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Letter "C" » contend
«When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters»
«Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend / With thee; but, sir, so what I plead is just. / Why do sinners' ways prosper? and why must / Disappointment all I endeavour end?»
«Thus hath the Lord GOD shewed unto me: and, behold, the Lord GOD called to contend by fire, and it devoured the great deep, and did eat up a part.»
«Will ye speak wickedly for God? and talk deceitfully for him? / Will ye accept his person? will ye contend for God? / Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye so mock him? / He will surely reprove you, if ye do secretly accept persons.»
«The will is a beast of burden. If God mounts it, it wishes and goes as God wills; if Satan mounts it, it wishes and goes as Satan wills; Nor can it choose its rider... the riders contend for its possession.»
Author: Martin Luther
, beasts of burden
, beast of burden
, mount up
«We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle»
Author: Winston Churchill
, Prime Minister