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English writer 1709-1784
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.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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.
American cartoonist 1894-1961
A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.
British politician and author 1964-
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.
Roman poet 70-19 BC
Everyone is dragged on by their favorite pleasure.
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
French writer 1888-1948
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.
Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
I want to walk through life instead of being dragged through it.
French writer 1802-1885
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
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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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