New PDF release: Quotations for All Occasions

By Catherine Frank

ISBN-10: 0231112904

ISBN-13: 9780231112901

At the most vital events of our lives, we frequently locate ourselves puzzled; once we are looking to console, have a good time, clarify, encourage, or thank, we prove repeating such uninspiring, uninformative words as "Words can't convey how I feel." to assist us locate the perfect phrases, Catherine Frank has compiled this useful compendium of quotations that seize the mundane and the exceptional, the standard and amazing moments of our lives.The 3 sections of the booklet hide a hundred and fifty events. "Every 12 months" deals quotations on all of the particular dates within the calendar from New Year's Day to New Year's Eve, together with Martin Luther King Day, Valentine's Day, Ramadan, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa, and xmas. "Occasionally" offers quotations on such events as giving a speech, having an interview, changing into a dad or mum, getting engaged, welcoming an individual, and asserting see you later. "Once in an entire life" presents quotations on such momentous occasions as affirmation, popping out, turning sixteen, commencement, and retirement. A sampling:• Plato, John Donne, and Woody Allen supply their phrases of knowledge on death.• Betty Ford writes eloquently on recovery.• Martina Navratilova ruminates on her first sexual encounter... and Holden Caufield on his.• Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mark Twain, and Frederick Douglass consider Independence Day.• Amy Tan displays at the that means of the chinese language New Year.• Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Susan Sontag provide poignant descriptions of soreness and illness.Whether you're delivering comfort or congratulations, condolences or confessions, Quotations for All events has the correct phrases for each party.

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S. poet. ’’ 13 I bet any Sunday could be made as popular at church as Easter is, if 16 The story of Passion-Tide and Easter is the story of the winning of that freedom and of that victory over the evils of Time. The burden of the guilt is accepted (‘‘He was made Sin’’), the last agony of alienation from God is passed through (Eloi, lama sabachthani ); the temporal Body is broken and remade; and Time and Eternity are reconciled in a Single Person. There is no Easter • 20 shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses; for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.

Poet. ’’ 10 It was easy to know them, fluttering about with extended, protecting wings when any harm, real or imaginary, threatened their precious brood. They were women who idolized their children, worshiped their husbands, and esteemed it to be a holy privilege to efface themselves as individuals and grow wings as ministering angels. S. author. The Awakening (chapter Olive Schreiner ( – ), South African author. The Story of An African Farm (part 2, chapter 4) (1883). 12 No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.

It’s always been that way. That’s our Fourth of July, through war and peace, That’s our Fourth of July. Who first invented work, and bound the free And holyday-rejoicing spirit down To the ever-haunting importunity Of business in the green fields, and the town— To plough, loom, anvil, spade—and oh! most sad, To that dry drudgery at the desk’s dead wood? Charles Lamb ( – ), English essayist. ‘‘Work’’ (1819). Lamb did not have the opportunity to celebrate Labor Day, but he expresses the weariness of many different types of workers.

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