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The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down
rat holes with baited breath.
- W. C. Fields

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He that would fish, must venture his bait.
- Benjamin Franklin

Beauty is the bait which with delight
allures man to enlarge his kind.
- Socrates

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
- Mark Twain

 

Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not bite at the bait of pleasure,
till you know there is no hook beneath it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Our money is bait money, and bait money is not to be used.
- Mike Tyson

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The finer the bait, the shorter the wait!
- Frank Gorshin

Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
- Oliver Goldsmith

I think the bait for doing something really is always the part.
- Sam Waterston

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
- Lord Chesterfield

I had to work on a Marlin boat, like gutting fish,
like as the bait boy.
- Mark Ruffalo

Worldly wealth is the Devil's bait; and those whose
minds feed upon riches recede,
in general, from real happiness, in proportion as their stores increase,
as the moon, when she is fullest, is farthest from the sun.
- Robert Burton

I'm fishing for men with a certain kind of bait,
and the bait that I am offering is not a candy;
it's a very specific thing that I'm offering,
which is a deep gospel and a deep conversion.
- Larry Norman

In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested
in the business of communications as in the business
of delivering audiences to advertisers.
People are the merchandise, not the shows.
The shows are merely the bait.
- Les Brown

Man is the only kind of varmint sets his own trap,
baits it, then steps in it.
- John Steinbeck

The puritan hated bear baiting, not because it gave pain to the bear,
but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

If this Nation really wants to create an effective border security policy,
we need to have a debate that includes a discussion
about actual solutions to our problems,
which means taking all of the political grandstanding
and baiting out of the equation.
- Raul Grijalva

Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of
liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.
- Caleb Cushing

You know the puritan ethic that started out four centuries ago in this country,
needless to say - at least for the moment -
a thing of the past -
from what I can tell.
- James Young

A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

And my father, being a good Swiss puritan,
always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor,
I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process.
- Rene Auberjonois

In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success.
He who is successful is good.
In Latin countries, in Catholic countries,
a successful person is a sinner.
- Umberto Eco

The Puritan has passed; the Catholic remains.
- William H. O'Connell

The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were
men who did a great deal of work in the world.
They had their faults and their - shortcomings,
but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

For a Jewish Puritan of the middle class,
the novel is serious, the novel is work,
the novel is conscientious application why,
the novel is practically the retail business all over again.
- Howard Nemerov

I wish to Christ I could make up a really great lie.
Sometimes, after an interview, I say to myself,
'Man, you were so honest - can't you have some fun?
Can't you do some really down and dirty lying?' But
the puritan in me thinks that if I tell a lie,
I'll be punished.
- Willem Dafoe

When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way,
as if our American tradition were only the Puritan
tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition.
The Christian tradition.
- James Hillman

The result has been that although few conservative
Presbyterian churches actually worship in the Puritan way,
the Puritan theology of worship remains the standard orthodoxy among them.
This discrepancy sometimes leads to guilty consciences.
- John Frame

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not pray for easy lives.
Pray to be stronger men.
- John F. Kennedy

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When men are easy in their circumstances,
they are naturally enemies to innovations.
- Joseph Addison

Behind an able man there are always other able men.
- Chinese proverb

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Men are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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