Mischief Quotes by Aeschylus, Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, Ben Jonson, Hesiod, Bruce Jay Friedman, Thomas Boswell and many others.
Religion hides many mischiefs from suspicion.
There are regulators at the SEC and elsewhere who are really excited about the potential of the blockchain. They understand you can build a robust financial system – it would solve all your black swan problems. All kinds of mischief and games that are played in the current system become impossible in this system.
What are you up to?вЂќ вЂњOh, you know, mischief and mayhem,вЂќ he replied. вЂњThat so reminds me of Harry Potter,вЂќ Brit said, sighing. вЂњI need a re-read.вЂќ We all turned to her. Two bright spots appeared in her cheeks as she tossed her blonde hair back. вЂњWhat? IвЂ™m not ashamed to admit that random things remind me of Harry Potter.
History will also afford frequent opportunities of showing the necessity of a public religion, from its usefulness to the public; the advantage of a religious character among private persons; the mischiefs of superstition, and the excellency of the Christian religion above all others, ancient or modern.
I think I have a sense of mischief and that I can laugh at myself.
Never approach a friend’s wife or girlfriend with mischief as your goal… unless she’s really attractive.
after a man passes 60 , his mischief is mainly in his head
A peace-mingling falsehood is preferable to a mischief-stirring truth.
A half-truth does more mischief than a whole lie.
Uncertain ways unsafest are, and doubt a greater mischief than despair.
The peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatness, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art.
A little neglect may breed great mischief.
He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.
Oh Diamond! Diamond! thou little knowest the mischief done! [Apocryphal]
Writing is a form of mischief.
To have two Legislative Assemblies in the United Kingdom would, in my opinion, be an intolerable mischief; and I think no sensible man can wish for two within the limits of the present United Kingdom who does not wish the United Kingdom to become two or more nations, entirely separate from each other.
Where cheating is, there’s mischief there.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
She who means no mischief does it all.
Not to mention the CIA which should be, I think, dissolved, it’s of no use – a great source of mischief – I don’t see any point to the FBI.
The trickster’s function is to break taboos, create mischief, stir things up. In the end, the trickster gives people what they really want, some sort of freedom.