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«Don't rely on men but don't shun them either.»
«He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool - shun him. He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple - teach him. He who knows and knows not he knows: he is asleep - wake him. He who knows and knows he knows: he is wise - follow him.»
«Hardly a book of human worth, be it heaven's own secret, is honestly placed before the reader; it is either shunned, given a Periclean funeral oration in a hundred and fifty words, or interred in the potter's field of the newspapers back pages.»
«However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not bad... it looks poorest when you are richest. The fault-finder will find faults, even in paradise. Love your life, poor as it is. You may have perhaps so»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
as it is
, not bad
«For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.»
«A poor man is shunned by all his relatives - how much more do his friends avoid him! Though he pursues them with pleading, they are nowhere to be found»
«It is a talent of the weak to persuade themselves that they suffer for something when they suffer from something; that they are showing the way when they are running away; that they see the light when they feel the heat; that they are chosen when they are shunned.»
«Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.»
Author: Ernest Hemingway
, paint a picture
, The Big Picture
«Is it not enough to know the evil to shun it? If not, we should be sincere enough to admit that we love evil too well to give it up.»
«For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperilling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.»