An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
Round and round the circle Completing the charm So the knot be unknotted The cross be uncrossed The crooked be made straight And the Curse be ended.
Every father is given the opportunity to corrupt his daughter's nature, and the educator, husband, or psychiatrist then has to face the music. For what has been spoiled by the father can only be made good by a father, just as what has been spoiled by the mother can only be repaired by a mother. The disastrous repetition of the family pattern could be described as the psychological original sin, or as the Curse of the Atrides running through the generations.carl jung
" Love your enemies, bless those who Curse you, that ye may be the sons of your Heavenly Father, who makes the sun to shine on the good and on the evil , and the rain to fall on the just and unjust." How monstrous a calumny have not impostors dared to advance against the mild and gentle author of this just sentiment, and against the whole tenor of his doctrines and his life, overflowing with benevolence and forbearance and compassion !
Not that I don't think irreverent humor and someone being filthy is funny, I just do what I do. Any comedian would admit throwing an f-bomb in there would help get a reaction. ... I'm not on a Puritanical pursuit, but when I would Curse in a joke, I believe I'm not done writing it.jim gaffigan
There is a Curse on this house.theodore roosevelt
There must be something solemn, serious, and tender about any attitude which we denominate religious. If glad, it must not grin or snicker; if sad, it must not scream or Curse. It is precisely as being solemn experiences that I wish to interest you in religious experiences.
Our Lord! Give them double Penalty and Curse them with a very great Curse!
My Curse upon your whunstane hearts, Ye Enbrugh Gentry! The tythe o' what ye waste at cartes Wad stow'd his pantry!Robert Burns
Now the L had said unto Abram,Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father's house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, and Curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.Bible (Old Testament)
When his darling sons Hurled headlong to partake with us, shall Curse Their frail original, and faded bliss, Faded so soon.john milton
The eyes of all America are upon us, as we play our part in posterity will bless or Curse us.henry knox
The one enemy in the world that America has is England. But then, England is the great land of Christian civilization, and it may not be a thing to be much wondered at that our Americans whom we send to represent us in London become in a short time somewhat civilized, and learn to love those who hate them, bless those that Curse them, and do good to those that persecute and calumniate them.jeremiah o'donovan rossa
Yet this is a truth people so easily seem to forget and begin to prize local, sectional or provincial interests above and regardless of the national interests. It naturally pains me to find the Curse of provincialism holding sway over any section of Pakistan. Pakistan must be rid of this evil.muhammad ali jinnah
Will moved on grimly, screwing up his eyes against the glare, ignoring the worsening pain from his hand, and finally reaching a state in which movement alone was good and stillness bad, so that he suffered more from resting than from toiling on. And since the failure of the witches' spell to stop his bleeding, he thought they were regarding him with fear, too, as if he was marked by some Curse greater than their own powers.philip pullman
Our love of lockstep is our greatest Curse, the source of all that bedevils us. It is the source of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, sexism, terrorism, bigotry of every variety and hue, because it tells us there is one right way to do things, to look, to behave, to feel, when the only right way is to feel your heart hammering inside you and to listen to what its timpani is saying.Anna Quindlen
It is better to light one candle than Curse the darkness.
It ill behooves one who has supped at labor's table and who has been sheltered in labor's house to Curse with equal fervor and fine impartiality both labor and its adversaries when they become locked in deadly embrace.
IT IS MY FIRM BELIEF THAT IT IS A MISTAKE TO HOLD FIRM BELIEFS. THE Curse OF GREYFACE Man has been on a bad trip for a long time now. It is called THE Curse OF GREYFACE
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