Famous quotes containing the word prove:
“Husband, I come!
Now to that name my courage prove my title!”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions ... too plainly prove a deliberate, systematical plan of reducing us to slavery.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)
“It is the same for all men. None of us can escape this shadow of the father, even if that shadow fills us with fear, even if it has no name or face. To be worthy of that man, to prove something to that man, to exorcise the memory of that man from every corner of our lifehowever it affects us, the shadow of that man cannot be denied.”
—Kent Nerburn (20th century)