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We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.


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We never reflect on how pleasant it is to ask for nothing
SENECA
We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.
CHARLOTTE WHITTON
We never reflect how pleasant it is to ask for nothing.
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ASK AND IT IS GIVEN
How pleasant it is to have money, heigh-ho! / How pleasant it is to have money.
ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH
Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.
BIBLE
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
BIBLE
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
BIBLE
To some degree it is a judgment call on how much we can ask for. To me, ($1 billion) is insane. That...
DONNY LAMBETH
It is often pleasant to stone a martyr, no matter how much we admire him
JOHN BARTH
It is often pleasant to stone a martyr, no matter how much we admire him.
JOHN BARTH
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SANDRA K. COOK
Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity. Psalms 133:1
BIBLE
I'm not an Emontional, but how???
I live with the thought that "Nothing can be returned, it has...
DEYTH BANGER
If you can't find something pleasant to say about someone, then say nothing at all
PROVERB
It is what it is, it is what you make it.
JAMES DURBIN
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
FRANCIS BACON
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the...
CHARLES DICKENS
No matter how nice the company one might be with, however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle poin...
MEG CABOT
Arguing with somebody is never pleasant, but sometimes it is useful and necessary to do so.
LEMONY SNICKET
You've taken the Seneca Valley taxpayers for roughly $320,000.
TOM ROTH
We need to ask for what we think it right and I think it is right to ask for legalization.
GLORIA HERNANDEZ
One of the remarkable things about love is that, despite very irritating people writing poems and so...
LEMONY SNICKET
Americans need to face the truth about themselves, no matter how pleasant it is.
JEANE J. KIRKPATRICK
Americans need to face the truth about themselves, no matter how pleasant it is.
JEANE J. KIRKPATRICK
How to get it, I annoy you???
You are not interested???

What's the idea???
DEYTH BANGER
The score doesn't reflect how bad we shot.
LES POORE
Everyone makes mistakes. Whether we put our mistakes to use depends on how deeply we reflect on our ...
KENTETSU TAKAMORI
Why does any martyr cooperate with his judases?...We see a game beyond the endgame...As Seneca warne...
DAVID MITCHELL
They had nothing to ask, because we had it all covered. We did our homework.
DENNIS LATTA
What difference does it make how much you have? What you do not have amounts to much more.. Epictetu...
SENECA
Relax, Recharge and Reflect. Sometimes it’s OK to do nothing.
IZEY VICTORIA ODIASE
The score doesn't reflect how well we played.
JOE GALLEGOS
...life change comes when we receive life with thanks and ask for nothing to change.
ANN VOSKAMP
The man never feels the want of what it never occurs to him to ask for.
ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER
If they ask me any question about any contraceptive, I can tell them what it does, how it works, but...
SUE JOHANSON
I think our philosophy is if we don't ask for what we're worth, we'll never get it.
RUTH WILLIAMS
If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing.
W. EDWARDS DEMING
When you have given nothing, ask for nothing.
ALBANIAN PROVERB
Unpredictability means what it means. I don't know how you define it. It is what it is.
MICHAEL KEATON
But the sound of despair is never pleasant; it sounds suspiciously like lying.
JOSEPH ROTH
I never ask a man what his business is, for it never interests me. What I ask him about are his thou...
H.P. LOVECRAFT
Never ask ‘How’ in love & ‘Why’ in failure.
ROYALTON AMBROSE
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SUZANNE COLLINS
I never like it when a celebrity goes on Twitter and says, 'This isn't true!' It is what...
HARRY STYLES
And we ask ourselves, if there is a God, how can this happen? Better to ask, if there is a God... mu...
LUCIEN LACROIX
Graduation speeches force you to reflect. They are about consciousness. Nothing is better than consc...
BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN
If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?
LEE STRASBERG
Never. Never ask for what ought to be offered.
DANIEL WOODRELL
In America, it's where you end up that matters, not how you get there. As long as you get there, no ...
ERNESTO QUIñONEZ
It is so pleasant to come across people more stupid than ourselves. We love them at once for being s...
JEROME K. JEROME
I regret that I wasn't more successful with my marriages, but it is what it is.
TED TURNER
If our mind was an ocean then every now and then we would have the perfect storm happening in it.Gar...
GARY F EVANS...
We don't ask research to do what it was never meant to do, and that is to get an idea.
WILLIAM BERNBACH
There's nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.
MARGARET ELIZABETH SANGSTER
[A] pessimist gets nothing but pleasant surprises, an optimist nothing but unpleasant.
REX STOUT
I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.
ADELAIDE PROCTER
I am Happy and satisfied with what I am. 10000 will take me wrong, 1000 will go against me, 100 will...
NEHA KOTHARI
All things were ready for us at our birth; it is we that have made everything difficult for ourselve...
FRANCINE JAY
I do not ask, O Lord, that life may be a pleasant road.
ADELAIDE ANNE PROCTER
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
DAVID JOSEPH SCHWARTZ
How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
DR. DAVID SCHWARTZ
It is a lie.
ARTHUR MILLER
Life is an endless search. We keep searching and finding and searching
SOTONYE ANGA
Seneca Wallace is a good player. He just hasn't played.
MIKE HOLMGREN
To have a great man for a friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fe...
HORACE
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true
LOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
Take time to reflect. If you failed the time before, ask yourself 'What got in the way?' Recognize i...
KATRINA BEE
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those wh...
HOMER
Life is an endless search. We keep searching and finding and searching
SOTONYE ANGA
I have granted you much that you asked: and yet you never cease to ask of me. He who refuses noth...
MARCUS VALERIUS MARTIAL
Holding hands, for example, is a way to remember how it feels to say nothing together.
NICOLE KRAUSS
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MIKE HOLMGREN
We set it in 1899 to reflect where we are,
BAZ LUHRMANN
It's inconsistent, if you ask me, ... There's nothing we can do about it.
COLIN WHITE
The Atlanta ordinance says this is how Atlanta is solving Atlanta's homeless problem. You're not alo...
MICHAEL STOOPS
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true.
LOGAN P. SMITH
Fetching objects for people who are too lazy to fetch them for themselves is never a pleasant task, ...
LEMONY SNICKET
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It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
GRACE MURRAY HOPPER
It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
GRACE HOPPER
To break free from this vexatious and awful never-ending cycle, this flood of outrageous thoughts, a...
OSAMU DAZAI
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They adore you beacause they think you offer up your friendship and ask for nothing in return. But t...
KAMILA SHAMSIE
Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it
SARA SHEPARD
Each year we look for a big name that is attractive to the public and pleasant for the girls.
MARCELLO CAMBI
How awful to reflect that what people say of us is true!
LOGAN PEARSALL SMITH
If you want to do something, go for it -you've got nothing to lose.
LOUIS TOMLINSON
We would ask, if you could, to pray for us. I can't express in words how brokenhearted we are.
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Why should we break up Our snug and pleasant party? Time was made for slaves, But never ...
JOHN BALDWIN BUCKSTONE
Each year we look for a big name that is attractive to the public and pleasant for the girls,
MARCELLO MASTROIANNI
Good service means never having to ask for anything.
DANNY MEYER
Nothing alive can stand still, it goes forward or back. Life is interesting only as long as it is a ...
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
We had never experienced a Jersey diner before. Everything you could ever ask for is under one roof!
BOB GUINEY
Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind, for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.
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As I sat at the Cafe I said to myself, They may talk as they please about what they call pelf, ...
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