I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
The climax of absurdity to which the art may be carried, when led away from nature by fashion, may be best seen in the works of Boucher... His landscape, of which he was evidently fond, is pastoral; and such pastorality! the pastoral of the Opera house.john constable
You write a book like that that you're fond of over the years, then you see that happen to it, it's like pissing in your father's beer.ernest hemingway
Life let us cherish, while yet the taper glows,And the fresh flow’ret pluck ere it close;Why are we fond of toil and care?Why choose the rankling thorn to wear?
Legitimized love always despises its easygoing brother Like all women, being very fond of indigestible things Presence of a woman, that sovereign inspiration Spirit of order and arithmetic in the business house Subtleties of expression to describe the most improper things Thin veneer of modesty of every woman Thrill of furious and bestial anger which urges on a mob to massacre .
Nature meant me A wife, a silly, harmless, household dove, fond without art, and kind without deceit; But Fortune, that has made a mistress of me, Has thrust me out to the wide world, unfurnish'd Of falsehood to be happy.john dryden
Ce n'est gue' re que dans les asiles que les coquettes gardent avec ente" tement une foi entie' re en des regards absents; normalement, elles re clament des te moins. Women fond of dress are hardly ever entirely satisfied not to be seen, except among the insane; usually they want witnesses.Simone de Beauvoir
Thou'rt one of those That thinks each woman thy fond flexible whore.thomas dekker
We are so fond of one another, because ourailments are the same.jonathan swift
Where is the heart that doth not keep,Within its inmost core,Some fond remembrance hidden deep,Of days that are no more?ellen clementine howarth
We are so fond of one another, because our ailments are the same.jonathan swift
My fond affection thou hast seen, Then judge of my regret To think more happy thou hadst been If we had never met.thomas haynes bayly
And you can't part a boy from his father, You can't part a boy from his dad, You can't part a Scotchman from money No matter how many he's had. You can't part the skin of a sausage Or a dad from his fond son and heir, And you can't part the hair on a bald-headed man For there'll be no parting there.billy bennett
Your letter firmed me up a lot. It certainly is a comfort to know that my work is respected by someone whom I respect and am as fond as you. It confirms my beliefe that life is notall nonsense and cruelty the inversion of Victorian complacency but has hard spots of sense and love bobbing about in it here and there.e. m. forster
I am very fond of the modest manner of life of those solitary owners of remote villages, who in Little Russia are commonly called "old-fashioned," who are like tumbledown picturesque little houses, delightful in their simplicity and complete unlikeness to the new smooth buildings whose walls have not yet been discolored by the rain, whose roofs are not yet covered with green lichen, and whose porch does not display its bricks through the peeling stucco.nikolai vasilievich gogol
I have always been fond of the West African proverb "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far."theodore roosevelt
Some might consider him as too fond of fame; for the desire for glory clings even to the best men longer than any other passion.Tacitus
He too, liked his party, and was fond of loyal men; but he had learned at last that all loyalty must be built on a basis of self-advantage. Patriotism may exist without it, but that which Erie called loyalty in politics was simply devotion to the side which a man conceives to be his side, and which he cannot leave without danger to himself.Anthony Trollope
Her eye (I'm very fond of handsome eyes) Was large and dark, suppressing half its fire Until she spoke, then through its soft disguise Flash'd an expression more of pride than ire, And love than either; and there would arise, A something in them which was not desire, But would have been, perhaps, but for the soul, Which struggled through and chasten'd down the whole.lord byron
Come, let's be a comfortable couple and take care of each other! How glad we shall be, that we have somebody we are fond of always, to talk to and sit with.charles dickens
Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the only safe nuclear reactor, situated as it is some ninety-three million miles away.stephanie mills
fond fool! six feet shall serve for all thy store, And he that cares for most shall find no more.joseph hall
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