Quotes of Column

“ The freeman, casting with unpurchased hand the vote that shakes the turrets of the land. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ The pillars of truth and the pillars of freedom — they are the pillars of society. ”

- Henry Jacobsen

“ I haven't seen the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre. I haven't seen anything. I don't really care. ”

- Tyra Banks

“ Soldiers, forty centuries are looking down upon you from these pyramids. ”

- Napoleon

“ A honeymoon should be like a table: four bare legs and no drawers. ”

- Unknown

“ The king's name is a tower of strength. - King Richard III. Act v. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Though they seem at opposite poles, fanatics of all kinds are actually crowded together at one end. It is the fanatic and the moderate who are poles apart and never meet. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ I renew my commitment to continuing the road he began and for which he made a lot of sacrifices, until the Palestinian flag flies from the walls, minarets and churches of Jerusalem. ”

- Mahmoud Abbas

“ You can teach someone who cares to write columns, but you can't teach someone who writes columns to care. ”

- Ellen Goodman

“ The monuments of wit survive the monuments of power. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum? Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss! ”

- Christopher Marlowe

“ Those only deserve a monument who do not need one. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ A beggarly people, A church and no steeple. ”

- Thomas Babington Macaulay

“ I've never seen a monument erected for a pessimist. ”

- Paul Harvey

“ I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them. ”

- Tommy Douglas

“ The Summer looks out from her brazen tower, Through the flashing bars of July. ”

- Francis Thompson

“ There is no monument dedicated to the memory of a committee. ”

- Lester J. Pourciau

“ But monument themselves memorials need. ”

- George Crabbe

“ Soldiers, forty centuries are looking down upon you from these pyramids. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ I'm about four skyscrapers behind. ”

- Philip Johnson

“ How do you like my rhinestone fishing pole? ”

- Dolly Parton

“ Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped! ”

- Joni Mitchell

“ And Israel journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar. ”

- Bible

“ Live a life as a monument to your soul. ”

- Ayn Rand

“ Piling up knowledge is as bad as piling up money. You have to begin sometime to kick around what you know. ”

- Robert Frost

“ Russell Baker writes columns as a poet writes light verse-with tongue in cheek and a steady hand. ”

- Thomas D’Evelyn

“ Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers. ”

- Jimmy Breslin

“ He types his labored column — weary drudge! Senile fudge and solemn: spare, editor, to condemn these dry leaves of his autumn. ”

- Robertson Davies

“ I get up in the morning with an idea for a three-volume novel, and by nightfall, it's a paragraph in my column. ”

- Don Marquis

“ Style is a fraud. I always felt the Greeks were hiding behind their columns. ”

- Willem de Kooning
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