Performed

Famous quotes containing the word performed:

    Whatever offices of life are performed by women of culture and refinement are thenceforth elevated; they cease to be mere servile toils, and become expressions of the ideas of superior beings.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811–1896)

    Poetry is the only life got, the only work done, the only pure product and free labor of man, performed only when he has put all the world under his feet, and conquered the last of his foes.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
    Jonathan Swift (1667–1745)