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“It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance. Therefore much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery: it makes him and it mars him; it sets him on and it takes him off.”
“The moon is nothing But a circumambulating aphrodisiac Divinely subsidized to provoke the world Into a rising birth-rate”
“All that we are is the result of what we have thought.”
“The trumpet does no more stun you by its loudness, than a whisper teases you by its provoking inaudibility”
“In the process of trial and error, Our failed attempts are meant to destroy arrogance and provoke humility.”
Master Jin Kwon
“Provoking, isn't it? that when one is most in need of sensible words, one finds them not.”
Charlotte L. Forten Grimke
“All sensitive people agree that there is a peculiar emotion provoked by works of art.”
“Not to be provoked is best; but if moved, never correct till the fume is spent; for every stroke our fury strikes is sure to hit ourselves at last”
“In that sense, he didn't sit still. He tried in various ways to stimulate and even provoke the department.”
“It would be regrettable if such a letter was sent, particularly if it provoked disagreement between member states.”
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