Marriage is a wonderful invention; but then again so is a bicycle repair kit.Billy Connolly
The United Nations cannot do anything, and never could. It is not an animate entity or agent. It is a place, a stage, a forum and a shrine?a place to which powerful people can repair when they are fearful about the course on which their own rhetoric seems to be propelling them.joyce carol oates
As some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there.Alexander Pope
It is little I repair to the matches of the Southron folk, Though my own red roses there may blow; It is little I repair to the matches of the Southron folk, Though the red roses crest the caps, I know. For the field is full of shades as I near theshadowy coast, And a ghostly batsman plays to the bowling of a ghost, And I look through my tears on a soundless-clapping host As the run-stealers flicker to and fro, To and fro: O my Hornby and my Barlow long ago!Francis Thompson
She developed a persistent troubled frown which gave her the expression of someone who is trying to repair a watch with his gloves on.
For darkness restores what light cannot repair. There we are married, blest, we make once more the two-backed beast and children are the fair excuse of what we're naked for.joseph brodsky
It is not enough, citizens, to have destroyed the factions, it is necessary now to repair the evil that they have done to the country.louis antoine de saint-just
Come, gentle sleep! attend thy votary's prayer, And, though death's image, to my couch repair; How sweet, though lifeless, yet with life to lie, And, without dying, O how sweet to die!john wolcot
Sometimes a woman's love of being loved gets the better of her conscience, and though she is agonized at the thought of treating a man cruelly, she encourages him to love her while she doesn't love him at all. Then, when she sees him suffering, her remorse sets in, and she does what she can to repair the wrong.thomas hardy
Then think I thus: "Sith such repair, So long time war of valiant men, Was all to win a lady fair, Shall I not learn to suffer then? And think my life well spent to be, Serving a worthier wight than she?"howard, henry, earl of surrey
For what else you have done, there can be no forgiveness, Betrayer, but for Ilyena's death I will destroy you beyond anything your master can repair.robert jordan
Evidently, Ted had walked down the block from his own house and entered with the intention of fixing something. Now Ted was broken, too, and beyond repair.dean r. koontz
Philosophers get attention only when they appear to be doing something sinister corrupting the youth, undermining the foundations of civilization, sneering at all we hold dear. The rest of the time everybody assumes that they are hard at work somewhere down in the sub-basement, keeping those foundations in good repair. Nobody much cares what brand of intellectual duct tape is being used.richard rorty
It seems to be the easiest thing in the world these days to make scurrilous accusations against Muslims, and in my case it directly impacts on my relief work and damages my reputation as an artist. The harm done is often difficult to repair.cat stevens
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.ralph waldo emerson
These should be hours for necessities, Not for delights; times to repair our nature With comforting repose, and not for us To waste these times.william shakespeare
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."
Thence to the famous orators repair, Those ancient, whose resistless eloquence Wielded at will that fierce democratie, Shook the Arsenal, and fulmined over Greece, To Macedon, and Artaxerxes' throne.john milton
Mechanical engineering may be defined as the manufacture , installation, and repair of all kinds of machinery (including machine tools), prime movers and boilers, and engines
Before the curing of a strong disease, Even in the instant of repair and health, The fit is strongest; evils that take leave, On their departure most of all show evil.william shakespeare
Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.george washington
As some to Church repair, not for the doctrine, but the music there.Alexander Pope
Some to the holly hedge Nestling repair; and to the thicket some; Some to the rude protection of the thorn.james thomson
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