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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    In the average newspaper there is not a complete suppression of stories that the sacred cows don't want printed. But rather what happens is that the stories get printed with stresses, colorations and emphasis that favor the sacred cows.
  • O. S. Hawkins
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    Real Christianity is lovely. There is a quality about a Spirit-filled, radiant Christian that draws and attracts others and causes them to ''enjoy favor with all the people.'' The truth is that the gospel is not nearly as offensive as some of its proponents!
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley
    Percy Bysshe Shelley
    English poet 1792-1822
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    The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avoid confessing that I owe a secret grudge to his carpentership.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
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    'Study' was the cry that reverberated in the corridors of my mind. Study to enable yourself to face the arguments advanced by opposition. Study to arm yourself with arguments in favor of your cult. I began to study.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.
  • Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    President of the US 1946-
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    Abigail, do you favor the United States Army abolishing the affirmative action program that produced Colin Powell? Yes or no? Yes or no?
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    All good fortune is a gift of the gods, and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good, but by being bold.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
    American folklorist
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    Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    Commend a fool for his wit, or a rogue for his honesty and he will receive you into his favor.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    Even an attorney of moderate talent can postpone doomsday year after year, for the system of appeals that pervades American jurisprudence amounts to a legalistic wheel of fortune, a game of chance, somewhat fixed in the favor of the criminal, that the participants play interminably.
  • Everyone is always in favor of general economy and particular expenditure.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    Favor and disgrace are like fear. Favor is in a higher place, and disgrace in a lower place. When you win them you are like being in fear, and when you lose them you are also like being in fear. So favor and disgrace are like fear.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    Fortune and love favor the brave.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    Gallantry to women - the sure road to their favor - is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.
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