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Quotes of shun

  1. Don't rely on men but don't shun them either. – Jennifer Aniston
  2. We met, 'twas in a crowd, and I thought he would shun me. – Thomas Haynes Bayly
  3. He that shuns trifles must shun the world. – George Chapman
  4. Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun – John Dryden
  5. What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us. – John Gay
  6. We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short -term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long -term defeat for this Nation. – Raul Grijalva
  7. I made career decisions that came from the part of me who wanted to shun the limelight. – Ed Harris
  8. While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one. – Horace
  9. Those people who shun us just because of the label we're on, or the fact that we've got a video out there that's getting us somewhere, are only limiting themselves, because they aren't keeping an open mind. – Joel Madden
  10. When the strong box contains no more both friends and flatterers shun the door. – Plutarch
  11. Man should not try to avoid stress any more than he would shun food, love or exercise. – Hans Selye
  12. Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Usage examples for shun

  1. Birds are seldom seen, and the monkeys so common in the Philippines, shun the solitude of these immense forests. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  2. The story, to cause all the girls to shun her! – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  3. " Truly, my poor lass, I trow we cannot shun it," said he. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  4. When fortune smiles I'll not thy glory shun and leave behind Thy worship! – The Satyricon, Complete by Petronius Arbiter
  5. I see you will not allow me to forget it; but I must own it is weakness to endeavour to shun the scrutiny. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  6. You have probably heard what has been said in there and have also probably received a command to shun me. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  7. Laura was not an advanced female, with a mission; she was simply a young and lovely woman, capable of the noblest action and feeling should the occasion demand them, but naturally luxurious and beauty- loving in her tastes, and inclined to shun the prosaic side of life. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  8. " You describe a person whose friendship I would rather shun than seek," said Don Luis. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. She did not pause to consider what had caused their flight; but, obeying that instinct which bids us shun the present danger, perhaps to encounter a greater more remote, she sprang from the tree, and rushed towards the river. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  10. I bid thee fear it, shun it, hate it! – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  11. These fellows do all the dirty jobs, everything necessary in the way of extortion; the more respectable officials shun these disagreeable transactions, especially if they be natives of the place where the taxes are collected. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  12. Thinkest thou that I shun the truth, even when it strikes me to the earth? – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  13. And she was right to shun you- you would never have understood her." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. She has been violently taken from you, and you shun society in order to feed your sorrow. – 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
  15. But grant that strangers shun thy destinies And only Romans fight - shall not the son Shrink ere he strike his father? – Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars by Lucan
  16. I shall not shun the sight of him; it is delightful to me, and a less painful cure to him than sending him away would be. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  17. But why should he order us to shun it? – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  18. Shun not the struggle; face it. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  19. One effort, and the field is won; Then why should I the battle shun – Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan by Anonymous
  20. You can belong only to one- the other you must shun – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner

Rhymes for shun