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«Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further.»
«A destruction, an annihilation that only man can provoke, only man can prevent.»
«For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.»
Author: Marcel Proust
, thousand times
«As a general rule, I abstain from reading reports of attacks upon myself, wishing not to be provoked by that to which I cannot properly offer an answer»
Author: Abraham Lincoln
, general rule
, report it
«And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger.»
, familiar spirit
, his son
, pass through
«It is not he who gives abuse that affronts, but the view that we take of it as insulting; so that when one provokes you it is your own opinion which is provoking»
«I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
, with bitterness
«Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it»
«It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off.»
«It provokes the desire but it take away the performance.»