Quotes of Descending

“ Hate is ravening vulture beaks descending on a place of skulls. ”

- Amy Lowell

“ Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. ”

- Saint Augustine

“ Think that day lost whose descending sun, views from they hand no noble action done. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ And I don't like books which are full of name dropping. ”

- Daphne du Maurier

“ Five thousand balloons, capable of raising two men each, could not cost more than five ships of the line; and where is the prince who can afford so to cover his country with troops for its defense as that 10,000 men descending from the clouds might not in many places do an infinite deal of mischief before a force could be brought together to repel them? ”

- Benjamin Franklin
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