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«Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.»
«Everyone calls himself a friend, but only a fool relies on it; nothing is commoner than the name, nothing rarer than the thing.»
«A very stately palace before him, the name of which was Beautiful.»
«Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.»
Author: Oscar Wilde (Critic, Dramatist, Novelist, Poet) | About: Experience, Life, Mistakes | Keywords: every, experience, gives, in name, in name only, mistakes, mistaking, mistook, name, naming, same name, that name, their, The name, the same name
«A long and wicked life followed by five minutes of perfect grace gets you into Heaven. An equally long life of decent living and good works followed by one outburst of taking the name of the Lord in vain - then have a heart attack at that moment and be damned for eternity. Is that the system?»
Author: Robert A. Heinlein (Writer) | Keywords: attack, damned, damnedest, decent, equally, eternity, followed, grace, heart attack, heart attacks, in vain, Lord's table, minutes, name, outburst, outbursts, system, the LORD, The name, the system, vain, wick, wicked
«Even today a crude sort of persecution is all that is required to create an honorable name for any sect, no matter how indifferent in itself.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (Critic, Philosopher, Scholar) | Keywords: crude, cruder, For any, honorable, indifferent, name, no matter, persecution, persecutions, required, sect, sort, sort of
«Accident is the name of the greatest of all inventors.»
Author: Mark Twain (Humorist, Lecturer, Writer) | About: Accidents | Keywords: accident, greatest, inventors, in name, in name only, name, naming, same name, that name, The Greatest, the inventor, The name, the same name
«Chivalry!---why, maiden, she is the nurse of pure and high affection---the stay of the oppressed, the redresser of grievances, the curb of the power of the tyrant ---Nobility were but an empty name without her, and liberty finds the best protection in her lance and her sword.»
Author: Sir Walter Scott (Biographer, Historian, Novelist, Poet) | Keywords: affection, chivalry, curb, curbed, curbing, curbs, empty, finds, grievance, grievances, higher power, lance, lances, lancing, liberty, maiden, name, nobility, nurse, oppressed, oppresses, oppressing, protection, protections, pure, staying power, sword, tyrant
«Do not ask the name of the person who seeks a bed for the night. He who is reluctant to give his name is the one who most needs shelter.»
«Believing would be easier if God would show himself by depositing a million dollars in a Swiss bank account in my name»
Author: Woody Allen (Actor, Author, Film Director, Screenwriter) | Keywords: account, a million, bank, banked, bank account, believing, deposited, depositing, deposits, dollars, million, name, Swiss, Swiss bank, the Swiss
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