Lent Quotes

If democracy is destroyed in Britain it will be not the communists, Trotskyists or subversives but this House which threw it away. The rights that are entrusted to us are not for us to give away. Even if I agree with everything that is proposed, I cannot hand away powers lent to me for five years by the people of Chesterfield. I just could not do it. It would be theft of public rights.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

One thing only has been lent to youth and age in common - discontent.

Matthew Arnold

The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.

Marcel Proust

Heaven lent you a soul Earth will lend a grave.

Christian Nevell Bovee

Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter.

Benjamin Franklin

He who wants Lent to seem short should contract a debt to be repaid at Easter

Italian Proverb

He who wants Lent to seem short should contract a debt to be repaid at Easter.

Italian Proverb

I was presented to Monsieur de Montmagny, the viceroy. He asked my nationality, name, and rank. When I had satisfied him by recounting the success of my voyage, which he either believed or pretended to, he kindly lent me a room in his apartment. I was happy to meet a man capable of enlightened opinions, one who was not surprised when I told him that the earth must have turned beneath me while I was aloft. Having begun my ascent two leagues from Paris, I had come down in almost a straight line to Canada.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

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