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  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
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    A louse in the locks of literature.
  • Joe Paterno
    Joe Paterno
    American Football coach
    Joe Paterno
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    Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    If Courtezans and Strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much Rigour as some silly People would have it, what Locks or Bars would be sufficient to preserve the Honour of our Wives and Daughters?
    Source: The Fable of the Bees Remark H, p. 95
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
    Bill Hicks
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    It's just a ride and we can change it any time we want. It's only a choice. No effort, no work, no job, no savings and money, a choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your door, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.
  • Leo Buscaglia
    Leo Buscaglia
    American author and motivational speaker 1924-1998
    Leo Buscaglia
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    Love can never grow old. Locks may lose their brown and gold. Cheeks may fade and hollow grow. But the hearts that love will know, never winter's frost and chill, summer's warmth is in them still.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks. Methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam.
  • Harry Houdini
    Harry Houdini
    Hungarian-born American illusionist 1874-1926
    Harry Houdini
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    No prison can hold me; no hand or leg irons or steel locks can shackle me. No ropes or chains can keep me from my freedom.
  • Barney Ross
    Barney Ross
    American professional boxer 1909-1967
    Barney Ross
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    The gunner's mate came up and started breaking the locks on the ammunition. Everything was locked up for fear that someone might go in there with a cigarette or something.
  • Ann Beattie
    Ann Beattie
    American novelist 1947-
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    When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
    Bayard Taylor
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    When May, with cowslip-braided locks, Walks through the land in green attire. And burns in meadow-grass the phlox His torch of purple fire:... And when the punctual May arrives, With cowslip-garland on her brow, We know what once she gave our lives, And cannot give us now!
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