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Litigant: a person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bone.


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Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
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LITIGANT, n. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.
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We really have to reconsider what it is that a public person gives up. Why does a public person give...
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The most difficult thing for me is a portrait. You have to try and put your camera between the skin ...
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We really have to reconsider what it is that a public person gives up. Why does a public person give...
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None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the ...
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It is not for the people to give laws to the prince, but to obey his mandate.
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You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you c...
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Why does a virtuous man take delight in the landscapes? Because the din of the dusty world and the l...
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I watched him now, his hands working gingerly, as if he were learning to use them for the first time...
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You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you cli...
ATTICUS
There is only one classroom in which to learn: 1. The work of God. 2. The will of God. 3. The trustw...
ELISABETH ELLIOT
I want your hand without the skin. Bone to bone without the molds. Mouth to mouth, without the porn.
COCO J. GINGER
Since the day he was born, he'd been defying the odds. Today was not the day to stop that trend. Unl...
SHERRILYN KENYON
A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.
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I am often asked how it is that I am able to value people to such a deep degree. Apparently, I exhib...
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Bone and Skin, two millers thin, Would starve us all, or near it; But be it known to Skin and ...
JOHN BYROM
Bone and Skin, two millers thin, / Would starve us all, or near it; / But be it known to Skin and Bo...
JOHN BYROM
To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably.
WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING
Let an opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let an opponent smash into your flesh ...
BRUCE LEE
(All the grief she had suffered over her lifetime had moulded her face into a mask of eternal sadnes...
JEAN SASSON
The belief that ignites hope in the heart of a person to survive is the same belief that boosts the ...
ADHISH MAZUMDER
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is...
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Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is h...
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Courage in person of low self esteem leads to cruelty to cover up his weakness and in a person of hi...
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If you didn't vote for Obama because of the color of his skin, you're ignorant. If you voted for Oba...
LINDA DIGRAZIA
When a Person Strive for the cause of Allah, Allah Sets his Victory over his Enemies....!!
FAHIM MAHMOOD MIR
Since the day he was born, he'd been defying the odds. Today was not the day to stop that trend. Unl...
SHERRILYN KENYON
He stood up straight and looked the world squarely in the fields and hills. To add weight to his wor...
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One of the greatest gift a man can give his mum is his respect for femininity.
OLASOT
One of the greatest gift a man can give his mum is his respect for femininity.
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There's nothing sexy about skin and bone. You gotta have some junk in the trunk.
AMY LEE
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
TIBERIUS
I have never yet met a healthy person who worried very much about his health, or a really good perso...
J.B.S. HALDANE
So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, an...
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When I want to learn about a person, I ask him to tell me about his life. Why? ...because a person's...
LORRIN L. LEE
My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less, but in the end doesn't each person giv...
CLARA SCHUMANN
I have never yet met a healthy person who worried very much about his health, or a really good perso...
J. B. S. HALDANE
It is the part of a good shepherd to shear his flock, not to skin it.
LATIN PROVERB
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear, not to skin his sheep.
LAURENCE STERNE
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
TIBERIUS CAESAR
We hope that you will truly lock him up for the rest of his life and throw away the key.
KAREN THOMPSON
The subordinate is likely to feel that the examiner has taken a sample of his bone marrow.
LEE SMITH
He'd been saving up his love for years and years, waiting for the right person
to spend his for...
JOHN MARK GREEN
I'm a huge Bob Hope fan, up until about the late '50s. I've seen so many of his movies u...
SCOTT AUKERMAN
The eldest and biggest of the litter was a dog cub, and when he drew his first breath he was less th...
HENRY WILLIAMSON
Beauty is only skin deep...but ugly goes all the way to the bone!
UNKNOWN
With what a person means his SUCCESS defines a lot about what means that he adapts to make his PROGR...
ANUJ SOMANY
His fingerprints covered my skin.
C.J. ENGLISH
Gossip about a person and his shadow will appear.
JAPANESE PROVERB
Adam's lips are set in a grime line. I can't tell if he's about to cry or about to punch the guard. ...
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A man will give up almost anything except his suffering.
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But if he give a gift of his inheritance to one of his servants, then it shall be his to the year of...
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You can tell a lot about a person from his underwear.
RACHEL BILSON
I don't believe Rush Limbaugh has a racist bone in his body.
MIKE PENCE
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.
DOROTHY PARKER
Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone
DOROTHY PARKER
If a person gives you his time, he can give you no more precious gift
FRANK TYGER
What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.
RODNEY DANGERFIELD
Can an Ethiopian change his skin, or a leopard his spots
BIBLE
He who takes care of his deceased brother s estate and of his widow, shall, after raising up a son f...
GURU NANAK
He leaned down and kissed my forehead. The soft melody of his lips was calming. I closed my eyes. I ...
ALYSHA SPEER
The writer walks out of his workroom in a daze. He wants a drink. He needs it. It happens to be a fa...
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Beauty may be skin deep, but ugly goes clear to the bone.
REDD FOXX
A person of value have skill, a vision & a deep desire to achieve what they dream for. Happiness com...
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No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his rel...
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If you come to help us,for the moment,you will not gain any profit. We have no oil. We have nothing ...
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The Aethiop The purchaser of a black servant was persuaded that the color of his skin arose from dir...
AESOP
When looking for a person to occupy a public office,never look for his qualifications alone,but also...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne. [The wolf must die in his own skin.]
GEORGE HERBERT
Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?
BIBLE
Do not under-estimate a silent listener nor be judgemental about his ability... A leader's poor judg...
JECON B. NADELA
The greatest gift a man can give his mum is his respect for femininity,always
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A man must grow up as his own person and shape his own character in order to identify his destinatio...
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I first wrote about Michael Jackson in the 1980s. His skin was growing paler, his features thinner, ...
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He's the furthest thing from the reputation from the incident from last year. He doesn't have a bad ...
BRANDON INGE
The person blaming others for his lack of success is like the CEO, of a company blaming his messenge...
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The things I connected with Zurich about were that he is a selfless person; he wants the best for ev...
TREVOR JACKSON
The fox changes his skin but not his habits. [Lat., Vulpem pilum mutare, non mores.]
CAIUS TRANQUILLUS SUETONIUS
Stretching one arm behind him, the man passed his hand over the horse's coat, his own skin transform...
JOSé SARAMAGO
The suspicion of a suspect has nothing to do with the color of his skin, but the grounds of suspicio...
KARIN JANSSEN
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view—”
HARPER LEE
I would hope the president would think a little longer about this from his perspective,
CHRISTOPHER DODD
[He knows how to dramatize his subject matter.] The faculty retaining ownership is the last bulwark ...
DAVID NOBLE
[Comedian Jerry Seinfeld was nominated for a Grammy for his spoken-word children's album] Halloween ...
JAMIE LEE CURTIS
He's just trying to save his own skin.
JANNIE COVERDALE
The American people would not want to know of any misquotes that Dan Quayle may or may not make. ...
VICE PRESIDENT DAN QUAYLE
It's hard when you have things but lose them, it's even harder when you feel that you're being left ...
GARY F EVANS...
His skin was pale white, he lost his hair, could barely talk, was coughing, and always had to go in ...
DAVE BENYO
I thought of how proud he was when he took the marks- cutting the skin of his throat in a long slash...
HOLLY BLACK
To influence a person is to give him one's own soul. He does not think his natural thoughts, or burn...
OSCAR WILDE
What a dog I got. His favourite bone is in my arm!
UNKNOWN
Beneath the armor of skin/and/bone/and/mind
most of our colors are amazingly the same.
ABERJHANI
Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
DOUGLAS MACARTHUR
That was not for his protection, but for the fire officials' protection because his skin literally h...
ATTORNEY GENERAL TERRY GODDARD
Don't argue with a smart person. He won't drag you up to his level.
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ACCUSE, v.t. To affirm another's guilt or unworth; most commonly as a justification of ourselves for...
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EMBALM, v.i. To cheat vegetation by locking up the gases upon which it feeds. By embalming their dea...
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SERIAL, n. A literary work, usually a story that is not true, creeping through several issues of a n...
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ACQUAINTANCE, n. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to. A...
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PANTALOONS, n. A nether habiliment of the adult civilized male. The garment is tubular and unprovide...
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BOUNTY, n. The liberality of one who has much, in permitting one who has nothing to get all that he ...
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EXTINCTION, n. The raw material out of which theology created the future state.
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ROBBER, n. A candid man of affairs. It is related of Voltaire that one night he and some traveling c...
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Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
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LUNARIAN, n. An inhabitant of the moon, as distinguished from Lunatic, one whom the moon inhabits. T...
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WINE, n. Fermented grape-juice known to the Women's Christian Union as "liquor," sometimes as "rum."...
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QUORUM, n. A sufficient number of members of a deliberative body to have their own way and their own...
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Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property su...
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ARRAYED, pp. Drawn up and given an orderly disposition, as a rioter hanged to a lamppost.
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PREDILECTION, n. The preparatory stage of disillusion.
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Pitted against hard drinking Christians the abstemious Mahometans go down like grass before the scyt...
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Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
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Opportunity is a favorable occasion for grasping a disappointment.
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UGLINESS, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility.
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From the vast, invisible ocean of moonlight overhead fell, here and here, a slender, broken stream t...
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He who thinks with difficulty believes with alacrity.
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You don't have to be stupid to be a Christian, ... but it probably helps.
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Edible. Good to eat and wholesome to digest, as a worm to a toad, a toad to a snake, a snake to a pi...
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Consult. To seek another's approval of a course already decided on.
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They say that hens do cackle loudest when there is nothing vital in the eggs they have laid.
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Impiety. Your irreverence toward my deity.
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Deliberation. The act of examining one's bread to determine which side it is buttered on.
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PROPHECY, n. The art and practice of selling one's credibility for future delivery.
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Admiration; is our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
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Optimism. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
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An optimist is a proponent of the doctrine that black is white.
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Appeal. In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw.
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Wit. The salt with which the American humorist spoils his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
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To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense.
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The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.
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Consul. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is give...
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Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscien...
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The covers of this book are too far apart.
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The Senate is a body of old men charged with high duties and misdemeanors.
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To be positive: to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
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Censor, n. An officer of certain governments, employed to supress the works of genius. Among the Rom...
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Genealogy. An account of one's descent from an ancestor who did not particularly care to trace his o...
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Woman absent is woman dead.
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DIPLOMACY, n. Lying in state, or the patriotic art of lying for one's country.
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Calamities are of two kinds. Misfortune to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
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YANKEE, n. In Europe, an American. In the Northern States of our Union, a New Englander. In the So...
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Politeness, n. The most acceptable hypocrisy.
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Calamities are of two kinds: misfortunes to ourselves, and good fortune to others.
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