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Beauty. The power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband.
Beauty
Ambrose Bierce

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Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Music
William Congreve

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O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
Applause
William Cowper

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A generous confession disarms slander.
Slander
Thomas Fuller

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Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.
Smile
Thomas Gray

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Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat.
Action
Eric Hoffer

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There are charms made only for distance admiration.
Charm
Samuel Johnson

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Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess.
Imagination
Samuel Johnson

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A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.
Men
(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal

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Be careful: they have arms, and no alternatives.
Force
Ryszard Kapuscinski

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The country has charms only for those not obliged to stay there.
Nations
Edouard Manes

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It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't.
Innocence
Mignon McLaughlin

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It is not death that alarms me, but dying.
Death and Dying
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Beauty
Alexander Pope

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The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
Peace
Pope John XXIII

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The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
Charm
Marcel Proust

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God walked down the stairs of heaven with a Baby in His arms.
Christmas
Paul Scherer

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Wise men never sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.
Losers and Losing
William Shakespeare

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Depression is melancholy minus its charms -- the animation, the fits.
Depression
Susan Sontag

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A man thinks as well through his legs and arms as this brain.
Thoughts and Thinking
Henry David Thoreau

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I should like to lie at your feet and die in your arms.
Lies and Lying
Voltaire

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun