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Letter "D" » drags
«An illusion which makes me happy is worth a verity which drags me to the ground»
«That is one of the Laws of Usenet, up there with 'You can tell when a Usenet discussion is getting old when someone drags out Hitler and the Nazis»
«There is no virtue now in blind reliance / On place or person or the forms of love. / The storm bears down the pivotal tree, the cloud / Turns to the net of an inhuman fowler / And drags us from the air.»
«Fate leads him who follows it, and drags him who resist.»
«The great danger of conversion in all ages has been that when the religion of the high mind is offered to the lower mind, the lower mind, feeling its fascination without understanding it, and being incapable of rising to it, drags it down to its level by degrading it.»
Author: George Bernard Shaw
, all ages
, Conversion of
, high and low
, high level
«The family is an early expedient and in many ways irrational. If the race had developed a special sexless class to be nurses, pedagogues, and slaves, like the workers among ants and bees, then the family would have been unnecessary. Such a division of labor would doubtless have involved evils of its own, but it would have obviated some drags and vexations proper to the family.»
Author: George Santayana
, division of labor
, slave labor
«Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.»
«All social rules and all relations between individuals are eroded by a cash economy, avarice drags Pluto himself out of the bowels of the earth.»
Author: Karl Marx
, social relations
«The willing, Destiny guides them; the unwilling, Destiny drags them»
«Fate leads the willing and drags along the unwilling.»