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You may tell a man thou art a fiend, but not your nose wants blowing; to him alone who can bear a thing of that kind, you may tell all.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
By the will art thou lost, by the will art thou found, by the will art thou free, captive, and bound.
Since Madonna is positioned as always 'cooler than thou,' we all are primed for schadenfreude if something in her fabulous life goes amiss.
Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.
Let thy step be slow and steady, that thou stumble not.
And though thou hadst small Latin, and less Greek.
I have a big problem when the sanctimonious, holier than thou congressmen and women go on national television for six hours and beat somebody up with a stick, and not because I'm 'Ms. Manners.' That's not what bothers me. People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
Where hast thou wandered, gentle gale, to find the perfumes thou dost bring?
William C. Bryant
I started growing up in a hurry and taking a lot of the philosophy I'd heard from church as a kid a lot more seriously - especially the Ten Commandments - and wondering how 'Thou shalt not kill' could be so absolutely ignored. It took me until I was in my 40s to write what I was thinking as a young soldier.
Thou shalt free thyself from convention, from everyday morality.
Most Glorious and eternal Majesty, Thou art righteous and holy in all thou dost to the sons of men, though thou hast suffered men to condemn Thy servant, Thy servant will not condemn Thee.
Thou shalt not give birth reluctantly.
Hearest thou not how many things they witness against thee?
'Thou shalt not get found out' is not one of God's commandments; and no man can be saved by trying to keep it.
That though thou seest it no great matter to be separated from Christ now, yet when the heavens shall be in a flaming fire, and the earth shall give up the dead that be in it.
Thou hast no sorrow in thy song, no winter in thy year.
John A. Logan
But since the world, which thou art to strive against, is not without thee, but within thee, it follows, that it is also to be conquered not without, but within thee.
Every time the good giants try to cut back on salt, sugar, fat calories, inevitably Wall Street raises its hand and is looking at the sales figures and the revenue and saying, 'Thou shalt not result in any loss of profit.' There's huge continuing pressure on the food companies.
The commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' does not say it's O.K. to kill some people and not others.
I believe in Ronald Reagan's 11th commandment, thou shall not speak unfavorably of another Republican.
O human beauty, what a dream art thou, that we should cast our life and hopes away on thee!
London, thou art the flower of cities all!
But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described.
Thou shouldst eat to live; not live to eat.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
If thou wouldst conquer thy weakness, thou must never gratify it.
John F. Kennedy
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