Quotes: bound

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  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Obey the principles without being bound by them.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life is bound by shallows and in misery.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
  • Fawn M. Brodie
    Fawn M. Brodie
    American historian and biographer 1915-1981
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    A man's memory is bound to be a distortion of his past in accordance with his present interests, and the most faithful autobiography is likely to mirror less what a man was than what he has become.
  • Charles Lamb
    Charles Lamb
    English essayist 1775-1834
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    A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit. It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    Above all things let us never forget that mankind constitutes one great brotherhood; all born to encounter suffering and sorrow, and therefore bound to sympathize with each other.
  • Philip Larkin
    Philip Larkin
    English poet, novelist and librarian 1922-1985
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    Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up.
  • Joseph Brodsky
    Joseph Brodsky
    Russian-born American Poet, Critic 1940-
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    After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life.
  • Yogi Berra
    Yogi Berra
    American baseball player 1925-
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    Anyone who is popular is bound to be disliked.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
    St. Thomas Aquinas
    Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
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    Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
  • Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
  • A.L. Rowse
    A.L. Rowse
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    Bound as our lives are to the tyranny of time, it is through what we know of history that we are delivered from our bonds and escape - into time.
  • By the will art thou lost, by the will art thou found, by the will art thou free, captive, and bound.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    Charity never humiliated him who profited from it, nor ever bound him by the chains of gratitude, since it was not to him but to God that the gift was made.
  • A. E. van Vogt
    A. E. van Vogt
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    Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
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