Quotes of Elastic

“ The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions that we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it; and habit fills up what remains. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ The United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ The English language is rather like a monster accordion, stretchable at the whim of the editor, compressible ad lib. ”

- Robert Burchfield

“ If the day and the night are such that you greet them with with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, more elastic, more starry, more immortal — that is your success. ”

- Henry David Thoreau
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