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
Don't let us be familiar or fond, nor kiss before folks, like my Lady Fadler and Sir Francis: nor go to Hyde-Park together the first Sunday in a new chariot, to provoke eyes and whispers, and then never be seen there together again; as if we were proud of one another the first week, and ashamed of one another ever after? Let usbe verystrangeandwell-bred: Let usbe asstrangeasif wehad beenmarried a great while, and aswell-bred as if we were not married at all.william congreve
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
Why so pale and wan, fond lover? Prithee, why so pale? Will, when looking well can't move her, Looking ill prevail?Sir John Suckling
We are so fond of one another, because ourailments are the same.jonathan swift
He could see naught but vanity in beautyAnd naught but weakness in a fond caressAnd pitied men whose views of Christian dutyAllowed indulgence in such foolishness.josiah gilbert holland
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
"I have a headache""You can't get headaches""So you're fond of telling me."brandon sanderson
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
Il y a un peu de testicule au fond de nos sentiments les plus sublimes et de notre tendresse la plus épurée.Denis Diderot
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
Tout ce que nous connaissons de grand nous vient des nerveux. Ce sont eux et non pas d'autres qui ont fondé les religions et composé les chefs-d'œuvre. Marcel Proust
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
A man that's fond precociously of stirring , :;:; Must be a spoon.thomas hood
The Eudemian Summary says that "Pythagoras changed the study of geometry into the form of a liberal education, for he examined its principles to the bottom, and investigated its theorems in an immaterial and intellectual manner." His geometry was connected closely with his arithmetic. He was especially fond of those geometrical relations which admitted of arithmetical expression.
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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