Captivities: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 81 pages
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Familiar Quotations DeemsDeem not life a thing of consequence. For look at the yawning void of the future, and at that other limitless space, the past.ndash;Marcus Aurelius AntoninusThe scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.ndash;ConfuciusI have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort.ndash;Calvin CoolidgeWe do ourselves wrong, and too meanly estimate the holiness about us, when we deem that any act or enjoyment good in itself, is not good to do religiously.ndash;Nathaniel HawthorneIf no action is to be deemed virtuous for which malice can imagine a sinister motive, then there never was a virtuous action.ndash;Thomas JeffersonWe deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.ndash;Carl JungThe commercial class has always mistrusted verbal brilliancy and wit, deeming such qualities, perhaps with some justice, frivolous and unprofitable.ndash;Dorothy NevillA scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar.ndash;Lao Tzu Use in Literature DeemsEven able ministers Were not esteemed; Many false prophets Good preachers were deemed.ndash;Charles Mackay (editor) in Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684.During that time they lived, as they deemed, sumptuously, upon game.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.Log cabins were rising in all directions, in what they deemed quite near neighborhood, for they were not separated more than a mile or two from each other.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.

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