Now, manifest of crimes, contriv'd long since,
He stood at bold defiance with his prince:
Held up the buckler of the people's cause,
Against the crown; and skulk'd behind the laws.
...when she wakes up, there is silence, as though the day has held its breath.Nicole Dennis-Benn
And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.Khaled Hosseini
And I refused to be a fool dancing on the strings held by all those big shots. I don't apologize, that's my life.Don corleone