take up for quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
Reading is merely a surrogate for thinking for yourself; it means letting someone else direct your thoughts. Many books, moreover, ...
Women have had the vote for over forty years and their organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes; why, why, why do ...
Therefore take up the whole armor of God, so that you may be able to withstand on that evil day, and having done everything, to st ...
The caretaking has to be done. "Somebody's got to be the mommy." Individually, we underestimate this need, and as a society we mak ...
Firm, faithful, and devoted, full of energy and zeal, and truth, he labours for his race; he clears their painful way to improveme ...
So for a good old-gentlemanly vice,
I think I must take up with avarice.
Of those who really love their sons, few know how to do it. Some spoil them when they are young, and then quarrel with them when t ...
We are the prisoners of ideas. They catch us up for moments into their heaven, and so fully engage us, that we take no thought for ...
People who use their erudition to write for a learned minority ... don't seem to me favored by fortune but rather to be pitied for ...
Marriage accustomed one to the good things, so one came to take them for granted, but magnified the bad things, so they came to fe ...
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