Quotes by blows

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  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Cushion the painful effects of hard blows by keeping the enthusiasm going strong, even if doing so requires struggle.
  • O. Henry
    O. Henry
    American short story writer, pen name of William S. Porter 1862-1910
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    A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    And Silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm.
  • Robert Green Ingersoll
    Robert Green Ingersoll
    American lawyer, a Civil War veteran and politician 1833-1899
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    Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.
  • Bjarne Stroustrup
    Bjarne Stroustrup
    Danish computer scientist 1950-
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    C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot. C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Fans love Sosa for his exuberance, for the kisses he blows to his mother, wife and four children. He is Slammin' Sammy, a fairy-tale figure rising from poverty in the Dominican Republic to the 55th floor above Chicago's Lake Shore Drive.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    In America all too few blows are struck into flesh. We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that. We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Into my heart an air that kills
    From yon far country blows:
    What are those blue remembered hills,
    What spires, what farms are those?

    That is the land of lost content,
    I see it shining plain,
    The happy highways where I went
    And cannot come again.
    Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896)
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Into my heart on air that kills From yon far country blows: What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those?
    Source: A Shropshire Lad no. 40, l. 1 (1896)
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    It is our relation to circumstances that determine their influence over us. The same wind that blows one ship into port may blow another off shore.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
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