A great writer creates a world of his own and his readers are proud to live in it. A lesser writer may entice them in for a moment, but soon he will watch them filing out.
Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight,And burnèd is Apollo's laurel bough,That sometime grew within this learnèd man.Faustus is gone. Regard his hellish fall,Whose fiendful fortune may exhort the wiseOnly to wonder at unlawful things,Whose deepness doth entice such forward wits,To practise more than heavenly power permits.Christopher Marlowe
The role of art is to give food for thought,to act as a stimulant,to entice the onlooker to inspect things,people,emotions,from a new point of view.jim ede
I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature's loveliness.john muir
Ah! Five hundred years I have toiled to entice this creature, despairing, doubting, brooding by night, yet never abandoning hope that my calculations were accurate and my great talisman cogent. Then, when finally it appears, you fall upon it for no other reason than to sate your repulsive gluttony!jack vance
He said when he left that he wanted to repair the relationship, and that is very crucial. We need their help in Iraq. The more we can entice others to help us, the less of a target we could be."Barbara Boxer's response to a question from CNN's Wolf Blitzer about what advice she would give President George W. Bush as he visited Belgium that day (February 20, 2005).
Prayer will make a man cease from sin, or sin will entice a man to cease from prayer.John Bunyan, p. 468. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.Proverbs. I. 10.
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