Quotation Explorer - 'Displayed'

HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Woe to us if we get our satisfaction from the food in the kitchen and the TV in the den and the sex in the bedroom with an occasional tribute to the cement blocks in the basement! God wills to be displayed and known and loved and cherished and worshiped. - John Piper
"Only a novel"... in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed, in which the most thorough knowledge of human nature, the happiest delineation of its varieties, the liveliest effusions of wit and humour are conveyed to the world in the best chosen language. - Jane Austen
I’m tired of ignorance held up as inspiration, where vicious anti-intellectualism is considered a positive trait, and where uninformed opinion is displayed as fact. - Philip Plait
I should have liked to be asked to say what I knew. They always tried to ask what I did not know. When I would have willingly displayed my knowledge, they sought to expose my ignorance. This sort of treatment had only one result: I did not do well in examinations - Winston S. Churchill
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises in individual, when displayed ego and self portrayed images are not recognised by anyone. - Aditya Ajmera
I was afraid that your buns were blown all the way to the Bardot Museum in Paris, where they put them on display, and then…. Mina said, Were they displayed like this?" —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
Because that’s what a comic is, ultimately: a collection of pages. It’s not a flatpanel or a touchscreen, even though that’s where it might eventually be displayed. It’s a page. - John Heffernan
The love hidden within is always greater than the hate displayed without. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
When I see the elaborate study and ingenuity displayed by women in the pursuit of trifles, I feel no doubt of their capacity for the most herculean undertakings. - Julia Ward Howe
The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods. - Maxine Hong Kingston
I'd spent five minutes looking at Twitter once and felt I'd wandered into a poker game where everyone immediately displayed their hands against the cool green of the felt. - Jeff Abbott
Death is the night sky, the background against which the fleeting fireworks of life are displayed, an empty stage upon which the drama of life is played. - James Rozoff
To ask to be forgiven is in part to acknowledge that the attitude displayed in our actions was such as might properly be resented and in part to repudiate that attitude for the future; and to forgive is to accept the repudiation and to forswear the resentment. - Peter Frederick Strawson
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