Quotes: capricious

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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
    Jonathan Swift
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    As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.
  • As love without esteem is volatile and capricious; esteem without love is languid and cold.
    Source: The Adventurer, No. 36 (10 March 1753)
  • John Cheever
    John Cheever
    American writer 1912-1982
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    I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    Nothing is more unjust or capricious than public opinion.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara Tuchman
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    Reasonable orders are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands that form the habit of discipline.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it.
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