Thaw: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases-Icon Group

  • Title: Thaw: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
  • Author: Icon Group
  • Released: 2008-11-26
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  • Pages: 138
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  • ASIN: B001Q9295I


Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Familiar Quotations


One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring.
–Aldo Leopold

Thaw – "Dissolving"

It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
–Emmet Fox

If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union or to change its republican form, let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.
–Thomas Jefferson

Everything is a miracle. It is a miracle that one does not dissolve in one's bath like a lump of sugar.
–Pablo Picasso

Thaw – "Fuse"

The Possible's slow fuse is lit By the Imagination.
–Emily Dickinson

Come on, Come on, and there'll be no turning back. You were only killing time and it can kill you right back Come on, Come on, its time to burn up the fuse. You got nothing to do and even less to lose.
–Jim Steinman

Thaw – "Melting"

Love is the only fire hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creature's will.

To cool a hot attitude, apply nice. To melt a cold attitude, address warmly.

Melt and dispel, ye spectre-doubts, that roll Cimmerian darkness oér the parting soul!
–Thomas Campbell

For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?
–Kahlil Gibran
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