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Letter "P" » prying
«The age looks steadily to the redressing of wrong, to the righting of every form of error and injustice; and a tireless and prying philanthropy, which is almost omniscient, is one of the most hopeful characteristics of the time.»
Author: Mary Baker Eddy
«It's the way to educate your eyes. Stare. Pry, listen eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.»
«Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.»
«Let the key guns be mounted, make a brave show of waging war, and pry off the lid of Pandora's Box once more»
«Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.»
«Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up»
Author: Terry Pratchett
, cleaned up
, The Hammer
«Inigo: I do not mean to pry, but you don't by any chance happen to have six fingers on your right hand? Wesley Do you always start your conversations this way?»
«Nobody deserves to have their personal life pried into like I did and no one deserves to hear me whine about it so much.»
«The ultimate in disposing one's troops is to be without ascertainable shape. Then the most penetrating spies cannot pry in nor can the wise lay plans against you.»
Author: Sun Tzu
, dispose of
, The Ultimate
«For prying into any human affairs, non are equal to those whom it does not concern.»
Author: Victor Hugo
, equal to
, The Affair