Quotes: asserted

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  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
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    All the great things have been denied and we live in an intricacy of new and local mythologies, political, economic, poetic, which are asserted with an ever-enlarging incoherence.
  • Aaron Burr
    Aaron Burr
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    Law is whatever is boldly asserted and plausibly maintained.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
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    My father asserted that there was no better place to bring up a family than in a rural environment.... There's something about getting up at 5 a.m., feeding the stock and chickens, and milking a couple of cows before breakfast that gives you a lifelong respect for the price of butter and eggs.
  • Jonathan Raban
    Jonathan Raban
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    Over emphatic negatives always suggest that what is being denied may be what is really being asserted.
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