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53 Names Quotes

A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XXII, v. 1)

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The dodgerest of all the dodgers.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Our Mutual Friend (ch. XIII)

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Having supplied them with names, omnipotence, justice, knowledge, providence, - what are they?

Anonymous Quotes

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I was learning the importance of names -- having them, making them -- but at the same time I sensed the dangers. Recognition was followed by oblivion, a yawning maw whose victims disappeared without a trace.

Josephine Baker Quotes

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You should never name an animal which is not yours to keep, or which you intend to eat.

Deborah Boliver Boehm Quotes

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He lives who dies to win a lasting name.

William Drummond (1) Quotes , Source: Sonnet (XII)

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There be of them that have left a name behind them.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiasticus (ch. XLIV, v. 8)

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I have a passion for the name of "Mary," For once it was a magic sound to me, And still it half calls up the realms of fairy, Where I beheld what never was to be.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto V, st. 4)

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However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are the richest.

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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A good name is better than precious ointment.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiasticus (ch. VII, v. 1)

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Oh! no! we never mention her, Her name is never heard; My lips are now forbid to speak That once familiar word. - Thomas Haynes Bayly,

Thomas Haynes Bayly Quotes , Source: Melodies of Various Nations--Oh! No! We Never Mention Her

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But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.

Bible Quotes , Source: Malachi (ch. IV, v. 2)

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And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.

Bible Quotes , Source: Mark (ch. V, v. 9)

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I can call nothing by name if that is not his name. I call a cat a cat, and Rollet a rogue. [Fr., Je ne puis rien nommer si ce n'est par son nom; J'appelle un chat un chat, et Rollet un fripon.]

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux Quotes , Source: Satires (I, 51)

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Call a spade a spade.

Robert Burton Quotes , Source: Anatomy of Melancholy--Democritis Junior to the Reader (p. 11)

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He left a Corsair's name to other times, Linked with one virtue, and a thousand crimes.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: The Corsair (canto III, st. 24)

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On, Amos Cottle!--Phoebus! what a name!

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers (l. 399)

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Who hath not own'd, with rapture-smitten frame, The power of grace, the magic of a name.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: Pleasures of Hope (pt. II, l. 5)

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Ah! replied my gentle fair, Beloved, what are names but air? Choose thou, whatever suits the line: Call me Sappho, call me Chloris, Call me Lalage, or Doris, Only, only, call me thine.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes , Source: What's in a Name

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Some to the fascination of a name, Surrender judgment hoodwinked.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. VI, l. 101)

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Known by the sobriquet of "The Artful Dodger."

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: Oliver Twist (ch. 8)

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"Brooks of Sheffield": "'Somebody's sharp.' 'Who is?'" asked the gentleman, laughing. I looked up quickly, being curious to know. "Only Brooks of Sheffield," said Mr. Murdstone. I was glad to find it was only Brooks of Sheffield; for at first I really thought that it was I.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Personal History of David Copperfield (ch. 2)

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Called me wessel, Sammy--a wessel of wrath.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (ch. 22)

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Above any Greek or Roman name.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Upon the Death of Lord Hastings (l. 76)

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We call a fig a fig, and a skiff a skiff. [Lat., Ficum vocamus ficum, et scapham scapham.]

Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus Quotes , Source: Colloquy--Philetymus et Pseudocheus

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