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Letter "P" » prospect
«Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything.»
Author: William MacNeile Dixon
, happen upon
, look out
«Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.»
Author: Milton Friedman
, The Vision
«And he said unto me, This chamber, whose prospect is toward the south, is for the priests, the keepers of the charge of the house.»
«And the glory of the LORD came into the house by the way of the gate whose prospect is toward the east.»
«ABNORMAL, adj. Not conforming to standard. In matters of thought and conduct, to be independent is to be abnormal, to be abnormal is to be detested. Wherefore the lexicographer adviseth a striving toward the straiter [sic] resemblance of the Average Man than he hath to himself. Whoso attaineth thereto shall have peace, the prospect of death and the hope of Hell.»
«A bride is a woman with a fine prospect of happiness behind her.»
«Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.»
Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
, First Lady
, grow up
, This is a
«As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity.»
«For present joys are more to flesh and blood than a dull prospect of a distant good.»
«Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind.»