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Letter "L" » lighters
«There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable, than a pen»
«I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.»
«I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.»
«The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line -- the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea. It was a phase of this problem that caused the Civil War.»
Author: W. E. B. Du Bois
, civil war
, color line
, Islands of the
, race problem
, The Civil War
, The Problem of the
, twentieth century
«QUIVER, n. A portable sheath in which the ancient statesman and the aboriginal lawyer carried their lighter arguments.He extracted from his quiver, Did the controversial Roman, An argument well fitted To the question as submitted, Then addressed it to the liver, Of the unpersuaded foeman. --Oglum P. Boomp»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, ancient Romans
«I'm not really a heavy smoker any more. I only get through two lighters a day now.»
«A blade of grass is light, cotton is lighter, the beggar is infinitely lighter still. Why then does not the wind carry him away? Because it fears that he may ask alms of him.»
«What cannot be removed, becomes lighter through patience»
«Judges, like the criminal classes, have their lighter moments»