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8 Vitiate Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Words are too awful an instrument for good and evil to be trifled with: they hold above all other external powers a dominion over thoughts. If words be not (recurring to a metaphor before used) an incarnation of the thought but only a clothing for it, then surely will they prove an ill gift; such a one as those poisoned vestments, read of in the stories of superstitious times, which had power to consume and to alienate from his right mind the victim who put them on. Language, if it do not uphold, and feed, and leave in quiet, like the power of gravitation or the air we breathe, is a counter-spirit, unremittingly and noiselessly at work to derange, to subvert, to lay waste, to vitiate, and to dissolve.William Wordsworth Vitiate Sayings By William Wordsworth: Words are too awful an instrument for good and evil to be trifled with: they
The state's interest in effective crime-fighting should never vitiate the citizens' Bill of Rights.John Ashcroft Vitiate Sayings By John Ashcroft: The state's interest in effective crime-fighting should never vitiate the citizens' Bill of Rights.
Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls. The least admixture of a lie-for example, the taint of vanity, the least attempt to make a good impression, a favorable appearance-will instantly vitiate the effect.Ralph Waldo Emerson Vitiate Sayings By Ralph Waldo Emerson: Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls. The least
These last years are as important as any that have gone before, nor will any other of our years vitiate or excuse them. The struggle continues.Phyllis Bentley Vitiate Sayings By Phyllis Bentley: These last years are as important as any that have gone before, nor will any
Mr. President, passage of this bill will visit the heel of oppression on all the people, vitiate their constitutional shield against tyranny, and materially hasten the destruction of the best design for self-government yet devised by the minds of men. Its passage will mark one of the darkest days in historyStrom Thurmond Vitiate Sayings By Strom Thurmond: Mr. President, passage of this bill will visit the heel of oppression on all the
Wars, for us, are either inevitable, or created. Whatever they are, they should not wholly vitiate art. What art needs is greater men, and what politics needs is better men.
(Something About a Soldier (1940))
William, Saroyan Vitiate Sayings By William, Saroyan: Wars, for us, are either inevitable, or created. Whatever they are, they should not wholly
Many causes may vitiate a writer's judgement of his own works. On that which has cost him much labour he sets a high value, because he is unwilling to think that he has been diligent in vain: what has been produced without toilsome efforts is considered with delight as a proof of vigorous faculties and fertile invention; and the last work, whatever it be, has necessarily most of the grace of novelty.Samuel Johnson Vitiate Sayings By Samuel Johnson: Many causes may vitiate a writer's judgement of his own works. On that which has
It is almost impossible to translate verbally and well at the same time; for the Latin (a most severe and compendious language) often expresses that in one word which either the barbarity or the narrowness of modern tongues cannot supply in more ... But since every language is so full of its own proprieties that what is beautiful in one is often barbarous, nay, sometimes nonsense, in another, it would be unreasonable to limit a translator to the narrow compass of his author's words; it is enough if he choose out some expression which does not vitiate the sense.John Dryden Vitiate Sayings By John Dryden: It is almost impossible to translate verbally and well at the same time; for the