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Letter "D" » dashed
«Baseball is the exponent of American Courage, Confidence, Combativeness, American Dash, Discipline, Determination, American Energy, Eagerness, Enthusiasm, American Pluck, Persistency, Performance, American Spirit, Sagacity, Success, American Vim, Vigor, Virility.»
Author: Al Spalding
, spirit up
, with determination
«There'll be two dates on your tombstone And all your friends will read 'em But all that's gonna matter is that little dash between 'em»
«As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart sustaineth him; and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.»
«Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.»
Author: Sigmund Freud
, a bit
, collide with
, Reality Bites
«Samaria shall become desolate; for she hath rebelled against her God: they shall fall by the sword: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.»
«Their children also shall be dashed to pieces before their eyes; their houses shall be spoiled, and their wives ravished.»
«Follow not truth too near the heels, lest it dash out thy teeth.»
«Every great wave of popular passion that rolls up on the prairies is dashed to spray when it strikes the hard rocks of Manhattan»
«Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.»
«A pinch of praise is worth a pound of scorn. A dash of encouragement is more helpful than a dipper of pessimism. A cup of kindness is better than a cupboard of criticism.»
Author: William Arthur Ward