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Letter "R" » reproaches
«Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without angry convulsions, without reproaches to Heaven, is the essence of wisdom.»
«I can prove at any time that my education tried to make another person out of me than the one I became. It is for the harm, therefore, that my educators could have done me in accordance with their intentions that I reproach them; I demand from their hands the person I now am, and since they cannot give him to me, I make of my reproach and laughter a drumbeat sounding in the world beyond.»
Author: Franz Kafka
«Servant of God, well done, well hast thou fought The better fight, who single hast maintain'd Against revolted multitudes the Cause Of Truth, in word mightier than they in Arms; And for the testimony of Truth hast borne Universal reproach, far worse»
Author: John Milton
«Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.»
«Therefore I have profaned the princes of the sanctuary, and have given Jacob to the curse, and Israel to reproaches.»
«For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.»
«Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.»
«But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye were illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions; / Partly, whilst ye were made a gazingstock both by reproaches and afflictions; and partly, whilst ye became companions of them that were so used.»
«For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.»
«A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world»