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Quotes of keeps

  1. True realism consists in revealing the surprising things which habit keeps covered and prevents us from seeing. – Jean Cocteau
  2. I simply haven't the nerve to imagine a being, a force, a cause which keeps the planets revolving in their orbits and then suddenly stops in order to give me a bicycle with three speeds. – Quentin Crisp
  3. I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you. – Ryan Gosling
  4. For years everyone looked toward the demise of radio when television came along. Before that, they thought talking movies might eliminate radio as well. But radio just keeps getting stronger. – Casey Kasum
  5. Obedience keeps the rules. Love knows when to break them. – Anthony de Mello
  6. Herr Schroder has conducted two electoral campaigns, and he is doing it again now, by not telling people what is really necessary. He keeps avoiding the difficult and uncomfortable issues, those that imply changes and therefore provoke discussions. – Angela Merkel
  7. Because I get nervous all the time. It's weird but I think it's fun and it's refreshing. It's always good to be that way. That keeps me appreciative of everything. – Christina Milian
  8. The main thing is that this band keeps going. – Jerry Only
  9. Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion. – Pythagoras
  10. I'm the sort of person who keeps a lot to myself. – Patrick Rafter
  11. I can't think of anything off the top of my head that seems more important than something designed to raise money to keep something going that keeps IV drug users from dying. – Elliott Smith
  12. True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be. – Ralph W. Sockman
  13. That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart. – Richard Steele
  14. One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. – Judith Viorst
  15. In my eighties, my best friends are in their fifties, and I have many friends at university. It keeps one young, and up with the vocabulary. That's terribly important, especially for a writer. – Mary Wesley

Usage examples for keeps

  1. Mrs. Macdonnell keeps asking him to clear out, but he always says there is no hurry, and that he will wait until she is better. – The Adventure League by Hilda T. Skae
  2. Is that what keeps you awake?" – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  3. Is a man a gentleman, if he keeps a servant? – The Guilty River by Wilkie Collins
  4. I feel as if it ought to be midnight now; nothing but the thought of the piggywigs keeps me out of bed. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  5. But it's all because your cousin keeps you so close to work. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  6. Well, I guess we've no use for that while Esmond keeps his head, and the one question is what we're going to eat. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  7. L stands for Labor, which is always well spent, If it keeps Mr. Fly from enjoying content. – Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt-Jones
  8. Keeps 'The Cutlers' Arms, ' in Black Street." – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  9. If he has, he keeps it to himself, and he and I never refer to it. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  10. The rest is all so nice and dull, that it keeps us awake all day. – Queer Stories for Boys and Girls by Edward Eggleston
  11. Even here, however, the piece still keeps the Chaucerian form and manner, and is only a kind of exercise. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  12. Almost every one; that's how she keeps going at such a rate. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  13. I can't imagine what keeps her, though I suppose they have a great deal to talk over!" – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  14. She'll know what that means; and if she keeps me waitin it'll be worse. – Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
  15. The longer he keeps silent, the heavier will be his punishment. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  16. The Romanite keeps best. – The Apple by Various
  17. I s'pose it's wicked to feel such things on Sunday, but, somehow, what she said keeps making me so bad that I know I hate her, and I guess I hate Mr. Guy! – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  18. " If he keeps on in this way," he murmured, " he will be a greater man than I; his name will be remembered and mine will be forgotten." – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  19. My work here keeps me too busy. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. Guess we'll need it all right if this keeps on. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope

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