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Top 83 Quotes About Taming

#1. Preposterous ass, that never read so far
To know the cause why music was ordain'd!
Was it not to refresh the mind of man
After his studies or his usual pain?
(The Taming of the Shrew, 3.1.10-13), Lucentio - Author: William Shakespeare
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#2. He kills her in her own humor. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#3. But such monsters as sphinxes bring forth the necessary heroes to defeat them, and because such heroes make civilization by the example of monster-taming, without the former there would be no civilization at all. - Author: David D. Gilmore
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#4. I can smell her all over you. You need some help taming her?
Let me break her in for you. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#5. What: is the jay more precious than the lark because his feathers are more beautiful? - Author: William Shakespeare
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#6. Patience," he said, his eyes intent on his project.
"Patience is no' a virtue I have, Dash. I'm very sorry ta tell ye, but ye would have found out soon enough anyway. - Author: Lydia Dare
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#7. September 11th has produced only miniature heroes because our culture has freed itself from many of the old, dangerous, elitist fantasies of heroism ... But in so doing, we have not only tamed and diminished heroes. We have risked taming and diminishing ourselves. - Author: Rory Stewart
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#8. When is a game more than a game? So often, we pay lip service to the uplifting power of sports, the teamwork, the camaraderie, the lessons in taming one's own ego for the sake of the group. But you have to wonder, how often is that still really true? - Author: Michel Martin
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#9. Education is not the taming or domestication of the soul's raw passions - not suppressing them or excising them, which would deprive the soul of its energy - but forming and informing them as art ... - Author: Allan Bloom
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#10. 'The Taming Of The Shrew' is probably the first time I've worked in this country for about ten years, apart from theatre, and it's not for want of trying. It was so fantastic to work in London - it felt really glamorous. - Author: Rufus Sewell
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#11. My first acting lessons were Shakespeare. The first time I ever started working with a coach was doing scenes from 'Measure for Measure,' which were tough dramatic scenes. And then 'Taming of the Shrew,' which required comedic timing. And that's the kind of stuff I love. - Author: Dave Bautista
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#12. Maybe taming my tongue will be good for me in the end. But it's pretty hard when you've got a world filled with idiots from Drunkopolis. - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#13. Ewan had shown her ways for a man to take a woman that she wouldn't have thought possible. But never once had he hurt her.
Nay, her bear was ever tender. - Author: Kinley MacGregor
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#14. On with you, horse-taming Trojans! Never give Greeks best in your will to fight! They are not made of stone or iron. Their flesh can't keep out penetrating spears when they are hit. - Author: Homer
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#15. By this reckoning he is more a shrew than she. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#16. [we have]taming of an ancient disease [malaria] that over the centuries has killed untold millions of people. - Author: Margaret Chan
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#17. A young wine is like a horse, it is extremely vibrant. It needs taming. It has lots of life, the edges need bevelling and we need to reduce the tannins. - Author: Georg Riedel
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#18. Religion does not mean just precepts, a temple, monastery, or other external signs, for these as well as hearing and thinking are subsidiary factors in taming the mind. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#19. Just shut up and talk. - Shella - Author: Krista Alasti
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#20. She vied so fast, protesting oath after oath,
that in a twink she won me to her love.
O, you are novices. 'Tis a world to see
How tame, when men and women are alone,
A meacock wretch can make the curstest shrew. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#21. China doll?" Wade. He spoke softly, coaxing as if she were a timid animal in need of taming. "Where are you, girl? I've come for you." His voice got stronger then faded as he moved around their cabin. "Where are you, doll? - Author: Mary Connealy
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#22. Oh, Elizabeth." His lips quirk. "I'm so going to love taming that mouth of yours. Now, love" - he brushes my bottom lip with his thumb - "make it good. - Author: Magda Alexander
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#23. Whate'er I read to her. I'll plead for you
As for my patron, stand you so assured,
As firmly as yourself were in still place -
Yea, and perhaps with more successful words
Than you, unless you were a scholar, sir.
O this learning, what a thing it is! - Author: William Shakespeare
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#24. Sometimes I want to ride you like a wild horse, and bring you to the taming - did you know that? I can do it, you know I can. Drag you over the edge and drain you to a gasping husk. I can drive you to the edge of collapse and sometimes I delight in it, - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#25. You have to just enjoy yourself sometimes, and the audience will, too. Not every role has to be 'The Taming of the Shrew.' - Author: Matt Passmore
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#26. Is it possible that love should of a sudden take such a hold? - Author: William Shakespeare
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#27. She saw him as a boy, standing in the kitchen, his clothes tattered and torn, his dark hair in need of a cut and taming. In his dirty hands he held out the bed to her, his only words,
For you. - Author: Charlotte Featherstone
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#28. When I did Taming of the Shrew, I was very tired, and I decided to have a holiday and make a documentary. - Author: Diane Cilento
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#29. It was disconcerting that being in love felt lonelier than lonelines. - Author: Emily Maguire
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#30. I wanted to be a hummingbird.
It made sense to long for rapid wings and the ability to hover always
to be Huitzilopochtli taming my snakes.
Sometimes though, the thought exhausts me and
I want to be a slow horse, a tennis shoe. - Author: Ada Limon
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#31. I didn't need taming. I needed saving. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#32. Don't be hating on my peacock. It's just not right. - Kye - Author: Krista Alasti
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#33. Any time you're working in the world of taming animals, you're going to get hurt. But it's a rush that we get. - Author: Cesar Millan
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#34. I'm sure all of that's true. Especially the anal bit
Marshall's always been an ass
but I don't see how this is relevant, unless of course I'm mistaken, and you really are comparing me to a crumb that needs sweeping. - Shella - Author: Krista Alasti
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#35. Of all mad matches never was the like
Being mad herself, she's madly mated. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#36. The most significant change wrought by adolescence is the taming of the ideals by which a person measures himself ... Love of oneself becomes love of the species. Conscience is pointed to the future, whispering permission to reach beyond the safety net of our ordinary and finite human existence. - Author: Louise J. Kaplan
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#37. The highest nobility lies in taming your own mind. - Author: Atisa
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#38. 4091 East Olympic Boulevard proved to be a nondescript one-storey sandstone building of the sort you drive blithely by every day, knowing it's full of paper-pushers and clock-watchers, and nobody's in there writing a symphony or taming a lion or having an orgasm. - Author: James K. Morrow
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#39. You're glowing." He chuckled, taming his hair. "Forgive me for being proud instead of embarrassed. - Author: Lisa Kessler
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#40. She moves me not, or not removes at least affection's edge in me. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#41. Anger - a beast within us that needs taming. - Author: Saru Singhal
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#42. I can be a gentleman off and on. When the urge hits me. - Tran - Author: Krista Alasti
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#43. Olivia to her foxhound:

You know what? The thing is, I needed taming, too. - Author: Martha Ritter
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#44. the key to settling into a peaceful place is all about taming reaction. - Author: Spike Gillespie
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#45. Time hath a taming hand. - Author: John Henry Newman
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#46. For I am he am born to tame you, Kate; and bring you from a wild Kate to a Kate conformable as other household Kates. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#47. Forget Romeo and Juliet. This was much closer to The Taming of the Shrew. - Author: Julia Quinn
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#48. Well, lion tamers are probably difficult to live with - I suppose there's no small amount of testosterone involved in taming lions, Vargas said, shrugging. - Author: John Irving
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#49. The taming and domestication of religion is one of the unceasing chores of civilization. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#50. When my life stayed the course, I wouldn't even feel them binding. Then I would waiver enough to sense the growing entrapment, the taming of my life in which I had been complicit. - Author: David Miller
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#51. I am asham'd that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#52. A nation's not a child, for God's sake ... It's like a wild horse you tame by breaking it. Or a fiery woman you slap till she sees sense and warms your bed. - Author: David Hewson
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#53. Dar's been through enough in his life, and his legs are only a small part of it. Don't play with him, Cassie. If you're not serious, leave him the hell alone."

"And if I am serious?"

Sean smiled ruefully. "Then you're in for the fight of your life. - Author: Justine Davis
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#54. Why would Dad call you? I mean, you have to admit that he would have been better off calling the local prison and asking them to send out one of the convicted killers to come find me. - Shella - Author: Krista Alasti
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#55. We honor our parents by carrying their best forward and laying the rest down. By fighting and taming the demons that laid them low and now reside in us. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#56. Nothing comes amiss, so money comes withal. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#57. He was a man's man, despite his vocation; after all, he studied American history. A litany of red-blooded patriots, fighting savages and redcoats alike, taming the wilderness, proving their worth with bulging sinews and roaring guns. - Author: Jordan L. Hawk
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#58. When you find the person that you settle down with, I guess you mellow. They are taming you, aren't they? Or you're taming them. - Author: Stella McCartney
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#59. the taming of words
is more difficult
than the taming of tigers - Author: Halina Poswiatowska
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#60. My falcon now is sharp and passing empty, and till she stoop she must not be full-gorged, for then she never looks upon her lure. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#61. You're starting to look like you did before, and that's not good because what you looked like was complete shit, so get up and go to bed so I can stop acting like your mother. I can already feel my balls starting to recede. And hey, does it look like I'm growing breasts? - Kye - Author: Krista Alasti
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#62. Taming attachment,does not mean becoming cold and disinterested. On the contrary, it means learning to have a composed control over our mind through understanding - Author: Anupama Garg
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#63. So what did you do, drug me, stuff me in the trunk, then dump me like a sacrificial offering into that vampire's coffin? - Shella - Author: Krista Alasti
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#64. For I am born to tame you, Kate,
And bring you from a wild Kate to a Kate
Comfortable as other household Kates. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#65. I could never be what she wanted. She thought I was like Cage and the right girl could tame me. It wasn't about that. I didn't need taming. I needed fucking saving. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#66. There's no doubt that there will be many trials and tribulations along the way in taming space for the benefit of all, unmasking its truths and using the boundless resources available to us. Taking a chance allows us to seek new horizons
and we all benefit from being horizon hunters. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#67. Taming the financial markets and winning back democratic control over them is the central condition for creating a new social balance in Germany and Europe. - Author: Sigmar Gabriel
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#68. It is a thorough process, this war with the wilderness - breaking nature, taming the soil. feeding it on oats. The civilized man regards the pine tree as his enemy. He will fell it and let in the light, grub it up and raise wheat or rye there. It is no better than a fungus to him. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#69. I know girls want what they can't have, and they want to be the special exception responsible for taming the boy no one else can, even though they probably won't be. - Author: Gena Showalter
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#70. Such a mad marriage never was before. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#71. A woman moved is like a fountain troubled, Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#72. This is a way to kill a wife with kindness,
And thus I'll curb her mad and headstrong humour.
He that knows better how to tame a shrew,
Now let him speak. 'Tis charity to show. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#73. How poor are they that have no patients! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?'"
"Shakespeare isn't going to save you this time, Superman. Your time's run out."
He scowled. "Perhaps I should have been studying The Taming of the Shrew! - Author: Colleen Houck
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#74. And do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#75. But war had a taming effect - Author: Nadia Hashimi
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#76. Happiness comes through taming the mind; without taming the mind there is no way to be happy - Author: Dalai Lama
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#77. Of all matches never was the like. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#78. Science had married the wilderness and was taming the savage shrew. - Author: Edna Ferber
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#79. The capture, taming, training and keeping of eagles is highly ritualized. Most of the birds, which have a life span of about 40 years, are caught when very young - either snatched from a nest or trapped in a baited net. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#80. Breaking, in modern psychology, 'learned helplessness.' This is where you crush an animal's desire to fight. Why is it that we believe broken things are tamed possessions? - Author: Rebecca K. O'Connor
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#81. A beautiful woman is a practical poet, taming her savage mate, planting tenderness, hope and eloquence in all whom she approaches. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#82. Taming Preppy would be like trying to put a leash on the wind. However, - Author: T.M. Frazier
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#83. Do as adversaries do in law, Strive mightily but eat and drink as friends. Taming - Author: William Shakespeare
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