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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Age, like distance lends a double charm.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Blest paper-credit! last and best supply! That lends corruption lighter wings to fly!
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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    Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    Everybody likes a kidder, but nobody lends him money.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
  • Betty Ford
    Betty Ford
    American First Lady 1918-2011
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    It's always been my feeling that God lends you your children until they're about eighteen years old. If you haven't made your points with them by then, it's too late.
    Source: The times of my life
  • Knowledge of ourselves teaches us whence we come, where we are and whither we are going. We come from God and we are in exile; and it is because our potency of affection lends towards God that we are aware of this state of exile.
  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
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    One shining quality lends a luster to another, or hides some glaring defect.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
    William Wordsworth
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    t Is distance lends enchantment to the View.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
  • Auguste Rodin
    Auguste Rodin
    French sculptor 1840-1917
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    There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us; she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
  • Andre Breton
    Andre Breton
    French writer 1896-1966
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    I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.
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