The Printable KISS Workbooks Grade 6 Quotations Page
KISS Grammar
Famous (or Interesting) Quotations

Compound Main Clauses
Ex # 1

1. Youth supposes; age knows.

Welsh proverb

2. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.

Groucho Marx

3. Debate is masculine; conversation is feminine.

A. Bronson Alcott

4. Many foxes grow gray, but few grow good.

Benjamin Franklin

5. A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it. 

Gilbert K. Chesterton
6. Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
Abraham Lincoln

7. Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.

Oscar Wilde

8. We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.

Vince Lombardi

9. There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments there are 


Robert G. Ingersoll

10. You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people 

     some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time. 

Ascribed to Abraham Lincoln

Select one of the sentences and write as much as you can to explain what you think it means. Don't forget to use specific examples.