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«Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal. Remember the reply of the righteous slave to Moses when he said to him: 'May I follow you so that you can teach me what you know about what is right?' He replied: 'Surely you will not be able to be patient with me. How can you be patient about something which you do not understand?'»
«(reply to a journalist's comment, that the Hungarian refugees arriving at Mascot aerodrome, Australia looked scruffy) Ah, yes, but they will make fine ancestors»
«I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.»
Author: George Bush
, depending on
, election of
«If somebody says, ''I love you,'' to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol-holder requires? ''I love you, too. ''»
Author: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
, in reply
, I Love You
, Somebody to Love
«A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.»
, in reply
, wise man
, with moderation
«Forward the Light Brigade! Was there a man dismay'd? Not tho' the soldier knew Someone had blunder'd: Their's not to make reply, Their's not to reason why, Their's but to do and die; Into the valley of death, Rode the six hundred, Cannon to right»
«Believe me, there exists no such dilemma as that in which a gentleman is placed when he is forced to reply to a blackguard.»
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
, There exists
«Hell is an outrage on humanity. When you tell me that your deity made you in his image, I reply that he must have been very ugly.»
«For he hears the lambs innocent call.And he hears the ewes tender reply.He is watchful while they are in peace.For they know when their Shepherd is nigh.»
Author: William Blake
, innocent of
, in reply
«Again I reply to the triple windsrunning chromatic fifths of derisionoutside my window:Play louder.»