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English poet 1731-1800
A man renowned for repartee will seldom scruple to make free with friendship's finest feeling, will thrust a dagger at your breast, and say he wounded you in jest, by way of balm for healing.
Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.Source: Twelfth Night (1601)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet 1806-1861
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers and thrust the thing we have prayed for in our face, like a gauntlet with a gift in it.
American actress and comedian 1922-2009
I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me.
American cartoonist 1980-
In many ways, we all have extraordinary circumstances thrust upon us in life, and it's up to us to do the best with them.
In my stars I am above thee, but be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness ;thrust upon em.
American writer and columnist
Our culture thrives on black-and-white narratives, clearly defined emotions, easy endings, and so, this thrust into complexity exhausts.
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.
British actor 1885-1957
Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately.
American author 1923-1999
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.
Sir William Temple
British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.
American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
The pessimist is seldom an agitating individual. His creed breeds indifference to others, and he does not trouble himself to thrust his views upon the unconvinced.
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
These fragile bodies of touch and taste
This vibrant skin, this hair like lace
Spirits open to the thrust of grace
Never a breath you can afford to waste, when you're
Lovers in a dangerous time
Lovers in a dangerous time...Source: Stealing Fire (1984)
British writer 1787-1863
Weak arguments are often thrust before my path; but although they are most insubstantial, it is not easy to destroy them. There is not a more difficult feat known than to cut through a cushion with a sword.
American writer 1842-1914
Hand: A singular instrument worn at the end of the human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket.Source: The Devil's Dictionary
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