Quotes of Curtail

“ Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Sometimes the hardest habit to curtail is the habit of trying too hard. ”

- Daniel Boone

“ I find I journalize too tediously. Let me try to abbreviate. ”

- James Boswell

“ Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ ABSOLUTE, adj. Independent, irresponsible. An absolute monarchy is one in which the sovereign does as he pleases so long as he pleases the assassins. Not many absolute monarchies are left, most of them having been replaced by limited monarchies, where the sovereign's power for evil is greatly curtailed, and by republics, which are governed by chance. ”

- Ambrose Bierce
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