Tortuously Famous Quotes & Sayings

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18 Tortuously Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Tortuously Sayings By Walter Raleigh: Give my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon, My scrip of Give my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon, My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage; And thus I'll take my pilgrimage. — Walter Raleigh
Tortuously Sayings By Gore Vidal: A narcissist is someone better looking than you are. A narcissist is someone better looking than you are. — Gore Vidal
Tortuously Sayings By Fela Durotoye: There is nothing worse than climbing a ladder to the top, only to discover that There is nothing worse than climbing a ladder to the top, only to discover that it is leaning on the wrong wall. That is DEFECTIVE SUCCESS. — Fela Durotoye
Tortuously Sayings By Mark Twain: Lying is universal - we all do it. Therefore, the wise thing is for us Lying is universal - we all do it. Therefore, the wise thing is for us diligently to train ourselves to lie thoughtfully, judiciously; to lie with a good object, and not an evil one; to lie for others' advantage, and not our own; to lie healingly, charitably, humanely, not cruelly, hurtfully, maliciously; to lie gracefully and graciously, not awkwardly and clumsily; to lie firmly, frankly, squarely, with head erect, not haltingly, tortuously, with pusillanimous mien, as being ashamed of our high calling. Then — Mark Twain
Tortuously Sayings By Jerome K. Jerome: There is no more thrilling sensation I know of than sailing. It comes as near There is no more thrilling sensation I know of than sailing. It comes as near to flying as man has got to yet - except in dreams. The wings of the rushing wind seem to be bearing you onward, you know not where. You are no longer the slow, plodding, puny thing of clay, creeping tortuously upon the ground; you are a part of Nature! Your heart is throbbing against hers! Her glorious arms are round you, raising you up against her heart! Your spirit is at one with hers; your limbs grow light! The voices of the air are singing to you. The earth seems far away and little; and the clouds, so close above your head, are brothers, and you stretch your arms to them. — Jerome K. Jerome
Tortuously Sayings By Ben Stein: There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere ... There is only advancing step by There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere ... There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid toward your goals ... — Ben Stein
Tortuously Sayings By Rebecca Goldstein: Philosophical progress is invisible because it is incorporated into our points of view. What was Philosophical progress is invisible because it is incorporated into our points of view. What was tortuously secured by complex argument becomes widely shared intuition, so obvious that we forget its provenance. We don't see it, because we see with it. — Rebecca Goldstein
Tortuously Sayings By Elizabeth George: Buying gunk for her hair. Buying gunk for her hair. — Elizabeth George
Tortuously Sayings By John Gardner: A dragon is a confusion at the heart of things, a law unto himself. He A dragon is a confusion at the heart of things, a law unto himself. He embraces good, evil, and indifference; in his own nature he makes them indivisible and absolute. He knows who he is. Surely you see that... Put it this way. Dragons all love life's finer things- music, art, treasure- the works of the spirit; yet in their personal habits they're foul and bestial- they burn down cathedrals, for instance, and eat maidens- and they see in their whimsical activities no faintest contradiction... Dragons never grow, never change... Believe me, nothing in this world is more despicable than a dragon. They're a walking- or flying- condemnation of all we stand for, all we pray for our children, nay, for ourselves. We struggle to improve ourselves, we tortuously balance on the delicate line between our duties to society and our duties within- our duties to God and our own nature. — John Gardner
Tortuously Sayings By Margaret Mead: Sometimes, instead of helping people to advance, a discovery or an invention holds them back. Sometimes, instead of helping people to advance, a discovery or an invention holds them back. — Margaret Mead
Tortuously Sayings By Larissa Ione: He'd always prided himself on being more civilized than his brothers, but so much for He'd always prided himself on being more civilized than his brothers, but so much for that; he was becoming aroused in a damned sewer. — Larissa Ione
Tortuously Sayings By Trisha Yearwood: I'm 47, You learn life is short and it's not worth doing something if you I'm 47, You learn life is short and it's not worth doing something if you don't enjoy it. — Trisha Yearwood
Tortuously Sayings By Mark Mason: If you're looking for an adventure, an intellectual challenge, and a close-knit community of professionals, If you're looking for an adventure, an intellectual challenge, and a close-knit community of professionals, consider land surveying! It's not for everyone, and I'd recommend working as a surveyor's assistant or office staff before committing to the necessary schooling. — Mark Mason
Tortuously Sayings By William Cowper: That good diffused may more abundant grow. That good diffused may more abundant grow. — William Cowper
Tortuously Sayings By Muriel Barbery: Olympe is not one for affected charades, the way some people in the building are, Olympe is not one for affected charades, the way some people in the building are, to prove that because she is a well-brought-up-child-of-leftists-without-prejudices she is conversing with the concierge. — Muriel Barbery
Tortuously Sayings By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel: Thinking is, indeed, essentially the negation of that which is before us. Thinking is, indeed, essentially the negation of that which is before us. — Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Tortuously Sayings By Mark Twain: The wise thing is for us diligently to train ourselves to lie thoughtfully, judiciously; to The wise thing is for us diligently to train ourselves to lie thoughtfully, judiciously; to lie with a good object, and not an evil one; to lie for others' advantage, and not our own; to lie healingly, charitably, humanely, not cruelly, hurtfully, maliciously; to lie gracefully and graciously, not awkwardly and clumsily; to lie firmly, frankly, squarely, with head erect, not haltingly, tortuously, with pusillanimous mien, as being ashamed of our high calling. — Mark Twain
Tortuously Sayings By Lionel Shriver: We white folks cling to such an abiding sense of entitlement that when things go We white folks cling to such an abiding sense of entitlement that when things go amiss, we cannot let go of this tortuously sunny, idiotically cheerful doppelganger of a world that we deserve in which life is swell. — Lionel Shriver