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Letter "D" » discharges
«A manufacture of bologna sausage accused a man whom he had discharged of spreading a report that the manufacturer's sausage was made of dog meat.The accused man protested: I never said any such thing, but I will tell you what I did say. I said that w»
Author: Sam Houston
, Bologna sausage
, The Accused
«The only way to get rid of responsibilities is to discharge them.»
«Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.»
«I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.»
«That religion, or the duty we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence; and therefore all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to th»
«If at the end of the week's work, and on receiving his wages, he were to ask his employer for a larger sum, pleading that, though he could not justly claim it and did not really deserve it, yet he expected it, he would not only receive the larger sum but would, doubtless, be discharged from his post. Yet in spiritual things men do not think it to be either foolish or selfish to ask for these blessings»
«When some men discharge an obligation you can hear the report for miles around»
«I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.»
Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
, be amiss
, Right or Wrong
«All lovers swear more performance than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part of one.»
Author: William Shakespeare
, less than
, swear in
, tenth part
«Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.»