Quotes of Cement

“ What is a kisse? Why this, as some approve: The sure sweet cement, glue, and lime of love. ”

- Robert Herrick

“ Political image is like mixing cement. When it's wet, you can move it around and shape it, but at some point it hardens and there's almost nothing you can do to reshape it. ”

- Walter F. Mondale

“ There have been some, even in the Park Service, who advocate spraying Delicate Arch with a fixative of some sort - Elmer's glue perhaps or Lady Clairol Spray Net. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ It's just a show. It's not the end of Western Civilization. It's chewing gum. ”

- Jerry Springer

“ Television is chewing gum for the eyes. ”

- Frank Lloyd Wright

“ Hitting Ali in the body or on the arms was like hitting a piece of cement. ”

- Ken Norton

“ I came from a real tough neighborhood. I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand. ”

- Rodney Dangerfield

“ Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. ”

- Woodrow T. Wilson

“ Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress. Without it there is no stability in society, and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life. ”

- Mary Baker Eddy

“ Friendship is the only cement that will hold the world together. ”

- Woodrow Wilson

“ Our union rests upon public opinion, and can never be cemented by the blood of its citizens shed in civil war. ”

- James Buchanan

“ Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. ”

- Haim Ginott

“ A man who builds his own pedestal had better use strong cement. ”

- Anna Quindlen

“ If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. ”

- Cher

“ What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love. ”

- Robert Herrick

“ The test of friendship is assistance in adversity, and that too, unconditional assistance. Co-operation which needs consideration is a commercial contract and not friendship. Conditional co-operation is like adulterated cement which does not bind. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Four years ago I had a stroke, I was declared dead and I'm writing a sequel to my book. It's going to be called The Fat Lady Sang. I heard the fat lady sing and I saw the white light. I woke up in the hospital, then a month ago I put my foot into cement at the Mann's Chinese Theatre. ”

- Robert Evans

“ Cemented into the floor beside the windows were a number of tables with such spindly single legs and tiny tops that they looked like toadstools. They were just the right height for grown-up to eat at standing up - which was fortunate, since there were no chairs. ”

- Michael Ende

“ Wildness and silence disappeared from the countryside, sweetness fell from the air, not because anyone wished them to vanish or fall but because throughways had to floor the meadows with cement to carry the automobiles which advancing technology produced… ”

- Archibald MacLeish

“ To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time. ”

- George Santayana
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