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«I still feel pangs of remorse over an insidious habit I've had since I was a teenager. About three times a week, I attend estate auctions and make insulting, low-ball bids for prized heirlooms until I'm asked to leave.»
«There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.»
«Christianity is strange. It bids man recognise that he is vile, even abominable, and bids him desire to be like God. Without such a counterpoise, this dignity would make him horribly vain, or this humiliation would make him terribly abject.»
Author: Blaise Pascal
«To the last moment of his breath, On hope the wretch relies; And even the pang preceding death bids expectation rise»
«He bids fair to grow wise who has discovered that he is not so»
«But, through the shift of mood and mood, Mine ancient humor saves him whole The cynic devil in his blood That bids him mock his hurrying soul; That bids him flout the Law he makes, That bids him make the Law he flouts, Till, dazed by many doubts, h»
Author: Rudyard Kipling
, whole blood
«Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break.»
«But then I sigh; and, with a piece of Scripture, Tell them that God bids us do good for evil: And thus I clothe my naked villany With odd old ends stol'n forth of holy writ; And seem a saint when most I play the devil»
Author: William Shakespeare
, but then
, do good
, Holy Scripture
, Holy Scriptures
, Holy Writ
, the Devil