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When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich.


Honore de Balzac


#attack #away #fall #great #people

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.


Marcus Aurelius


#away #brought #current #events #passing

The First World War, and especially the latest one, largely swept away what was left in Europe of feudalism and of feudal landlords, especially in Poland, Hungary, and the South East generally.


Emily Greene Balch


#east #especially #europe #feudal #feudalism

When you're 11 or 12 years old, you can get so swept up in a book that you start to believe that the fantasy is reality. I think when you have a giant crush when you're in fifth grade, it becomes your whole world. It's like being underwater; everything is different.


Wes Anderson


#being #believe #book #crush #different

Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.


Pope Benedict XVI


#acceptable #along #attitude #based #church

For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet... and hoped that they would go away.


Richard J. Codey


#carpet #go #go away #hoped #illness

If you spend a whole afternoon just eating popcorn and watching football, there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. But if that's all you do, you get swept along with the tide, without any idea of where you're going.


Roland Joffe


#absolutely nothing #afternoon #along #any #eating

Two such as you with such a master speed, cannot be parted nor be swept away, from one another once you are agreed, that life is only life forevermore, together wing to wing and oar to oar.


Robert Frost


#another #away #cannot #life #master

The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution.


Maggie Gallagher


#became #beginning #civil #civil rights #civil rights movement

A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.


Jean Genet


#away #been #breeze #carrying #centuries






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