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In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

I urge you to hold fast to your standards.
I plead with you not to waver.
- Thomas S. Monson

A whim, a passing mood, readily induces the novelist
to move hearth and home elsewhere.
He can always plead work as an excuse to get him out
of the clutches of bothersome hosts.
- C. S. Forester

I plead for conservation of human culture,
which is much more fragile than nature herself.
We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
- Arthur Erickson

 

To hear the Japanese plead for free trade is like hearing
the word love on the lips of a harlot.
- Lane Kirkland

I shuddered to think how completely the insane were
in the power of their keepers,
and how one could weep and plead for release,
and all of no avail, if the keepers were so minded.
- Nellie Bly

I have to plead basic ignorance of most new jazz artists here.
- Gary Lucas

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With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead;
but to tyrants I will give no quarter,
nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
- William Lloyd Garrison

Our ministry is debt free and we have not had to beg or plead for finances.
- David Wilkerson

Men like Hitler and Stalin and their immediate lieutenants
cannot plead in defence of their actions that these
were justified by the accepted values of that time.
- Douglas Hurd

I expect to plead not for the slave only,
but for suffering humanity everywhere.
Especially do I mean to labor for the elevation of my sex.
- Lucy Stone

I think your program has to reflect what your basic feelings are.
I'll plead guilty to that.
- Frank Reynolds

To plead for the Oppress'd and to defend the Weak seem'd
to me a generous undertaking;
for tho' it may be secure,
'tis not always Honourable to run over to the strongest party.
- Mary Astell

Foreman told Ray to plead guilty and he'd then give his brother $500,
if Ray didn't cause any problems at the guilty plea hearing,
and he could take that $500 and hire a lawyer to set aside the plea.
Foreman actually put that in writing.
- William Pepper

Why should we, however, in economics,
have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which,
in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would
certainly be expected to give precise information?
- Friedrich August von Hayek

It will never do to plead sin as an excuse for sin,
or to attempt to justify sinful acts by pleading that we have an evil heart.
This instead of being a valid apology,
is the very ground of our condemnation.
- Archibald Alexander

Money is the sovereign queen of all delights -
for her,
the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights.
- Richard Barnfield

A man snatches the first kiss, pleads for the second,
demands the third, takes the fourth,
accepts the fifth -
and endures all the rest.
- Helen Rowland

Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general
distribution of the Holy Scriptures.
- James McHenry

At issue was the question whether this man's faith
could prevail against a man whose equal faith it was
that this society is sick beyond saving,
and that mercy itself pleads for its swift extinction
and replacement by another.
- Whittaker Chambers

Love feels no burden, thinks nothing of trouble,
attempts what is above its strength,
pleads no excuse of impossibility; for it thinks all
things lawful for itself,
and all things possible.
- Thomas Kempis

My family pleaded with me to forget literature and do something sensible,
such as find some sort of useful work.
- Lloyd Alexander

Originally they wanted it to be bigger,
but I pleaded and pleaded and pleaded to have the smallest
tonsure that they could get away with.
A tonsure that could still be seen, but,
I worried about my social life!
- Derek Jacobi

Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing
meetings of pro-life leaders,
I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews,
and instead let beautiful pro-life women become the face for the movement.
- Marvin Olasky

It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial
contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
- Walter Annenberg

Every article I wrote in those days,
every speech I made,
is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning
as a real and serious medical problem.
- Alice Hamilton

When we ask for love, we don't ask others to be fair
to us-but rather to care for us,
to be considerate of us.
There is a world of difference here between demanding justice...
and begging or pleading for love.
- Mortimer Adler

The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses,
which amount only to compliment.
The lighter beauties are in their place when there
is nothing more solid to say;
but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading,
a sermon, or a didactic work.
- Voltaire

Not that pleading can be taken as a test,
for the forms of action, notably Debt,
ignore the fundamental difference between duties imposed
by law and duties created by the will of the parties.
- Frederick Pollock

Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.
- Walter Annenberg

The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the
tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.
- Gene Tierney

Besides, my usefulness here is destroyed because all
of my friends think me a man of unsound mind.
- Alex Campbell

The death tax is unfair, inefficient,
economically unsound and, frankly, immoral.
- Jon Kyl

A win by an unsound combination, however showy,
fills me with artistic horror.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind
because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always.
I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and
she is with me now as I write this letter,
and helps me to do as I am now doing.
- Alex Campbell

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there
who will try to discourage you.
Don't listen to them.
The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche


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