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«A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It's a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and bite the end of the pen and walk on the typewriter keys.»
Author: Barbara Holland
, his pen
«Anglo-American culture seems to be governed by the perverse belief that portrayals of the body's abuse or destruction are harmless, even fortifying, while those that show the body in pleasure act like poison»
«All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing froward or perverse in them.»
«Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.»
«A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.»
«And Jesus answering said, O faithless and perverse generation, how long shall I be with you, and suffer you? Bring thy son hither.»
«Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.»
«A perverse man stirs up dissension, and a gossip separates close friends»
«Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.»
«And the angel of the LORD said unto him, Wherefore hast thou smitten thine ass these three times? behold, I went out to withstand thee, because thy way is perverse before me: / And the ass saw me, and turned from me these three times: unless she had turned from me, surely now also I had slain thee, and saved her alive.»