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Famous quotes containing the word net:

    Afraid lest he be caught up in a net of words, tripped up, bewildered and so defeated—thrown aside—a man hesitates to write down his innermost convictions.
    William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

    A man’s whole life is taxed for the least thing well done. It is its net result.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.
    Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.)