Every father is given the opportunity to corrupt his daughter's nature, and the educator, husband, or psychiatrist then has to face the music. For what has been spoiled by the father can only be made good by a father, just as what has been spoiled by the mother can only be repaired by a mother. The disastrous repetition of the family pattern could be described as the psychological original sin, or as the curse of the Atrides running through the generations.
In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half-hung, The floors of plaister, and the walls of dung, On once a flock-bed, but repaired with straw, With tape-tied curtains, never meant to draw, The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where tawdry yellow strove with dirty red, Great Villiers lies.Alexander Pope
God is being repaired. L'École des cadavres (School for Corpses), Denoël 1942, p.6 Hate gave birth to the slang; Slang (‘argot’) exists not anymore.louis-ferdinand céline
If it can't be ... reused, repaired ... then it should be ... redesigned or removed from production.Pete Seeger
A wrong that cannot be repaired must be transcended.ursula k. le guin
We shall never forget that it was our submarines that held the lines against the enemy while our fleets replaced losses and repaired wounds.chester w. nimitz
He will be weighed again At the Great Day, His rigging refitted, And his timbers repaired, And with one broadside Make his adversary Strike in his turn.tobias smollett
Here lies, in a "horizontal" position The "outside" case of Peter Pendulum, watch-maker. He departed this life "wound up" In hopes of being "taken in hand" by his Maker, And of being thoroughly "cleaned, repaired" and "set a-going" In the world to come.Wilson
Son, son! All is repaired! Like father...like son...