Quotations that match 'oath'.

But the eighteenth century, on the whole, loathed melancholy. George Saintsbury
[ Century Eighteenth Loathed Melancholy Whole]
The decision that has to be made was whether it was material, whether he knew he was lying under oath, whether he did it willfully. I think that's required of any prosecutor who is charged with an investigation of this. Barbara Olson
[ Any Charged Decision Did Investigation Knew Lying Made Material Oath Prosecutor Required Think Under Whether Willfully]
Hey, I may loathe myself, but it has nothing to do with the fact that I'm Jewish. Larry David
[ Fact Hey Jewish Loathe May Myself Nothing]
I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame. Michael C. Hall
[ Cornered Homosexual Market Self-Loathing Sense Shame Think]
Imagine this guy hits Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger and knocks him out. You hit Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger, he'll beat the crap out of you. Mickey Spillane
[ Beat Crap Guy Hammer Head Him Hit Hits Imagine Knocks Mike Out Over Wooden]
But if, on the other hand, we should be justified in rejecting it, if there testified on oath, then, supposing our rules of evidence to be sound, we may be excused if we hesitate elsewhere to give it credence. Simon Greenleaf
[ Credence Elsewhere Evidence Excused Give Hand Hesitate Justified May Oath Other Our Rejecting Rules Should Sound Supposing Testified Then]
A general loathing of a gang or sect usually has some sound basis in instinct. Ezra Pound
[ Basis Gang General Instinct Loathing Sect Some Sound Usually]
People out there must be told about the self-loathing that follows rape and how it's the greatest breakage in divine law to mutilate themselves, as I have done. Tori Amos
[ Divine Done Follows Greatest How Law Must Mutilate Out Self-Loathing Themselves Told]
When the magistrate says 'That's not a good enough reason my man.' He said 'Excuse me, could I ask you? Have you taken an oath of allegiance to the Monarch?' Anthony Holden
[ Allegiance Ask Could Enough Excuse Good Magistrate Man Monarch Oath Reason Said Says Taken]
An artist cannot be responsible for what people make of their art. An audience loathe giving up preconceived images of an artist. Stephen Stills
[ Art Artist Audience Cannot Giving Images Loathe Make Preconceived Responsible Their Up]
Unfortunately, in today's world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them. James L. Buckley
[ Accountable Ask Bear Derives Expectation Fact God Hold Honor Implicit Make Manner Oath Power Promises Reminded Them Today Unfortunately Us Which Will Witness World]
In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul. Mary Renault
[ Brood Grow Hatred Into Loathe Love Our Soul Thing Upon Very]
I have always loathed working out. Tea Leoni
[ Always Loathed Out Working]
The time has come to formulate guidelines for the ethical conduct of scientist, perhaps in the form of a voluntary Hippocratic Oath. Joseph Rotblat
[ Come Conduct Ethical Form Formulate Guidelines Oath Perhaps Scientist Time Voluntary]
I think you have to judge everything based on your personal taste. And if that means being critical, so be it. I hate political correctness. I absolutely loathe it. Simon Cowell
[ Absolutely Based Being Correctness Critical Everything Hate Judge Loathe Means Personal Political Taste Think Your]
I would loathe to work on modern films. Julie Harris
[ Films Loathe Modern Work Would]
Language cannot describe the scene that followed; the shouts, oaths, frantic gestures, taunts, replies, and little fights; and therefore I shall not attempt it. Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
[ Attempt Cannot Describe Fights Followed Frantic Gestures Language Little Oaths Replies Scene Shall Shouts Taunts Therefore]
Never take a solemn oath. People think you mean it. Norman Douglas
[ Mean Never Oath Solemn Take Think]
A liar is always lavish of oaths. Pierre Corneille
[ Always Lavish Liar Oaths]
There is nothing in the world that I loathe more than group activity, that communal bath where the hairy and slippery mix in a multiplication of mediocrity. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Activity Bath Communal Group Hairy Loathe Mediocrity Mix More Multiplication Nothing Slippery Than Where World]
I think Michael Moore is loathsome, though, not because he dislikes Bush, but because he seems to dislike America. Tucker Carlson
[ America Because Bush Dislike Dislikes Loathsome Michael Moore Seems Think Though]
It may be that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,' but I should be loath to see a rose on a maiden's breast substituted by a flower, however beautiful and fragrant it might be, that is went by the name of the skunk lily. Alexander Henry
[ Any Beautiful Call Flower Fragrant However Lily Loath Maiden May Might Name Other Rose See Should Skunk Smell Substituted Sweet Went Which Would]
Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago. Jane Byrne
[ Am Chicago Citizen City Longer Mayor Oath Private Solemn Taking Tonight]
I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die. Eldridge Cleaver
[ Communism Day Die Heart Oath Oppose Taken Until]
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth. William Blake
[ Better Fun Happiness Loathsome Love Mirth Most Much Than Things Too]
The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings. John F. Kennedy
[ Free Historically Inherently Oaths Open Opposed Proceedings Repugnant Secrecy Secret Societies Society Very Word]
There is no such thing as a lovers' oath. Plato
[ Lovers Oath Such Thing]
If it was about lying under oath - we actually know that Clinton certainly was deceptive, as most people would be about their sex lives - but, in fact, he did not lie. Paul Begala
[ Actually Certainly Clinton Deceptive Did Fact Know Lie Lives Lying Most Oath Sex Their Under Would]
In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her. Sam Houston
[ Been Bloodshed Bring Civil Constitution Her Love Name Oath Refuse Strife Take Texas Too Trampled Upon Well Which]
I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today. Penelope Keith Gardening
[ Am Believer Culture Future Generations Great Just Live Loathe Lot Now Plant Planting Things Today Trees Where]
I do not write often now - not for want of something to say, but from a loathing of all I see and hear. Why dwell upon it? Mary Chesnut
[ Dwell Hear Loathing Now Often Say See Something Upon Want Why Write]
Art saved me; it got me through my depression and self-loathing, back to a place of innocence. Jeanette Winterson
[ Art Back Depression Got Innocence Place Saved Self-Loathing Through]
It never felt real to me. I never felt I had complete ownership over Bond. Because you'd have these stupid one-liners - which I loathed - and I always felt phony doing them. Pierce Brosnan
[ Always Because Bond Complete Doing Felt Had Loathed Never One-Liners Over Ownership Phony Real Stupid Them These Which]
That piece has been choreographed so badly so many times. I'm loathe to do it but I may eventually because it is one of the seminal art works of the twentieth century. Mark Morris
[ Art Badly Because Been Century Choreographed Eventually Loathe Many May Piece Times Twentieth Works]
In the Olympic Oath, I ask for only one thing: sporting loyalty. Pierre de Coubertin
[ Ask Loyalty Oath Olympic Only Sporting Thing]
I loathe cheese, it makes me ill. Colin Baker
[ Cheese Ill Loathe Makes]
And the basis on which we agreed to operate with them involved a manifesto, where it states that we proceed from different ideologies and policies. One thing that we insisted on was that they should take an oath to reject racism and discrimination. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Agreed Basis Different Discrimination Ideologies Insisted Involved Manifesto Oath Operate Policies Proceed Racism Reject Should States Take Them Thing Where Which]
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Crime Cruelty Music Oppression Simple Soft Stupidity]
I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever, how I ever got into this dreadful trade. Al Alvarez
[ Book Boy Dreadful Ever Got How Imagine Into Jewish Loathe Mean Nice Really Say Trade]
I take the theater seriously in that I loathe it, I'm bored by it. Fiona Shaw
[ Bored Loathe Seriously Take Theater]
Oaths are the fossils of piety. George Santayana
[ Fossils Oaths Piety]
I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity. Diana Vreeland
[ Approve Loathe Narcissism Vanity]
Never, since the fall of communism, has it been so abundantly clear that an ethos exists, which is loath to accept the freedoms and prosperity we hold sacred in this nation. Jim Walsh
[ Abundantly Accept Been Clear Communism Ethos Exists Fall Freedoms Hold Loath Nation Never Prosperity Sacred Since Which]
I do not weep: I loathe tears, for they are a sign of slavery. Max Beckmann
[ Loathe Sign Slavery Tears Weep]
I took an oath to protect the people of Arizona, and that's what I'm going to do. I'm going to keep pushing in that direction. Jan Brewer
[ Arizona Direction Going Keep Oath Protect Pushing Took]
In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith. James L. Buckley
[ Accountability Analysis Believe Breach Cannot Continue Course Degree Encourage Escape Faith Fidelity Last Oath Office Officeholders Only Ultimate Will]
People with advantages are loath to believe that they just happen to be people with advantages. C. Wright Mills
[ Advantages Believe Happen Just Loath]
The men whose manhood you have broken will loathe you, and will always be brooding and scheming to strike a fresh blow. James Larkin
[ Always Blow Broken Brooding Fresh Loathe Manhood Men Strike Whose Will]
Oaths are but words, and words are but wind. Samuel Butler
[ Oaths Wind Words]
I am loathe to get married again. I've been married enough; I just prefer to forget it. Hattie McDaniel
[ Again Am Been Enough Forget Get Just Loathe Married Prefer]
Ah, no, far be from me a thought which I loathe like poison. Giuseppe Garibaldi
[ Ah Far Loathe Poison Thought Which]
When I testified in front of Congress, I know that I was testifying under oath and I told the truth. Rafael Palmeiro
[ Congress Front Know Oath Testified Testifying Told Truth Under]
Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes. Robin Leach
[ Another Loves Person Subjective Travel Very]
I absolutely loathe luxury. It is the one thing I cannot stand. Brigitte Bardot
[ Absolutely Cannot Loathe Luxury Stand Thing]
Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation. Robin Hayes
[ Against Air Army Coast Commitment Constitution Continue Domestic Enemies Force Foreign Forget Guard Importance Marines Nation Navy Never Oath Our Protect Serve Served Their Those Took Uphold]
The oath of renunciation and allegiance is a solemn vow taken by thousands of immigrants each year to become a United States citizen. The oath is the fundamental statement of allegiance to the United States, and this allegiance is what unites America. Jim Ryun
[ Allegiance America Become Citizen Each Fundamental Immigrants Oath Renunciation Solemn Statement States Taken Thousands United Unites Vow Year]
I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break. Herodotus
[ Another Apart Break Cheat Cities Feared Gather Men Middle Never Oaths Place Set Swear Their Those Where Which Yet]
At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe. Ted Rall
[ American Bosses Loathe Point Pretty Respectful Workers]
Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery. Bertrand Russell
[ Beautiful Because Confer Hated Hideous Impose Loathed Machines Power Slavery Valued Worshipped]
To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy. Ronald Reagan
[ Churchill Did Dissolution Economy Intention Just Oath Over Paraphrase Presiding Strongest Take Taken Winston World]
Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature. Aeschylus
[ Between Bigger Guarded Love Man Married Nature Oaths Right Than Woman]
I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths. Aeschylus
[ Case Must Oaths Say Unjust Win]
I am really not interested in the cinema. I loathed it when I started six years ago, and I don't enjoy it even now. Brigitte Bardot
[ Ago Am Cinema Enjoy Even Interested Loathed Now Really Six Started Years]
How small regard is had to the oath of God by men professing the name of God. George Gillespie
[ God Had How Men Name Oath Professing Regard Small]
Self-love depressed becomes self-loathing. Sally Kempton
[ Becomes Depressed Self-Loathing Self-Love]
You know I took an oath to tell the truth when I took the witness stand. Mary Harris Jones
[ Know Oath Stand Tell Took Truth Witness]
There is no question you get pumped up by the recognition. Then a self-loathing sets in when you realise you're enjoying it. George C. Scott
[ Enjoying Get Pumped Question Realise Recognition Self-Loathing Sets Then Up]
Look, if America - if being an American means anything, it means not having to lie under oath, not even for the president. Linda Tripp
[ America American Anything Being Even Having Lie Look Means Oath President Under]
I loved the Army as an institution and loathed every single thing it required me to do. Simon Raven
[ Army Every Institution Loathed Loved Required Single Thing]
At a tiny station in New Albany, Indiana, which is right across from the river from Louisville, Kentucky, where I grew up. The Louisville stations were loath to hire beginners, so I had to go across the river. Bob Edwards
[ Across Albany Beginners Go Grew Had Hire Indiana Kentucky Loath Louisville New Right River Station Stations Tiny Up Were Where Which]
First of all, you have to understand that I'm like anybody else. When I hear my voice on a record I absolutely loathe my voice. I cannot stand my voice. Roger Daltrey
[ Absolutely Anybody Cannot Else First Hear Loathe Record Stand Understand Voice]
Well, you know, Thomas Jefferson, who was the author of the Declaration of Independence said he wouldn't have any atheists in his cabinet because atheists wouldn't swear an oath to God. That was Jefferson and we have never had any Muslims in the cabinet. Pat Robertson
[ Any Atheists Author Because Cabinet Declaration God Had His Independence Jefferson Know Muslims Never Oath Said Swear Thomas Well]
To all those who walk the path of human cooperation war must appear loathsome and inhuman. Alfred Adler
[ Appear Cooperation Human Inhuman Loathsome Must Path Those Walk War]
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. Solon
[ Character More Nobility Oath Put Than Trust]
Of course, I also hear from critics who detest what I do, and while sometimes I feel rather proud of having made various the loathsome people or groups angry, at other times I wonder why I put up with such grief. Orson Scott Card
[ Also Angry Course Critics Detest Feel Grief Groups Having Hear Loathsome Made Other Proud Put Rather Sometimes Such Times Up Various While Why Wonder]
People don't know where to place me. Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys', and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'. Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler Opposite' and six days a week, I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the 'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag. Christopher Meloni
[ Again Another Become Big Blue Clerk Come Cop Days Dog Effeminate Fear Film Hired Hotel Indie Know Las Loathing Monkeys Nypd Opposite Place Playing Puppy Quirky Set Shooting Six Terry Then Time Twelve Used Vegas Week Whe]
As Members of Congress, we swear an oath to uphold the United States Constitution. It means something to be an American because we believe in our country, we believe in our people, and we believe in our constitution. Todd Tiahrt
[ American Because Believe Congress Constitution Country Means Members Oath Our Something States Swear United Uphold]
In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury. Giacomo Casanova
[ Action Any Doing Endeavour Every God Injury Laying Loathe Mean Respect Them Time Under Which Wicked Without Worship Wrong]
What I loathe is the multi-national conglomerates who must take responsibility for the degradation and pollution of so much of our landscape with their factory farming and greed. Fay Godwin
[ Degradation Factory Farming Greed Landscape Loathe Much Must Our Pollution Responsibility Take Their]
Lying under oath, and encouraging lies under oath, does go to the very heart and soul of what courts do. If we say we don't care, let's forget about courts, and we'll just have other ways of figuring out how to handle disputes. Kenneth Starr
[ Care Courts Disputes Does Encouraging Figuring Forget Go Handle Heart How Just Lies Lying Oath Other Out Say Soul Under Very Ways]
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. Margaret Mead
[ Age Being Children Class Color Delightful Each Instead Learn Loathsome Must Opportunity Presented Range Religion Sex Some Stereotypes Within]
We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
[ Against Attempts Check Eternally Expression Loathe Opinions Should Vigilant]
Everyone loathes his own country and countrymen if he is any sort of artist. Lawrence Durrell
[ Any Artist Country Countrymen Everyone His Own Sort]
Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge sundae. Kurt Vonnegut
[ Any Armor Attacked Expresses Full Hot Loathing Novel Person Preposterous Put Rage Reviewer She]
The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water. Sophocles
[ Inscribe Oaths Water Woman]
It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Administrative Bloodshed Detail Exceed Hard Harder Including Loathe Loathing Massacre More Nature Only States Still Submit Than Totalitarian Very War Which]
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath. Aeschylus
[ Believe Makes Man Oath Us]
By Rice's own standards, the war was well underway by the time he took office. He was a war president the moment he took the oath. But did he act like one? Howard Fineman
[ Act Did Moment Oath Office Own President Rice Standards Time Took Underway War Well]
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul. Simone Weil
[ Any Baseness Because Degree Grandeur Laws Loyalty Oath Soul Springs True]
Whether the gentleman is capable or not, he is loved all the same; conversely the petty man is loathed all the same. Xun Zi
[ Capable Conversely Gentleman Loathed Loved Man Petty Same Whether]
I survived only a year in Berkeley, partly because I declined to sign the anticommunist loyalty oath. Jack Steinberger
[ Because Berkeley Declined Loyalty Oath Only Partly Sign Survived Year]
Priests, she insisted, could not sin. It was a thing impossible. Everything that they did, and wished, was of course right. She hoped I would see the reasonableness and duty of the oaths I was to take, and be faithful to them. Maria Monk
[ Could Course Did Duty Everything Faithful Hoped Impossible Insisted Oaths Priests Reasonableness Right See She Sin Take Them Thing Wished Would]
As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Ago American Around Citizenship Day Flag Forget Hand How Know Live Long Never Oath Proud Raised Shoulders Took Walked Will Years]
Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer. Morihei Ueshiba
[ Bravely Face Fear Gods Loathing Look Offer Upon Whatever World]
But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath. Harry Houdini
[ Allegiance Am Assistants Ever Far His Honor Know Oath Only Performer Pledged Secrecy Then Under]
We pay for the navy, and we have no commerce for the navy to protect; we pay for the army, and we loathe and execrate the work upon which it has been engaged. John Edward Redmond
[ Army Been Commerce Engaged Loathe Navy Pay Protect Upon Which Work]
Well, we can't afford blindness anymore. There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death, and want to annihilate Western civilization. Tony Snow
[ Afford Annihilate Anymore Blindness Civilization Death Liberty Loathe Love Tens Thousands Thugs Want Well Western]