Quotations About / On:
The tree branches God has joined together let no one cleave asunder.The animal limbs God has joined together let no meatcutter cleave asunder.
Man and work are friends
They live and die together
Monogamy and prostitution go together.
("J," U.S. prostitute. As quoted in Woman in Sexist Society, ch. 3, by Kate Millett (1971).)
Commitments, not feelings, hold life together.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
Truth is the glue that holds government together.
(Gerald R. Ford (b. 1913), U.S. Republican politician, president. speech, Aug. 9, 1974. Public Papers of the Presidents (1974).
On succeeding Richard Nixon as president. Ford had used the words on several previous occasions.)
Books and marriage go ill together.
(Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622-1673), French dramatist. Martine, in Les Femmes Savantes, act 5, sc. 3, l. 66 (1672).)
Old age and youth cannot live together.
(Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. Teresa Hawkins, in For Love Alone, ch. 8 (written 1944, published Virago, n.d.).
Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.)
Love and sex can go together and sex and unlove can go together and love and unsex can go together. But personal love and personal sex is bad.
(Andy Warhol (1928-1987), U.S. Pop artist. From A to B and Back Again, ch. 3 (1975).)
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
(Logan Pearsall Smith (1865-1946), U.S. essayist, aphorist. "Last Words," All Trivia (1933).)
Keyholes are the occasions of more sin and wickedness, than all other holes in this world put together.
(Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), British author, clergyman. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1767), vol. 9, ch. 1, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).)