Quotation Explorer - 'Double'

I have sometimes thought of the final cause of dogs having such short lives and I am quite satisfied it is in compassion to the human race; for if we suffer so much in losing a dog after an acquaintance of ten or twelve years, what would it be if they were to live double that time? - Walter Scott
When you think no one sees you and you are so clouded in your messy state that you begin to think maybe just maybe even GOD is fed up. Know this: He sees the tears, collects them, pays you double for them, fortifies you with encouragement even through them and He will lift up your spirit. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Eating a twin banana does not necessarily mean that you are enjoying a double portion. - Hanimoz Obey
On the death of a friend, we should consider that the fates through confidence have devolved on us the task of a double living, that we have henceforth to fulfill the promise of our friend's life also, in our own, to the world. - Henry David Thoreau
Every time you understand something, religion becomes less likely. Only with the discovery of the double helix and the ensuing genetic revolution have we had grounds for thinking that the powers held traditionally to be the exclusive property of the gods might one day be ours. . . . - James D. Watson
In her 20′s, a woman’s breasts double her self-esteem. In her 40′s, they halve it. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It is to these two discoveries by that we owe the exactness of modern astronomy. .... This double service assures to their discoverer the most distinguished place (after Hipparchus and Kepler) above the greatest astronomers of all ages and all countries. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Delambre - Bradley
A gift in season is a double favor to the needy. - Publilius Syrus
The safest way to double your money is to fold over once and put it in your pocket.
When you get to the junction of double mindedness in purposefulness, remember the will of God. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Suddenly, the double doors of the parlor whooshed open. A large fleshy woman stood before me in full regalia. Her eyes were all made up, earrings and bracelets jangling. The sign in the window said Miss Sadie was a medium. From the look of her, I'd say that was a bit wishful. - Clare Vanderpool
Women have a passion for mathematics. They divide their age in half, double the price of their clothes, and always add at least five years to the age of their best friend. - Marcel Achard
The lazy man always does twice the work. (El bago siempre pasa double trabajo) - Spanish Proverb
i laced my shoes with sorrowand walked a weary roaddead end streetsdon't come undonewith double knots wing tipped shoesthat walk on airthrough vacant lots - Saul Williams
Elizabeth's barreness and advanced age--a double symbol of hopelessness--became the means by which God would announce to the world that nothing is impossible for Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
A double sided sword is crafted under heat and pressure and comes out ever more beautiful because of it. - James Jean-Pierre
people earn daily,they loose the double per second. - Vidhya Vijay
All you need is 5min or even less.....Go outside, look up the clear sky and thank the HEAVENS above you for the life you have and the blessings you receive on a daily basis. Why do we make it a mission to simply say thank you? NB: I double dare you to do it! - Katlego Semusa
Marrying means to halve one's rights and double one's duties - Arthur Schopenhauer
I scroll through iPhone photos and see that if I delete pictures of myself with a double chin, I will erase all proof of my glorious life. - Helen Ellis
Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. - William Shakespeare
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present. - Thomas Fuller
The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your back pocket. - Will Rogers
double mindedness; the mid way between dreams and realities - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
With every rise in choices, the expectations double up which puts people deeper down into the rubble. - Ashish Patel
So here I am with this double life, one where my grammatically incorrect writing is a nice success with tens of thousands of readers, and another one where my carefully written books are read by a dozen people. - Christian A. Dumais
There is always a double meaning in life... - Nadeem v Abdu
Behind lay loneliness and delusions. Ahead lay answers, and yes, Riley. So bent double beneath my load, but naked no longer, I followed the two demons deeper into Hell. - Heather Heffner
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. - Sir Winston Churchill
Grief shared is half grief; Joy shared is double joy. - Honduran Proverb
There is one type of gambling which should always be encouraged. It is betting on goodness. When a person has wronged you, be good to him. If he adds insult to injury, double the bet. And keep on doubling it. You will surely win! - J.P. Vaswani
deceivers shall always be at the junction of double mindedness - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Libertarians make no exceptions to the golden rule and provide no moral loophole, no double standard, for government. - Murray N. Rothbard
If the Holy Bible was printed as an Ace Double it would be cut down to two 20,000-word halves with the Old Testament retitled as ‘Master of Chaos’ and the New Testament as ‘The Thing With Three Souls. - Terry Carr
Shukhov ate his supper without bread--a double portion and bread on top of it would be too rich. So he'd save the bread. You get no thanks from your belly--it always forgets what you've just done for it and comes begging again the next day. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Because failure works double time, to get success, work triple time. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Writing is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. - Catherine Drinker Bowen
If I knew me as somebody else, I would hate me just as much. Why have a double standard? - David Wong
We have two eyes... two hands... two legs... but we can focus on one!??!?Naah, lie double and triple... I can focus on 2 and do 3... - Deyth Banger
If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles. - Benjamin Franklin
Look in the mirror. The face that pins you with its double gaze reveals a chastening secret. - Diane Ackerman
The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket. - Kin Hubbard
when true purpose calls, double mindedness, confusion and frustration come along. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. - William Shakespeare
Like too much alcohol,self-consciousness makes us see ourselves double, and we make the double image for two selves - mental and material, controlling and controlled, reflective and spontaneous. Thus instead of suffering we suffer about suffering, and suffer about suffering about suffering. - Alan W. Watts
Doing philosophy is only a threefold or double kind of waking--being awake--consciousness. - Novalis
If you want to double your happiness, pour it into someone else. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Double one mistake?Seriously?Sounds like something is going on...! - Deyth Banger
Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say having double meaning.
Slander is a vice that strikes a double blow; wounding both him that commits, and him against whom it is committed.
If man could have half his wishes, he would double his troubles.
A joy that's shared is a joy made double. - American Proverb
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