The most powerful person is he who is able to do least himself and burden others most with the things for which he lends his name and pockets the credit.
Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.
Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, and robes the mountain in its azure hue.
Coercion may prevent many transgressions; but it robs even actions which are legal of a part of their beauty. Freedom may lead to many transgressions, but it lends even to vices a less ignoble form.
I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams… Man… is above all the plaything of his memory.
God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.