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Quotes of forbidden

  1. Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree. – Johann Arndt
  2. I certainly don't know if you could claim that every theft is wrong, but I'll prove to you that every theft is forbidden by simply locking you up. – Karel Capek
  3. Like hatred, jealousy is forbidden by the laws of life because it is essentially destructive. – Alexis Carrel
  4. Riches are not forbidden but the pride of them is. – John Chrysostom
  5. The next thing I would mention, and warn you against, is profaneness. This you know is forbidden by God. – Jupiter Hammon
  6. It doesn't seem to me strange that children should like the macabre, the sensational, and the forbidden – Anthony Hecht
  7. When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives. – Robert A. Heinlein
  8. The people are forbidden to give aid and comfort to rebels. What of a government that has the power to cut off from aid and comfort all the rebels of the South and fails to exercise it? – Robert Dale Owen
  9. That's metaphysics, my dear fellow. It's forbidden me by my doctor, my stomach won't take it. – Boris Pasternak
  10. We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us. – Francois Rabelais
  11. For us, holding on to religious rules, and following them, and refraining from what's forbidden and being diligent with our duties, what do we call that? That's what we call freedom. – Muqtada al Sadr
  12. The Southern slave would obey God in respect to marriage, and also to the reading and studying of His word. But this, as we have seen, is forbidden him. – Gerrit Smith
  13. 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. – Ali ibn Abi Talib
  14. It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. – Voltaire

Usage examples for forbidden

  1. He much wants to see you, and, as I have forbidden his calling on you at the Lawn, can only meet you here. ” – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. He would if he could, but it is forbidden – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  3. “ Peggy had forbidden the servants to wait up for her. ” – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  4. He played with the thought as a child might play with a forbidden toy. ” – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  5. “ A policy of life insurance payable to the insured, or in the event of his death to his personal representatives, may be assigned unless forbidden by statute, therefore a policy payable to the wife of the insured, or another may be assigned by the united act of the insured and the beneficiary. ” – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  6. “ I have been forbidden to speak more than these few words, to express my personal regret that I am unable to give my personal attention to your needs and pleasure." ” – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  7. Well, it hasn't been forbidden – Monitress Merle by Angela Brazil
  8. We are forbidden to do something because we are inclined to do it, and because we ought to do the opposite. ” – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  9. That is one of the books that Miguel has forbidden me to read. ” – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  10. She would be very glad to hear her speak, but now she has forbidden her. ” – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  11. As it is now, should they find or steal a forbidden book, they cannot read it. ” – City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings
  12. “ I have forbidden you to do so, and you may trust me when I tell you that you have spoken to her for the last time. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. He could not have climbed to forbidden heights now even if he would. ” – Killykinick by Mary T. Waggaman
  14. The door of the adjoining chamber stood open, and the long forbidden room lay exposed to any eye. ” – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  15. Have you no forbidden books? ” – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  16. That is really inside the Forbidden City, so at last we shall set foot on the sacred ground. ” – Letters from China and Japan by John Dewey Alice Chipman Dewey
  17. Beyond these latter I was strictly forbidden to pass. ” – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel
  18. Had he ever been forbidden the house? ” – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  19. Every State legislature in the Union is forbidden by its own constitution to exercise it. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  20. She could not speak of it to Joe, for the doctor had forbidden it. ” – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole

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