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Letter "P" » procured
«Contentment is a pearl of great price, and whoever procures it at the expense of ten thousand desires makes a wise and a happy purchase»
«Agriculture for an honorable and highminded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living»
, best of all
«Freedom is not procured by a full enjoyment of what is desired, but by controlling the desire.»
«Prayer carries us half way to God, fasting brings us to the door of His palace, and alms-giving procures us admission.»
«If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or ''our'' country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits which I have not shared and probably will not share.»
Author: Virginia Woolf
, Let It Be
«Hast thou not procured this unto thyself, in that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, when he led thee by the way? / And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Sihor? or what hast thou to do in the way of Assyria, to drink the waters of the river? / Thine own wickedness shall correct thee, and thy backslidings shall reprove thee: know therefore and see that it is an evil thing and bitter, that thou hast forsaken the LORD thy God, and that my fear is not in thee, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.»
«RETRIBUTION, n. A rain of fire-and-brimstone that falls alike upon the just and such of the unjust as have not procured shelter by evicting them. In the lines following, addressed to an Emperor in exile by Father Gassalasca Jape, the reverend poet appears to hint his sense of the improduence of turning about to face Retribution when it is talking exercise:What, what! Dom Pedro, you desire to go Back to Brazil to end your days in quiet? Why, what assurance have you 'twould be so?'Tis not so long since you were in a riot, And your dear subjects showed a will to fly at Your throat and shake you like a rat. You know That empires are ungrateful; are you certain Republics are less handy to get hurt in?»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, come in handy
, Dom Pedro
, fire and brimstone
, firing line
, Long line
, talk show
«Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.»
«Fine clothes are good only as they supply the want of other means of procuring respect»
«O sir to willful men - The injuries that they themselves procure, Must be their schoolmasters»