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Letter "E" » excite
«It's a great mistake, I think, to put children off with falsehoods and nonsense, when their growing powers of observation and discrimination excite in them a desire to know about things»
«Forbidden pleasures alone are loved immoderately; when lawful, they do not excite desire.»
«A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enough to arouse our fear, human enough to awaken some transient gleam of sympathy. We must triumph in his downfall, yet not barbarously nor with contempt, and the close of his career must be in harmony with all its previous development.»
«Misfortune, and recited misfortune especially, may be prolonged to the point where it ceases to excite pity and arouses only irritation.»
Author: Dorothy Parker
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«It is of eloquence as of a flame; it requires matter to feed it, and motion to excite it; and it brightens as it burns»
«I'll come no more behind your scenes, David; for the silk stockings and white bosoms of your actresses excite my amorous propensities»
«If all the earth became sugar, to continually excite the mind; if the mountains became gold and silver, studded with gems and jewels - even then, I would worship and adore You, and my longing to chant Your Praises would not decrease.»
«Need and struggle are what excite and inspire us.»
«Need and struggle are what excite and inspire us; our hour of triumph is what brings the void»
«Innocent amusements are such as excite moderately, and such as produce a cheerful frame of mind, not boisterous mirth; such as refresh, instead of exhausting, the system; such as recur frequently, rather than continue long; such as send us back to our daily duties invigorated in body and spirit; such as we can partake of in the presence and society of respectable friends; such as consist with and are favorable to a grateful piety; such as are chastened by self-respect, and are accompanied with the consciousness that life has a higher end than to be amused.»