Quotes of Knock - somelinesforyou

“ There is a cunning which we in England call the turning of the cat in the pan. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving. ”

- Dale Carnegie

“ Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also. ”

- Bible

“ The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him, and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself, too. ”

- Samuel Butler

“ Some are kissing mothers and some are scolding mothers, but it is love just the same — and most mothers kiss and scold together. ”

- Pearl S. Buck

“ Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it. ”

- Stephen Harper

“ Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything. ”

- Nikita Khrushchev

“ Who art a light to guide, a rod To check the erring, and reprove. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ Even if people censure me, they should do so hat in hand. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ Three strikes and you are out. ”

- Unknown

“ He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach. ”

- Demosthenes

“ Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail. ”

- Clive James

“ You cannot criticize the New Testament. It criticizes you. ”

- John Jay Chapman

“ He'd tried to strike up a conversation with her. ”

- Dave Barry

“ Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies. ”

- Bible

“ Much of the messy advertising you see on television today is the product of committees. Committees can criticize advertisements, but they should never be allowed to create them. ”

- David Ogilvy

“ The effects of good music are not just because it's new; on the contrary music strikes us more the more familiar we are with it. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Violence stinks no matter which side of it you're on. But now and then there's nothing left to do but hit the other person over the head with a frying pan. ”

- Tom Robbins

“ They have a right to censure that have a heart to help. ”

- William Penn

“ It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer. ”

- Aeschylus

“ Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults. ”

- Socrates

“ There is luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel no one else has a right to blame us. ”

- Don Marquis

“ They criticize me for harping on the obvious - If all the folks in the United States would do the few simple things they know they ought to do, most of our big problems would take care of themselves. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee. ”

- The Bible

“ I will chide no breather in the world but myself, against whom I know most faults. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ How forcible are right words! ”

- Bible

“ A fine world in which man reproaches woman with fulfilling his heart's desire! ”

- Karl Kraus

“ If I flop, let 'em pan me. ”

- Knute Rockne

“ It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools. ”

- Bible
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