Quotes by beast

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  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    Like a beast in a pen, I'm cut off
    From my friends, freedom, the Sun.
    But the hunters are gaining ground;
    I've nowhere else to run.
    Source: Selected Poems (1983)
  • Bob Kerrey
    Bob Kerrey
    American politician 1943-
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    Like Jonah, the whale had swallowed me; unlike him, I believed I would spend eternity inside the belly of the beast.
  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Man is born a barbarian, and only raises himself above the beast by culture.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    Music has charms to soothe the savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Music hath the charm to soothe a savage beast, but I'd try a revolver first.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity. But I know none, and therefore am no beast.
    Source: Richard III 1, 2
  • W. S. Gilbert
    W. S. Gilbert
    British Librettist 1836-1911
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    No one can have a higher opinion of him than I have; and I think he's a dirty little beast.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    Sadder than destitution, sadder than a beggar is the man who eats alone in public. Nothing more contradicts the laws of man or beast, for animals always do each other the honor of sharing or disputing each other's food.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    Take hope from the heart of man and you make him a beast of prey.
  • Ben Nicholson
    Ben Nicholson
    English painter 1894-1982
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    The beast for me is greed. Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys, it always boils down to the same thing: the corruption of the soul.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
    American anarchist and socialist 1854-1939
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    The shortest way to change a radical into a conservative, a liberal into a tyrant, a man into a beast, is to give him power over his fellows.
  • Anna Sewell
    Anna Sewell
    English novelist 1820-1878
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    There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    They say Princes learn no art truly, but the art of horsemanship. The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer. He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
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    Though man is the only beast that can write, he has small reason to be proud of it. When he utters something that is wise it is nothing that the river horse does not know, and most of his creations are the result of accident.
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