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The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hope that you walk around the corner
and you get very surprised.
- Miranda Richardson

You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Death is always around the corner, but often our society
gives it inordinate help.
- Carter Burwell

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that
the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices,
the expanse of glass in individual offices is said
to be a dead giveaway as to rank.
Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things
cannot be acquired by vegetating
in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain

I want my world to get bigger and not end up in a small corner.
- Sarah Polley

I came down to the living room one day and my wife
was standing in the living room.
It wasn't an illusion.
I saw her out of the corner of my eye.
The moment I saw her, she vanished.
- Hugh Leonard

While that amendment failed, human cloning continues
to advance and the breakthrough in this unethical and
morally questionable science is around the corner.
- Mike Pence

Dogs are wise.
They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their
wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.
- Agatha Christie

It's a prizefight.
Get off the stool, take your beating,
go back to your corner, rest, and take a beating again.
Believe in your own talent.
Marry well.
- Bruce Paltrow

We conservatives don't have a corner on saying 'no'.
We're just the ones who say it when it's the right thing to say.
- Mitt Romney

We were very young in Duran, and to get pushed in a
corner can be very difficult to get out of.
- Andy Taylor

No, I don't have any problems leaving disappointments behind.
I've had lots of good days at golf and a few disappointments,
so you never know what's around the corner.
- Lee Westwood

I believe that if the Tribune company ever tries to
close down Wrigley Field that you will have a protest
from every corner of the globe.
- Billy Corgan

The best time to listen to a politician is when he's
on a stump on a street corner in the rain late at night when he's exhausted.
Then he doesn't lie.
- Theodore White

Make an empty space in any corner of your mind,
and creativity will instantly fill it.
- Dee Hock

In my plays I want to look at life -
at the commonplace of existence-as if we had just turned
a corner and run into it for the first time.
- Christopher Fry

To the present writer a careful study of the facts
now available seems to leave no doubt that civilization
was born at the southeast corner of the Mediterranean.
- James H. Breasted

I don't sit in the corner waiting for death:
death has to pursue me.
I'm going strong.
I hope to reach 100 and ask for an extension,
just like my grandmother did.
- Compay Segundo

The jargon of sculptors is beyond me.
I do not know precisely why I admire a green granite female,
apparently pregnant monster with one eye going around a square corner.
- Ezra Pound

As witnesses that the things were not done in a corner.
- Thomas Harrison

There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character,
where God is not.
- Evelyn Underhill

Armageddon is not around the corner.
This is only what the people of violence want us to believe.
The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future.
- Michael Palin

Calvin Coolidge was the greatest man who ever came out of Plymouth Corner,
Vermont.
- Clarence Darrow

At any street corner the feeling of absurdity can strike any man in the face.
- Albert Camus

We came around the corner, I kissed her and after I kissed her she relaxed.
And then I grabbed her and kissed her again and she was shocked!
And that was what we wanted.
- Rod Steiger

No one has a corner on success.
It is his who pays the price.
- Orison Swett Marden

Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully,
intensely and to the best of your ability and that
way you might change the world.
- Charles Eames

When I'm out with a group I hide in the corner and get legless.
I just make sure my friends shield me.
- Samantha Mumba

And I think that even today, New York still has more
of this unexpected quality around every corner than any place else.
It's something quite extraordinary.
- Robert Rauschenberg

I would I could stand on a busy corner,
hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
- Bernard Berenson

Even before the discovery of copper South Australia had turned the corner.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Generalizations, like brooms, ought not to stand in a corner forever;
they ought to sweep as a matter of course.
- John Lukacs

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

Television is more interesting than people.
If it were not we should have people standing in the corner of our room.
- Alan Coren

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

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Great works are often born on a street corner or in
a restaurant's revolving door.
- Albert Camus

Any dog, you put him in the corner, no matter if they're vicious or not,
they're going to bite back.
- Mike James

One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales
is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner,
in this world.
That's where the old stuff came from.
- Terri Windling

Amazement awaits us at every corner.
- James Broughton

Too small is our world to allow discrimination,
bigotry and intolerance to thrive in any corner of it,
let alone in the United States of America.
- Eliot Engel

The minute you think you've got it made,
disaster is just around the corner.
- Joe Paterno

The basis, the corner-stone of this Government,
was the perfect equality of the free,
sovereign, and independent States which made it.
- Robert Toombs

Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff.
You must corner the inner facts.
- David Seabury

I hate bumper stickers, you can't sum anything up.
All you do is paint yourself in some caricaturist corner.
- David Cross

You know, the man of my dreams might walk round the corner tomorrow.
I'm older and wiser and I think I'd make a great girlfriend.
I live in the realm of romantic possibility.
- Stevie Nicks

A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying
he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating
the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax.
- Nick Clooney

Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy;
they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner
of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
- Gerald Massey

When you are in a good position you are sure to drive
well and to be very concentrated in each corner.
- Jean Alesi

Popularity is exhausting.
The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner
with an overcoat over him.
- Wilson Mizner

The first time I met Ray, I was going to school around
the corner from his house.
One day, he was playing the piano.
I eased up on the porch to listen to him.
- Billy Preston

And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.
- Pierre Loti

There is no corner too quiet, or too far away,
for a woman to make sorrow in it.
- Amelia Barr

If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the
corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
- Ben Nicholas

The Chess-board must be placed with a white square
at the right-hand corner.
- Howard Staunton

But some things are the same.
My mother still owns the house I grew up in,
on what would now be called a cul de sac,
but which the sign on the corner called a dead end street.
- Mink Stole

You cannot set art off in a corner and hope for it to have vitality,
reality, and substance.
- Charles Ives

I think people have to choose between living with contradictions
or painting themselves into a corner.
I have a lot of contradictions.
- Michelle Shocked

You'd never think of taking a cab if you had to walk
a mile down Chicago's Michigan Avenue.
But in a bad city you take a cab just to go around the corner.
- Helmut Jahn

I'm not eager to jump into marriage again.
I'm in the corner right now, wearing my dunce cap.
That area is obviously a nightmare.
- Lisa Marie Presley

I just hate to be in one corner.
I hate to be put as only a guitar player,
or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer.
I like to move around.
- Jimi Hendrix

To me, acting is acting...
I'd be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe.
- Kelly McGillis

House passage is good news for the Northwest corner and our environment.
- Nancy L. Johnson

Such Roots as are soft, your best way is to dry in the Sun,
or else hang them up in the Chimney corner upon a string;
as for such as are hard you may dry them any where.
- Nicholas Culpeper


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