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Fjodor M. Dostojewski
Russisch writer 1821-1881
A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
American statesman 1743-1826
Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.
Scottish novelist, poet, film critic and journalist. 1944-2001
The earth is mankind's ultimate haven, our blessed terra firma. When it trembles and gives way beneath our feet, it's as though one of God's checks has bounced.
British poet 1683-1765
Those who build beneath the stars build too low.
A generous man places the benefits he confers beneath his feet; those he receives, nearest his heart.
James Fenimore Cooper
American writer 1789-1851
A refined simplicity is the characteristic of all high bred deportment, in every country, and a considerate humanity should be the aim of all beneath it.
Carol P. Christ
American feminist historian and author 1945-
After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess.
An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
American writer and columnist
Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness!
British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist 1956-
As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone.
French writer 1802-1885
Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
Beneath this tree lies the body of John Oakhurst, who struck a streak of bad luck on the 23rd of November, 1850, and handed in his checks on the 7th December, 1850.Source: The Outcasts of Poker Flat (1869)
A. E. Housman
British poet 1859-1936
But from my grave across my brow
Plays no wind of healing now,
And fire and ice within me fight
Beneath the suffocating night.Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896) No. 30, st. 4
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly.