There is nothing so fretting and vexatious , nothing so justly TERRIBLE to tyrants, and their tools and abettors, as a FREE PRESS.
May the hard hand of a vexatious need Oppress and grind you; till at last you find The curse of disobedience all your portion.thomas otway
As the reflections of our pride upon our defects are bitter, disheartening, and vexatious, so the return of the soul towards God is peaceful and sustained by confidence. You will find by experience how much more your progress will be aided by this simple, peaceful turning towards God, than by all your chagrin and spite at .the faults that exist in you.françois fénelon
Freedoms and apprenticeships are likewise expedients of police,not of that wholesome branch of police, whose object is the maintenance of the public and private security, and which is neither costly nor vexatious; but of that sort of police which bad governments employ to preserve or extend their personal authority at any expense.jean-baptiste say
The conclusion, so vexatious to democracy, that wisdom and not popularity qualifies for rule may be forced upon us by the peril in atomic energy.richard weaver
We ought not to encourage vexatious prosecutions, which tend to throw corporations into confusion.
It is not to be imagined that the King will be guilty of vexatious delays.
Eat not thy heart; which forbids to afflict our souls, and waste them with vexatious cares.