Quotations

Quotes, Proverbs & Sayings

How many times were you stuck trying to find appropriate words for your essay, term paper or research paper? Many people find it difficult to describe their own thoughts and ideas. Data Researchers Network (DRN) presents a great collection of over 150,000 quotations, proverbs and sayings that are aimed to enrich your vocabulary and make your paper stand out. The database contains famous quotations and cute sayings, funny quotes, love quotes, inspirational and motivational quotes, great quotes by well-known people as well as famous proverbs.

Find good ideas for essays, book reports, research papers, dissertations, power point presentations or other writing assignments. Search our ever-growing database and be inspired by the beauty of words!

Browse quotes, proverbs and sayings by author, topic, or keyword.

Browse Keywords

(Click a letter to view the keywords)
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V
W
X Y Z

wantons

«In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air.»
«Golden slumbers kiss your eyes, / Smiles awake you when you rise. / Sleep, pretty wantons, do not cry, / And I will sing a lullaby.»
«Back in the days when men were hunters and chest beaters and women spent their whole lives worrying about pregnancy or dying in childbirth, they often had to be taken against their will. Men complained that women were cold, unresponsive, frigid. They wanted their women wanton. They wanted their women wild. Now women were finally learning to be wanton and wild -- and what happened? The men wilted.»
«Capricious, wanton, bold, and brutal lust Is meanly selfish; when resisted, cruel; And, like the blast of pestilential winds, Taints the sweet bloom of nature's fairest forms»
«Therefore we Christians, in turn, are obliged not to tolerate their wanton and conscious blasphemy»
«People who make puns are like wanton boys that put coppers on the railroad tracks. They amuse themselves and other children, but their little trick may upset a freight train of conversation for the sake of a battered witticism.»
«Fie, fie upon her!There's language in her eye, her cheek, her lip,Nay, her foot speaks; her wanton spirits look outAt every joint and motive of her body.»
«As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.»
«The teeming Autumn big with rich increase, bearing the wanton burden of the prime like widowed wombs after their lords decease.»
«Shall we play the wantons with our woes,And make some pretty match with shedding tears?»

Pages: 1 2 Next »