Bridge And Diversity Quotes

In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal. throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges as bracelets on a Gypsy's bronzed arms.

Felix Marti-Ibanez

During my time we had two chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, at different times of course, on the bridge, both of whom asked my permission to sit on the captain's chair.

Patrick Stewart

Only for the phony is commercialism-the bending of creativity to common utility-a naughty word. To the truly creative, it is a bridge to the great audience, a means of sharing rather than debasing.

Ernest A. Jones

I think this is a necessary thing to bridge the alienation that's forming between these two groups.

Maralyn Mazza

I love waking up in the morning not knowing what I am gonna do or who I am gonna meet. Just yesterday I was sleeping under a bridge, and today I am on the grandest liner in the world drinking champagne with you fine people. I will have some more please.

Jack Dawson

What a thing it is to sit absolutely alone, in the forests, at night, cherished by this wonderful, unintelligible, perfectly innocent speech, the most comforting speech in the world, the talk that rain makes by itself all over the bridges, and the talk of the water courses everywhere in the hollows!Nobody started it, nobody is going to stop it. It will talk as long as it wants, this rain. As long as it talks I am going to listen.

Thomas Merton

The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop.

Edward Conklin

You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.

Bulgarian Proverb

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.

Nikita Khrushchev

In true love the smallest distance is too great, and the greatest distance can be bridged.

Hans Nouwens

My land is bare of chattering folk; the clouds are low along the ridges, and sweet's the air with curly smoke from all my burning bridges.

Dorothy Parker

My land is bare of chattering folk; / the clouds are low along the ridges, / and sweet's the air with curly smoke / from all my burning bridges.

Dorothy Parker

A great bridge is a great monument which should serve to make known the splendour and genius of a nation; one should not occupy oneself with efforts to perfect it architecturally, for taste is always susceptible to change, but to conserve always in its form and decoration the character of solidity which is proper.

Jean Peronnet

There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.

H. G. Wells

Anxiety never yet successfully bridged any chasm.

Giovanni Ruffini

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