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A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
Henry Ward Beecher
All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.
When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy, Do you have any toy train schedules?
I went to a general store but they wouldn't let me buy anything specific.
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.
There was a power outage at a department store yesterday. Twenty people were trapped on the escalators.
Ever consider what pets must think of us? I mean, here we come back from a grocery store with the most amazing haul - chicken, pork, half a cow. They must think we're the greatest hunters on earth!
Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail.
Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.
I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.
There are things which a man is afraid to tell even to himself, and every decent man has a number of such things stored away in his mind.
In department stores, so much kitchen equipment is bought indiscriminately by people who just come in for men's underwear.
I never think that people die. They just go to department stores.
Syntax, my lad. It has been restored to the highest place in the republic.
I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down.
It looks like it's been furnished by discount stores.
Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.
Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings.
Robert Farrar Capon
Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose minds feed upon riches recede, in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase, as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself.
My desire to curtail undue freedom of speech extends only to such public areas as restaurants, airports, streets, hotel lobbies, parks, and department stores. Verbal exchanges between consenting adults in private are as of little interest to me as they probably are to them.
We have to face it: in America today the way to have fun and celebrate is to break a store window and take something. That's the way it is, today in America, and we have to accept it.
Richard J. Daley
I don't know anybody's road who's been paved perfectly for them, there are no manuals, you don't know what life has in store for you.
Anyone who doesn't regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains.
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