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Like an earthen pot, a bad man is easily broken, and cannot readily be restored to his former situation; but a virtuous man, like a vase of gold, is broken with difficulty, and easily repaired.
– The HitopadesaRate it:
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.Rate it:
Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end.
– William ShakespeareRate it:
Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return.
– Alexander PopeRate it:
Like dealing with Dad-all give and no take. (On negotiating with Soviet Premier Nikita S Khrushchev)
– John Fitzgerald KennedyRate it:
Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.
– Oscar Wilde, , in a letter to his friend, Frances Forbes-Robertson, who had invited him to her wedding in London, but Wilde wasRate it:
Like dogs in a wheel, birds in a cage, or squirrels in a chain, ambitious men still climb and climb, with great labor, and incessant anxiety, but never reach the top.
– Robert BurtonRate it:
Like drinking a cup of tea, all the simple things in life are the real things that make us happy!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Like giving flowers to a child.
– Japanese Proverbs: Wit and WisdomRate it:
Like having your own licence to print money.
– Lord Thomson of FleetRate it:
Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves.
– J. B. PriestleyRate it:
Like my best friend Alisha Fernandes says... You can fight with your family and be miles away from them. But in the end of the day. They're all you have.
– Shashank KhubchandaniRate it:
Like one
Who having into truth, by telling of it,
Made such a sinner of his memory,
To credit his own lie.

– William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2Rate it:
Like other occult techniques of divination, the statistical method has a private jargon deliberately contrived to obscure its methods from non-practitioners.
– Josh BillingsRate it:
Like President Reagan, President Bush has not shied from calling evil by its name or declaring his intention to defeat its latest incarnation, terrorism, just as free men and women of all political persuasions, here and abroad, defeated fascism and communism before.
– Donald Rumsfeld, Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, October 10, 2003Rate it:
Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.
– Nelson MandelaRate it:
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.
– Kurt VonnegutRate it:
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
– Author UnknownRate it:
Like the bee, we should make our industry our amusement.
– James GoldsmithRate it:
like the cycle of water and life there is of love first you meet him, have a crush on him, dream that he is so damn perfect, realize he loves someone else, have a broken heart, finally getting over, and damn it! here we go again
– FerRate it:
Like the herd animals we are, we sniff warily at the strange one among us.
– LorenRate it:
Like the number of apples Contained within a single apple seed Each opportunity that we seize Contains an untold number of benefits.
– Rick IrvingRate it:
Like the old motto of a famous Sunday paper, 'All human life was there' in the stately circle of the Mountbatten-Windsors, as the family coped in semipublic with those everlasting elements of human interest-sickness, scandal, family tension and divorce.
– John PearsonRate it:
Like the ski resort full of girls hunting for husbands and husbands hunting for girls, the situation is not as symmetrical as it might seem.
– Alan MackayRate it:
Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came this way for a brief moment.
– Harlan Ellison, "Paladin of the Lost Hour"Rate it:

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