Quotes: bearing

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  • A wife is the earth itself, changing hands, bearing scars.
    Source: The Poisonwood Bible
  • Alec Guinness
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    An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
  • Arthur E. Waite
    Arthur E. Waite
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    Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits, and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman; the serpent is twining round it.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Erudition can produce foliage without bearing fruit.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have a deep sympathy with war, it so apes the gait and bearing of the soul.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    I tell you there isn't a thing under the sun that needs to be done at all, but what a man can do better than a woman, unless it's bearing children, and they do that in a poor make-shift way; it had better ha been left to the men.
  • Frank Crane
    Frank Crane
    American actor
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    It takes so little to make people happy. Just a touch, If we know how to give it, just a word fitly spoken, a slight readjustment of some bolt or pin or bearing in the delicate machinery of a soul.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace Stevens
    American poet 1879-1955
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    Style is not something applied. It is something that permeates. It is of the nature of that in which it is found, whether the poem, the manner of a god, the bearing of a man. It is not a dress.
  • Cat Stevens
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    The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    There are three modes of bearing the ills of life, by indifference, by philosophy, and by religion.
  • This crisis of long-term unemployment is having a profoundly damaging impact on the lives of those bearing the brunt of it. We know this thanks to a series of careful studies of the problem conducted in the depths of the 1930s Great Depression.
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