Quotes of Corner

“ My home…It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. ”

- Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

“ Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. ”

- J. R. R. Tolkien

“ The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven. ”

- Martin Luther

“ There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we would have people standing in the corners of our rooms. ”

- Alan Corenk

“ Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner, Vermont. ”

- Clarence Darrow

“ If you leave the smallest corner of your mind open for a moment, other people's opinions will rush in from all quarters. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ All your life you live so close to truth it becomes a permanent blur in the corner of your eye. And when something nudges it into outline, it's like being ambushed by a grotesque. ”

- Tom Stoppard

“ Rain usually makes me feel mellow. Curl up in the corner time, slow down, smell the furniture. Today it just makes me feel wet. ”

- Jeff Melvoin

“ Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll into the least accessible corner of the workshop. ”

- Unknown

“ At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Conversation is when three women stand on the corner talking. Gossip is when one of them leaves. ”

- Herb Shriner

“ Courage can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway. ”

- Mignon McLaughlin

“ Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet? ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him. ”

- Jean Paul Richter

“ Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it, except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book. ”

- Thomas a Kempis

“ For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief. ”

- Fernandez de Andrada

“ I had rather be a toad and live upon the vapor of a dungeon than keep a corner in the thing I love for others' uses. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours. ”

- Bernard Berenson

“ If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest; but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and down, and hits on extraordinary discoveries. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ If I should die, think only this of me: that there's some corner of a foreign field that is forever England. ”

- Rupert Brooke

“ In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss. ”

- Salman Rushdie

“ It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Keep going, for success lies just around the corner for those who refuse to quit. ”

- Unknown

“ No one has a corner on success. It is his who pays the price. ”

- Orison S. Marden
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