Quotes of Adjacent

“ To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity. ”

- Richard Thompson

“ Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills? ”

- Khalil Gibran

“ The Shepherd and the Wolf A shepherd once found the whelp of a Wolf and brought it up, and after a while taught it to steal lambs from the neighboring flocks. The Wolf, having shown himself an apt pupil, said to the Shepherd, Since you have taught me to steal, you must keep a sharp lookout, or you will lose some of your own flock. ”

- Aesop

“ The Pomegranat, Apple-Tree and Bramble The pomegranate and Apple-Tree disputed as to which was the most beautiful. When their strife was at its height, a Bramble from the neighboring hedge lifted up its voice, and said in a boastful tone: Pray, my dear friends, in my presence at least cease from such vain disputings. ”

- Aesop

“ Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Iraq does not pose an imminent threat to the United States of any of its neighboring nations. ”

- Dennis Kucinich

“ I do not dislike the French from the vulgar antipathy between neighboring nations, but for their insolent and unfounded air of superiority. ”

- Horace Walpole

“ Everyone realizes full well that if a military conflict breaks out in Kosovo, it would willy-nilly spread over the neighboring states as well as to the Balkans as a whole. ”

- Igor Ivanov

“ From a distance it is something, and nearby it is nothing. ”

- Jean de La Fontaine

“ I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement, and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room, where I could watch the streets below from the windows. ”

- Herman Hesse

“ In valley drift we meet commonly with the bones of quadrupeds which graze on plains bordering rivers. ”

- Charles Lyell

“ At a formal dinner party, the person nearest death should always be seated closest to the bathroom. ”

- George Carlin

“ His thirst he slakes at some pure neighboring brook, Nor seeks for sauce where Appetite stands cook. ”

- Charles Churchill

“ I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression; if you hold down one thing, you hold down the adjoining. ”

- Saul Bellow
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