Quotes 1 till 6 of 6.
English writer 1707-17540
Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
American statesman and physicist 1706-17900
I am about courting a girl I have had but little acquaintance with. How shall I come to a knowledge of her faults, and whether she has the virtues I imagine she has? Answer. Commend her among her female acquaintances.
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-19390
Illusions commend themselves to us because they save us pain and allow us to enjoy pleasure instead. We must therefore accept it without complaint when they sometimes collide with a bit of reality against which they are dashed to pieces.
O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.
British Jurist, Statesman 1584-16540
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs the commonwealth, they both please themselves alike, only we commend that, whereby we ourselves receive some benefit.
American poet 1830-18860
Will you tell me my fault, frankly as to yourself, for I had rather wince, than die. Men do not call the surgeon to commend the bone, but to set it, Sir.