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Letter "S" » saving
«Democracy may not prove in the long run to be as efficient as other forms of government, but it has one saving grace: it allows us to know and say that it isn't.»
«For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished liberty is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while yet there was time»
«He neither drank, smoked, nor rode a bicycle. Living frugally, saving his money, he died early, surrounded by greedy relatives. It was a great lesson to me.»
«Each and every one of us has one obligation, during the bewildered days of our pilgrimage here: the saving of his own soul, and secondarily and incidentally thereby affecting for good such other souls as come under our influence»
«'My doctor says that I have a malformed public duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre,' he muttered to himself, 'and that I am therefore excused from saving Universes.'»
Author: Douglas Adams
, Doctor Who
, moral duty
«All things are cheap to the saving, dear to the wasteful»
«I'm saving that rocker for the day when I feel as old as I really am.»
«Confronted by outstanding merit, there is no way of saving one's ego except by love»
«Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritation and resentments slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.»
Author: Mark Twain
, slip away
«A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, higher law
, of necessity
, self preservation