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A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
Being generous or doing things for others actually makes me feel good so I don't do it because I hope karma will come round and get me and I'll benefit from it.
Nowadays it is the fashion to emphasize the horrors of the last war. I didn't find it so horrible. There are just as horrible things happening all round us today, if only we had eyes to see them.
In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
All things come round to him who will but wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
There was a time when a man was so convinced that the world was round that he was determined to prove it.
Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful.
Frederick William Robertson
I can't bear art that you can walk round and admire. A book should be either a bandit or a rebel or a man in the crowd.
David Herbert Lawrence
It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision.
If I don't get food in my mouth, I'm still happy. If my pants are round my ankles, as long as I don't get arrested for indecent exposure, I'm happy. I'm worried about keeping my hair, not how it's combed.
Michael J. Fox
I just think that there are those people that their resolve is strengthened by what it is that's keeping them down, and there are some people that will buckle under it. You never know which one is which until you get into the eighth or ninth round of the fight.
Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall.
As a boy, I'd always had an interest in theater. But the idea at my school was that drama and music were to round out the man. It wasn't what one did for a living. I got over that.
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
I think one of my favorite things to do is just lock myself up in a small room and listen to music and watch films for a day. Also I just like seeing my friends. We have pizza parties which means I get four friends round, we eat a pizza and we're really lazy and we play PlayStation.
A song will keep going round in my brain and keep me awake.
I want to be an all round entertainer, I want to act, make films, make albums, do whatever I can.
I have always been too round to do fashion shows.
I just moved into the world of Xbox Live. And I've discovered that everyone on the Internet is a lot better than me. I spent half an hour the other day designing a boxer, and I got knocked out twice in the first round.
A lesser complaint: hair extensions. There are moments on 'All My Children' when half the women actors, young and old, seem to be afflicted by android Barbie creep. All those thick swatches of lifeless strands clustering lankly round ladies' necks! Like orange tanning spray, this is a fashion fad that should be put out of its misery.
The model of ownership, in a society organized round mass consumption, is addiction.
And then I went round the corner and there's a Van Gogh portrait, and you just think, well, this is another level. A higher level, actually. I love the Sargent, but it's not the level of Van Gogh.
Some people would like me to be round again.
What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.
Love doesn't make the word go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
Franklin P. Jones
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
On the earth the broken arcs; in the heaven a perfect round.
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