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A whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing; as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and might not spend them at my pleasure. When a gentleman is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths, ha?


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And then a whoreson jackanapes must take me up for swearing, as if I borrowed mine oaths of him and...
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When a gentlemen is disposed to swear, it is not for any standers-by to curtail his oaths.
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And they swear by Allah with the most energetic of their oaths that if you command them they would c...
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I swore on my knees at the altar where you held me that I would kill you. It was an oath you made me...
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I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
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If we all took a minute to reflect upon the wrong we do we would be quite surprised or shocked.Inste...
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It is a lie.
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And fulfill the covenant of Allah when you have made a covenant, and do not break the oaths after ma...
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Liars are always ready to take oaths.
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A band is not a marriage. There are no oaths of allegiance. If you feel your life will be better ser...
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A liar is always lavish of oaths.
PIERRE CORNEILLE
A liar is full of oaths.
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False as dicers' oaths.
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Life is not a game. Still, in this life, we choose the games we live to play.
J.R. RIM
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Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.
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EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
As his raft skimmed over the water, taking him back to the mortal world, he understood a line from t...
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The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
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I would not that death should take me asleep. I would not have him merely seize me, and only declare...
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DAVID LLOYD GEORGE
I swear... to hold my teacher in this art equal to my own parents; to make him partner in my livelih...
HIPPOCRATES
When I must shipwrack, I would do it in a sea, where mine impotencie might have some excuse; not in ...
JOHN DONNE
Who am I to deny my Master pleasure, simply because it is not at the hands of myself? He is free to ...
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'Tis not the many oaths that make the truth; But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
A liar is always lavish of oaths. [Fr., Un menteur est toujours prodigue de serments.]
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Oaths are the fossils of piety.
GEORGE SANTAYANA
He understood how dangerous oaths could be. But Leo didn't care.
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I never violate my oaths or my codes... Only international laws.
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To see things as the poet sees them I must share his consciousness and not attend to it; I must look...
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Must swear off from swearing. Bad habit.
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I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather t...
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A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a cont...
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For me, my life is a journey.
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Every man's closet must contain a trench coat. It's hard for any gentleman not to look dashi...
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How lucky I am to have known somebody and something that saying goodbye to is so damned awful.
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The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. ...
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Eggs and oaths are easily broken.
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Examinations, sir, are pure humbug from beginning to end. If a man is a gentleman, he knows quite en...
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I dinna know what's a sadist. And if I forgive you for this afternoon, I reckon you'll forgive me, t...
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Allah indeed has sanctioned for you the expiation of your oaths and Allah is your Protector, and He ...
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You must make your choice: either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or somethin...
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TIM VINE
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PIER PAOLO PASOLINI
Gone is the trust to be placed in oaths; I cannot understand if the gods you swore by then no longer...
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SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL
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If you think that life is a celebration full of party poppers and merry go rounds it's not it's a ga...
GARY F EVANS...
Life is a desire!
DEYTH BANGER
It would positively be a relief to me to dig him [Shakespeare] up and throw stones at him.
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My life is a struggle.
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WINSTON CHURCHILL
There is no such thing as a good influence. Because to influence a person is to give him one's own s...
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TERA LYNN CHILDS
Depend upon it that if a man talks of his misfortunes there is something in them that is not disagre...
SAMUEL JOHNSON
Do not swear at all; Or if thou wilt, swear by thy gracious self, Which is the god of my idola...
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My feelings for Raphael are mine, and mine alone. I loved him, and that is all anyone needs to know....
JOHN CONNOLLY
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Life is a re-discovery.
BRIAN BLESSED
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...definitely believe that, there's got to be a spark to a place...to make it feel like a home...
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SULLY ERNA
Nothing is ever as good or as bad as it appears to be.
JEFFREY FRY
There is such a thing as looking through a person's eyes into the heart, and learning more of the he...
ANNE BRONTë
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MOUNI ROY
The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avo...
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
If I murmur in the least at affliction, if I am in any way uncharitable, if I revenge my own case, i...
JONATHAN EDWARDS
I always knew it would end like this. It always does. There’s no point in fighting it, Aladdin. It...
JESSICA KHOURY
Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus m...
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Being a part of exhibitions is not a burden; it's another way for an independent label such as m...
HUSSEIN CHALAYAN
Retaliation retards your excellence. Nelson Mandela would not have been named as a great man if not ...
ISRAELMORE AYIVOR
If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let...
LORD BYRON
The best thing you can do for your kids is to show them God working in you on a daily basis.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
What bothered me was all of the time he wasted by drumming, and all the time I wasted by listening t...
SARA BAUME
If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let...
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About every six to eight months, I run into a man who astounds me sexually, but between escapades, I...
SUE GRAFTON
If any of them that believe not bid you to a feast, and ye be disposed to go; whatsoever is set befo...
BIBLE
Safety is an illusion, Costis. A Thief might fall at any time, and eventually the day must come when...
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The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupi...
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Make instruments to plague us.
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Where nothing wants that want itself doth seek.
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If wishes would prevail with me, my purpose should not fail with me.
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Winter, which, being full of care, makes summer's welcome thrice more wish'd, more rare.
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Lady you bereft me of all words,
Only my blood speaks to you in my veins,
And there is such ...
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In a false quarrel there is no true valour.
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If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.
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I hate ingratitude more in a man
than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness,
or any taint o...
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If he be so resolved, I can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear That unicorns may be betrayed w...
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Love all, but trust a few.
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Our bodies are our gardens... our wills are our gardeners.
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A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
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It is a kind of good deed to say well; and yet words are not deeds.
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We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life, is rounded with a sleep. The Tempest
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The play's the thing
Wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king.
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To be slow in words is a woman's only virtue.
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Though men can cover crimes with bold stern looks, poor women's faces are their own faults' books.
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Let me have men about me that are fat,
Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights:
Yond...
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How hard it is for women to keep counsel!
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Though I want a kingdom, yet in marriage I may not prove inferior to yourself.
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While you live tell truth and shame the devil.
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Truth will come to light ... at the length, the truth will out.
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But 'tis strange and oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths, ...
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The whirligig of time brings in his revenges.
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The sands are number'd that make up my life.
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Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
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Call home thy ancient thoughts from banishment.
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Were such things here as we do speak about? Or have we eaten on the insane root that takes the reaso...
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Matter and impertinency mix'd! Reason in madness!
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The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones.
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There's little of the melancholy element in her, my lord: she is never sad but when she sleeps; and ...
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He does it with a better grace, but I do it more natural.
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Share the advice betwixt you; if both gain all The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis receiv'd, ...
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O, grief hath changed me since you saw me last, And careful hours, with Time's deformed hand, ...
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All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.
They have their exits and ...
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Praising what is lost
Makes the remembrance dear.
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For aught that I could ever read,
Could ever hear by tale or history,
The course of true love ...
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When we are born, we cry, that we are come
To this great stage of fools.
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Against self-slaughter there is a prohibition so divine that cravens my weak hand.
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Friends, Romans countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him.
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Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.
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It is too rash, too unadvised, too sudden; Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere ...
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Stand not upon the order of your going, But go at once.
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Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.
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If you can look into the seeds of time And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak...
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Friendship is constant in all other things
Save in the office and affairs of love:
Therefo...
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