There still remains, to mortifya wit, The many-headed monster of the pit.
Calling someone a monster does not make him more guilty; it makes him less so by classing him with beasts and devils.mary mccarthy
Art, thou hast many infamies, But not an infamy like this. O snap the fife and still the drum And show the monster as she is.
The little sardine men crammed in a monster toy Who tilt their aggregate beast against our crumbling Troy.
The rest of the world in which I lived was still stumbling about in search of a weapon with which to exterminate this monster [homosexuality] whose shape and size were not yet known or even guessed at. It was thought to be Greek in origin, smaller than socialism but more deadly, especially to children.Quentin Crisp
Television is like a great monster, eating your gags as fast as you say them.ken dodd
You have created a monster and it will destroy you.garrett fort
This monster of a land, this mightiest of nations, this spawn of the future, turns out to be the macrocosm of microcosm me.john steinbeck
Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades: shoemakers hang out a gigantic shoe; jewelers, a monster watch; and the dentist hangs out a gold tooth; but up in the mountains of New Hampshire, God Almighty has hung out a sign to show that there He makes men.Daniel Webster
But what is to be the fate of the great wen of all? The monster, called, by the silly coxcombs of the press, "the metropolis of the empire"?william cobbett
To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!Denis Diderot
"'Monday and Tuesday and Monday and Tuesday and Monday and Tuesday,' so the poor slaves had to sing in their labor for the puca. And finally a great savior broke the charm. 'And Wednesday too' he said, and then it was all over with." "Roadstrum is the great savior who breaks the charm," Roadstrum announced. "I will set a Wednesday-term to the monster. But there are other elements in this…"r. a. lafferty
See here, if a simple act of kindness or generosity, such as buying a loaf of bread for some poor working women, can mean that wholesale death and destruction will be avoided why, a man would be a monster who had it in his power to alleviate all that suffering yet stood by and did nothing.stephen r. lawhead
Suetonius, in holding up a mirror to those Caesars of diverting legend, reflects not only them but ourselves: half-tamed creatures, whose great moral task is to hold in balance the angel and the monster within – for we are both, and to ignore this duality is to invite disaster.suetonius
The scourge of life, and death's extreme disgrace, The smoke of hell, that monster callèd Paine.
Before the power I absorbed from that monster vanishes, I will be sure to get rid of you-
O! beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey'd monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on.william shakespeare
The city, that monster with a hundred mouths and a thousand ears, a monster that knows nothing but says everything, had written me off.
Shall I believe That unsubstantial death is amorous , And that the lean abhorred monster keeps Thee here in dark to be his paramour ?william shakespeare
Suetonius, in holding up a mirror to those Caesars of diverting legend, reflects not only them but ourselves: half-tamed creatures, whose great moral task is to hold in balance the angel and the monster within – for we are both, and to ignore this duality is to invite disaster.
I won't be a monster!
I have found it an amusing strategy, when asked whether I am an atheist, to point out that the questioner is also an atheist when considering Zeus, Apollo, Amon Ra, Mithras, Baal, Thor, Wotan, the Golden Calf and the Flying Spaghetti monster. I just go one god further.Richard Dawkins
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