Frankly speaking, it is difficult to trust the Chinese.Once bitten bya snake, you feel suspicious even when you see a piece of rope.
I am a sundial, and I make a botch Of what is done much better bya watch.
We would prefer to see the House run bya philistine with the requisite financial acumen than by the succession of opera and ballet lovers who have brought a great and valuable institution to its knees.Gerald Kaufman
Everything is decided bya person's thoughts and if he is ideologically motivated, there is nothing he cannot do.kim il-sung
During my tenure of power, myearnest wish has beento impress the people of this country with a belief that the legislature was animated bya sincere desire to frame its legislation upon the principles of equity and justice? Deprive me of power tomorrow, but you can never deprive me of the consciousness that I have exercised the powers committed to me from no corrupt or interested motives, from no desire to gratifyambition, or to attain any personal object.
Le parfum de mille roses ne pla|"t qu'un instant; mais la douleur que cause une seule de leurs e pines dure longtemps apre' s la piq u" re. The perfume of a thousand roses pleases only for an instant; but the pain caused bya single one of their thorns lasts a long time after the prick.Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
The post-war period has not been marked bya great aesthetic debate about the novel comparable to that of the earlier half of the century, in part because the role of the writer and critic divided, the writer going off to the marketplace and the critic to the university (which eventually turned out to be much the same thing).
All tragedies are finished bya death, All comedies are ended bya marriage; The future states of both are left to faith.Robert Byron
Her funeral sermon (which was long And followed bya sacred song) Mentioned her virtues, it is true, But dwelt upon her vices too.
'Twonations; betweenwhomthere isnointercourseand no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets; who are formed bya different breeding, are fed by a different 276 food, are ordered by different manners, and are not governed by the same laws.' 'You speak of'said Egremont, hesitatingly.'THE RICH ANDTHE POOR.'
The price that the market sets on the services of our resources is similarly affected by a bewildering mixture of chance and choice. Frank Sinatra's voice was highly valued in twentieth-century United States. Would it have been highly valued in twentieth-century India, if he had happened to be born and to live there?Milton Friedman
On a tree bya river a little tom-tit Sang 'Willow, titwillow, titwillow!'Sir W(illiam) S(chwenck) Gilbert
The effect of trade and commerce with respect to most civilized states is to send out of their countries what the poor, that is, the great mass of mankind, have occasion for, and to bring back, in return, what is consumed almost wholly bya small part of those nations, viz. the rich. Hence it appears that the greater part of manufactures, trade and commerce is highly injurious to the poor as being the chief means of depriving them of the necessaries of life.
That part of hisspeech wasrather like being savaged bya dead sheep.Healey, Denis Winston Healey, Baron
The more contracted that power is, the more easily it is destroyed. A country governed bya despot is an inverted cone.
Being kissed bya man who didn't wax his moustache waslike eating an egg without salt.
Securitycan only be obtained bya scheme by whichthe nations of Europe and outside agree together that all will guarantee each, and each will guarantee all. The purposes ofthewar will be attained ifthereisa League of Nations with an absolute and decisive veto upon any mere aggression, and consideration of any legitimate claims that any of the countries engaged in the war may be able to make good.
When we say 'science' we can either mean any manipulation of the inventive and organizing power of the human intellect: or we can mean such an extremely different thing as the religion of science, the vulgarized derivativefromthispureactivitymanipulated bya sortof priestcraft into a great religious and political weapon.Jose Lezama Lima
In every case, agricultural as well as manufacturing profits are lowered by a rise in the price of raw produce, if it be accompanied by a rise of wages. ...The natural tendency of profits is to fall; for in the progress of society and wealth, the additional quantity of food required is obtained by the sacrifice of more and more labour.David Ricardo
Chosen bya group of men in a smoke-filled room.
Mr Lewis'spictures appeared, as averygreat painter said to me, to have been painted bya mailed fist in a cotton glove.
History is condemned, by a defect of nature, to lies.Thibault
Ispenttwo hourswiththat great man,Dr Johnson, who is sinking into the grave bya gentle decay.john wesley
To póki o wskrzeszeniu Polski by?a rada, O dobru pospolitym, g?upi, u was zwada? Nie mo?na by?o, g?upi, ani si? rozmówi?, G?upi, ani porz?dku, ani postanowi? Wodza nad wami, g?upi! a niech no kto podda Osobiste urazy, g?upi, u was zgoda!