Double Quotes

We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke straps our vice.

Henry David Thoreau

Those who talk on the razor-edge of double-meanings pluck the rarest blooms from the precipice on either side.

Logan Pearsall Smith

You win an Oscar, it can double the audience that you had before.

Meryl Streep

I have lived temperately....I double the doctor's recommendation of a glass and a half of wine each day and even treble it with a friend.

Thomas Jefferson

Only one-third of the water that annually runs to the sea is accessible to humans. Of this, more than half is already being appropriated and used. This proportion might not seem so much, but demand will double in thirty years. And much of what is available is degraded by eroded silt, sewage, industrial pollution, chemicals, excess nutrients, and plagues of algae. Per capita availability of good, potable water is diminishing in all developed and developing countries

Marq de Villiers

In prayerful sympathy and love. Hold to the old truth -- double distilled.

Edward McKendree Bounds

In this profession, I always admire people who are going on, who have a sort of idea and, however crazy it is, are putting it through; they are putting people and things together, and they make something. I always admire this. But I can't see his pictures. I sit for perhaps twenty-five or thirty or fifty minutes and then I have to leave, because his pictures make me so nervous. I have the feeling the whole time that he wants to tell me things, but I don't understand what it is, and sometimes I have the feeling that he's bluffing, double-crossing me.

Ingmar Bergman

I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.

Oscar Wilde

The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.

Kin Hubbard

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum; you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

We have a problem. 'Congratulations.' But it's a tough problem. "Then double congratulations

W. Clement Stone

We have a problem. 'Congratulations.' But it's a tough problem. "Then double congratulations

W. Clement Stone

Writers of novels and romance in general bring a double loss to their readers; robbing them of their time and money; representing men, manners, and things, that never have been, or are likely to be.

Mary Wortley Montagu

Double or nothing down the last hole?

Greg Norman

If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.

Tom Watson

Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double

German Proverb

Bond has just been surprised by the double agent, Grant. Red wine with fish. Well, that should have told me something.

Bond

Great honours are great burdens, but on whom They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads. His cares must still be double to his joys, In any dignity.

Ben Jonson

We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.

Henry David Thoreau

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.

Swedish Proverb

Procrastination usually results in sorrowful regret. Today's duties put off until tomorrow give us a double burden to bear; the best way is to do them in their proper time.

Ida Scott Taylor

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? Itís quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isnít at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember thatís where you will find success.

Thomas J. Watson

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Winston Churchill

Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.

Buddha

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