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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe former [Corneille] paints men as they should be, the latter [Racine] paints them as they are.

 Jean de la Bruyere quotes (French satiric moralist, 1645-1696)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quotePassion holds up the bottom of the world, while genius paints its roof

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteLIMB, n. The branch of a tree or the leg of an American woman.



'Twas a pair of boots that the lady bought, And the salesman laced them tight To a very remarkable height -- Higher, indeed, than I think he ought -- Higher than _can_ be right. For the Bible declares --but never mind: It is hardly fit To censure freely and fault to find With others for sins that I'm not inclined Myself to commit. Each has his weakness, and though my own Is freedom from every sin, It still were unfair to pitch in, Discharging the first censorious stone. Besides, the truth compels me to say, The boots in question were _made_ that way. As he drew the lace she made a grimace, And blushingly said to him:

"This boot, I'm sure, is too high to endure, It hurts my --hurts my --limb." The salesman smiled in a manner mild, Like an artless, undesigning child; Then, checking himself, to his face he gave A look as sorrowful as the grave, Though he didn't care two figs For her paints and throes, As he stroked her toes, Remarking with speech and manner just Befitting his calling: "Madam, I trust That it doesn't hurt your twigs." --B. Percival Dike

 Ambrose Bierce quotes (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteSchumann's our music-maker now; / Has his march-movement youth and mouth? Ingres's the modern man that paints; / Which will lean on me, of his saints? / Heine for songs; for kisses, how?

 Robert Browning quotes (Major English Poet of the Victorian age, noted for his mastery of dramatic monologue and psychological portraiture. 1812-1889)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteIt's just like remodeling an office. The body tears out partitions, puts up dry walls and paints.

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