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Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps.
The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
People of little understanding are most apt to be angry when their sense is called into question.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson
Though knowledge itself increasingly ignores boundaries between fields, professors are apt to organize their pedagogy around the methods and history of their academic subculture rather than some coherent topic in the world.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
W. H. Auden
Americans are apt to be unduly interested in discovering what average opinion believes average opinion to be.
John Maynard Keynes
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.
Let a man do what he will by a single woman, the world is encouragingly apt to think Marriage a sufficient amends.
A changeling is one child substituted for another. I couldn't find anything more apt. We had to kind of fight that supernatural element in the publicity, and I offered to try and find another title, but Clint liked it, and it stayed.
J. Michael Straczynski
I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.
In long experience I find that a man who trusts nobody is apt to be the kind of man nobody trusts.
Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
As a good horse is not very apt to jump over a bank, if left to guide himself, I let mine pick his own way.
We're apt to fall in love with those who are mysterious and challenging to us.
Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
P. G. Wodehouse
The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
B. C. Forbes
There's an adage that is an apt description of the new dynamic at work between brands and consumers connected through social media: People support what they help to build. But now that many brands are launching community-driven cause marketing campaigns, the challenge becomes what to do next?
Men who do not make advances to women are apt to become victims to women who make advances to them.
Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette - the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace.
Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who posses it; and this I know, my lords: that where law ends, tyranny begins.
But constant experience shows us that every man invested with power is apt to abuse it, and to carry his authority as far as it will go.
Charles de Secondat
Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
If a person is treated like a patient, they are apt to act like one.
Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
Till people find themselves greatly abused and oppressed by their governors, they are not apt to complain; and whenever they do, in fact, find themselves thus abused and oppressed, they must be stupid not to complain.
An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon
I think that white women are more apt to read laterally. So I think there's some strong identification for women, and their political and social positions, and minorities. I think that the political power of, let's say, the average Indian man and a white woman are pretty equal.
A man nearly always loves for other reasons than he thinks. A lover is apt to be as full of secrets from himself as is the object of his love from him.
It is odd how learned persons fail to see that new terms and definitions are apt to mean new doubts and litigation.
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