Quotes: diminished

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  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
    Lois McMaster Bujold
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    An honor is not diminished for being shared.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
    Anthony Trollope
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    As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
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    Hall & Oates is one of the few musical groups as satisfying now as it was back then. There's something incredibly musically satisfying about their songs. Nothing has diminished my love for them.
  • Bill Bailey
    Bill Bailey
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    It's the augmented fourth, or diminished fifth, depending on your outlook on life...
    Source: Tinselworm
  • David Lehman
    David Lehman
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    Obscurantism is the academic theorist's revenge on society for having consigned him or her to relative obscurity - a way of proclaiming one's superiority in the face of one's diminished influence.
  • Bernard Gilpin
    Bernard Gilpin
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    Some relaxation is necessary to people of every degree; the head that thinks and the hand that labors, must have some little time to recruit their diminished powers.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
    Mary Wortley Montagu
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    Strictly speaking, there is but one real evil: I mean acute pain. All other complaints are so considerably diminished by time that it is plain the grief is owing to our passion, since the sensation of it vanishes when that is over.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    The sum of evil, Pascal remarked, would be much diminished if men could only learn to sit quietly in their rooms.
  • Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    Persian poet 1207-1273
    Jalal-Uddin Rumi
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    You are quaffing drink from a hundred fountains: whenever any of these hundred yields less, your pleasure is diminished. But when the sublime fountain gushes from within you, no longer need you steal from the other fountains.
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