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«Petty laws breed great crimes»
«I should consent to breed under pressure, if I were convinced in any way of the reasonableness of reproducing the species. But my nerves and the nerves of any woman I could live with three months, would produce only a victim... lacking in impulse, a mere bundle of discriminations. If I were wealthy I might subsidize a stud of young peasants, or a tribal group in Tahiti.»
Author: Ezra Pound
, The Nerves
«There has come into existence, chiefly in America, a breed of men who claim to be feminists. They imagine that they have understood ''what women want'' and that they are capable of giving it to them. They help with the dishes at home and make their own coffee in the office, basking the while in the refulgent consciousness of virtue. Such men are apt to think of the true male feminists as utterly chauvinistic.»
«It needs but one foe to breed a war, and those who have not swords can still die upon them.»
«Successful people breed success.»
«Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat.»
«It seems to me a barren thing this conservatism - an unhappy cross breed, the mule of politics that engenders nothing»
«Puns are little 'plays on words' that a certain breed of person loves to spring on you and then look at you in a certain self-satisfied way to indicate that he thinks that you must think that he is by far the cleverest person on Earth now that Benjamin Franklin is dead.»
Author: Dave Barry
, Benjamin Franklin
, by far
, dead person
«I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares»
«Peace and plenty breed cowards; hardness over hardiness is the mother»