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  • Alexander Maclaren
    Alexander Maclaren
    British preacher 1826-1910
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    ''The grace of God,'' says Luther, ''is like a flying summer shower.'' It has fallen upon more than one land, and passed on. Judea had it, and lies barren and dry. These Asiatic coasts had it, and flung it away.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    Can it be that chance has made me one of those women so immersed in one man that, whether they are barren or not, they carry with them to the grave the shriveled innocence of an old maid?
  • Louis Pasteur
    Louis Pasteur
    French scientist 1822-1895
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    Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
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    Exploring and colonizing Mars can bring us new scientific understanding of climate change, of how planet-wide processes can make a warm and wet world into a barren landscape. By exploring and understanding Mars, we may gain key insights into the past and future of our own world.
  • Mary Wollstonecraft
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    British feministisch writer 1759-1797
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    Independence I have long considered as the grand blessing of life, the basis of every virtue; and independence I will ever secure by contracting my wants, though I were to live on a barren heath.
  • Alfred Whitney Griswold
    Alfred Whitney Griswold
    American historian and educator 1906-1963
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    It is a barren kind of criticism which tells you what a thing is not.
  • Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world's wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and buds the choicest flowers and fruits spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briars.
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    Revenge is barren of itself: it is the dreadful food it feeds on; its delight is murder, and its end is despair.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Speech is often barren; but silence also does not necessarily brood over a full nest. Your still fowl, blinking at you without remark, may all the while be sitting on one addled egg; and when it takes to cackling will have nothing to announce but that addled delusion.
  • There is in every human heart Some not completely barren part, Where seeds of truth and love might grow, And flowers of generous virtue flow; To plant, to watch, to water there, This be our duty, be our care.
  • A. C. Swinburne
    A. C. Swinburne
    English poet and playwright 1837-1909
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    Time turns the old days to derision, our loves into corpses or wives; and marriage and death and division make barren our lives.
  • George Gilder
    George Gilder
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    Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren. Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action.
  • Sir Arthur Helps
    Sir Arthur Helps
    English writer and dean of the Privy Council 1813-1875
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    Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away.
  • Omar Khayyam
    Omar Khayyam
    Persian astronoom, poet 1048-1131
    Omar Khayyam
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    You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.
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