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Letter "J" » jolt
«A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.»
Author: Henry Ward Beecher
, on the road
, sense an
, sense of humor
, spring up
, take the road
, without humor
, with humor
«A sudden violent jolt of it has been known to stop the victim's watch, snap his suspenders and crack his glass eye right across.»
«The healthy being craves an occasional wildness, a jolt from normality, a sharpening of the edge of appetite, his own little festival of Saturnalia, a brief excursion from his way of life.»
Author: Robert Maclver
, way of life
«The most violent revolutions in an individual's beliefs leave most of his old order standing. Time and space, cause and effect, nature and history, and one's own biography remain untouched. New truth is always a go-between, a smoother-over of transitions. It marries old opinion to new fact so as ever to show a minimum of jolt, a maximum of continuity.»
Author: William James
, Go Between
, time and space