Quotes: obsequious

Quotes 1 till 3 of 3.

1
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
    - +
    +2
    I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    British courtier, writer 1552-1618
    Sir Walter Raleigh
    - +
     0
    But it is hard to know them from friends, they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog, so doth a flatterer a friend.
  • Washington Irving
    Washington Irving
    American writer 1783-1859
    Washington Irving
    - +
     0
    Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
1