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Top 32 Quotes About Epithets

#1. My notion about any artist is that we honor him best by reading him, by playing his music, by seeing his plays or by looking at his pictures. We don't need to fall all over ourselves with adjectives and epithets. Let's play him more. - Author: Jacques Barzun
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#2. A woman in a single state may be happy and may be miserable; but most happy, most miserable, these are epithets belonging to a wife. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#3. We have learned to see racism in the spittle-laced epithets of the angry bigot. We must also learn to see racism in the coded racial entreaties promoted by calculating demagogues. - Author: Ian F. Haney-Lopez
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#4. For it is a plain fact that, most certainly in the West, the writings, works of art, musical compositions which are of central reference, comport that which is "grave and constant" (Joyce's epithets) in the mystery of our condition. - Author: George Steiner
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#5. For other great mathematicians or philosophers, he [Gauss] used the epithets magnus, or clarus, or clarissimus; for Newton alone he kept the prefix summus. - Author: W. W. Rouse Ball
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#6. Epithets are not arguments. Abuse does not persuade. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#7. I mean, certainly writing, painting, photography, dance, architecture, there is an aspect of almost every art form that is useful and that merges into film in some way. - Author: Sydney Pollack
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#8. For the purpose of securing epithets at once accurate and felicitous, the young author should familiarize himself thoroughly with the general aspect and phenomena of Nature, as well as with the ideas and associations which these things produce in the human mind. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#9. Slothful, feeble, pretentious, pedantic, elitist - these are some of the epithets that eventually become associated with the absent minded scholar, the poor sighted reader, the book worm, the nerd. - Author: Alberto Manguel
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#10. Of all the labels and tags and epithets people have forced upon me, there's one I don't dislike. I get called the 'enfant terrible.' In every article, it's always there. So I have to give that a meaning. - Author: Xavier Dolan
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#11. Ardent, intelligent, sweet, sensitive, cultivated, erudite. These are the adjectives of praise in an androgynous world. Those who consider them epithets of shame or folly ought not to be trusted with leadership, for they will be men hot for power and revenge, certain of right and wrong. - Author: Carolyn Heilbrun
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#12. The charge that liberal candidates don't connect with or understand the values and beliefs of regular Americans is embedded in old epithets like 'limousine liberal,' which I first heard aimed at New York Mayor John Lindsay in 1969. - Author: Jeff Greenfield
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#13. Great, Alexia thought, I have gone from soul sucker to electrical ground. The epithets just get sweeter and sweeter. - Author: Gail Carriger
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#14. Epithets, like pepper, Give zest to what you write; And if you strew them sparely, They whet the appetite: But if you lay them on too thick, You spoil the matter quite! - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#15. Writing a book is as difficult or as easy as any other job. Everyone's job is difficult. So to fetishize difficulties in writing as something extra-difficult or something very privileged - I don't buy that at all. - Author: Neel Mukherjee
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#16. Sometimes people get the mistaken notion that spirituality is a separate department of life, the penthouse of existence. But rightly understood, it is a vital awareness that pervades all realms of our being ... Wherever we may come alive, that is the area in which we are spiritual. - Author: David Steindl-Rast
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#17. I understood there's a difference between compromise and cooperation, and that to rely on another takes a distinctive kind of strength. - Author: Alexandra Oliva
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#18. Strange that people are happy to adopt epithets they would fight to the death to throw off had they been imposed. - Author: Iain M. Banks
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#19. A heap of epithets is poor praise: the praise lies in the facts, and in the way of telling them. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#20. He was a bad, bad bastard. He abused the privilege of being a cunt, as my old Da would say.' I smiled, picturing the cozy fireside scene of young son on father's knee being inducted into the world of abusive epithets. - Author: Craig Russell
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#21. The epithets of imbeciles have never bothered me. - Author: Rosa Bonheur
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#22. I think we all have the power to name ourselves. I try to call people what it is they wish to be called. But we can take the sting out of epithets and bad words by using them. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#23. The epithets of parent and child have been long applied to Great Britain and her colonies, [but] we rarely see anything from your side of the water except the authoritative style of a master to a school-boy. - Author: George Mason
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#24. No treaty but trenches
all quiet
years to years
home in no man's land. - Author: David Levithan
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#25. Even when they call us mad, when they call us subversives and communists and all the epithets they put on us, we know we only preach the subversive witness of the Beatitudes, which have turned everything upside down. - Author: Oscar Romero
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#26. After his death the gardener does not become a butterfly, intoxicated by the perfumes of the flowers, but a garden worm tasting all the dark, nitrogenous, and spicy delights of the soil. - Author: Karel Capek
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#27. I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities. - Author: Angela Davis
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#28. He was not at the moment in very good odour at Bow Street. Such epithets as Blockhead and Blunderer had been used in connection with his last case. 'Jeremiah Stubbs, miss,' said the Runner. 'I am here in the execution of my dooty. - Author: Georgette Heyer
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#29. It is a curious psychological fact that those who make their personal love public, and "dear" one another with saccharine epithets, are very often those who when alone quarrel and fight. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#30. Knowing it's him doesn't hurt," I said. "What hurts is that no one trusts me with anything around here. - Author: Aimee Carter
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#31. We need a leader, not a reader. - Author: Herman Cain
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#32. Epithets like that are an attempt to dehumanize a group so that you won't feel as bad about killing them. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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