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Definition of Leaning

Leaning

  1. of Lean
  2. The act, or state, of inclining; inclination; tendency; as, a leaning towards Calvinism.

Leaning Quotations

There are two things that are more difficult than making an after-dinner speech: climbing a wall which is leaning toward you and kissing a girl who is leaning away from you.
Winston Churchill

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
Stephen Covey

Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
Orison Swett Marden

I was a vegetarian until I started leaning toward the sunlight.
Rita Rudner

What spectacle can be more edifying or more seasonable, than that of Liberty and Learning, each leaning on the other for their mutual and surest support?
James Madison
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Leaning Translations

leaning in French is penchant, adossant
leaning in German is lehnend
leaning in Swedish is lutande

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