In a deserted village the jackass is king.
When your luck deserts you, even cold food burns.
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
He . . . felt towards those whom he had deserted that peculiar malignity which has, in all ages, been characteristic of apostates.
Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.
The dream of reason produces monsters. Imagination deserted by reason creates impossible, useless thoughts. United with reason, imagination is the mother of all art and the source of all its beauty.
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.
He who wants to sell his honor will always find a buyer. The garlic complained to the onion, You stink! If you count your friends mistakes, he will desert you. Many wars have been caused by a single word.
For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.
A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction.
One can never know for sure what a deserted area looks like.
Many free countries have lost their liberty, and ours may lose hers; but if she shall, be it my proudest plume, not that I was the last to desert, but that I never deserted her.