They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man, and are at their wits'end.
The professor must be an obscurantist or he is nothing; he has a special and unmatchable talent for dullness, his central aim is not to expose the truth clearly, but to exhibit his profundity, his esotericity - in brief to stagger sophomores and other professors.h. l. mencken
No one in this earthly prison of the body has sufficient strength of his own to press forward with a due degree of watchfulness, and the great majority [of Christians] are kept down with such great weakness that they stagger and halt and even creep on the ground, and so make very slight advances.john calvin
Headstones stagger under great draughts of time after heads pass out, and their world must reel speechless, blind in the end about its chilling starJohn originally John Allyn Smith Berryman
All men – even, I have written, Jesus Christ – began as flecks of tissue inside a woman's womb. Every boy must stagger out of the shadow of a mother goddess, whom he never fully escapes.camille paglia