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I don't give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I don't think President Bush is doing anything at all about Aids. In fact, I'm not sure he even knows how to spell Aids.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success.
It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word.
I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.
Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell; it demands complete abandon; if words or movements oppose the magic of caresses, the spell is broken.
Simone de Beauvoir
'Do you spell it with a 'V' or a 'W'?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'.
Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.
A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
Let there be nothing within thee that is not very beautiful and very gentle, and there will be nothing without thee that is not beautiful and softened by the spell of thy presence.
Sometimes, reading a blog, which I do infrequently, I see that generations of Americans have been wilfully crippled, and can no longer spell or write a sentence.
The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell; The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free the figures slumbering in the stone.
I couldn't spell anything. I couldn't remember anything, but I could go to a movie and I knew who starred in it, who directed it, everything.
He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart.
To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.
If Al Gore invented the Internet, I invented spell check.
Not to say people shouldn't get rich from art. I adore the alchemy wherein artists who cast a complex spell make rich people give them their money. (Just writing it makes me cackle.) But too many artists have been making money without magic.
A synonym is a word you use when you can't spell the word you first thought of.
Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.
The business of the advertiser is to see that we go about our business with some magic spell or tune or slogan throbbing quietly in the background of our minds.
Seeing Shakespeare in the Park, for me, it's just this side of feeling like you've witnessed some kind of magic. It's this spell that you're under, to be part of that!
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
When every high school graduate can spell the word, 'inauguration,' let's put lampshades on our heads and listen to his speeches until Obama's voice gives out.
I don't care what you say about me, as long as you say something about me, and as long as you spell my name right.
George M. Cohan
Sin is still sin - no matter how you spell it.
Edwin Louis Cole
To be fair, my analysis failed to spell out Obama's first-term accomplishments, although I did acknowledge his 'enormous skills' and tried to focus readers on the distinction between good and great presidencies.
Action, looks, words, steps, form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
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