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Letter "C" » cunning
«We have dreamt of every woman there is, and dreamt too of the miracle that would bring us the pleasure of being a woman, for women have all the qualities / courage, passion, the capacity to love, cunning / whereas all our imagination can do is naively pile up the illusion of courage.»
Author: Jean Baudrillard
, pile up
, The Miracle
, The Pile
, The Pleasure
«Women are told from their infancy, and taught by the example of their mothers, that a little knowledge of human weakness, justly termed cunning, softness of temper, outward obedience and a scrupulous attention to a puerile kind of propriety, will obtain for them the protection of man.»
Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
, cunning man
«Watchfulness is the only guard against cunning. Be intent on his intentions. Many succeed in making others do their own affairs, and unless you possess the key to their motives you may at any moment be forced to take their chestnuts out of the fire to the damage of your own fingers.»
Author: Baltasar Gracian
, intent on
, of your own
, the fire
«The weak in courage is strong in cunning.»
«Time shall unfold what plighted cunning hides, Who covert faults at last with shame derides»
Author: William Shakespeare