead sonnet.Ethel Mumford Doggerel Sayings By Ethel Mumford: Better a live doggerel than a dead sonnet.
Not altogether a fool," said G., "but then he's a poet, which I take to be only one remove from a fool."
"True," said Dupin, after a long and thoughtful whiff from his meerschaum, "although I have been guilty of certain doggerel myself.
Edgar Allan Poe Doggerel Sayings By Edgar Allan Poe: Not altogether a fool," said G., "but then he's a poet, which I take to
Of all the affected, sapless, soulless, beginningless, endless, topless, bottomless, topsiturviest, scrannel- pipiest, tongs and boniest doggerel of sounds I ever endured the deadliest of, that eternityof nothing wasthe deadliest.John Ruskin Doggerel Sayings By John Ruskin: Of all the affected, sapless, soulless, beginningless, endless, topless, bottomless, topsiturviest, scrannel- pipiest, tongs and
[Robert] Frost says in a piece of homely doggerel that he has hoped wisdom could be not only Attic but Laconic, Boeotian even "at least not systematic"; but how systematically Frostian the worst of his later poems are! His good poems are the best refutation of, the most damning comment on, his bad: his Complete Poems have the air of being able to educate any faithful reader into tearing out a third of the pages, reading a third, and practically wearing out the rest.Randall Jarrell Doggerel Sayings By Randall Jarrell: [Robert] Frost says in a piece of homely doggerel that he has hoped wisdom could
SF's NO GOOD!
They bellow 'til we're deaf
But =this= is good
Well, then, it's not SF!
Kingsley Amis Doggerel Sayings By Kingsley Amis: SF's NO GOOD!They bellow 'til we're deafBut =this= is goodWell, then, it's not SF!
I thought of how Midori had once articulated the idea of mono no aware, a sensibility that, though frequently obscured during cherry blossom viewing by the cacophony of drunken doggerel and generator-powered television sets, remains steadfast in one of the two cultures from which I come. She had called it "the sadness of being human." A wise, accepting sadness, she had said. I admired her for the depths of character such a description indicated. For me, sad has always been a synonym for bitter, and I suspect this will always be so.Barry Eisler Doggerel Sayings By Barry Eisler: I thought of how Midori had once articulated the idea of mono no aware, a
I fell asleep to the faint sounds of the nonsense doggerel Merican Pie.Mark Lawrence Doggerel Sayings By Mark Lawrence: I fell asleep to the faint sounds of the nonsense doggerel Merican Pie.
It was an odd bit of doggerel. First the flame and then the flood, in the end it's Blackthorn blood.Cassandra Clare Doggerel Sayings By Cassandra Clare: It was an odd bit of doggerel. First the flame and then the flood, in
Charles Wesley fully sided with the Arminianism of his brother John, and abused his poetic gift by writing poor doggerel against Calvinism.847 He had a bitter controversy on the subject with Toplady, who was a devout Calvinist. But their theological controversy is dead and buried, while their devotional hymns still live, and Calvinists and Methodists heartily join in singing Wesley's "Jesus, Lover of my Soul," and Toplady's "Rock of Ages, cleft for me.Philip Schaff Doggerel Sayings By Philip Schaff: Charles Wesley fully sided with the Arminianism of his brother John, and abused his poetic
The Boston Transcript once printed this bit of significant doggerel: Here lies the body of William Jay, Who died maintaining his right of way - He was right, dead right, as he sped along, But he's just as dead as if he were wrong. YouDale Carnegie Doggerel Sayings By Dale Carnegie: The Boston Transcript once printed this bit of significant doggerel: Here lies the body of
So figure it out for yourself. Which would you rather have, an academic, theatrical victory or a person's good will? You can seldom have both. The Boston Transcript once printed this bit of significant doggerel: Here lies the body of William Jay, Who died maintaining his right of way - He was right, dead right, as he sped along, But he's just as dead as if he were wrong.Dale Carnegie Doggerel Sayings By Dale Carnegie: So figure it out for yourself. Which would you rather have, an academic, theatrical victory
Language is the nourishment of the thought of man, that serves only as it undergoes metabolism, and becomes thought and lives, and in its very living passes away. You scientific people, with your fancy of a terrible exactitude in language, of indestructible foundations built, as that Wordsworthian doggerel on the title-page of Nature says, "for aye," are marvellously without imagination!H.G.Wells Doggerel Sayings By H.G.Wells: Language is the nourishment of the thought of man, that serves only as it undergoes
By(e) pen, I've tried my hand at poetry; only to see how boring it is to me. That is, unless I get a chance to destroy each and every piece while doing it as I please.Criss Jami Doggerel Sayings By Criss Jami: By(e) pen, I've tried my hand at poetry; only to see how boring it is
What the fuck is "purple rain"? It's doggerel, that's what; nobody has the foggiest idea what purple rain is.Anonymous Doggerel Sayings By Anonymous: What the fuck is "purple rain"? It's doggerel, that's what; nobody has the foggiest idea
Shane lingered over a sickly sweet bit of doggerel comparing accepting Christ into one's life with turning a pumpkin into a Jack-o-Lantern. "It sounds like God is seriously going to mutilate you."
Roselyn took the pamphlet from Shane, her eyes flickering over the text. "I always pictured it a bit more like a lobotomy than an evisceration.
Thomm Quackenbush Doggerel Sayings By Thomm Quackenbush: Shane lingered over a sickly sweet bit of doggerel comparing accepting Christ into one's life