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With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.
Ezra Taft Benson
South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk.
Black magic operates most effectively in preconscious, marginal areas. Casual curses are the most effective.
William S. Burroughs
Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.
I believe we shall come to care about people less and less. The more people one knows the easier it becomes to replace them. It's one of the curses of London.
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Curses on the law! Most of my fellow citizens are the sorry consequences of uncommitted abortions.
Most times, your blessings are also your curses. And for me, I have this ability to express myself so clearly with pen and paper, but when it comes to expressing myself verbally, I put up a big wall.
Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not.
I hold that the beginning of modern Irish drama was in the winter of 1898, at a school feast at Coole, when Douglas Hyde and Miss Norma Borthwick acted in Irish in a Punch and Judy show; and the delighted children went back to tell their parents what grand curses 'An Craoibhin' had put on the baby and the policeman.
That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous.
All of us have our individual curses, something that we are uncomfortable with and something that we have to deal with, like me making horror films, perhaps.
I suppose anybody just losing it and sputtering curses is pretty funny. But I think it would be more of a challenge, much more of a challenge, to make a cursing dad funny.
I think one of the biggest curses in the U.S. is that we have only two political parties.
People tend to fear the ghosts in their own family. You feel these family curses and think, 'If it happened to my father, it could happen to me.'
The thing is, horror is a big part of 'Sherlock Holmes.' Doyle also wrote a lot of great horror stories, so there's a lot more horror in 'Holmes' that people possibly think of. There's a lot of curses and mysticism and real scares.
At the end of April I archived 'Curses' and Inform, and announced them on the newsgroups.
The time has mainly gone on getting Inform into a decent shape for public use. I suppose the plot of 'Curses' makes a sequel conceivable when compared with, say, the plot of 'Hamlet' but none is planned.
Our curses on them that boil the eggs too hard! What use is an egg that is hard to any person on earth?
I married a saint - well, a saint who curses.
I'm not a guy who curses very much in my personal life. When I curse it sounds like a kid trying to be cool. But I think there are quite a few people, my father being one of them, who use curse words rather eloquently.
I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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