Quotations on Lent

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Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Keywords: Soul, Earth, Grave, Heaven, Lent, Will)

I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: God, Friendship, Lent, Mercy)

I am not a member of any organization listed by the Attorney General as subversive. In any instance where I lent my name in the past, it was certainly without knowledge that such an organization was subversive. I have always been essentially and foremost an American.
- Judy Holliday
(Keywords: Knowledge, American, Lent, Name, Past)

The Question to be considered is, Whether the Government have reason by a Law, to prohibit the taking more than 4 l. per cent Interest for Money lent, or to leave the Borrower and Lender to make their own Bargains.
- Dudley North
(Keywords: Government, Money, Interest, Law, Lent, Question, Reason)

The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
- Marcel Proust
(Keywords: Fashion, Grace, Lent, Novelty, Paradoxes, Today, Tomorrow)

Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Keywords: Happiness, Time, Chance, Lent, May, Possession)

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