impertinent quotes

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Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to comm ...
That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
The laws of custom make our [returning a visit] necessary. O how I hate this vile custom which obliges us to make slaves of oursel ...
When griefs are genuine, I find, there is nothing more vacuous, more burdensome, or even more impertinent, than letters of consola ...
Patience, to hear frivolous, impertinent, and unreasonable applications: with address enough to refuse, without offending; or, by ...
It sometimes strikes me that the whole of science is a piece of impudence; that nature can afford to ignore our impertinent interf ...
The secret of success in society, is a certain heartiness and sympathy. A man who is not happy in the company, cannot find any wor ...
Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to be ...
A poor relation is the most irrelevant thing in nature, a piece of impertinent correspondency, an odious approximation, a haunting ...
I don't think it is given to any of us to be impertinent to great religions with impunity.
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