Quotes, Sayings, and Idioms

Quote

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” – Martin Luther King, Jr., leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, 1929 – 1968

Saying

“Money doesn’t grow on trees.” – You have to work to make money – it isn’t free.

  • grow – come into existence

Idiom

Off the record = unofficial, confidential.

Unfortunately, we can’t publish Lord Morris’s comments. What he said was strictly off the record.

  • record – official report (e.g. of parliamentary proceedings)
  • strictly – completely, definitely
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