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Letter "L" » lend
«A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.»
«Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.»
Author: Lewis H. Lapham
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«For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the throng, in the ebb and flow, the bustle, the fleeting and the infinite. To be away from home and yet to feel at home anywhere; to see the world, to be at the very center of the world, and yet to be unseen of the world, such are some of the minor pleasures of those independent, intense and impartial spirits, who do not lend themselves easily to linguistic definitions. The observer is a prince enjoying his incognito wherever he goes.»
Author: Charles Baudelaire
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«Give, and you may keep your friend it you lose your money; lend, and the chances are that you lose your friend if ever you get back your money»
«A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.»
«Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours.»
«And he said unto them, Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; / For a friend of mine in his journey is come to me, and I have nothing to set before him? / And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee.»
«For the LORD thy God blesseth thee, as he promised thee: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, but thou shalt not borrow; and thou shalt reign over many nations, but they shall not reign over thee.»
«A little onward lend thy guiding hand / To these dark steps, a little further on.»
«Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them, The good is oft interred with their bones.»
Author: William Shakespeare