Quotes by mouths

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  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    Accept life, take it as it is? Stupid. The means of doing otherwise? Far from our having to take it, it is life that possesses us and on occasion shuts our mouths.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    All say, How hard it is that we have to die - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
    Source: Bertrand Russells best: silhouettes in satire
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    Bipartisanship is really tough to achieve when everyone on both sides is left with a bad, bad taste in their mouths.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
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    He mouths a sentence as curs mouth a bone.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
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    He mouths a sentence, as curs mouth a bone.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
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    I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    It is not a lucky word, this name ''impossible''; no good comes of those who have it so often in their mouths.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is said that truth comes from the mouths of fools and children: I wish every good mind which feels an inclination for satire would reflect that the finest satirist always has something of both in him.
  • Sallust
    Sallust
    Roman historian 86-34 BC
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    It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Man disavows, and Deity disowns me: hell might afford my miseries a shelter; therefore hell keeps her ever-hungry mouths all bolted against me.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    O God, that men should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! That we should with joy, pleasance, revel, and applause transform ourselves into beasts!
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    There was never yet fair woman but she made mouths in a glass.
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