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Cushion Quotes and Sayings
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I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself,
than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
- Henry David Thoreau

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Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age.
- Booth Tarkington

Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism,
but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists
a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans
who love their country and hate the enemy.
- Ann Coulter

I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St.
Jude, working on books, working on my career as an
actor and taking time out for my husband and family
help to cushion a lot of the blows.
- Marlo Thomas

 

You would have to say his number one accomplishment
has been to inspire a sense of confidence in the country.
That confidence, that optimism, not only gives President
Obama a political cushion,
but it could have a real world economic impact.
- George Stephanopoulos

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves repose and fatten.
- Thomas Otway

Storage is important.
Whether it's cushions you only use outside in the summer,
or blankets that only come out in the winter,
you've always got to think of where to store them.
- Anthea Turner

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I mean, even my dressing room at the studio has candles
and cushions and cashmere rugs and things.
- Joan Collins

Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time.
- Erma Bombeck

I've been cushioned against having to work,
with Rocky's continual bounty.
- Richard O'Brien

I like the tube more than the NY subway though,
you've got cushioned seats.
- Neil Patrick Harris

Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love
a cushioned seat in a corner,
by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is but an inch of difference between a cushioned
chamber and a padded cell.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The theater is a tough place.
It's not cushioned the way it is in film and television.
- Patti LuPone

I believe in keeping running simple and,
in regard to shoes, that would mean no gimmicks,
unnecessary cushioning, etc.
- Bill Rodgers

I was in advertising for years.
That was cushy, you know? It's pretty cushy in a lot of ways,
but I hated it.
- Augusten Burroughs

You can never get to a place of comfort in this business.
As soon as you hit that little cushy spot,
somebody's gonna kick you out.
So I have a constant need to do it better.
- Charlize Theron

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

A physician is obligated to consider more than a diseased organ,
more even than the whole man - he must view the man in his world.
- Harvey Cushing

The winged words uttered in this House have gone forth to the world,
on their mission of good or of evil.
- Caleb Cushing

I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend,
at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery,
in either of its subdivisions or forms.
- Caleb Cushing

Standardization of our educational systems is apt to
stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of
education by leveling the product down rather than up.
- Harvey Cushing

Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this
government is a republican one,
resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.
- Caleb Cushing

I would like to see the day when somebody would be
appointed surgeon somewhere who had no hands,
for the operative part is the least part of the work.
- Harvey Cushing

The right of petition is an old undoubted household
right of the blood of England,
which runs in our veins.
- Caleb Cushing

I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous,
whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done
and associations of things I've done.
- Peter Cushing

It is impossible, in my mind, to distinguish between
the refusal to receive a petition,
or its summary rejection by some general order,
and the denial of the right of petition.
- Caleb Cushing

The bishops will govern the Church, the priests will
do all the work and the deacons will have all the fun.
- Richard Cardinal Cushing

Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of
liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
- Caleb Cushing

We are laying the foundations of a government,
which we hope may outlast the Pyramids.
- Caleb Cushing

I maintain that the House is bound by the Constitution
to receive the petitions;
after which,
it will take such method of deciding upon them as reason
and principle shall dictate.
- Caleb Cushing

This Republic was called into being,
organized,
and is upheld, by a great political doctrine.
- Caleb Cushing

Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington,
of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison,
will ye be true to your constitutional faith?
- Caleb Cushing

Entertaining these opinions of the course to be pursued,
I beg of gentlemen to look at the question,
as I have done, in a calm review of facts and of principles.
- Caleb Cushing

These our great natural rights we keep to ourselves;
we will not have them tampered with;
respecting them we give to you no commission whatsoever.
- Caleb Cushing

Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House
observe the principles of that democracy which is ever
on the lips of its members,
and which, I hope, is in their hearts,
as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct.
- Caleb Cushing

In these days when science is clearly in the saddle
and when our knowledge of disease is advancing at a breathless pace,
we are apt to forget that not all can ride and that
he also serves who waits and who applies what the horseman discovers.
- Harvey Cushing

Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People,
as understood in this country and in England,
I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate.
- Caleb Cushing

If there be any plausible reason for supposing that
we have the right to legislate on the slave interests of the District,
you cannot put down the investigation of the subject out of doors,
by refusing to receive petitions.
- Caleb Cushing

You see I don't like to be really too commercial about
things but in this business you've just got to be commercial
otherwise the films don't make money and you don't
make films and as a long as a commodity is selling
it's silly to kill it dead.
- Peter Cushing

When we fled from the oppressions of kings and parliaments in Europe,
to found this great Republic in America,
we brought with us the laws and the liberties,
which formed a part of our heritage as Britons.
- Caleb Cushing

I didn't set out to make this kind of picture.
It just came my way.
But its been going on for me for 16 years now and its
wonderful for an actor to work consistently.
There seems to be an insatiable audience for this type of film.
- Peter Cushing

The capacity of man himself is only revealed when,
under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell,
and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no
less than to this teachers.
- Harvey Cushing

The Normans came over, lance in hand,
burning and trampling down every thing before them,
and cutting off the Saxon dynasty and the Saxon nobles
at the edge of the sword;
but the right of petition remained untouched.
- Caleb Cushing

The proceedings of this House in 1790,
in reference to petitions on the matter of the slave trade,
and of slavery in the States, have been cited.
It has been said that those petitions were not received.
- Caleb Cushing

I'm always glad to be offered roles,
but wouldn't take any role as this could do you more harm than good,
but I've been at what they call 'on the top' as far
as being known for twenty years.
- Peter Cushing

The right of petition, I have said, was not conferred
on the People by the Constitution,
but was a pre-existing right, reserved by the People
out of the grants of power made to Congress.
- Caleb Cushing

And if this House is to be scared, by whatever influences,
from its duty, to receive and hear the petitions of the People,
then I shall send my voice beyond the walls of this Capitol for redress.
- Caleb Cushing

Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government,
coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various
additions to the Constitution,
which they deemed essential to the preservation of
the rights of the States,
or of the People.
- Caleb Cushing

Sir, allusion has been made, in an early stage of this debate,
to the history of the excitement which once pervaded
a considerable part of the country,
in reference to the transportation of the mails on the Lord's day.
- Caleb Cushing

There are all sorts of reasons why I don't do much work in the theatre,
the main one being that after two performances I feel I've given all I can.
I hate repetition, I really do.
It's like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life.
- Peter Cushing

You well know, sir, that when the Constitution was
submitted to the People of the respective States for
their adoption or rejection,
it awakened the warmest debates of the several State conventions.
- Caleb Cushing

I don't think there is really a favorite,
I'm very fond of film making as a whole and as a medium and of course,
there are some that I've enjoyed making more than others
but I've enjoyed making all of them.
- Peter Cushing

Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known,
but I fear that there are no current fictional characters
whose impact and influence will last with such abiding
affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid
man's creations have in mine!
- Peter Cushing

Be the responsibility on their heads who raise this
novel and extraordinary question of reception,
going to the unconstitutional abridgment,
as I conceive, of the great right of petition inherent
in the People of the United States.
- Caleb Cushing

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Believe that life is worth living,
and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth,
and that is that no instruction book came with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say,
abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
- George Eliot

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every known fact in natural science was divined
by the presentiment of somebody,
before it was actually verified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Belief creates the actual fact.
- William James

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability
of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
- Henry David Thoreau

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy,
but that it is a bore.
It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line.
- H. L. Mencken

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho

You know they say the most dangerous person of the
world is a member of the United States Congress just
home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
- Johnny Isakson


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