Famous quotes containing the word beats:

    Watching fifteen seconds of nasal passages unblocking sure beats watching thirty seconds.
    Barbara Lippert, U.S. advertising critic. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 8 (June 16, 1986)

    When a rat crosses a street, everyone shouts and beats it.
    Chinese proverb.

    Grant me an old man’s frenzy.
    Myself must I remake
    Till I am Timon and Lear
    Or that William Blake
    Who beats upon the wall
    Till truth obeyed his call....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)