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«It rarely adds anything to say, ''In my opinion'' -not even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the Pope.»
«How gladly would I meet mortality, my sentence, and be earth in sensible! how glad would lay me down, as in my mother's lap! There I should rest, and sleep secure.»
«He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan»
Author: Abraham Lincoln
«A single sentence will suffice for modern man: he fornicated and read the papers»
Author: Albert Camus
, modern man
«A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds.»
«A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
, for the most part
, true color
«It is generally known, that he who expects much will be often disappointed; yet disappointment seldom cures us of expectation, or has any effect other than that of producing a moral sentence or peevish exclamation»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, other than
«It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died.»
«From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put»
«It's quite simple, (public speaking) Say what you have to say and when you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending, sit down»