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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
Sometimes I've been to a party where no one spoke to me for a whole evening. The men, frightened by their wives or sweeties, would give me a wide berth. And the ladies would gang up in a corner to discuss my dangerous character.
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy.
Henry Ward Beecher
The secret of happiness is this: let your interests be as wide as possible, and let your reactions to the things and persons that interest you be as far as possible friendly rather than hostile.
Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.
Start wide, expand further, and never look back.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Pope John Paul II
How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.
A wide screen just makes a bad film twice as bad.
It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
And I say the sacred hoop of my people was one of the many hoops that made one circle, wide as daylight and as starlight, and in the center grew one mighty flowering tree to shelter all the children of one mother and one father.
Dressed in the lion's skin, the ass spread terror far and wide.
Jean de La Fontaine
Opening day. All you have to do is say the words and you feel the shutters thrown wide, the room air out, the light pour in. In baseball, no other day is so pure with possibility. No scores yet, no losses, no blame or disappointment. No hangover, at least until the game's over.
By going to the movies, and because of other things, too, going to college, making a wide variety of friends, moving around traveling, I became a lot more open-minded than the heritage I was born into might have suggested.
It takes a person who is wide awake to make his dream come true.
With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.
The grandest of all laws is the law of progressive development. Under it, in the wide sweep of things, men grow wiser as they grow older, and societies better.
Christian Nestell Bovee
My grandmother was very fierce and gruff. She was quite small, but she was very wide.
We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.
I don't like to be out of my comfort zone, which is about a half an inch wide.
The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.
Frances E. Willard
The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind. It is a moral illumination.
The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.
I feel like I'm on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I've climbed a very giant mountain, and I'm just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air.
Yet what you need is not marches, demonstrations, rallies or wide associations, all of them are important. What you need is direct action. The sooner people understand that, the sooner we'll begin to change things.
Our culture now wonderfully, alchemically transforms images and history into artistic material. The possibilities seem endless and wide open.
It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep.
John Jay Chapman
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