And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook.
In either event he could only adhere to the letter of the law, but then for every yea in the law there was a nay, and it always boiled down to simple expediency. Like a psychiatric diagnosis, it could always be juggled around to fit anything you chose.mark clifton
The property qualifications for federal office that the framers of the Constitution expressly chose to exclude for demonstrating an unseemly "veneration of wealth " are now de facto in force and higher than the Founding Fathers could have imagined.bill moyers
Nature chose for a tool, not the earthquake or lightning to rend and split asunder, not the stormy torrent or eroding rain, but the tender snow-flowers noiselessly falling through unnumbered centuries, the offspring of the sun and sea.john muir
She walked down the aisle with all eyes on her and she glowed Someone chose her above all other women they had known I can only wonder what it must be like to be so perfect in a lover's eyes, the only one they see Well, it’s never been me, the chosen one It’s never been me If ever I see a chosen one I feel uglyhappy rhodes
In all things, we should only be judged by our peers.honoré de balzac
Tout le malheur des hommes vient d'une seule chose, qui est de ne savoir pas demeurer en repos, dans une chambre. The sole cause of man's unhappiness is that he does not know how to stay quietly in his room.Blaise Pascal
I told my friends: 'They chose the wrong guy.' I thought that Joe Clark would be a far stronger opponent than Brian Mulroney.joe clark
Il y a toujours quelque chose d’absent qui me tourmente.
On n'est pas un petit peuple, on est peut-être quelque chose comme un grand peuple.rené lévesque
Et musique est une scienceQui veut qu'on rie et chante et dance.Cure n'a de merencolie,Ne d'homme qui merencolieA chose qui ne puet valoir,Eins met tels gens en nonchaloir.Partout ou elle est joie y porte;Les desconfortez reconforte,Et nes seulement de l'oirFait elle les gens resjoir.guillaume de machaut
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.Frank Lloyd Wright
Dans tout État policé, la richesse est chose sacrée; dans les démocraties elle est la seule chose sacrée.anatole france
Comme nous ne pouvons pas donner de l'énergie une définition générale, le principe de la conservation de l'énergie signifie simplement qu'il y a quelque chose qui demeure constant.henri poincaré
Et le chemin est long du projet à la chose.
Jesus of Nazareth could have chosen simply to express Himself in moral precepts ; but like a great poet He chose the form of the parable, wonderful short stories that entertained and clothed the moral precept in an eternal form. It is not sufficient to catch man's mind, you must also catch the imaginative faculties of his mind.
Croyez que chose divine est prester; debvoir est vertu heroïcque.
Jusqu'au cercuil (mon fils) vueilles apprendre, Et tien perdu le jour qui s'est passe, Si tu n'y as quelque chose ammasse, Pour plus scavant et plus sage te rendre.
My mind is in darkness. / God, God, I'm sick. I've been used. / And you knew all the time. / God! I'll never ever know why you chose me for your crime... / For your foul, bloody crime! / You have murdered me! / Have murdered me! / Murdered me! / Murdered me! / Murdered me! / Murdered me! / Murdered me! / Murdered--!
Nothing is truly great which it is great to despise; wealth, honor, reputation, absolute power anything in short which has a lot of external trappings can never seem supremely good to the wise man because it is no small good to despise them. People who could have these advantages if they chose but disdain them out of magnanimity are admired much more than those who actually possess them.