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There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when
two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife,
confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
- Homer

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The confounding Political Economy with the Sciences
and Arts to which it is subservient,
has been one of the principal obstacles to its improvement.
- Nassau William Senior

Confounding people's expectations was a way to maintain integrity.
- Lindsey Buckingham

You see, my ambition was not to confound the engineering
world but simply to create a beautiful piece of art.
- Kit Williams

 

Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister,
cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her.
- J. M. Synge

Tell the truth so as to puzzle and confound your adversaries.
- Henry Wotton

Nothing can confound a wise man more than laughter from a dunce.
- George Byron

The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child
does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.
- Maria Montessori

A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.
- Aeschylus

Bluster, sputter, question, cavil; but be sure your
argument be intricate enough to confound the court.
- William Wycherley

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

One that confounds good and evil is an enemy to good.
- Edmund Burke

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since
they entered the ranks of history.
They have always confounded truth with death.
- Henry Miller

All successful people these days seem to be neurotic.
Perhaps we should stop being sorry for them and start being sorry for me -
for being so confounded normal.
- Deborah Kerr

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
- Aristotle

I am as confounded by dogs as I am indebted to them.
- Roger Caras

A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer.
A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay,
but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.
- Ernest Hemingway

I do earnestly wish to see the distinction of sex confounded in society,
unless where love animates the behaviour.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Drama is action, sir, action and not confounded philosophy.
- Luigi Pirandello

Evil borders upon good, and vices are confounded with virtues;
as the report of good qualities is delightful to a well-disposed mind,
so the relation of the contrary should not be offensive.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

Working together during the past three years,
we have confounded the skeptics and the cynics.
We've shown that here in Virginia, Democrats and Republicans can come together,
put politics aside, and make tough decisions when times demand it.
- Mark Warner

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

For all sad words of tongue and pen,
The saddest are these, "It might have been.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

One never notices what has been done;
one can only see what remains to be done.
- Marie Curie

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is too short, time is too precious,
and the stakes are too high
to dwell on what might have been.
- Hilary Clinton

The heart is always right -
if there's a question of choosing between the mind and the heart -
because mind is a creation of the society.
It has been educated.
You have been given it by the society, not by existence.
The heart is unpolluted.
- Osho

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

No person was ever honored for what he received.
Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
- Calvin Coolidge

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth
you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

All life is change.
Release your attachment to the way things have been,
and wend your way joyfully
through life's unfolding majesty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Things have never been more like the way they are today in history.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have been all things unholy.
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

I have compassion for everyone who has ever
been a player upon the stage of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest thinkers of the ages,
the seers of the tribes and the nations,
have been optimists.
- Helen Keller

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

On the ordinary view of each species
having been independently created,
we gain no scientific explanation.
- Charles Darwin

To have done anything just for money
is to have been truly idle.
- Henry David Thoreau

My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;
most of which never happened.
- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

An "always been" does not mean I must choose "what must be."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

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

I accept everything that ever has been,
with no regrets, no resentments, and no call for vengeance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a Butterfly, I have been Reborn
with Bold Colors and Strong Wings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

The road to perdition has ever been
accompanied by lip service to an ideal.
- Albert Einstein

One may as well dam for water tanks
the people's cathedrals and churches,
for no holier temple has ever
been consecrated by the heart of man.
- John Muir

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

Lovers who have been left, lose confidence and become afraid.
They learn to leave relationships first.
The broken hearted become the heart breakers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A person isn't who they are during
the last conversation you had with them -
they're who they've been
throughout your whole relationship.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

I accept that no one else has ever been to blame
for either my joy or my suffering.
The entire cause of all my joys and all my sufferings
is my own emotional response to the events of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's been a long road back to health and fitness for me.
I am just glad to have been given the opportunity to do what I love most.
- Jonah Lomu

We have to be able to grow up.
Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life.
They are what we have been through and who we want to be.
- Lauren Hutton


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