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As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.
Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.
Edwin Louis Cole
I may be what my enemies desire me to be, yet never an accusation are they able to hurl against me which makes me blush or lower my forehead; and I hope that God will be merciful enough with me, to prevent me from committing one of those faults which would involve my family.
That is the biggest form of bullying ever, the paparazzi. Printing lies, making accusations, it's just bullying.
I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing - that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one's door.
One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best.
I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger - but I have to succeed.
Using a big word like 'plagiarism'... always causes some damage. It will always do lasting damage, like accusations of racism.
All my life I have been taught to take the high road and never to dignify salacious or false accusations and I have been taught never, never to lie.
A moral argument about whether censorship is good or bad deteriorates quickly into accusations about who is more or less patriotic, moral, pious, and so on.
Each time there is a conflict between Israel and Gaza, accusations fly over who started it, each side blaming the other.
Guilt has very quick ears to an accusation.
A trial without witnesses, when it involves a criminal accusation, a criminal matter, is not a true trial.
Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
I have never met anyone who did not support our troops. Sometimes, however, we hear accusations that someone or some group does not support the men and women serving in our Armed Forces. But this is pure demagoguery, and it is intellectually dishonest.
One of the most effective tools that the Cheney-Bush junta has used to marginalize dissenting or even mildly inquisitive American citizens has been the accusation of being unpatriotic.
I have much to say why my reputation should be rescued from the load of false accusation and calumny which has been heaped upon it.
Now that I have called you on your false accusation, you are using additional smear tactics.
Malice scorned, puts out itself; but argued, give a kind of credit to a false accusation.
Everybody has a right to be defended, and every lawyer has a duty to defend people accused. And my office is to defend him, to discuss the accusation point by point, as I think this is a normal step in a democracy.
People love as self-recognition what they hate as an accusation.
The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
The definition of an extreme authoritarian is one who is willing blindly to assume that government accusations are true without any evidence presented or opportunity to contest those accusations.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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