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Letter "C" » contending
«Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.»
«If we wish to be free; if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so long contending; if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourse»
«Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.»
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«While we are contending for our own liberty, we should be very cautious not to violate the rights of conscience in others, ever considering that God alone is the judge of the hearts of men, and to Him only in this case they are answerable»
«From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow»
Author: Joseph Addison
«There are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth.»
Author: T.S. Eliot
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«Time's glory is to calm contending kings, to unmask falsehood and bring truth to light.»
Author: William Shakespeare