Who sees not, that whosoever ministers to the poor, ministers to God? as it appears in that solemn sentence of the last day, Inasmuch as you did feed, clothe, lodge the poor, you did it unto me.
Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of his Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.mark twain
Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves.Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence.Sir Bobby (Robert) Charlton
Whatever his private behavior, the man and his work existed in different realms. Mencken's defects were commonplace; his virtues were not. So wonderfully uninhibited was his style that even a single sentence in a routine article proclaimed its begetter.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.horace mann
Rudy Giuliani there's only three things he mentions in a sentence: a noun, a verb, and 9/11.joseph ("joe") biden
20 years. Well ... that's fair enough. They couldn't have given me a lighter sentence, considering the facts, and I can't complain. I said the sentences must be severe, and I admitted my share of the guilt, so it would be ridiculous if I complained about the punishment.albert speer
I always begin at the left with the opening word of the sentence and read toward the right and I recommend this method.james thurber
Never forget that if you don't hit a newspaper reader between the eyes with your first sentence, there is no need of writing a second one.
Like all great theologies, Bill [O'Reilly]'s can be boiled down to one sentence: There must be a god, because I don't know how things work.stephen colbert
Thee, bold Longinus! all the Nine inspire, And bless their Critick with a Poet's Fire. An ardent Judge, who Zealous in his Trust, With Warmth gives sentence, yet is always Just; Whose own Example strengthens all his Laws, And Is himself that great Sublime he draws.
With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.
The politician being interviewed clearly takes a great deal of trouble to imagine an ending to his sentence: and if he stopped short? His entire policy would be jeopardized!Roland Barthes
Know what makes a sentence more than a random list, practice constructing sentences and explaining what you have done, and you will know how to make sentences forever and you will know too when what you are writing doesn't make the grade because it has degenerated into a mere pile of discrete items.stanley fish
People write or speak sentences in order to produce an effect, and the success of a sentence is measured by the degree to which the desired effect has been achieved.stanley fish
If by some fiat I had to restrict all this writing to one sentence, this is the one I would choose: The summit of Mt. Everest is marine limestone.john mcphee
We have a priori reasons for believing that in every sentence there is some one order of words more effective than any other; and that this order is the one which presents the elements of the proposition in the succession in which they may be most readily put together.Herbert Spencer
Marxism comprises many principles, but in the final analysis they can all be brought back to a single sentence: it is right to rebel.
Once I reveled in a destiny like no other joy I'd known: when the warden reading my death sentence wept.josé martí
Every neurosis is a primitive form of legal proceeding in which the accused carries on the prosecution, imposes judgment and executes the sentence: all to the end that someone else should not perform the same process.Lionel Trilling
If there is a sentence in the creed which we cannot say together, there is nothing in Christ which we would wish to be different; and heresies of the heart are quite as dangerous, and to me as estranging, as errors in the head.
The pipe, with solemn interposing puff, Makes half a sentence at a time enough; The dozing sages drop the drowsy strain, Then pause, and puff and speak, and pause again.william cowper
He directed the stone over his grave to be thus inscribed: Hie jacet hujus Sententiæ primus Author: Disputandi pruritus ecclesiarum scabies. Nomen alias quære. Here lies the first author of this sentence; "The itch of disputation will prove the scab of the Church." Inquire his name elsewhere.
The (Brazilian) government does not believe carrying out this sentence will contribute to bringing peace to Iraq" . Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil