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Letter "D" » deformed
«To begin with, our perception of the world is deformed, incomplete. Then our memory is selective. Finally, writing transforms.»
«The missionary is no longer a man, a conscience. He is a corpse, in the hands of a confraternity, without family, without love, without any of the sentiments that are dear to us. Emasculated, in a sense, by his vow of chastity, he offers us the distressing spectacle of a man deformed and impotent or engaged in a stupid and useless struggle with the sacred needs of the flesh, a struggle which, seven times out of ten, leads him to sodomy, the gallows, or prison.»
Author: Paul Gauguin
, in a sense
«I got attention by being funny at school, pretending to be retarded, and jumping around with a deformed hand.»
«All great art, and today all great artlessness, must appear extreme to the mass of men, as we know them today. It springs from the anguish of great souls. From the souls of men not formed, but deformed in factories whose inspiration is pelf.»
«By avarice and selfishness, and a groveling habit, from which none of us is free, of regarding the soil as property, or the means of acquiring property chiefly, the landscape is deformed, husbandry is degraded with us, and the farmer leads the meanest of lives. He knows Nature but as a robber.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
«Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.»
«In nature there is no blemish but the mind: none can be called deformed but the unkind»
«What a deformed thief this fashion is»