Quotes of astray

  1. If the present world go astray the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought. – Dante Alighieri
  2. Pop science goes flying off in all kinds of fashionable directions, and it often drags a lot of SF writers with it. I've been led astray like that myself at times. – Greg Egan
  3. A sublime faith in human imbecility has seldom led those who cherish it astray – Havelock Ellis
  4. It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this. – Alexander Herzen
  5. Believe in God, for with the grace of God the American rockets will go astray and we will be saved. – Mohammed Omar
  6. Who walks the fastest, but walks astray is only furthest from his way. – Matthew Prior
  7. For there is no friend like a sister in calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, to fetch one if one goes astray to lift one if one totters down, to strengthen whilst one stands. – Christina G. Rossetti
  8. If you will stay with the majority of the Twelve Apostles, and the records of the Church, you will never be led astray – Joseph Smith, Jr.
  9. The world's a forest, in which all lose their way; though by a different path each goes astray – George Villiers
  10. Intuition makes much of it; I mean by this the faculty of seeing a connection between things that in appearance are completely different; it does not fail to lead us astray quite often. – Andre Weil
  11. Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges, mayors and governors, who are given to change, defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas. – David Wilkerson
  12. With the other fellow actors who have gone astray I think it's sad that society wants to label the business as doing this to people. It's really not true. – Tina Yothers

Usage examples for astray

  1. Only just possible, replied Mr Harrington, as this place is so retired, and my own letters sometimes go astray but you must feel that such a hope as that is a mere shadow. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  2. When the creature claimeth for its own anything good, it goeth astray – Christian Mysticism by William Ralph Inge
  3. It ran as follows: I have reason to believe an attempt will sooner or later be made upon my life, and that the utmost cunning will be employed to lead the authorities astray – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  4. It only leads men astray and pleases the Devils. – The First Distiller by Leo Tolstoy
  5. Sometimes when we are far astray Their spirit- hands may guide our way; And if we would but pause to hear, What whispered words of tender cheer Might come on those fine airs that blow From the strange Land of Long Ago! – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall
  6. A letter must have gone astray your mother thinks. – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards
  7. If he went astray and could not follow the difficult path he indicated, he has at least clearly described the ways and modes of proceeding. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  8. No one but a fool will permit a woman to go astray under his eyes, and a fool deserves to lose his wife. – With Edge Tools by Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
  9. Hence, if the present world doth go astray In you the cause is, be it sought in you; And I therein will now be thy true spy. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  10. 7. What spirits stand ever ready to deceive and ruin those who are off guard or bent on going astray – Bible-Readings-for-the-Home-Circle by
  11. Unfortunately, I allowed my judgment to lead me astray – King Arthur's Socks and Other Village Plays by Floyd Dell
  12. Let your life be like the hour hand of the watch, so true and steady that other girls and boys who daily watch you may know life's time, may never be led astray – The Children's Six Minutes by Bruce S. Wright
  13. But for the last fortnight things had begun to go astray with them. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  14. Oh, Sadie, I have led you astray may I not help you back?" – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  15. And to lead you astray I can assure you, is far from my purpose. – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter
  16. But then, as things now are with us, like all the rest of the machinery of the soul, shame has gone sadly astray both in its objects and in its operations, till it demands a long, a severe, and a very noble discipline over himself before any man can keep shame in its proper place and directed in upon its proper objects. – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  17. Two of their trunks had gone astray and on the night of their arrival the mother was taken violently ill. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  18. Jack Carleton therefore took every precaution against going astray – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  19. Had her letter gone astray – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  20. The theories criticised, moreover, even where they have gone astray in solving problems, have at least the merit of stating problems, and so have aided in clearing the way for theories better based. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.

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