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Top 55 Courted Quotes

#1. My beloved, you have chosen me. You have been courted by my adversary, and you have chosen me. You have answered my call to the Circle, and today I call you my bride. - Author: Ted Dekker
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#2. And fantasy it was, for we were not strong, only aggressive; we were not free, merely licensed; we were not compassionate, we were polite; not good, but well behaved. We courted death in order to call ourselves brave, and hid like thieves from life. - Author: Toni Morrison
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#3. Courting is always difficult when the one being courted has an elderly female relative in the house; they tend to mutter or cackle or bum cigarettes or, in the worst cases, get out the family photograph album, an act of aggression in the sex war which ought to be banned by a Geneva Convention. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#4. Gemma told me that women like being courted, so please read the following reasons that you should marry me. (I only included five. I didn't want to overwhelm you.) And yes, I realize this isn't a traditional courtship. It'll work anyway; I'm irresistible. - Author: Elizabeth Hunter
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#5. I want to say somewhere: I've tried to be forgiving. And yet. There were times in my life, whole years, when anger got the better of me. Ugliness turned me inside out. There was a certain satisfaction in bitterness. I courted it. It was standing outside, and I invited it in. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#6. Success is like the most beautiful woman:
pursued by many, loved by all, feared by few,
courted by the patient and hardworking,
and won over by good judgment. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#7. A fool and her money are soon courted. - Author: Helen Rowland
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#8. Rothschild is the Lord and Master of the money markets of the world, and of course virtually Lord and Master of everything else. He literally held the revenues of Southern Italy in pawn, and Monarchs and Ministers of all countries courted his advice and were guided by his suggestions. - Author: Benjamin Disraeli
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#9. Sleep is no servant of the will; it has caprices of its own; when courted most, it lingers still; when most pursued, 'tis swiftly gone. - Author: John Bowring
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#10. I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds; who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it. - Author: David Mallet
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#11. Prudence is a rich, ugly old maid courted by incapacity. - Author: William Blake
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#12. A woman makes for a better wife if she's got memories stored up of how her man courted her. On cold nights when the babies are sick and the money's tight, a gal needs to harken back to her sweetheart days when her man promised he'd stand by her side through thick and thin. - Author: Cathy Marie Hake
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#13. The games enthralled the public and diverted their attentions from the Halo wars. And - unlike the arts - they could not be used as vehicles for subversion. For gamers like myself it was a near-utopian state of affairs. We were pampered and courted by the houses and made immensely rich. - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#14. I want to be wooed. I want to be courted. I want to be seduced. I want the magical tension that is there at the start of a relationship. - Author: Andrew Critchley
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#15. My husband passed away a long time ago, and of course a lot of people have courted me. I've been taken to dinner and also to things like Larry Hagman, in particular years ago. And more recently, of course, little Hugh Jackman - and he's too young for me though, frankly. - Author: Barry Humphries
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#16. In satyagraha, a courted imprisonment carries its own praise. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#17. This is all thousands of years old. It's the same the world over. Anyone who has ever walked upright has loved beer, celebrated over it, told talks over it, hatched plots over it, courted over it. It's what we do as a species. It's what makes us human. We brew. - Author: Alan D. Eames
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#18. Then she declared loudly, "Smoke break!" and everyone's eyes came to us, some of them shocked seeing as these days you could light up a doobie and no one would blink but if you lit up a smoke, you courted being publicly stoned to death. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#19. I've been successful, but I haven't had any unwanted attention. To be honest, I've never invited or courted attention. I think if you act normal, then people will treat you normally. If you go around with a big entourage all the time, you're not staying true to yourself. - Author: Bonnie Tyler
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#20. All the women of this fevered night, all that I had danced with, all whom I had kindled or who have kindled me, all whom I had courted, all who had clung to me with longing, all whom I had followed with enraptured eyes were melted together and had become one, the one whom I held in my arms. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#21. To be courted as princesses for a few weeks, in order to be treated as slaves for the rest of our lives. - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#22. Mr. Rochester never courted Jane Eyre, Tessa pointed out.
No, he dressed up as a woman and terrified the poor girl out of her wits. Is that what you want? - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#23. If a woman is to know herself, then periods of solitude should be courted, planned, and embraced. - Author: Mary Blakely
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#24. The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#25. Until you have courted the bluebills in the snow, you have not tasted of the purer delights of waterfowling - Author: Gordon MacQuarrie
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#26. I'm a woman who likes to be courted - strongly. - Author: Katy Perry
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#27. If film critics could destroy a movie, Michael Bay and Adam Sandler would be working at Starbucks. If film critics could make a movie a hit, the Dardenne brothers would be courted by every studio in town. - Author: Alonso Duralde
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#28. She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else. - Author: Anne Bronte
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#29. Baseball endures at least in part because it is a contemplative sport that delights in nuances. Not a brazen game, eager to sell its thrills cheaply, but rather an understated affair that must be courted if its to be loved. - Author: Kenneth Turan
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#30. The great secrets of being courted are, to shun others, and seem delighted with yourself. - Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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#31. Now the evening is beginning and I will discover a human being to court or to be courted by, an adventure with caprice and desire, and while gambling I might find love. - Author: Anais Nin
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#32. I'm constantly being courted by labels and their backing. Obviously the market is there when you talk about the economics and the numbers, but it's hard to give up the freedom of being able to do whatever you want. - Author: Brian McKnight
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#33. When 'Tracks' first came out, I was courted by Sydney Pollack. I had lunch with him, and he opened the conversation with, 'Honey, you ain't gonna like what I'm gonna do to your book.' I really liked him, but I turned him down, because - well, I was stupid. I also turned down a great deal of money. - Author: Robyn Davidson
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#34. In the family of continents, Africa is the silent, the brooding sister, courted for centuries by knight-errant empires - rejecting them one by one and severally, because she is too sage and a little bored with the importunity of it all. - Author: Beryl Markham
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#35. The writer is always courted by invitations from the all-too- familiar. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#36. I never took banned substances, but I have been courted by doctors who wanted to improve my blood in the laboratory. My mother always put them on a flight. - Author: Alberto Tomba
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#37. Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it. - Author: Mary Astell
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#38. The professors argued that Netscape courted disaster from the start, by taunting Microsoft. Mooning the Giant - Author: Michael Lewis
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#39. They courted the face on the screen, the face of translucence, the face of wax on which men found it possible to imprint the image of their fantasy. - Author: Anais Nin
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#40. One devoted to his cat would not leave it long alone. A cat's loyalty is not a thing to be taken for granted, but courted day by day. - Author: Robin Hobb
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#41. Woe to the deer who is courted by the charismatic wolf, or to the fly who is not immune to the sweet, sultry songs of the spider. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#42. I have courted prepossession and ignorance, and driven reason away, where either were concerned. - Author: Jane Austen
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#43. Where the Jedi courted power, the Sith lusted after it; where the Jedi believed they knew the truth, the Sith possessed it. Owned by the dark side, they ultimately became their knowledge. - Author: James Luceno
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#44. Have you ever courted anyone, Cousin West?" Pandora asked. "Only if I was certain the lady was too intelligent ever to accept me. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#45. I once loved a girl, her skin it was bronze With the innocence of a lamb, she was gentle like a fawn I courted her proudly but now she is gone Gone as the season she's taken - Author: Bob Dylan
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#46. We love flattery, even though we are not deceived by it, because it shows that we are of importance enough to be courted. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#47. Better be courted and jilted Than never be courted at all. - Author: Thomas Campbell
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#48. I honestly don't think I sought fame. It wasn't something I courted or wanted, particularly. - Author: Kevin Whately
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#49. I once courted a Victorian lass in old Chicago. I had to leave her, it just wasn't our time. - Author: Dennis Higgins
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#50. Coco, however, courted consequence; she was still a girl, and she still assumed a connection between what she was doing and what she wanted and what might result. - Author: Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
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#51. The brain was not built to walk into a bar, where you know nobody, and start a conversation. That's not the way humanity has courted. - Author: Helen Fisher
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#52. You know nothing about Hope, that immortal, delicious maiden forever courted forever propitious, whom fools have called deceitful, as if it were Hope that carried the cup of disappointment, whereas it is her deadly enemy, Certainty, whom she only es - Author: George Eliot
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#53. What happened to the good old days of "Woman as passive recipient?" What happened to being courted? What happened to sitting back under a parasol and granting someone a chance to try to win us over? - Author: Cathy Guisewite
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#54. I will be satisfied if my epitaph shall be written thus: 'Here lies one who never rose to any eminence, who only courted the low ambition to have it said that he striven to ameliorate the condition of the poor, the lowly, the
downtrodden of every race and language and color.' - Author: Thaddeus Stevens
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#55. I was voted the most beautiful girl in the world in 1958, and courted by every young, available man in Los Angeles, most of whom I didn't go out with, by the way. - Author: Joan Collins
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