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Letter "C" » contend
«I contend that every woman has the right to feel beautiful, no matter how scrambled her features, or how indifferent her features»
«I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.»
Author: Stephen Roberts
, believe in
, the Other
«I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free»
«I simply contend that the middle-class ideal which demands that people be affectionate, respectable, honest and content, that they avoid excitements and cultivate serenity is the ideal that appeals to me, it is in short the ideal of affectionate family life, of honorable business methods.»
Author: Gertrude Stein
, business methods
, family business
, in short
, middle class
, The Middle Class
«If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan? / For even thy brethren, and the house of thy father, even they have dealt treacherously with thee; yea, they have called a multitude after thee: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto thee.»
«He is near that justifieth me; who will contend with me? let us stand together: who is mine adversary? let him come near to me.»
«Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, cry for
, To Die For
«Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.»
Author: Francis Bacon, Sr.
, moral philosophy
, natural history
, natural philosophy
«It is more difficult to contend with oneself than with the world.»
«How has the human spirit ever survived the terrific literature with which it has had to contend?»