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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    The difference between a misfortune and a calamity is this: If Gladstone fell into the Thames, it would be a misfortune. But if someone dragged him out again, that would be a calamity.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.
  • Boris Johnson
    Boris Johnson
    British politician and author 1964-
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    Dark forces dragged me away from the keyboard, swirling forces of irresistible intensity and power.
    Source: A wise guy playing the fool to win, Sunday Times, 16 July 2000, p. 17.
  • Virgil
    Virgil
    Roman poet 70-19 BC
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    Everyone is dragged on by their favorite pleasure.
  • Roxana Robinson
    Roxana Robinson
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    Grief was an actual weight, he thought. It felt like a physical burden. You carried it with you all day, unsheddable. Your shoulders, by nightfall, felt dragged down.
    Source: This is My Daughter p.320
  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
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    I know the compassion of others is a relief at first. I don't despise it. But it can't quench pain, it slips through your soul as through a sieve. And when our suffering has been dragged from one pity to another, as from one mouth to another, we can no longer respect or love it.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
    Alanis Morissette
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    I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
    Victor Hugo
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    Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies.
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