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Letter "C" » cunning
«Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing»
«I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty-a sunken beauty.»
«Love is a cunning weaver of fantasies and fables.»
«In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.»
«Malice, in its false witness, promotes its tale with so cunning a confusion, so mingles truths with falsehoods, surmises with certainties, causes of no moment with matters capital, that the accused can absolutely neither grant nor deny, plead innocen»
Author: Sir Philip Sidney
, false witness
, moment of truth
, The Accused
«It is to see the faults of others, but difficult to see once own faults. One shows the faults of others like chaff winnowed in the wind, but one conceals one's own faults as a cunning gambler conceals his dice.»
, The Gambler
, The Wind
«In order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning and cruelty»
«Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.»
«Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.»
«If the lion was advised by the fox, he would be cunning.»