I am obnoxious to each carping tongue Who says my hand a needle better fits, A poet's pen all scorn I should thus wrong For such despite they cast on female wits; If what I do prove well, it won't advance, They'll say it's stolen, or else, it was by chance.
Sin has many tools, but a lie is the handle which fits them all.Holmes, Sr., Oliver Wendell
Shakespeare alternated between musical surrenders to social prestige and magnificent fits of poetic remorse.laura riding
For those whom God to ruin has designed, He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind.john dryden
Sin has many tools, but a lie isthe handle which fits them all.Oliver Wendell Holmes
Give us labour and the training which fits for labour! We demand this, not for ourselves alone, but for the race.Iron
Joy shivers in the corner where she knits And Conscience always has the rocking-chair, Cheerful as when she tortured into fits The first cat that was ever killed by Care.Edwin Arlington Robinson
There’s nothing worse than the British in one of their fits of morality.Stephen Fry
Many a real genius is lost in the fictitious character of the Gentleman. I am the most inconsistent, changeable being so full of fits and starts.thomas gainsborough
There is an emerging scientific consensus that global warming is making hurricanes more intense and more destructive. It turns out that Katrina fits into a pattern that scientists and greens have been trying to warn us about for a long time.johann hari
To the Chasmites, truth is determined by how well it fits their expectations, and doesn't that sound familiar? ... They have consistently refused to have a god contest, and I fear they will have to encounter the godlet rather forcibly before they believe there is anything there at all.sheri s. tepper
The struggle against demagoguery scarcely fits the St George-against-the-dragon myth. Our democratic St George goes out rather reluctantly with armor awry. The struggle is confused; our knight wins by no clean thrust of lance or sword, but the dragon somehow poops out, and decent democracy is victor.norman thomas
If the shoe fits, wear it.
Music religious heat inspires, It wakes the soul, and lifts it high, And wings it with sublime desires, And fits it to bespeak the Deity.joseph addison
The newspaper fits the reader’s program while the listener must fit the broadcaster’s program.brewster, kingman, jr.
Each man is contained and constrained, on entering social life, to fit his own life in, just as he fits his words and thoughts into a language that was formed without and before him and which is impervious to his power. Entering the game, as it were, whether of belonging to a nation or of using a language, a man enters arrangements which it does not fall to him to determine, but only to learn and respect the rules.alain finkielkraut
It's amazing how everything fits together in the world of the Illuminati if you are prepared to dig deep enough.david icke
Rhyme, the rack of finest wits, That expresseth but by fits, True conceit, Spoiling senses of their treasure, Cozening judgement with a measure, But false weight. Wresting words from their true calling; Propping verse, for fear of falling To the ground. Jointing syllables, drowning letters, Fastening vowels, as with fetters They were bound!Ben Jonson
The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.carl jung
His voice no touch of harmony admits, Irregularly deep, and shrill by fits. The two extremes appear like man and wife Coupled together for the sake of strife.Charles Churchill
First, the welfare state is not a subject apart, but fits naturally into the framework of economic analysis. Secondly,the theoretical arguments support the existence of the welfare state not only for well known equity reasons but also - and powerfully - in efficiency terms.
Fear is an ague, that forsakes And haunts, by fits, those whom it takes; And they'll opine they feel the pain And blows they felt, to-day, again.
His frown was full of terror, and his voice Shook the delinquent with such fits of awe As left him not, till penitence had won Lost favor back again, and clos'd the breach.william cowper
We know no spectacle so ridiculous as the British public in one of its periodical fits of morality.
You fall in love with somebody who fits within what I call your 'love map,' an unconscious list of traits that you build in childhood as you grow up. And I also think that you gravitate to certain people, actually, with somewhat complementary brain systems.
For those whom God to ruin has designed He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind.john dryden