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"Lions make leopards tame." - William Shakespeare

"Little losses amaze, great tame." - George Herbert

"Everything pays for growing tame." - Maxine Kumin

"Love can tame the wildest." - Aesop

"Dialogue more tame than Wilde." - Clive Barnes

"My books are so tame!" - Sarah Dessen

"Love hath made thee a tame snake" - William Shakespeare

"God created women only to tame men." - Voltaire

"A safe pleasure is a tame pleasure." - Ovid

"You kin tame a bear. You kin tame a wild-cat and you kin tame a panther. ... You kin tame arything, son, excusin' the human tongue." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"...Wild to hold, though I seem tame." - Thomas Wyatt

"God created woman to tame man." - Voltaire

"Tame birds sing of freedom. Wild birds fly." - John Lennon

"A free press doesn't mean it's not a tame press." - Andrew Vachss

"Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame." - Lydia M Child

"He was a silent fury who no torment could tame." - Jack London

"Love is a rebellious bird that no one can tame" - Ann Patchett

"He's wild, you know. Not like a tame lion." - C S Lewis

"You put quite a fight for a tame kitty" - Erin Hunter

"I don't believe in tame poetry. . . . Poetry busts guts." - Frank Stanford

"Man, I was tame compared to what they do now." - Elvis Presley

"I'm gonna spare the defeated. I'm gonna tame the proud." - Bob Dylan

"The only things you learn are the things you tame" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"You were once wild here. Don't let them tame you." - Isadora Duncan

"I just don't believe people can tame animals." - Kevin Hart

"Love is a flame neither timid nor tame." - Jewel

"Make definite assertions. Avoid tame, colorless, hesitating, non-committal language." - William Strunk Jr

"Music might tame and civilize wild beasts, but 'tis evident it never yet could tame and civilize musicians." - John Gay

"If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can tame all." - Socrates

"What should I do about the wild and the tame? The wild heart that wants to be free, and the tame heart that wants to come home." - Jeanette Winterson

"Some days you tame the tiger, and some days the tiger has you for lunch." - Tug Mcgraw

"You cannot call it love, for at your age the heyday in the blood is tame" - William Shakespeare

"Of all wild beasts preserve me from a tyrant; and of all tame a flatterer." - Ben Jonson

"When you tame someone they become unique to you in all the world" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"I was wild and tame and pulled into shreds and crushed into being all at once." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, When once it is within thee." - George Herbert

"The Bird of Hermes is my name, eating my wings to make me tame." - Kohta Hirano

"We defend ourselves with descriptions and tame the world by generalizing." - Iris Murdoch

"Everything growing wild is a hundred times stronger than tame things." - Forrest Carter

"The tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison." - James, son of Zebedee

"Love makes the wildest spirit tame, and the tamest spirit wild." - Alexis Delp

"We defend ourself with descriptions and tame the world by generalizing." - Iris Murdoch

"He Greek and Latin speaks with greater ease Than hogs eat acorns, and tame pigeons peas." - Lionel Cranfield, 1st Earl of Middlesex

"Of all wild beasts preserve me from a tyrant; Of all tame-a flatterer." - Samuel Johnson

"To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free, These are imperial arts." - John Dryden

"By 1899, we had learned to tame the darkness but not the Texas heat." - Jacqueline Kelly

"Tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world." - Aeschylus

"Custom is, to think a handsome thing in private but tame it down in the utterance." - Mark Twain

"Leash: n, a means by which animals, formerly running wild, are prevented from running tame, also." - Robert Breault

"To tame the proud, the fetter'd slave to free, These are imperial arts." - John Dryden

"Who, with tame cowardice familiar grown, would hear my thoughts, but fear to speak their own." - Charles Churchill

"God is God, He is not tame and domesticated like we sometimes (try to) make Him." - Edward T Welch

"There is no Space or Time Only intensity, And tame things Have no immensity" - Mina Loy

"Only the tame birds have a longing. The wild ones fly" - Elmer Diktonius

"No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Cats are the wildest of the tame and the tamest of the wild" - Mark Twain

"I usually tame my off-kilter sense of humor for novels." - Eden Robinson

"After Fifty Shades of Grey, I think my writing is pretty tame, isn't it?" - Shirley Geok-lin Lim

"Leash: n, a means by which animals, formerly running wild, are prevented from running tame, also." - Robert Brault

"The man for whom law exists - the man of forms, the conservative - is a tame man." - Henry David Thoreau

"The mysterious power of harmony Will expiate a heavy delusion And tame a revolting desire." - Evgeny Baratynsky

"I found it as alluring as a wayward woman and determined to tame it." - Thomas Beecham

"Every man, as the saying is, can tame a shrew but he that hath her." - Robert Burton

"Of all wild beasts preserve me from a tyrant; and of all tame, a flatterer." - Ben Jonson

"Noli me tangere, for Caesar's I am / And wild for to hold, though I seem tame." - Thomas Wyatt

"To make women learned and foxes tame has the same effect - to make them more cunning." - King James I

"This wind is mystical yet tame, and it sings to me." - Marianne Curley

"Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life." - B C Forbes

"Stress is an important dragon to slay - or at least tame - in your life." - Marilu Henner

"Sometimes, I feel that Manhattan in particular has gotten really tame and gentrified or something." - Tea Leoni

"An Irish wedding is a tame thing to an Irish funeral." - Mary Deasy

"There's a lust in man, no charm can tame, of loudly publishing our neighbor's shame." - Juvenal

"The more my work improves or broadens or widens, the more surely I tame myself." - Dennis Potter

"Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee." - George Herbert

"My ego every day is more and more polite. I tame it." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"Bodies are becoming our personal mission to tame, extend and perfect." - Susie Orbach

"Organizations may be better able to tame optimism than individuals are." - Daniel Kahneman

"Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer." - Spiro Agnew

"Motocross might be more dangerous because it's hard to tame the machine sometimes. Wrestling, you're dealing with yourself and your own body, but when you're trying to tame the machine, that sh*t can be kind of hard sometimes." - Jeff Hardy

"Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer." - Spiro T Agnew

"I think all cats are wild. They only act tame if there's a saucer of milk in it for them." - Douglas Adams

"Behind the lens, I found refuge and freedom, distance and connection, an intoxicating way to tame the huge, chaotic world." - Judith Kelman

"I never was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more." - Barry Cornwall

"My money's on the lady," he drawled. "You don't tame a vixen, you just travel in her wake." - Lora Leigh

"It's much easier to tame a wild idea than invigorate one that has no life in the first place." - Alex Faickney Osborn

"At your age, The hey-day in the blood is tame, it's humble, And waits upon the judgment." - William Shakespeare

"What are these wondrous civilizing arts, this Roman polish, and this smooth behavior that render man thus tractable and tame?" - Joseph Addison

"What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to run with." - Robert Breault

"Man, I was tame compared to what they do now. Are you kidding? I didn't do anything but just jiggle." - Elvis Presley

"Lately I've heard rumors that the eagle may be lame. Just because I've been idle, don't mean that I'm tame." - Waylon Jennings

"The man who pets a lion may tame it, but the man who coddles the body makes it ravenous." - John Climacus

"The man for whom the law exists - the man of forms, the conservative - is a tame man." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It's true that all men are pigs. The trick is to tame one who knows how to find truffles." - Lev L. Spiro

"If you tame me, it would be as if the sun came to shine on my life." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Sweetie, she-warriors do' scream. We wow our men with a look, tame them with a smile." - P C Cast

"Ambition is a tricky little animal to tame. It is very skillful at concealing itself from its master." - Thomas Jefferson

"Husbands should revolt from time to time. Even the best circus-number becomes boring if the beast is too tame." - Orson Welles

"If a farmer does abandon his or her "tame" fields completely to nature, mistakes and destruction are inevitable." - Masanobu Fukuoka

"Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth - Tame the dragon and the gift is yours." - Noela Evans

"My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself..." - Trieu Thi Trinh

"What we find in a soulmate is not something wild to tame but something wild to run with." - Robert Brault

"Today the Western powers and media want to domesticate us like sheep, to keep us tame and domesticated." - Abu Bakar Bashir

"It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious." - Henry David Thoreau

"Like a cowboy saddling a bucking stallion, Republican leaders tried to tame the Tea Party while riding it to victories." - Ron Fournier

"I never was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more." - Bryan Procter

"Time and trouble will tame an advanced young woman, but an advanced old woman is uncontrollable by any earthly force." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Universities have to tame their budgets, especially for student amenities that have nothing to do with education." - Robert Reich

"I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat, which would take flies out of a person's hand." - Gilbert White

"And as an ev'ning dragon came, Assailant on the perched roosts And nests in order rang'd Of tame villatic fowl." - John Milton

"I have crazy eyebrows, so it's crucial to tame them. Just like your hair, they set off your features." - Natalie Morales

"Being tame is what we're taught: ... put the crayons back, stay in line, don't talk too loud, keep your knees together, nice girls don't... As you might know, nice girls DO, and they like to feel wild and alive. Being tame feels safe, being wild, unsafe. Yet safety is an illusion anyway. We are not in control. No matter how dry and tame and nice we live, we will die. And we will suffer along the way. Living wild is its own reward." - Sark

"The home is not the one tame place in the world of adventure. It is the one wild place in the world of rules and set tasks." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The object of the state is always the same: to limit the individual, to tame him, to subordinate him, to subjugate him." - Max Stirner

"Genius hath electric power; Which earth can never tame; Bright suns may scorch and dark clouds lower; Its flash is still the same." - Lydia M Child

"Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones who look best are often a bit wilder." - Miuccia Prada

"Gone! And you and I quite crestfallen. It's always like that, you can't keep him; it's not as if he were a tame lion." - C S Lewis

"Praise Him, each savage furious beast That on His stores do daily feast; And you tame slaves, of the laborious plough, Your weary knees to your Creator bow." - Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon

"I've become convinced that every person should treat himself strictly and even rudely and distrustfully; it's difficult to tame the beast in oneself." - Ivan Turgenev

"I never use a score when conducting my orchestra. Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion?" - Dimitri Mitropoulos

"A boy's will is his life, and he dies when it is broken, as the colt dies in harness, taking a new nature in becoming tame." - Henry Adams

"An unfinished book. left unattended, turns feral, and she would need all her focus, will and ruthless determination to tame it again." - Ruth Ozeki

"The home is not the one tame place in the world of adventure. It is the one wild place in the world of rules and set tasks." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Praise Him, each savage furious beast That on His stores do daily feast; And you tame slaves, of the laborious plough, Your weary knees to your Creator bow." - Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon

"Orpheus' lute was strung with poets' sinews; Whose golden touch could soften steel and stones; Make tigers tame and huge leviathans Forsake unsounded deeps to dance on sands." - William Shakespeare

"Treason is but trusted like the fox; Who, ne'er so tame, so cherished, and lock'd up, Will have a wild trick of his ancestors." - William Shakespeare

"Gone! And you and I quite crestfallen. It's always like that, you ca' keep him; it's not as if he were a tame lion." - C S Lewis

"Riggedy riggedy white Come and spend the night We'll play some games Some wild some tame Cause if you will, you might. By, Laberge" - D J Machale

"For I am he am born to tame you, Kate; and bring you from a wild Kate to a Kate conformable as other household Kates." - William Shakespeare

"Wild inside; raging, writhing-yes, "writhing" was the word, writhing with desire. But outwardly he was hopelessly tame; outwardly-baa, baa, baa." - Aldous Huxley

"You do not ask a tame seagull why it needs to disappear from time to time toward the open sea. It goes, that's all." - Bernard Moitessier

"Self-negation is noble, self-culture beneficent, self-possession is manly, but to the truly great and inspiring soul they are poor and tame compared with self-abuse." - Pope Julius II

"The best poets, after all, exhibit only a tame and civil side of nature. They have not seen the west side of any mountain." - Henry David Thoreau

"No man can tame a tiger into a kitten by stroking it. There can be no appeasement with ruthlessness. There can be no reasoning with an incendiary bomb." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"No tame animal has lost less of its native dignity or maintained more of its ancient reserve. The domestic cat might rebel tomorrow." - William E Conway Jr

"I never use a score when conducting my orchestra... Does a lion tamer enter a cage with a book on how to tame a lion?" - Dimitris Mitropoulos

"Meditation is not a means of forgetting the ego; it is a method of using the ego to observe and tame its own manifestations." - Mark Epstein

"Hear and attend and listen; for this befell and behappened and became and was: O my Best Beloved, when the tame animals were wild." - Rudyard Kipling

"You drew a bird that was here, a kind of sweet chanticleer. But with a terrible fear that the cage couldn't tame" - Aimee Mann

"Love is rebellious bird that nobody can tame, and it's all in vain to call it if it chooses to refuse." - Georges Bizet

"All you have is your fire And the place you need to reach Don't you ever tame your demons But always keep them on a leash" - Hozier

"He was looking at her with amused suspicion. There was something between them, and even she had to acknowledge that a tame remark about the weather sounded perverse." - Ian Mcewan

"Down in Louisiana where the alligators grow so mean, there lived a girl that I swear to the world made the alligators look tame." - Tony Joe White

"I mean, you can tame feral cats now, but you are never gonna get them like a cat that's been socialized at a very young age" - Temple Grandin

"Distraction is the main problem for us all - what the Buddha called the monkey mind. We need to tame this monkey mind." - Tenzin Palmo

"If Obama's a tyrant, he's a pretty tame tyrant. How many tyrants do you know that really suffer because they can't get cloture?" - Jon Stewart

"Genius hath electric power Which earth can never tame, Bright suns may scorch and dark clouds lower, Its flash is still the same." - Lydia Maria Child

"Y'know, Nature's unpredictable - that's why we had to tame her. Maybe we went too far, but in principle we made the right decision." - Jeanette Winterson

"The early Celtic Christians called the Holy Spirit 'the wild goose.' And the reason why is they knew that you cannot tame him." - John Eldredge

"Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world." - Robert Kennedy

"I actually didn't like Jane Austen. I was more into the Brontes. They were so wild and passionate. I thought there was something a bit tame about Austen." - Frances Oconnor



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