Famous quotes containing the word stalls:

    I feel sure that coups d’├ętat would go much better if there were seats, boxes, and stalls so that one could see what was happening and not miss anything.
    Edmond De Goncourt (1822–1896)

    Solomon’s ... excess became an insult upon the privileges of mankind; for by the same plan of luxury, which made it necessary to have forty thousand stalls of horses,—he had unfortunately miscalculated his other wants, and so had seven hundred wives....
    Wise—deluded man!
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

    Gored by the climacteric of his want,
    he stalls above me like an elephant.
    Robert Lowell (1917–1977)