Quotation Explorer - 'Stiff'

Is anything illegal here?' Addison asked.'Library late fines are stiff. Ten lashes a day, and that's just for paperbacks.'There's a library?''Two. Though one won't lend because all the books are bound in human skin and quite valuable. - Ransom Riggs
Too many of us view liberty as something that ‘just is,’ and too few see it as something that ‘is’ only because someone, somewhere was faced with the formidable reality that to keep liberty meant paying a stiff price. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Fuck! Is one expected to be a gentleman when one is stiff? - Marquis de Sade
Like swimming squirrels, you navigate with the help of Heaven and a stiff breeze, but you never land where you hope to—do you? - Robert W. Chambers
In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment. - George W. Bush
Your obsession with being in control of your mind makes you so stiff all the times; that is why our egos are growing, and our sense of humor is shrinking. - Jasz Gill
I was bored stiff while reading this. I got so bored I wanted to slit my wrists to see how my flatmate would react. - Zaki
He understood (what so many fautlessly polite people do not understand) that a stiff apology is a second insult. He understood that the injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt. - G.K. Chesterton
The Muse honors the working stiff. - Steven Pressfield
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