Quotes by breast

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  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    A man renowned for repartee will seldom scruple to make free with friendship's finest feeling, will thrust a dagger at your breast, and say he wounded you in jest, by way of balm for healing.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
  • Homer
    Homer
    Greek poet c. 850 -? BC
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    But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, for gentle ways are best, and keep aloof from sharp contentions.
  • Ben Johnson
    Ben Johnson
    English playwright and poet 1572-1637
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    Cares that have entered once in the breast, will have whole possession of the rest.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    For the sword outwears its sheath, and the soul wears out the breast. And the heart must pause to breathe, and love itself have rest.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    He teaches best, Who feels the hearts of all men in his breast, And knows their strength or weakness through his own.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
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    He that has light within his own clear breast may sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    In a man's letters you know, Madam, his soul lies naked, his letters are only the mirror of his breast, whatever passes within him is shown undisguised in its natural process. Nothing is inverted, nothing distorted, you see systems in their elements, you discover actions in their motives.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.
  • Alexander Henry
    Alexander Henry
    American painter 1860-1894
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    It may be that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,' but I should be loath to see a rose on a maiden's breast substituted by a flower, however beautiful and fragrant it might be, that is went by the name of the skunk lily.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience
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