detect quotes

- 10 of 30 Results
It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose either. A man of business shou ...
It is of course, entirely possible that men (or anyone who is relatively privileged) are most defensive, most obstinate and unseei ...
Inspector Clouseau: Do I detect something in your voice that says I am in disfavor with you?
Chief Inspector Dreyfus: Yes. I
...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
Manners have been somewhat cynically defined to be a contrivance of wise men to keep fools at a distance. Fashion is shrewd to det ...
There are many eyes that can detect and honor the prudent and household virtues; there are many that can discern Genius on his sta ...
He planted where the deluge ploughed,
His hired hands were wind and cloud;
...
If the individuals who compose the purest circles of aristocracy in Europe, the guarded blood of centuries, should pass in review, ...
... in the nineteen-thirties ... the most casual reader of murder mysteries could infallibly detect the villain, as soon as there ...
I shall never love England till she sues to us for help; and, in the meantime, the fewer triumphs she obtains, the better for all ...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help