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  • And do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.

    Law   Taming   Culture  
    William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens (1821). “The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare”, p.410
  • There's no doubt that there will be many trials and tribulations along the way in taming space for the benefit of all, unmasking its truths and using the boundless resources available to us. Taking a chance allows us to seek new horizons -- and we all benefit from being horizon hunters.

    Space   Doubt   Hunters  
  • It is a thorough process, this war with the wilderness - breaking nature, taming the soil. feeding it on oats. The civilized man regards the pine tree as his enemy. He will fell it and let in the light, grub it up and raise wheat or rye there. It is no better than a fungus to him.

    War   Men   Light  
    David R. Foster, Henry David Thoreau (2009). “Thoreau's Country: Journey through a Transformed Landscape”, p.38, Harvard University Press
  • The highest nobility lies in taming your own mind.

    Lying   Mind   Taming  
  • Any time you're working in the world of taming animals, you're going to get hurt. But it's a rush that we get.

    Hurt   Animal   Taming  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes". www.imdb.com.
  • When we think back to our forefathers, with their sedentary lives of forest-chopping, railroad-building, fortune-founding, their fox-hunting and Indian taming, their prancing about in the mazurka and the polka, with their coattails flying and their bustles bouncing, to say nothing of their all-day sessions with the port and straight bourbon,... we must realize that we are a nation, not of neurasthenics, but of sissies and slow-motion sports.

  • Science had married the wilderness and was taming the savage shrew.

    Savages   Taming   Shrews  
    1958 Of Alaska. Ice Palace.
  • So powerful, in fact, is simple string in taming the world to human will and ingenuity that I suspect it to be the unseen weapon that allowed the human race to conquer the earth, that enabled us to move out into every econiche on the globe during the Upper Palaeolithic. We could call it the String Revolution.

  • I've got a lot of people that are really good at taming animals and working with animals; and they can't explain how they do. They just get a feeling from the animal.

    Interview with Jenny Dean, www.floppycats.com. May 23, 2012.
  • I didn't need taming. I needed saving.

    Needs   Taming   Saving  
  • She moves me not, or not removes at least affection's edge in me.

    Moving   Taming   Shrews  
    William Shakespeare (1842). “The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely new collation of the old editions, with notes [&c.] by J.P. Collier. [With] Notes and emendations to the text of Shakespeare's plays”, p.129
  • Say she rail; why, I'll tell her plain She sings as sweetly as a nightingale. Say that she frown; I'll say she looks as clear As morning roses newly wash'd with dew. Say she be mute and will not speak a word; Then I'll commend her volubility, and say she uttereth piercing eloquence.

    Morning   Rose   Dew  
    'The Taming Of The Shrew' (1592) act 2, sc. 1, l. 171
  • Truthfully speaking, women are dangerous, even those who aren't feminists, because there has always been a women's revolt. Only it has usually translated itself into solitary, individualist, disagreeable manifestations - the whole history of the taming of the shrew, the woman-shrew. They weren't shrews without cause.

    Source: www.iaphitalia.org
  • In brief, sir, study what you most affect.

    'The Taming Of The Shrew' (1592) act 1, sc. 1, l. 39
  • When is a game more than a game? So often, we pay lip service to the uplifting power of sports, the teamwork, the camaraderie, the lessons in taming one's own ego for the sake of the group. But you have to wonder, how often is that still really true?

    "Lebron James: 'More Than A Game' - Part II". "Tell Me More" with Michel Martin, www.npr.org. October 15, 2009.
  • The poorest service is repaid with thanks.

    William Shakespeare (1833). “The plays and poems of William Shakspeare”, p.249
  • Time hath a taming hand.

    Hands   Taming  
    John Henry Newman (1853). “Verses on Religious Subjects”, p.40
  • Happiness comes through taming the mind; without taming the mind there is no way to be happy

    Mind   Taming   Way  
    His Holiness The Dalai Lama (2013). “Kindness, Clarity, and Insight”, p.138, Shambhala Publications
  • Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper, Thy head, thy sovereign; one that cares for thee, And for thy maintenance commits his body To painful labour both by sea and land, To watch the night in storms, the day in cold, Whilst thou liest warm at home, secure and safe; And craves no other tribute at thy hands But love, fair looks and true obedience; Too little payment for so great a debt.

    Marriage   Husband   Home  
    'The Taming Of The Shrew' (1592) act 5, sc. 2, l. 147
  • All is well that ends well

    Wise   Drama   Italian  
    Emily Rodda (2008). “The Key to Rondo”, p.332, Scholastic Inc.
  • This is a way to kill a wife with kindness.

    'The Taming Of The Shrew' (1592) act 4, sc. 1, l. [208]
  • Think you a little din can daunt mine ears? Have I not in my time heard lions roar? Have I not heard the sea, puffed up with winds, Rage like an angry boar chafed with sweat? Have I not heard great ordinance in the field, And Heaven's artillery thunder in the skies? Have I not in a pitched battle heard Loud 'larums, neighing steeds, and trumpets' clang? And do you tell me of a woman's tongue, That gives not half so great a blow to hear As will a chestnut in a farmer's fire? Tush! tush! fear boys with bugs. Grumio: For he fears none.

    Thinking   Blow   Boys  
    William Shakespeare (2016). “The Taming of the Shrew”, p.33, Penguin
  • Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, Shall win my love.

    William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson (1765). “The plays of William Shakespeare in eight volumes: with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam Johnson”, p.69
  • Education is not the taming or domestication of the soul's raw passions - not suppressing them or excising them, which would deprive the soul of its energy - but forming and informing them as art.

    Education   Art   Passion  
    Allan Bloom (2008). “Closing of the American Mind”, p.71, Simon and Schuster
  • There are many objects of desire, and therefore many desires. Some are born with us, hunger, yearning, and pride of place, and some are of the foolishness of the world, such as the desire to eat off silver plates. Desire is a wild horse to be tamed. Virtue is habit long continued. The taming of desire is like the training of an athlete. Discipline is not the restraint but the use of energy.

    Horse   Athlete   Pride  
    "Eclogues: Eight Stories".
  • What, with my tongue in your tail? nay, come again, Good Kate; I am a gentleman.

    William Shakespeare, Brian Morris (1981). “The Taming of the Shrew: Second Series”, p.208, Cengage Learning EMEA
  • Why are our bodies soft, and weak, and smooth But that our soft conditions and our hearts Should well agree with our external parts?

    Heart   Taming   Body  
    William Shakespeare, William Harness (1830). “The dramatic works of William Shakspeare”, p.351
  • There's small choice in rotten apples.

    1593 Hortensio to Gremio.TheTaming of the Shrew, act1, sc.1, l.133-4.
  • Romance novels are tales of brave women taming dangerous men. They are stories that capture the excitement of that most mysterious of relationships, the one between a woman and a man. They are legends told to women by other women, and they are as powerful and as endlessly fascinating to women as the legends that lie at the heart of all the other genres.

    Powerful   Lying   Heart  
    Jayne Ann Krentz (1992). “Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance”, p.113, University of Pennsylvania Press
  • I am asham'd that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace.

    Peace   War   Simple  
    'The Taming Of The Shrew' (1592) act 5, sc. 2, l. 162
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