Quotations About / On: SOMETIMES

  • 1.
    Criticism sometimes is really praise, and praise sometimes slander.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 149 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 2.
    A day is sometimes our mother, sometimes our stepmother.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Works and Days, 825.)
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  • 3.
    Self-hatred is sometimes appropriate.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 4.
    Nature, like man, sometimes weeps from gladness.
    (Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British statesman, author. Coningsby, bk. 7, ch. 5 (1844).)
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  • 5.
    We all go a little mad sometimes.
    (Joseph Stefano, U.S. screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), in Psycho (1960).)
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  • 6.
    He who hesitates is sometimes saved.
    (James Thurber (1894-1961), U.S. humorist, illustrator. "The Glass in the Field," The Thurber Carnival (1945).)
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  • 7.
    Technique bridges among ideas, and sometimes generates them.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 8.
    Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Mr. Morfin, in Dombey and Son, ch. 58 (1848).)
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  • 9.
    Friends are sometimes boring, but enemies—never.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 10.
    Sometimes nothing can be a real cool hand.
    (Donn Pierce, U.S. screenwriter, Frank R. Pierson, and Stuart Rosenberg. Luke Jackson (Paul Newman), Cool Hand Luke, after winning a poker game (1967).)
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