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Margin Quotes

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The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Smell the smells, feel the fear,
and smile at the incoherent way
life runs us in circles
while inscribing the real lessons
in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The real lessons from the book of life
are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I Dance with a Light Heart.
I play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that
untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road.
Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons,
where there is no margin for error?
- Lincoln Chafee

I was playing rugby and the other games English school children do,
and there was an event in which races were run,
and I won these by a considerable margin.
- Roger Bannister

Acting is like a high wire act.
Your margin for error is very slim.
- Christine Baranski

A first-rate organizer is never in a hurry.
He is never late.
He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.
- Arnold Bennett

Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot
out the glory of the world,
and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I
know no speck so troublesome as self.
- George Eliot

Mr. President, I believe your real problem is that
you have somehow been unable to realize that you have won,
not only won, but been re-elected by a tremendous margin.
- Elliot Richardson

Be precise.
A lack of precision is dangerous when the margin of error is small.
- Donald Rumsfeld

I support the death penalty.
But I also think there has to be no margin for error.
- George Ryan

The margin between success and drama is fractional.
- Jacky Ickx

Bahrain 's margin of freedom is growing day after day
as we head into the future with steady steps.
- Hamad bin Isla Al Khalifi

In the 1920s you could buy stocks on margin.
You could put 10 percent down and borrow the rest against your stocks.
- Ron Chernow

We are No.
1 worldwide by quite a margin on the client side and expanding,
according to IDC and others, every single quarter.
Our expectation is that the industry will consolidate
and that more of our competitors will exit.
- Kevin Rollins

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.
Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping.
Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe,
not of the cars.
- Henry David Thoreau

For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem.
The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor,
until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains.
- Katharine Anthony

Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy
with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent
and higher in order to provide some type of safety
margin for a future recession.
That's where they want to go.
- Bill Gross

It is impossible for any number which is a power greater
than the second to be written as a sum of two like powers.
I have a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition
which this margin is too narrow to contain.
- Pierre de Fermat

But it is impossible to divide a cube into two cubes,
or a fourth power into fourth powers,
or generally any power beyond the square into like powers;
of this I have found a remarkable demonstration.
This margin is too narrow to contain it.
- Pierre de Fermat

I think that Microsoft will increasingly feel margin
pressure from Linux as well as people saying:
well actually the applications that really matter to me are not on my PC.
And so they're going to be able to extract less of a monopoly rent,
so to speak.
- Tim O'Reilly

Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and
they talk of people who went to the same colleges;
those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices
and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood.
- Jimmy Breslin

The fact is that surveys which media people openly
admit to show that fewer than twelve percent of their
customers believe they're doing a good job,
while the average profit margin in television is in
the neighborhood of eighty percent.
- L. Neil Smith

Slowly, but with no doubt or hesitation whatever,
and in something of a solemn expectancy,
the two animals passed through the broken tumultuous
water and moored their boat at the flowery margin of the island.
- Kenneth Grahame

The Lessons of the Book of Life are
Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a Book of Riddles,
with the Real Lessons Writ Small in its Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Book of Life is a Book of Riddles,
with its Real Lessons Writ Small in the Margins.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I understand personally that it is frustrating to lose
presidential elections by narrow margins.
- James Baker

These political movements flourish on the margins of
Turkish society because of poverty and because of the
people's feeling that they are not being represented.
- Orhan Pamuk

Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art.
Only on the margins does growth occur.
- Joanna Russ

If you don't mind haunting the margins,
I think there is more freedom there.
- Colin Firth

In crude oil trading, we have seen a 46 percent increase
over 1 year in the margins there.
- Peter DeFazio

American writers ought to stand and live in the margins,
and be more dangerous.
- Don DeLillo

Everything is becoming science fiction.
From the margins of an almost invisible literature
has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.
- J. G. Ballard

A lot of poets too live on the margins of social acceptance,
they certainly aren't in it for the money.
William Blake - only his first book was legitimately published.
- Jim Jarmusch

If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead.
How liberating to work in the margins,
outside a central perception.
You are the ghoul of literature.
Lovely.
- Don DeLillo

I've always felt like I was on the margins.
Once upon a time that's what independent used to mean.
- John Sayles

Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
- Bill Russell

I was a total education geek.
I loved school.
I loved learning.
I loved doing homework.
All of my books and notebooks from high school are
underlined and highlighted and there are notes all over the margins.
And you know, I was a theater kid too.
I was all over the place.
- Sophia Bush

Farms and ranches contend with much more than quarterly
reports and profit margins -
the weather can wreak havoc on their quality of life and economic viability.
When natural disasters strike, we must do all we can
to assist the backbone of our economy.
- Ruben Hinojosa

But if you - if what - the reports are true,
what they're saying is, is that as a consequence of
us getting 30 million additional people health care,
at the margins that's going to increase our costs,
we knew that.
- Barack Obama

The key is growth margins went in the right direction,
unit volume increased quarter on quarter,
and expenses came down.
We threw off over $300 million in cash.
All of those were in the right direction.
So I think we're on our way.
- Gil Amelio

Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious,
marginal areas.
Casual curses are the most effective.
- William S. Burroughs

For President Clinton, according to this discussion I had with him,
Rwanda was a marginal problem.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

You can talk about Holocaust denial,
but it's really marginal for the most part.
What is compelling about the Armenian genocide,
is how it has been forgotten.
- Atom Egoyan

No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale,
took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought
it to excellence as Otis Chandler did.
- David Halberstam

I certainly can't speak for all cultures or all societies,
but it's clear that in America, poetry serves a very marginal purpose.
It's not part of the cultural mainstream.
- Mark Strand

I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal
factor in their marketing mix.
They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising
appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes.
- David Ogilvy

The point is not to stay marginal, but to participate
in whatever network of marginal zones is spawned from
other disciplinary centers and which,
together, constitute a multiple displacement of those authorities.
- Judith Butler

I don't think there's any independent cartoonist whose
stuff I don't like or respect in at least some way or another.
We're all marginal laborers - we're practically medical oddities -
so I don't see why we can't all be nice to each other.
- Chris Ware

If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth,
or sees some error in the system being practiced,
he commits so many marginal errors himself that he
is worn out before he can establish his point.
- Ezra Pound

Well, I think the reality is that as you study -
when President Kennedy cut marginal tax rates,
when Ronald Reagan cut marginal tax rates,
when President Bush imposed those tax cuts,
they actually generated economic growth.
They expanded the economy.
They expand tax revenues.
- Mike Pence

This [the Holocaust] must never happen again. ...
Be vigilant about your rights.
Care about the rights and human dignity of others.
When the rights of any group, no matter how small,
no matter how marginal, are violated,
your liberty, your freedom is put at risk.
Let there never be a day when we cast about in horror
and have to ask the question, "How did it ever come to this?"
- Thomas Childers, Ph.D., Professor of History,
University of Pennsylvania, in the closing remarks
of his six-hour Teaching Company audio lecture series

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wasn't always black...
there was this freckle, and it got bigger and bigger.
- Bill Cosby

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

It isn't a matter of black is beautiful as much as
it is white is not all that's beautiful.
- Bill Cosby

I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice.
Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts,
but I never noticed.
- B. B. King

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark
cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there.
Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
- Robert A. Heinlein

If you want to make beautiful music,
you must play the black and the white notes together.
- Richard M. Nixon

We are all one whether we dine on corned beef in New York City,
black-eyed peas and cornbread in rural Louisiana,
or roast guinea pig in Peru.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hockey is a sport for white men.
Basketball is a sport for black men.
Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
- Tiger Woods

You know you're getting old when all the names in your black book have M. D. after them.
- Harrison Ford

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out
there is white and the best golfer is black.
- Charles Barkley


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