Quotes: mischief

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  • Bruce Friedman
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    A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    A little neglect may breed great mischief.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    As the whirlwind in its fury teareth up trees, and deformeth the face of nature, or as an earthquake in its convulsions overturneth whole cities; so the rage of an angry man throweth mischief around him.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    But when mischief mortals bend their will,
    How soon they find fit instruments of ill!
    Source: Rape of the Lock (1712) Canto III, 125
  • Barry Cornwall
    Barry Cornwall
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    Despair doth strike as deep a furrow in the brain as mischief or remorse.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Half at least of all morality is negative and consists in keeping out of mischief. The lords prayer is less than 50 words long, and 6 of those words are devoted to asking god not to lead us into temptation.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    He who has a mind to do mischief will always find a pretense.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
    Plato
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    Let nobody speak mischief of anybody.
  • Bob Marley
    Bob Marley
    Jamaican singer-songwriter 1945-1981
    Bob Marley
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    Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don't complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don't bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!
  • Aaron Hill
    Aaron Hill
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    Mischief and malice grow on the same branch of the tree of evil.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
    Andrew Jackson
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    Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges... which are employed altogether for their benefit.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    O mischief, thou art swift to enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
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