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«Doctors still retain a high degree of public confidence because they are perceived as healers. Should lawyers not be healers? Healers, not warriors? Healers, not procurers? Healers, not hired guns?»
«For he knoweth not that which shall be: for who can tell him when it shall be? / There is no man that hath power over the spirit to retain the spirit; neither hath he power in the day of death: and there is no discharge in that war; neither shall wickedness deliver those that are given to it.»
«A gracious woman retaineth honour: and strong men retain riches.»
«And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; / Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, / Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, / Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful: / Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.»
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«If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.»
«A barrel that contains the wine will retain the drop in its staves.»
«In the end we retain from our studies only that which we practically apply.»
«In order to get power and retain it, it is necessary to love power; but love of power is not connected with goodness but with qualities that are the opposite of goodness, such as pride, cunning and cruelty»
«Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings of youth»
«Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood.»