Quotations on Breeding

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The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.
- Joseph Addison
(Keywords: Nature, Truth, Breeding, Gain, Praise, Sense)

Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
- Aristophanes
(Keywords: Breeding, Popular, Voice)

Moreover, the concern of some that moving DNA among species would breach customary breeding barriers and have profound effects on natural evolutionary processes has substantially disappeared as the science revealed that such exchanges occur in nature.
- Paul Berg
(Keywords: Nature, Science, Breeding, Concern)

The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires.
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs
(Keywords: Breeding, Comparisons, Feeling, Jealousy)

Good breeding differs, if at all, from high breeding only as it gracefully remembers the rights of others, rather than gracefully insists on its own rights.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Breeding, Rights)

First, they were bred when I was not capable to observe or before I was born; likewise the breeding of men is of a different manner from that of women.
- Margaret Cavendish
(Keywords: Men, Women, Breeding, First)

Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body, my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes, for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.
- Margaret Cavendish
(Keywords: Nature, Actions, Body, Breeding, Crime, Mind)

If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Wife, Breeding, Contempt, Disgust, Familiarity, Intimacy, Man, Will)

Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Nature, Breeding, Result, Self, Sense)

Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
- Cyril Connolly
(Keywords: Apathy, Breeding, Class, Crime, May, Middle class)

Candor is a proof of both a just frame of mind, and of a good tone of breeding. It is a quality that belongs equally to the honest man and to the gentleman.
- James F. Cooper
(Keywords: Quality, Breeding, Candor, Gentleman, Mind, Proof)

We were in opposition to the decision to go to war. But after the war happened, it was clear that you could not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq!
- Joschka Fischer
(Keywords: War, Decision, Breeding, Opposition, State, Terrorism)

Research on child abuse suggests that religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify the abuse of children. When contempt for sex underlies teachings, this creates a breeding ground for abuse.
- Mary Garden
(Keywords: Sex, Abuse, Beliefs, Breeding, Children, Contempt, Religious, Research)

It is a mistake to think that we can control the breeding of mankind in the long run by an appeal to conscience.
- Garrett Hardin
(Keywords: Mistake, Control, Breeding, Conscience, Mankind)

Civilization never stands still; if in one country it is falling back, in another it is changing, evolving, becoming more complicated, bringing fresh experience to body and mind, breeding new desires, and exploiting Nature's cupboard for their satisfaction.
- Arthur Keith
(Keywords: Experience, Civilization, Nature, Body, Breeding, Country, Mind, Satisfaction)

Simplicity is a great element of good breeding.
- Fanny Kemble
(Keywords: Breeding, Simplicity)

Poverty does not make people terrorists, but terrorists can exploit the frustration it creates and use it as a breeding-ground for violent ideas.
- Anna Lindh
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Breeding, Frustration, Poverty)

Two years work wasted, I have been breeding those flies for all that time and I've got nothing out of it.
- Thomas Hunt Morgan
(Keywords: Time, Work, Breeding, Flies, Nothing, Years)

Gay sex is a veritable breeding ground for disease.
- Rod Parsley
(Keywords: Sex, Breeding, Disease, Gay)

Americans sometimes say to me that they have no class system themselves. All human beings have class systems. It can be based on a different thing in a different country, but the thing about breeding is, you can't buy it. You can't buy class.
- Anne Perry
(Keywords: Americans, Breeding, Class, Country)

What's different here is that we have now technologies that allow these life science companies to bypass classical breeding. That's what makes it both powerful and exciting.
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Keywords: Life, Science, Breeding, Now)

Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no breeding.
- Queen Marie of Romania
(Keywords: Women, People, Breeding, Etiquette, Fashion, Taste)

Democracies are poor breeding grounds for terrorism and war.
- Adam Schiff
(Keywords: War, Breeding, Poor, Terrorism)

The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
- George Bernard Shaw
(Keywords: Breeding, Man, Quarrel, Woman)

Sides are being divided now. It's very obvious. So if you're on the other side of the fence, you're suddenly anti-American. It's breeding fear of being on the wrong side.
- Sam Shepard
(Keywords: Fear, Being, Breeding, Now, Obvious, Wrong)

You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
(Keywords: Breeding, Reading, Writing)

Those are serious questions of war and peace, of freedom or tyranny, whether or not there is ever going to be a hope of us instilling some democratic systems in a part of the world that frankly is breeding hate and destruction directed right at us.
- Zach Wamp
(Keywords: War, Peace, Hope, Breeding, Destruction, Freedom, Hate, Questions, Right, Tyranny, World)









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