Quotes by cloak
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Canadian diplomat, lawyer and negotiator 1948-
many on the right confuse the is of globalization with the ought of simply accepting all its effects. They preach a political quietism that is really just a cloak for greed.Source: The Three Questions - Prosperity and the Public Good (1998) Ch. One, The Rabbis Three Questions, p. 7
British writer and artist 1670-1733
Ashamed of the many frailties they feel within, all men endeavor to hide themselves, their ugly nakedness, from each other, and wrapping up the true motives of their hearts in the specious cloak of sociableness, and their concern for the public good, they are in hopes of concealing their filthy appetites and the deformity of their desires.
French writer 1802-1885
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes - and the stars through his soul.
Roman author and grammarian 125-180
I see the beard and cloak, but I don't yet see a philosopher.
American businessman 1946-
If Saudi Arabia was without the cloak of American protection, I don’t think it would be around.Source: The New York Times (26-3-2016)
German - American physicist 1879-1955
It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but murder.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
Adelbert von Chamisso
German poet and botanist 1781-1838
My first care the following morning was, to devise some means of discovering the man in the grey cloak.
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
The craftiest trickery are too short and ragged a cloak to cover a bad heart.
American author 1876-1947
The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.
English-born Kenyan aviator, racehorse trainer and author 1902-1986
The world grows bigger as the light leaves it. There are no boundaries and no landmarks. The trees and the rocks and the anthills begin to disappear, one by one, whisked away under the magical cloak of evening.
English preacher and writer 1608-1661
Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
To exercise power costs effort and demands courage. That is why so many fail to assert rights to which they are perfectly entitled - because a right is a kind of power but they are too lazy or too cowardly to exercise it. The virtues which cloak these faults are called patience and forbearance.
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