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Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
James M. Barrie
I believe in something. But I don't believe that anything can hold a grudge for long enough to condemn its creation to eternal punishment. Nobody can hold a grudge that long, even God.
So long as there is one pretty girl left on the stage, the professional undertakers may hold up their burial of the theater.
George Jean Nathan
What's a man's age? He must hurry more, that's all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.
We tend to lack humility toward love, to patronize it rather than bow before it, to put mundane considerations before the emotional need to hold someone in our arms.
We must remember that a photograph can hold just as much as we put into it, and no one has ever approached the full possibilities of the medium.
A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Miguel de Cervantes
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons.
George W. Bush
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
I smoke ten to fifteen cigars a day. At my age I have to hold on to something.
I'm a fantasy writer, called a fantasy writer. But there's very little, apart from one or two basic concepts in 'I Shall Wear Midnight,' which are in fact fantasy. You have sticks that fly, but they're practical broomsticks, with a bloody great strap that you can hold on to so you don't fall off. And you try not to use them too often.
I'm so grateful to grab hold of something that wants to be a play. It doesn't happen very often. I don't have unwritten plays waiting for their turn.
Some women hold up dresses that are so ugly and they always say the same thing: 'This looks much better on.' On what? On fire?
When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.
Edwin Louis Cole
I live in Realville, and my problem is that I'm governed by logic. And some of the claims that are made by people on the left just don't hold up.
For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.
The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
When you left the house today, you had the intention of putting clothes on and you did. You didn't try to put your pants on today. You simply put them on. The same has to hold for all of our intentions. We don't try to be more loving partners. We make the intention, and we act on it.
One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
Bryant H. McGill
Posterity is the world to come; the world for whom we hold our ideals, from whom we have borrowed our planet, and to whom we bear sacred responsibility. We must do what America does best: offer more opportunity to all and demand responsibility from all.
William J. Clinton
Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.
We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us.
You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, know when to walk away, know when to run.
John F. Kennedy
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