Quotes: commend

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  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
    Henry Fielding
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    Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
    Benjamin Franklin
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    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.
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    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.
  • Anne Boleyn
    Anne Boleyn
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    O Lord have mercy on me, to God I commend my soul.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
    John Selden
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    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.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
    Emily Dickinson
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    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.
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