In return for this great gift that I could not repay in a thousand lifetimes, at least I can promise that, although I have frequently advanced wrong, or even stupid, arguments (in the light of later discoveries), at least I have never been lazy, and have never betrayed your trust by cutting corners or relying on superficial secondary sources. I have always based these essays upon original works in their original languages (with only two exceptions, when Fracastoro's elegant Latin verse and Beringer's foppish Latin pseudocomplexities eluded my imperfect knowledge of this previously universal scientific tongue).
Mothers of large families (who claim to common sense) Will find aTiger will repay the trouble and expense.
The destination of the soul: this is what I, led on by Nils Holgersson, came to seek in the literature of Western Europe. I fervently hope that my pursuit, as a Japanese, of literature and culture will, in some small measure, repay Western Europe for the light it has shed upon the human condition.kenzaburō Ōe
We cannot know whether we love God, although there may be strong reason for thinking so; but there can be no doubt about whether we love our neighbor or not. Be sure that, in proportion as you advance in fraternal charity, you are increasing your love of God, for His Majesty bears so tender an affection for us that I cannot doubt He will repay our love for others by augmenting, and in a thousand different ways, that which we bear for Him.teresa of Ávila (teresa de jesús)
[Armenian] is a rich language, however, and would amply repay any one the trouble of learning it.lord byron
Indeed the influence of music on the development of religion is a subject which would repay a sympathetic study.james frazer
Though my short stories are the more readable, my novels do have more to say; and they will, if anyone has the patience for it, repay a rereading.r. a. lafferty
Social Science … led us to the fallacy that, since all men have their being in culture and as a result of culture, they owe a debt to that culture which even a lifetime of altruism could not repay.david riesman
You can't do too much for dogs, and all you do for them they will repay you a hundredfold.Alvin George Eberhart
Sorry, Aizen. Looks like I won't be able to repay you.
Light have mercy on you! Your betrayed has broken Uther's heart, boy. He would have given his life for yours in a second, and this is how you repay his loyalty?
Whoever desires this world's life and its finery We repay them their deeds therein, and they are not made to suffer loss in it. These are they for whom there is nothing but Fire in the Hereafter. And what they work therein is fruitless and their deeds are vain.
You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.
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