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Quotes of revere

  1. Know not to revere human things too much. – Aeschylus
  2. Thank God we're not like America: everyone wants to look like they're 20. In Europe we admire grown -up women. I think men revere older women. – Francesca Annis
  3. Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is. – Amiri Baraka
  4. Singers like her, Patti, Tina Turner, I revere them when I'm in their presence. – Deborah Cox
  5. Russia, France, Germany and China. They revere their writers. America is still a frontier country that almost shudders at the idea of creative expression. – James A. Michener
  6. The wicked leader is he who the people despise. The good leader is he who the people revere The great leader is he who the people say, 'We did it ourselves.' – Lao Tzu
  7. It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere – Voltaire
  8. It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere – Voltaire
  9. A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere – Rebecca West
  10. Revere thyself, and yet thyself despise. – Edward Young

Usage examples for revere

  1. X Not vainly on us she charged her cause, The lady whom we revere For faith in the mask of a love untrue To the Love we honour, the Love her due, The Love we have vowed to rear. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. When he first arrived in Boston, after his speech, and spoke to the great crowd in front of the Revere House, he said, " I shall support no agitations having their foundations in unreal, ghostly abstractions." – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  3. Revere was promptly recalled with his troops, and at once relieved of command. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
  4. This is probably because they revere the cobra as their first mother. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  5. What a revelation of personal insignificance it is to fail to revere the majesty of the devout and aspiring life! – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  6. Revere Paul, in Penobscot expedition, 68. Rhode Island, island of, 407, et seq. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  7. Certainly he has that reward in the full establishment of that principle- for which, also, both he and Attorney- General Miller will receive the thanks of all who love and revere our national government and trust that its existence may be perpetuated. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  8. Upon the arrival of the President, the officers of the State government, to the number of about twenty, called at the Revere House, where we were received by J. Thomas Stevenson, a personal and political friend of Mr. Webster. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  9. It was this inevitable heroism of his that, more than his literature even, made me wish to see him and revere him; and I do not believe that I should have found the veneration difficult, when at last I met him in his insufficient person, if he had otherwise been present to my glowing expectation. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  10. For, thought he, it is a wholesome doctrine- reverence for old age; and yet how little there is to revere – Greene Ferne Farm by Richard Jefferies
  11. 93. Revere Paul, iii. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  12. " Yes," said Revere I've no mind to run the fleet yonder under a full moon." – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  13. By the middle of the afternoon he knocked again at cousin Snow's door in Revere Street, and delivered an invitation. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett
  14. You, a Craig, who brought years of suffering upon the woman we revere – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  15. Here, on the other side of the poetic ecstasy, we have the noble personality of Verhaeren, in whom we revere not only a poetic force, but a human perfection as well. – Ã‰mile Verhaeren by Stefan Zweig
  16. The day after the doctor's visit I saw our great physician, whom now all the world has learned to revere and who was ever more wise in matters of medicine than in matters of state. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  17. I revere Salvini, but I shall never see him- nor anybody- play again. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  18. In 1841 he writes in his diary: " Strange, cold- warm, attractive- repelling conversation with Margaret, whom I always admire, most revere when I nearest see, and sometimes love; yet whom I freeze and who freezes me to silence when we promise to come nearest." – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  19. He lives with friends who revere and adore him. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans

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