Narrow

Famous quotes containing the word narrow:

    A narrow compass! and yet there
    Dwelt all that’s good, and all that’s fair!
    Edmund Waller (1606–1687)

    His virtues walked their narrow round,
    Nor made a pause, nor left a void;
    And sure the Eternal Master found
    The single talent well employed.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    Perhaps the best definition of progress would be the continuing efforts of men and women to narrow the gap between the convenience of the powers that be and the unwritten charter.
    Nadine Gordimer (b. 1923)