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Oliver Goldsmith :
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
[Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Hardcastle, in She Stoops to Conquer, act 5, sc. 1.]
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Abraham Lincoln :
The world will little note nor long remember what we say here.
[Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. speech, Nov. 19, 1863. Gettysburg Address, Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 7, ed. Roy P. Basler (1953). Lincoln's Gettysburg Address—taking him only about three minutes to deliver—is perhaps the most quoted speech of all time.]
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Leigh Hunt :
Green little vaulter in the sunny grass,
[Leigh Hunt (1784-1859), British poet. To the Grasshopper and the Cricket (l. 1). . . Oxford Book of Nineteenth-Century English Verse, The. John Hayward, ed. (1964; reprinted, with corrections, 1965) Oxford University Press.]
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William Shakespeare :
To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.
[William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Bottom, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 3, sc. 1, l. 143-4. Amazed that Titania makes love to him.]
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Ralph Waldo Emerson :
A little integrity is better than any career.
[Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Behavior," The Conduct of Life (1860).]
Oliver Goldsmith :
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
[Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Anglo-Irish author, poet, playwright. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Dr. Johnson, entry, April 27, 1773 (1791). Remark to Johnson.]
Oliver Goldsmith :
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
[Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Anglo-Irish author, poet, playwright. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Dr. Johnson, entry, April 27, 1773 (1791). Remark to Johnson.]
Oliver Goldsmith :
If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales.
[Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), Anglo-Irish author, poet, playwright. Entry, April 27, 1773, to Johnson. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson (1791).]
Gertrude Stein :
The funny part of it all is that relatively few people seem to go crazy, relatively few even a little crazy or even a little weird, relatively few, and those few because they have nothing to do that is to say they have nothing to do or they do not do anything that has anything to do with the war only with food and cold and little things like that.
[Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author; relocated to France. Wars I Have Seen (1945). Written in 1943.]
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Henry David Thoreau :
I am very little of a traveler.
[Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, July 8, 1857, to Calvin H. Greene, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 412, Houghton Mifflin (1906).]
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