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Letter "T" » Taints
«Pleasure only starts once the worm has got into the fruit, to become delightful happiness must be tainted with poison.»
«We are tainted by modern philosophy which has taught us that all is good, whereas evil has polluted everything and in a very real sense all is evil, since nothing is in its proper place.»
«Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.»
«The idea that a congressman would be tainted by accepting money from private industry or private sources is essentially a socialist argument.»
«Time is what keeps the light from reaching us. There is no greater obstacle to God than time: and not only time but temporalities, not only temporal things but temporal affections, not only temporal affections but the very taint and smell of time.»
«To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.»
Author: Orison Swett Marden
, The Young Man
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«There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted»
«Capricious, wanton, bold, and brutal lust Is meanly selfish; when resisted, cruel; And, like the blast of pestilential winds, Taints the sweet bloom of nature's fairest forms»
Author: John Milton
, The Sweet
«His money is twice tainted: 'taint yours and 'taint mine»
«I hate ingratitude more in a person; than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or, any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.»
Author: William Shakespeare