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#1. We can die by it, if not live by love, And if unfit for tombs and hearse Our legend be, it will be fit for verse; And if no peace of chronicle we prove, We'll build in sonnet pretty rooms; As well a well wrought urne becomes The greatest ashes, as half-acre tombs. - Author: John Donne
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#2. The sin of Adam did not make the condemnation of all men merely possible; it was the ground of their actual condemnation. So the righteousness of Christ did not make the salvation of men merely possible, it secured the actual salvation of those for whom He wrought. - Author: Charles Hodge
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#3. First he wrought, and afterwards he taught. - Author: Geoffrey Chaucer
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#4. But we remember that it was just precisely in the reign of Richard II that the Peasants' War, following upon the changes wrought by the visitations of the Great Plague, virtually destroyed serfdom as a personal status. - Author: Edward Jenks
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#5. Not a piece of architecture, as other buildings are, but the proud passions of an emperor's love wrought in living stones. - Author: Edwin Arnold
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#6. A short story is a short prose narrative, requiring from a half hour, to one or two hours in its perusal ... having conceived, with deliberate care, a certain unique or single effect to be wrought out ... - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#7. Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught. - Author: John Dryden
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#8. Her body may have been wrought with diamonds, but her soul within will be a soft mollusk thing, wet and shrinking ... and easily pushed aside. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#9. You have become my thinking's single thought, My heart's first love: it had no love before. I love you as no love on earth is wrought, I love you now and love you evermore. - Author: Hans Christian Andersen
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#10. Like anyone else who harbors precious secrets wrought from years of searching, I have longed for someone to tell. - Author: Hope Jahren
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#11. The National Socialist Movement has wrought this miracle. If Almighty God granted success to this work, then the Party was His instrument. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#12. A fine memoir is to a fine novel as a well-wrought blanket is to a fancifully embroidered patchwork quilt. The memoir, a logical creation, dissects and dignifies reality. Fiction, wholly extravagant, magnifies it and gives it moral shape. Fiction has no practical purpose. Fiction, after all, is art. - Author: Julia Glass
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#13. Beautifully wrought and executed with admirable clarity, Lawrence Sheets's gripping, intelligent, and compassionate account of the years following the Soviet empire's end is a must-read for anyone interested in the human cost of change. - Author: Vanora Bennett
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#14. A high truth, indeed, fairly, finely, and skilfully wrought out, brightening at every step, and crowning the final development of a work of fiction, may add an artistic glory, but is never
any truer, and seldom any more evident, at the last page than at the first. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#15. At street corners, where walls join, I thought I could see some familiar features, like outlines of human faces, the shadows of cheekbones and eyebrows. They are really there, caught in stone for all time, along with the marks left by earthquakes, winters and scourges wrought by men. - Author: Ismail Kadare
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#16. What could be less than to afford Him praise,
The easiest recompense, and pay Him thanks?
How due! Yet all His good proved ill in me
And wrought but malice. Lifted up so high - Author: John Milton
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#17. Salvation is an act of God. It is initiated by God, wrought by God, and sustained by God. - Author: Billy Graham
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#18. ...and Gareth bowed himself with all obedience to the King, and wrought
All kind of service with a noble ease
That graced the lowliest act in doing it. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#19. All this time I lived with my parents, and wrought on the plantation; and having had schooling pretty well for a planter, I used to improve myself in winter evenings, and other leisure times. - Author: John Woolman
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#20. Time had the power to cancel all changes wrought by human artifice, overwriting all new revisions with further revisions, returning the flow to its original course - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#21. Ocean into tempest wrought, To waft a feather, or to drown a fly. - Author: Edward Young
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#22. Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate,
Nor set down aught in malice: then must you speak
Of one that loved not wisely but too well;
Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought - Author: William Shakespeare
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#23. In ourselves our safety must be sought.
By our own right hand it must be wrought. - Author: William Wordsworth
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#24. Well-wrought poems and works of imaginative literature can do for us what stone-cold prose can never do. They can help us grasp the full dimension of ways of life other than our own. - Author: James W. Sire
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#25. Where'er a noble deed is wrought, Where'er is spoken a noble thought, Our hearts in glad surprise To higher levels rise. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#26. If we are not inwardly wrought upon, and changed by the powerful operations of the Holy Spirit, and our moral actions proceed from a principle of a new nature, however we may call ourselves Christians, we shall be found naked at the great day. - Author: George Whitefield
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#27. Quite impressive, to unbind what I have wrought with nothing more than blood. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#28. Pray fIor my soul, more things are wrought bX prayer than this world dreams of
-- Tennyson - Author: Neville Goddard
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#29. Some books against Deism fell into my hands ... it happened that they wrought an effect on me quite contrary to what was intended by them; for the arguments of the Deists, which were quote to be refuted, appeared to me much stronger than the refutations; in short, I soon became a thorough Deist. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#30. Time and time again throughout the latter part of the Cold War, liberals chose a morally perverse pose. They would seek to find any suspect motive or impure act on the part of the United States rather than confront the staggering scale of destruction and misery being wrought by our adversaries. - Author: Mona Charen
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#31. True belief and true repentance are twins: it would be idle to attempt to say which is born first. All the spokes of a wheel move at once when the wheel moves, and so all the graces commence action when regeneration is wrought by the Holy Ghost. Repentance, however, there must be. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#32. The hand that rounded Peter's dome, And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity; Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew: The conscious stone to beauty grew. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#33. Politicians have always been required to be fake, but now the career havoc wrought by a stray, flying sound bite means they have to sustain their fakeness all the time. - Author: Tina Brown
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#34. Iggy nodded. "I'm bummed we couldn't use Big Boy," he said. "But I don't want to waste it. We have to actually see them first. I mean, you do."
"Maybe tomorrow," the Gasman said encouragingly. "We'll go see what havoc we've wreaked."
"Wrought. - Author: James Patterson
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#35. Saving faith is the faith of God's elect; the special gift of God to them, wrought in them by his Spirit. - Author: Thomas Boston
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#36. If miracles be incredible, Christianity is false. If Christ wrought no miracles, then the Gospels are untrustworthy. - Author: Frederic Farrar
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#37. My dull brain was wrought with things forgotten. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#38. Those flimsy webs that break as soon as wrought, attain not to the dignity of thought. - Author: William Cowper
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#39. God would first, by this inspiration of his Spirit, have wrought in our hearts that holy love without which none can enter into glory. - Author: John Wesley
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#40. Thanks, thanks to thee, my worthy friend,
For the lesson thou hast taught!
Thus at the flaming forge of life
Our fortunes must be wrought - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#41. I had not intended to love him; the reader knows I had wrought hard to extirpate from my soul the germs of love there detected; and now, at the first renewed view of him, they spontaneously revived, great and strong! He made me love him without looking at me. - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#42. The world looks very different to me now at twenty. I have outgrown my early opinions and ideals with my short dresses, just as Mrs. Walton said we would. Now the critics can say 'Thou waitest till thy woman's fingers wrought the best that lay within thy woman's heart. - Author: Annie Fellows Johnston
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#43. The gospel casts out a rope to hale sinners to land; but the sinner has no hands to lay hold on it; his very faith must be wrought in him by the Spirit. - Author: Thomas Boston
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#44. The smog curled between the streetlamps and the spokes of the wrought iron framework. It seemed through your body and into your bones. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#45. There's no accounting for laws. Or the changes wrought by men and time. - Author: James Crumley
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#46. Whatever universal masterpiece of tomorrow may be wrought from phantasm or terror will owe its acceptance rather to a supreme workmanship than to a sympathetic theme. Yet who shall declare the dark theme a positive handicap? Radiant with beauty, the Cup of the Ptolemies was carven of onyx. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#47. Deep they delved us, fair they wrought us, high they builded us; but they are gone. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#48. Mr. Tennyson has said that more things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of, but he wisely refrains from saying whether they are good or bad things. - Author: Samuel Butler
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#49. You own a watch the invention of the mind, though for a single motion 'tis designed, as well as that which is with greater thought with various springs, for various motions wrought. - Author: Richard Blackmore
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#50. A fuel-less flame is nothing but a wraith, However wrought, if unsustained by passion. - Author: Nick Gordon
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#51. The ideas of right and wrong change with the experience of the race, and this change is wrought by the gradual ascertaining of consequences - of results. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#52. There was never miracle wrought by God to convert an atheist, because the light of nature might have led him to confess a God. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#53. To see with one's own eyes, to feel and judge without succumbing to the suggestive power of the fashion of the day, to be able to express what one has seen and felt in a snappy sentence or even in a cunningly wrought word - is that not glorious? Is it not a proper subject for congregation? - Author: Albert Einstein
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#54. Acquaint thyself with God, if thou would'st tasteHis works. Admitted once to his embrace,Thou shalt perceive that thou was blind before:Thine eye shall be instructed; and thine heartMade pure shall relish with divine delightTill then unfelt, what hands divine have wrought. - Author: William Cowper
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#55. I've tasted the deep satisfaction of God and I know all other things are but cheap imitations. And I don't want to be enamored by the lesser things wrought with momentary pleasure. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#56. We fail to see the purifying and refining effect wrought by the flames of adversity. These flames are not meant to consume but only to purify us. Disguised as adversity, blessings are showered upon us. - Author: A. Theodore Tuttle
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#57. Nothing hath wrought more prejudice to religion, or brought more disparagement upon truth, than boisterous and unseasonable zeal. - Author: Isaac Barrow
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#58. The Beauty which old Greece or RomeSung, painted, wrought, lies close at home. - Author: John Greenleaf Whittier
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#59. Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks - Author: Herodotus
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#60. God's work is not man working for God; it is God's own work, though often wrought through man's hands. - Author: Hudson Taylor
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#61. Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe. - Author: Martin Van Buren
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#62. Well may our God be glorious in the eyes of His people, seeing that He has wrought such wonders for them, in them, and by them. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#63. I can't imagine a secular life, a spiritual life, an intellectual life, a physical life. I mean, we would be completely wrought with schizophrenia, wouldn't we? - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#64. The deeper changes wrought by the end of a particular outlaw culture: something will come of that ... and it won't be what we expect. - Author: Stacey D'Erasmo
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#65. The only miracles in life are wrought by time. - Author: Kiran Nagarkar
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#66. Teaching is one of the noblest of professions. It requires an adequate preparation and training, patience, devotion, and a deep sense of responsibility. Those who mold the human mind have wrought not for time, but for eternity. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#67. The malicious humor of men, though perverse and refractory, is not so savage and invincible but it may be wrought upon by kindness, and altered by repeated obligations. - Author: Plutarch
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#68. Christ wrought out His perfect obedience as a man, through temptation, and by suffering. - Author: Alexander MacLaren
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#69. Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#70. Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song. - Author: Martin Luther
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#71. There are too many professed Christians who never get "wrought up" about anything; they never get indignant with injustice, with corruption in high places, or with the godless traffics which barter away the souls and bodies of people. - Author: Billy Graham
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#72. Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December
And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.
Eagerly I wished the morrow; - vainly I had sought to borrow
From my books surcease of sorrow - sorrow for the lost Lenore. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#73. Losing something she loved had ripped her open in a way she had not expected. The pain hurt, but the pain was right. The Order had wrought a galaxy in which good capitulated to evil, where human feelings - Aryn's feelings - were crushed under the weight of Jedi nonattachment. - Author: Paul S. Kemp
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#74. I am a disaster magnet. I came home from our first anniversary vacation with jellyfish stings, a puncture wound from a wrought iron pineapple and a cork-shaped bruise in my cleavage. - Author: Molly Harper
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#75. Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Balanchine ballets, et al. don't redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world. The white race is the cancer of human history. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#76. People in the future look back on primitive machinery or technology or painting, and in some ways, it always seems amazingly intricate and finely wrought. - Author: Robyn Hitchcock
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#77. Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought; so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases. - Author: Anne Bradstreet
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#78. The change which the writing wrought in me (and of which I did not write) was only a beginning; only to prepare me for the gods' surgery. They used my own pen to probe my wound. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#79. AB'ACOT, noun The cap of State, formerly used by English Kings, wrought into the figure of two crowns. - Author: Noah Webster
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#80. If ever a painter wrought a miracle of illusion with brush and pigment that painter was Velazquez in his Las Meninas, at the Prado in Madrid. - Author: Joaquin Sorolla
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#81. The Constitution was the expression not only of a political faith, but also of political fears. It was wrought both as the organ of the national interest and as the bulwark of certain individual and local rights. - Author: Herbert Croly
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#82. With curious art the brain, too finely wrought, Preys on herself, and is destroyed by thought. - Author: Charles Churchill
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#83. I cannot think why we should be astonished at all the evils which exist in the Church, when those who ought to be models on which all may pattern their virtues are annulling the work wrought in the religious Orders by the spirit of the saints of old. - Author: Teresa Of Avila
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#84. Life from nonlife, like wine from water, has long been considered a miracle wrought by gods or God. Now it is seen to be the near-inevitable consequence of our thermal and chemical circumstances. - Author: Ursula Goodenough
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#85. How much more intense is the excitement wrought in the feelings of a crowd by the contemplation of human agony, than that brought about by the most appalling spectacles of inanimate matter. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#86. Sith Nature thus gave her the praise,
To be the chiefest work she wrought,
In faith, methink, some better ways
On your behalf might well be sought,
Than to compare, as ye have done,
To match the candle with the sun. - Author: Henry Howard, Earl Of Surrey
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#87. The human race will last. Everywhere and forever, for it will never be sane and only insanity is divine. Only the mad destroy themselves and all they have wrought.
And only the phoenix lives forever. - Author: Fredric Brown
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#88. God-given prayer and praise have as their essence a waiting on God, a willingness to be wrought upon by the hammer and the fire of the Almighty, until the chains of self-centered desires fall away from the personality, and the love of Christ become the deepest hunger of the inner life. - Author: C. John Miller
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#89. It now appears that the negro race is, more than any other, susceptible of rapid civilization. The emancipation is observed, in the islands, to have wrought for the negro a benefit as sudden as when a thermometer is brought out of the shade into the sun. It has given him eyes and ears. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#90. Japan learned from the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that the tragedy wrought by nuclear weapons must never be repeated and that humanity and nuclear weapons cannot coexist. - Author: Daisaku Ikeda
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#91. What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy? - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#92. It is entirely possible to be deeply sorry because of the devastation which sin has wrought in our lives - and yet not repent. - Author: Billy Graham
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#93. Time on its back bears all things far away - Full many a challenge is wrought by many a day - Shape, fortune, name, and nature all decay - Author: Plato
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#94. Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all. - Author: Frances Power Cobbe
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#95. In the kingdom of heaven it is His work that will be crowned, not yours. Anything in you that He has not wrought Himself will count for nothing. - Author: Johannes Tauler
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#96. I fought in many guises, Many names, but always me. And I see not in my blindness What the objects were I wrought, But as God rules o'er our bickerings It was through His will I fought. So forever in the future, Shall I battle as of yore, Dying to be born a ... fighter, But to die again, once more. - Author: George S. Patton Jr.
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#97. When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. - Author: Helen Keller
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#98. Thus at the flaming forge of life
Our fortunes must be wrought;
Thus on its sounding anvil shaped
Each burning deed and thought! - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#99. That there are three persons, yet but one God, that do bear witness to the divinity of Christ, and of the plenteous redemption wrought by him - Author: William Burkitt
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#100. Shun delays, they breed remorse;Take thy time while time is lent thee;Creeping snails have weakest force,Fly their fault lest thou repent thee.Good is best when soonest wrought,Linger'd labours come to nought. - Author: Robert Southwell
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