If a man hasn't discovered something he will die for, he isn't fit to live.
Is this a fit time, said my father to himself, to talk of Pensions and Grenadiers?Laurence Sterne
No man is fit to be a Senator... unless he is willing to surrender his political life for great principle.henry fountain ashurst
Visits are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not that, would do nothing.william cowper
La crainte fit les dieux; l'audace a fait les rois.claude prosper jolyot de crébillon
Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.sarah orne jewett
How fit is he to swayThat can so well obey ("Horatian Ode," 83-84),Andrew Marvell
Jesus knows that we had rather labor than suffer; and that we would rather labor.and suffer, too, than be laid aside. No man is fit to rise up and labor, until he is made willing to lie still and suffer as long as his Master pleases.edward payson
We have tried to fit man into abstraction, but he does not fit.mark tobey
In the beginning there are those who don't quite fit in But are somehow okay. And then some morning There are places that suddenly seem wonderful: Weather and water seem wonderful, And the peaceful night sky that arrives In time to protect us, like a sword Cutting the blue cloak of a prince.john ashbery
The good Lord didn't see fit to put oil and gas only where there are democratically elected regimes friendly to the United States. Occasionally we have to operate in places where, all things considered, one would not normally choose to go. But, we go where the business is.
Nothing could be more jolting and discordant with the vision of today's intellectuals than the fact that it was businessmen, devout religious leaders and Western imperialists who together destroyed slavery around the world. And if it doesn't fit their vision, it is the same to them as if it never happened.thomas sowell
You want it in one line? Does it have to fit in 80 columns?larry wall
If Nixon is not forced to turn over tapes of his conversations with the ring of men who were conversing on their violations of the law, then liberty will soon be dead in this nation. If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along not the Congress nor the courts. The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion the law as he sees fit.Earl Warren
You are thought here to be the most senseless and fit man for the constable of the watch; therefore bear you the lantern.william shakespeare
New York blazes like a magnificent jewel in its fit setting of sea, and earth, and stars.
(re an antique book on his desk) Oliver, would you mind leaving that alone? It's not mine, and it's worth half the gross national product. (on Guillam's Porsche) What a perfectly revolting little car! How ever will we all fit in?
A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.
The Prophet said, "On the Day of Resurrection the Believers will assemble and say, 'Let us ask somebody to intercede for us with our Lord.' … 'Go to Jesus, Allah's Slave, His Apostle and Allah's Word and a Spirit coming from Him.' Jesus will say, 'I am not fit for this undertaking, go to Muhammad the Slave of Allah whose past and future sins were forgiven by Allah.' So they will come to me and I will proceed till I will ask my Lord's Permission and I will be given permission.
He is a soldier fit to stand by Cæsar And give direction.william shakespeare
For most of us, there is only the unattended Moment, the moment in and out of time, The distraction fit, lost in a shaft of sunlight, The wild thyme unseen, or the winter lightning Or the waterfall, or music heard so deeply That it is not heard at all, but you are the music While the music lasts.
Inde fit ut raro, qui se vixisse beatum dicat et exacto contentus tempore vita cedat uti conviva satur, reperire queamus.
He that has and a little tiny wit, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, Must make content with his fortunes fit, Though the rain it raineth every day.william shakespeare
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