Quotes of Cower

“ Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone. ”

- Thomas F. Kennedy

“ The song-birds leave us at the summer's close, Only the empty nests are left behind, And pipings of the quail among the sheaves. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled fawn and it jerked away from me. ”

- Raymond Chandler

“ The term 'celebrity' makes my skin crawl. ”

- Janeane Garofalo

“ There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies. ”

- Robert Frost

“ When I look back at the way that I was in that documentary I cringe. ”

- Benjamin Cohen

“ When I look back at the 1980s I pinch myself. Did I really do all that? ”

- Cynthia Payne

“ When I read it, I don't wince, which is all I ever ask for a book I write. ”

- Norman Mailer

“ Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them. ”

- Orison S. Marden

“ In jalousie I rede eek thou hym bynde And thou shalt make him couche as doeth a quaille. ”

- Geoffrey Chaucer

“ A fig for partridges and quails, ye dainties I know nothing of ye; But on the highest mount in Wales Would choose in peace to drink my coffee. ”

- Jonathon Swift

“ It was Autumn, and incessant Piped the quails from shocks and sheaves, And, like living coals, the apples Burned among the withering leaves. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ A fly may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ It is very perplexing how an intrepid frontier people, who fought a wilderness, floods, tornadoes, and the Rockies, cower before criticism, which is regarded as a malignant tumor in the imagination. ”

- Edward Dahlberg

“ There are two kinds of success, or rather two kinds of ability displayed in the achievement of success. There is, first, the success either in big things or small things which comes to the man who has in him the natural power to do what no one else can do, and what no amount of training, no perseverance or will power, will enable any ordinary man to do… ”

- Theodore Roosevelt
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