Random Former Quotes
In the period from 1824 to 1833, the tendency was steadily in the former direction, but it was only in the latter part of it that it was made really efficient. Henry Charles Carey
The former measured six feet and an inch in his stockings, and, without a single pound of cumbrous flesh about him, weighed a hundred and eighty. The latter was an inch shorter than his rival, and ten pounds lighter; but he was much the most active of the two. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
My sense is that, when you look at what people such as former Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have said over the years, you don't go with a story unless you have two independent sources to confirm it. Ron Wyden
A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.