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Letter "R" » relatives
«Few influential people involved with the Internet claim that it is a good in and of itself. It is a powerful tool for solving social problems, just as it is a tool for making money, finding lost relatives, receiving medical advice, or, come to that, trading instructions for making bombs.»
«Friends, both the imaginary ones you build for yourself out of phrases taken from a living writer, or real ones from college, and relatives, despite all the waste of ceremony and fakery and the fact that out of an hour of conversation you may have only five minutes in which the old entente reappears, are the only real means for foreign ideas to enter your brain.»
Author: Nicholson Baker
, imaginary friend
«?Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations.?»
Author: Carlos Castaneda
, hands down
, hand down
, on the other hand
, pin down
, pin up
, The Pin
«An advantage of poverty, your relatives gain nothing by your death»
«A poor man is shunned by all his relatives - how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found»
«Being generous, just helping one's relatives and being blameless in one's actions; this is the best good luck.»
«A man who encounters the following three is unfortunate; the death of his wife in his old age, the entrusting of money into the hands of relatives, and depending upon others for food.»
«All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them»
«Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.»
«Distant relatives are the best kind, and the further the better»