Quotation Explorer - 'Bred'

Better were it to be unborn than to be ill bred. - Sir Walter Raleigh
Conscience is thoroughly well bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it. - Samuel Butler
To country people Cows are mild,And flee from any stick they throw;But I’m a timid town bred child,And all the cattle seem to know. - T.S. Eliot
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit. - Theodore Roosevelt
Don't let out your true behaviour in the public, even if you were born nasty, make others feel you were well bred. - Michael Bassey Johnson
In a society where women are truly equal to men, a kid bred by a theist mother and an atheist father is born an agnostic. In a patriarchal society, the kid is automatically an atheist. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
What do I know of cultured ways, the gilt, the craft and the lie?I, who was born in a naked land and bred in the open sky.The subtle tongue, the sophist guile, they fail when the broadswords sing;Rush in and die, dogs—I was a man before I was a king. - Robert E. Howard
Most parents are not really ‘supportive’ because they want their kid(s) to succeed; they ‘support’ their kid(s) as an attempt to avoid appearing to have bred a failure, or, failures in the eyes of their peers and/or neighbours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Fear is often bred of an imagination that couldn’t let something be what it actually was. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The ability for anyone in our generation to self-amuse has sadly been bred out of our species. - Kim Askew
This war has made racists of too many of the and too many of us, and it is the leadership in Khartoum that has stoked this fire, that has brought to the surface, and in some cases created from whole cloth, new hatreds that have bred unprecedented acts of brutality. - Dave Eggers
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