Quotation Explorer - 'Rear'

REAR, n. In American military matters, that exposed part of the army that is nearest to Congress. - Ambrose Bierce
Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles. - Paul Fussell
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Henry David Thoreau
We perceive the world through the rear window of life, observe all the puzzles and little pieces of our existence and assemble them in a comprehensive pattern. This allows us to reassess and evaluate our world view. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Your men will not take the hill if you're simply yelling commands from the safety of the rear. - Noel DeJesus
All leading from the rear gets you, is first place at the back of the line. - Mark W. Boyer
Every time Europe looks across the Atlantic to see the American eagle, it observes only the rear end of an ostrich. - Ambrose Bierce
It's not his fault that he's the rear end of a pantomime horse.
To produce things and to rear them,To produce, but not to take possession of them,To act, but not to rely on one's own ability,To lead them, but not to master them -This is called profound and secret virtue. - Lao-tzu
When haters start to rear their ugly head, just play around with them and throw them a bone so they can go away and chew on it. - Richie Norton
Discussions should always be held just before going to bed, your rear protected by sleep. How painful, after an intellectual conversation, to have to go about with your mind so stirred up. - Thomas Mann
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