Quotations About / On: ROSE

  • 11.
    Slow rises worth, by poverty depressed:
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British writer. Poverty in London (l. 177). . . Oxford Book of English Verse. Sir Arthur Quille, ed. (1948) Oxford University Press.)
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  • 12.
    The younger rises when the old doth fall.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Edmund, in King Lear, act 3, sc. 3, l. 25. Varying the proverb, "the rising of one man is the falling of another.")
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  • 13.
    A rose has
    bloomed so far,
    I get smell,
    can't see her.

    A rose has
    bloomed so high,
    Nose gets smell,
    can't see Eye.

    Daylight comes,
    daylight goes;
    Sleepless I
    love the rose.
    (-Sayeed Abubakar, A Rose)
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  • 14.
    Red Rose, White Rose
    White rose of York
    Red of Lancaster
    Seeing only each
    other's thorns
    did cause disaster.
    But centuries
    onward flow
    Now in peace
    side by side
    they grow
    and their pink children
    wed purple asters.
    (Saiom Shriver)
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  • 15.
    The sole art that suits me is that which, rising from unrest, tends toward serenity.
    (André Gide (1869-1951), French author. Journals 1889-1949, entry for November 23, 1940, ed. Justin O'Brien (1951).)
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  • 16.
    So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British author. Ends and Means, ch. 8 (1937).)
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  • 17.
    Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
    (Honoré De Balzac (1799-1850), French novelist. It later entered the Comédie humaine (1845, trans. by George Saintsbury, 1971). Seraphita, chapter III, First published as part of Romans et contes philosophiques (1831), then the Etudes philosophiques (1835). Explanation of Swedenborg's philosophy.)
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  • 18.
    Heavy, heavy-hearted people grow lighter and rise occasionally to their surface through precisely that which makes others heavier, through hatred and love.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 89, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 90 (1886).)
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  • 19.
    If, as a feminist leader, I try to help out the career of a rising woman faculty leader—I'm sleeping with her.
    (Theo J. Kalikow (b. 1941), U.S. educator. As quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education, p. A16 (June 16, 1993). The interim president of Plymouth State College (New Hampshire) was remarking on the tendency toward unfounded speculation in academia about feminists', and women college presidents', sexual orientation and behavior.)
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  • 20.
    In a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.
    (Laurence J. Peter (1919-1990), U.S. Canadian author. The Peter Principle, ch. 1 (1969). The so-called Peter Principle; compare with the Paula Principle: "women stay below their level of competence, because they hold back from promotion." (Liz Filkin, quoted in Observer (London, Oct. 19, 1986)).)
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