Famous quotes containing the word portion:

    This made you first to know the Why
    You liked, then after to apply
    That liking; and approach so one the tother,
    Till either grew a portion of the other;
    Each styled by his end,
    The copy of his friend.
    Ben Jonson (1572–1637)

    Pharisaism is not a degeneration in a good man: a large portion of it is rather the condition of all being-good.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    A man might well pray that he may not taboo or curse any portion of nature by being buried in it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)