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Bent quotes & sayings

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As the twig is bent the tree inclines. - Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]


Never has a man who has bent himself been able to make others straight. - Mencius [Mengzi, Meng-Tse]


As in a theatre, the eyes of men, after a well-graced actor leaves the stage, are idly bent on him that enters next. - William Shakespeare


Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore. - Matthew Arnold


Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. - Khalil Gibran


Where every something, being bent together turns to a wild of nothing. - William Shakespeare


In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. - Alice Walker


But how carve way it, the life that lies before, If bent on groaning ever for the past? - Robert Browning


The person who is bent on killing you will follow you wherever you are. - Edward J. Koch