I'm assigned to read the book called Life at the Bottom by Theodore Dalrymple, and I'm reading a quote in the book, but I don't really understand it. “Such flattery is thus the death of ...
“Perfection is a trifle dull. It is not the least of life’s ironies that this, which we all aim at, is better not quite achieved.” — W. Somerset Maugham
I've been thinking about the following quote from Churchill "The contribution of Canada to the Imperial war effort in troops, in ships, in aircraft, in food, and in finance has been ...
I'm trying to translate this famous quote from Churchill Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and ...
What do these quotes mean? These quotes came to me together as a compliment. Does it mean good luck or does it mean something bad? Like dogs in a wheel, birds inside a cage, or squirrels in a very ...
Can someone please explain the meaning of: Punctuality is the politeness of kings.
What did the poet mean by the following lines? The most I ever did for you, was to outlive you, But that is much. — Edna St. Vincent Millay I am not able to understand the meaning ...
There's a famous story about a Marine sergeant at the Battle of Belleau Wood shouting "Come on, you apes. Do you want to live forever?" It's been attributed to several people; a character in ...