A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, And airy tongues, that syllable men's names On sands, and shores, and desert wildernesses.
Si tengo la fortuna de que con tu alma mi dolor se integre, te dire entre melanco lico y alegre las singulares cosas de la luna. If I am fortunate enough for your soul to mix with my sorrow, I will tell you, half with melancholy, half with gladness, Unique things about the moon.
Every time the Secretary of Defense tries to get a hand on his many intelligence programs, we hear warnings about the dire consequences to liberty. When you look behind those warnings, what you really see is the CIA trying to preserve its perks.
Not willingly, but tangl'd in the fold Paradise Lost Of dire necessity.john milton
What dire offence from am'rous causes springs, What mighty contests rise from trivial things.Alexander Pope
Le premier qui, ayant enclos un terrain, s'avisa de dire: 'Ceci est a' moi'et trouva des gens assez simples pour le croire, fut le vrai fondateur de la socie te civile. The first person who fenced in a piece of land, ventured to say: 'This is mine,'and found others simple enough to believe him, was the true founder of civil society.
Si j'ai bien compris, vous êtes en train de me dire: à la prochaine fois.rené lévesque
The monk, the inquisitor, and the Jesuit were lords of Spain,— sovereigns of her sovereign, for they had formed the dark and narrow mind of that tyrannical recluse. They had formed the minds of her people, quenched in blood every spark of rising heresy, and given over a noble nation to a bigotry blind and inexorable as the doom of fate. Linked with pride, ambition, avarice, every passion of a rich, strong nature, potent for good and ill, it made the Spaniard of that day a scourge as dire as ever fell on man.francis parkman
Il est plus facile d'être amant que mari, par la raison qu'il est plus difficile d'avoir de l'esprit tous les jours que de dire de jolies choses de temps en temps.honoré de balzac
Il y a une manière de dire ce mot rien entre amants, qui signifie tout le contraire.honoré de balzac
Simone Weil, I maintain this now, is the only great spirit of our times and I hope that those who realize this have enough modesty to not try to appropriate her overwhelming witnessing.
For my part, I would be satisfied if one could say that in my place, with the humble means at my disposal, I served to make known and disseminate her work whose full impact we have yet to measure.
The populist rant about greedy banks that is being loudly ventilated in Congress is a distraction from the true causes of the crisis. The dire condition of America's financial markets is the result of American banks operating in a free-for-all environment that these same American legislators created. It is America's political class that, by embracing the dangerously simplistic ideology of deregulation, has responsibility for the present mess.john n. gray
Chacun dit du bien de son coeur et personne n'en ose dire de son esprit.françois de la rochefoucauld
On aime mieux dire du mal de soi-même que de n'en point parler.françois de la rochefoucauld
Comme c’est le caractère des grands esprits de faire entendre en peu de paroles beaucoup de choses, les petits esprits au contraire ont le don de beaucoup parler, et de ne rien dire.françois de la rochefoucauld
Comme on craint peu de choquer la vanité, on arrive fort vite en Italie au ton de l'intimité, et à dire des choses personnelles.stendhal
Contentions fierce, Ardent, and dire, spring from no petty cause.walter scott
What dire offence from amorous causes springs, What mighty contests rise from trivial things.Alexander Pope
For the first time in human history, the Buddha admonished, entreated and appealed to people not to hurt a living being, and it is not necessary to offer prayer, praise or sacrifice to gods. With all the eloquence at his command the Buddha vehemently proclaimed that gods are also in dire need of salvation themselves.
So glistered the dire Snake , and into fraud Led Eve, our credulous mother, to the Tree Of Prohibition, root of all our woe.john milton
That dire disease, whose ruthless power Withers the beauty's transient flower.Oliver Goldsmith
Poca uva fa la vigna pampinosa; E il dire e il far non son la stessa cosa.
Puisqu'il faut choisir, à mots doux je peux le dire Sans contrefaçon, je suis un garçon Et pour un empire, je ne veux me dévêtir Puisque sans contrefaçon, je suis un garçon (Since I have to choose, softly I can say it Without counterfeiting, I am a boy Even for all the world, I don't want to undress myself Since without counterfeiting, I am a boy)Herman Melville
Curs'd be that wretch (Death's factor sure) who brought dire swords into the peaceful world, and taught Smiths (who before could only make The spade, the plough-share, and the rake) Arts, in most cruel wise Man's left to epitomize!Abraham Cowley