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«?There are things in that paper that nobody knows but me, or ever will.Behind that outside pattern the dim shapes get clearer every day.It is always the same shape, only very numerous.And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern.?»
«Jealousy is indeed a poor medium to secure love, but it is a secure medium to destroy one's self-respect. For jealous people, like dope-fiends, stoop to the lowest level and in the end inspire only disgust and loathing.»
Author: Emma Goldman
, self respect
, The Fiend
«The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.»
«There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.»
«Then arose Peter, and ran unto the sepulchre; and stooping down, he beheld the linen clothes laid by themselves, and departed, wondering in himself at that which was come to pass.»
«And he stooping down, and looking in, saw the linen clothes lying; yet went he not in.»
«Heaven, too, was very near to them in those days. God's direct agency was to be seen in the thunder and the rainbow, the whirlwind and the lightning. To the believer, clouds of angels and confessors, and martyrs, armies of the sainted and the saved, were ever stooping over their struggling brethren upon earth, raising, encouraging, and supporting them.»
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
«The high-spirited man may indeed die, but he will not stoop to meanness. Fire, though it may be quenched, will not become cool.»
«The betrothed and accepted lover has lost the wildest charms of his maiden by her acceptance. She was heaven while he pursued her, but she cannot be heaven if she stoops to one such as he!»
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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, The Betrothed
«I will instruct my sorrows to be proud For grief is proud an't makes his owner stoop»