« About the only thing that comes to us without effort is old age. »
- Aforisma di Francois-Renè De Chateaubriand «Il tempo non si ferma ad ammirare la gloria: se ne serve e passa oltre.»
- razzle-dazzle noun: Noisy excitement, showy display, or extravagant actions, especially when executed in an effort to distract or confuse.
- labored Definition: (adjective) Requiring or showing effort. Synonyms: heavy. Usage: He knocked again, harder than before, for behind him he heard the steps and the labored breathing of his persecutors. Discuss
- perspicacity Definition: (noun) The capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions. Synonyms: judgment. Usage: It was a marvelous effort of perspicacity to discover that I did not love her. Discuss