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As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Jean de la Bruyere
I have no doubt but that the misery of the lower classes will be found to abate whenever the Government assumes a freer aspect and the laws favor a subdivision of Property.
The person whose doors I enter with most pleasure, and quit with most regret, never did me the smallest favor.
To refuse graciously is to confer a favor.
You are going to make choices and decisions that sometimes aren't going to always work in your favor and they are going to upset some other people.
If even dying is to be made a social function, then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe without disturbing the party.
I'm always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it's threatened.
There's something to be said in favor of working in isolation in the real world.
A. R. Ammons
The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
I think any student of military strategy would tell you that in order to attack a position, you should have a ratio of approximately 3 to 1 in favor of the attacker.
Look, I'm very much in favor of tax cuts, but not with borrowed money. And the problem that we've gotten into in recent years is spending programs with borrowed money, tax cuts with borrowed money, and at the end of the day that proves disastrous. And my view is I don't think we can play subtle policy here.
Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
Charles de Gaulle
I have certain physical features that I favor over others. We all have our areas.
I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it.
Fiction is a kind of compassion-generating machine that saves us from sloth. Is life kind or cruel? Yes, Literature answers. Are people good or bad? You bet, says Literature. But unlike other systems of knowing, Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another.
Being from Texas, I would say I favor a pair of jeans you can wear some boots with.
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
The odds of me coming into the rocket business, not knowing anything about rockets, not having ever built anything, I mean, I would have to be insane if I thought the odds were in my favor.
Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.
Prejudices in disfavor of a person fix deeper, and are much more difficult to be removed, than prejudices in favor.
Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
Never claim as a right what you can ask as a favor.
John Churton Collins
My reputation for writing quickly and effortlessly notwithstanding, I am strongly in favor of intelligent, even fastidious revision, which is, or certainly should be, an art in itself.
Joyce Carol Oates
When it comes to conservative social issues, it saddens me when sometimes my fellow Republicans duck and cover in the face of pressure from the left. Our loudest opponents on the left are never going to like us so let's quit trying to curry favor with them.
If you want to make a dangerous man your friend, let him do you a favor.
Joe E. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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