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It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
My culture-deprived, aspirational mother dragged me once a month from our northern suburb - where the word art never came up - to the Art Institute of Chicago. I hated it.
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence, which costs us nothing.
A word after a word after a word is power.
Love in all eight tones and all five semitones of the word's full octave.
We're still here trying to get the word out that 330 farmers are quitting every week.
One word sums up probably the responsibility of any vice-president, and that one word is 'to be prepared'.
Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! Thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used that word.
I burned out my drawing hand by using it too much. The common word for it is writer's cramp. The fancy words for it are focal dystonia. The symptom in my case was a pinky finger that went spastic when I tried to draw.
In the lexicon of the political class, the word 'sacrifice' means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.
I mean, I'm certainly not a 'teaophyte,' or whatever the word would be.
India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word; she lives and has still something to do for herself and the human peoples.
I'm always very nervous about the word 'dancer' next to my name because anyone who's really trained in dance will go, 'This guy's fudging so badly.'
This has been a learning experience for me. I also thought that privacy was something we were granted in the Constitution. I have learned from this when in fact the word privacy does not appear in the Constitution.
No. I am not a royalist. Not at all. I am definitely a republican in the British sense of the word. I just don't see the use of the monarchy though I'm fierce patriot. I'm proud proud proud of being English, but I think the monarchy symbolizes a lot of what was wrong with the country.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle
While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual. I believe bisexuality is not a choice, it is a fact. What I have 'chosen' is to be in a gay relationship.
For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.
Marie de France
I really have created a family. I work with the people I love, I travel with them, I make films with them, and I'm in an office with them. So in a weird way - I know I haven't birthed a child - I feel that I'm a part of creating a family. It's a tribe. I love that word.
I'm actually not a big fan of the word hope. I think it's a depressing word. I don't want to hope - I want to know. Like I don't hope there's a God, I know there's a God.
The word 'equality' shows up too much in our founding documents for anyone to pretend it's not the American way.
Our marriage is grounded in the word of God. That's really it. God is the core of our marriage, and the foundation and the blueprint for it is how we live, and being open and honest and communicating, but ultimately doing what pleases God, and not in a selfish manner.
Candace Cameron Bure
He took me from not being able to write a word in terms of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue.
Ironing boards are a classic example of something I find horrible about modern society: the excitementation, for want of a better word, of mundane things.
I hate the word wholesome.
I am told that the first comprehensible word I uttered as a child was 'home.'
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
An artist, in my understanding of the word, should side with the people against the Emperor that oppresses his or her people.
Speaking English is like tongue-twist for me. I can speak each word perfect, but then you have to string them together like, 'Blah, blah, blah.' That's when I get crazy.
In Europe, the big word is tolerance. You tolerate everything.
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