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Letter "B" » boast
«If a June night could talk, it would probably boast that it invented romance.»
«Boast is always a cry of despair, except in the young it is a cry of hope»
«I've had to fight to be myself and to be respected. I'm proud to carry this stigma and call myself a lesbian. I don't boast about it or broadcast it, but I don't deny it. I've had to confront society and the Church, which says that homosexuals are da»
«First we practice sin, then defend it, then boast of it»
«An unattempted woman cannot boast of her chastity»
«Let your actions always speak for you, but be forever on guard against the terrible traps of false pride and conceit that can halt your progress. The next time you are tempted to boast, just place your fist in a full pail of water, and when you remove it, the hole remaining will give you a correct measure of your importance.»
Author: Og Mandino
, on guard
, Pride and
, remove it
, speak for
, The Hole
, watering hole
, with conceit
«Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God, / And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law; / And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness, / An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.»
«For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast»
«It is the peculiar boast of our country, that her happiness is alone dependent on the collective wisdom and virtue of her citizens, and rests not on the exertions of any individual»
«And, of all lies (be that one poet's boast) / The lie that flatters I abhor the most.»