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«The world is changing?Networks without a specific branding strategy will be killed?I envision a world of highly niched services and tightly run companies without room for all the overhead the established networks carry.»
«Crime is an overhead you have to pay if you want to live in the city»
«I would advise you to keep your overhead down; avoid a major drug habit; play every day; and take it in front of other people. They need to hear it, and you need them to hear it.»
«You could not see a cloud, because / No cloud was in the sky: / No birds were flying overhead - / There were no birds to fly.»
«The battle promises to be fought with bags of bagels and bran muffins, free beer and wine, expanded legroom, baggage closets and overhead bins.»
Author: Ralph Blumenthal
, free beer
«ZENITH, n. The point in the heavens directly overhead to a man standing or a growing cabbage. A man in bed or a cabbage in the pot is not considered as having a zenith, though from this view of the matter there was once a considerably dissent among the learned, some holding that the posture of the body was immaterial. These were called Horizontalists, their opponents, Verticalists. The Horizontalist heresy was finally extinguished by Xanobus, the philosopher-king of Abara, a zealous Verticalist. Entering an assembly of philosophers who were debating the matter, he cast a severed human head at the feet of his opponents and asked them to determine its zenith, explaining that its body was hanging by the heels outside. Observing that it was the head of their leader, the Horizontalists hastened to profess themselves converted to whatever opinion the Crown might be pleased to hold, and Horizontalism took its place among _fides defuncti_.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, dissenting opinion
, head over heels
, human foot
, human head
, The Crown
, The Philosopher
«Trust no future, however pleasant! Let the dead past bury its dead! Act, act in the living present! Heart within and God overhead.»
«`Try not the pass!' the old man said; / `Dark lowers the tempest overhead.'»