Quotes of Catching

“ Photography to me is catching a moment which is passing, and which is true. ”

- Jacques Henri Lartigue

“ The only way to be sure of catching a train is to miss the one before it. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone. We are catching them like fish in a river. I mean here that over the past two days, we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target. ”

- Mohammed Saeed al Sahaf

“ With the catching ends the pleasures of the chase. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ There are follies as catching as infections. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing. ”

- Leslie Weatherhead

“ The only way of catching a train I have ever discovered is to miss the train before. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold. ”

- John Jay Chapman

“ Skiing: the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great personal risk. ”

- Unknown

“ Do nothing hastily but catching of fleas. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Catching something is purely a by-product of our fishing. It is the act of fishing that wipes away all grief, lightens all worry, dissolves all fear and anxiety. ”

- Gladys Taber

“ Catching a fly ball is a pleasure, but knowing what to do with it is a business. ”

- Tommy Henrich

“ A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. ”

- Annie Dillard

“ Haste is good only in catching fleas. ”

- Alla Yaroshinskaya

“ If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there is a man on base. ”

- Dave Barry

“ You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat- catching, and you will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family. ”

- Robert Darwin

“ Sometimes you get a glimpse of a semicolon coming, a few lines farther on, and it is like climbing a steep path through woods and seeing a wooden bench just at a bend in the road ahead, a place where you can expect to sit for a moment, catching your breath. ”

- Lewis Thomas

“ Wisdom is not communicable. The wisdom which a wise man tries to communicate always sounds foolish.... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it. ”

- Hermann Hesse

“ The FBI must return to the job it does best: catching criminals. It should be fired from the counterterrorism job it has bungled, and its counterterrorism units and employees should be reassigned to a new domestic intelligence agency. ”

- Richard Perle

“ I'm usually catching up on things I should have been doing while I was filming - a pile of mail and bills. I like reading. I like watching a lot of sports on TV - football, boxing. I like cricket a lot. I try to get down to Lords to watch Yorkshire if they're playing down there. ”

- Sean Bean

“ The difference between men and women is that, if given the choice between saving the life of an infant or catching a fly ball, a woman will automatically choose to save the infant, without even considering if there's a man on base. ”

- Dave Barry

“ Thinking is the most unhealthy thing in the world, and people die of it just as they die of any other disease. Fortunately, in England at any rate, thought is not catching. Our splendid physique as a people is entirely due to our national stupidity. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ In these great times which I knew when they were this small; which will become small again, provided they have time left for it in these times in which things are happening that could not be imagined and in which what can no longer be imagined must happen, for if one could imagine it, it would not happen; in these serious times which have died laughing at the thought that they might become serious; which, surprised by their own tragedy, are reaching for diversion and, catching themselves red-handed, are groping for words… in these times you should not expect any words of my own from me — none but these words which barely manage to prevent silence from being misinterpreted. ”

- Karl Kraus

“ Experience is never limited, and it is never complete; it is an immense sensibility, a kind of huge spider-web of the finest silken threads suspended in the chamber of consciousness, and catching every air-borne particle in its tissue. ”

- Henry James
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