Quotes of Comprehensive

“ Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The wide world is all before us - but a world without a friend. ”

- Robert Burns

“ Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half-shut afterwards. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Broad-minded is just another way of saying a fellow is too lazy to form an opinion. ”

- Will Rogers

“ As a general thing, when the woman wears the pants in the family, she has a good right to them. ”

- Josh Billings

“ It is easier to know men in general, than men in particular. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work. ”

- Thomas Alva Edison

“ As the language of the face is universal, so 'tis very comprehensive; no laconism can reach it: 'Tis the short hand of the mind, and crowds a great deal in a little room. ”

- Jeremy Collier

“ In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. ”

- John Ruskin

“ The wide world is all about you: you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out. ”

- J. R. R. Tolkien

“ Sarcasm I now see to be, in general, the language of the devil; for which reason I have long since as good as renounced it. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Under the wide and starry sky. Dig the grave and let me lie. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ Historian. A broad — gauge gossip. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future. ”

- Leonard Bernstein

“ Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun. ”

- John Greenleaf Whittier

“ But honest instinct comes a volunteer; Sure never to o'er-shoot, but just to hit, While still too wide or short in human wit. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ The sabbaths of Eternity. One sabbath deep and wide. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Alone, alone, all, all alone, Alone on a wide, wide sea. ”

- Hartley Coleridge

“ In general those who nothing have to say Contrive to spend the longest time in doing it. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ This world surely is wide enough to hold both thee and me. ”

- Laurence Sterne

“ The wide world is all before us — But a world without a friend. ”

- Robert Burns

“ It is a general idea, that when taxes are once laid on, they are never taken off. ”

- Thomas Paine

“ Time travels like a ship in the wide ocean, which hath no bounding shore to mark its progress. ”

- Joanna Baillie

“ A liberal is a man too broad minded to take his own side in a quarrel. ”

- Robert Frost

“ Ibsen was Norwegian by birth, but universal in spirit. ”

- Liv Ullmann

“ Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work. ”

- Thomas A. Edison

“ The door of opportunity is wide open if you are prepared. ”

- Unknown

“ President Bush decided that we could no longer be just on defense against global terrorism, but we must also be on offense. ”

- Rudy Giuliani
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