Quotation Explorer - 'Offspring'

RESPECTABILITY, n. The offspring of a _liaison_ between a bald head and a bank account. - Ambrose Bierce
We are entitled to violate history, provided that it results in handsome offspring. - Alexandre Dumas
We are the offspring of history, and must establish our own paths in this most diverse and interesting of conceivable universes—one indifferent to our suffering, and therefore offering us maximum freedom to thrive, or to fail, in our own chosen way. - Stephen Jay Gould
The offspring of virtue is perseverance. The fruit and offspring of perseverance is habit and child of habit is character. - John Climacus
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
We slew the goliath of raciism,but, we now must contend with his offspring.
Wisdom is a mother;proverbs are her offspring. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Curiosity is the offspring of mystery. For without mystery there be no need for curiosity. Curiosity is the search for the things that can be, it is the inspiration of the true adventurer. - Paul Bamikole
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations. - Kahlil Gibran
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love. - Benjamin Disraeli
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