I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God hath given you one face, and you make yourselves another: you jig, you amble, and you lisp, and nickname God's creatures, and make your wantonness your ignorance. Go to, I'll no more on't; it hath made me mad.
Mysore is also known as the “Garden City” or the “City of Palaces” and has also earned the nickname “Ashtanga City" for the proliferation of wonderful yoga teachers who reside here.
A nickname istheheaviest stonethatthe devil canthrow at a man.william hazlitt
A nickname may be the best record of a success. That's what I call putting the face of a joke upon the body of a truth.joseph conrad
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. It was a scandal that a breed of fearless and sinister people ran around freely, so they attached a nickname and a myth to these people to get even with them, to make up for the many times they had felt afraid.hermann hesse
If I know Arik [Ariel Sharon's nickname], he'll head straight for Cairo and try to get votes for Likud.ariel sharon
A nickname a man may chance to wear out; but a system of calumny, pursued by a faction, may descend even to posterity. This principle has taken full effect on this state favorite.
A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a man.