"I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors. I would rather start a family than finish one. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much."
"It's kind of amazing how popular 'Grey's Anatomy' is. What other show can boast such an annoyingly sincere cast of doctors, sniveling through such perfunctory love triangles?"
"Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port but know he finds, I fancy, if Emperors hear the truth, that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year."
"It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave."
"If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance."
"None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear."
"It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church."
"Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them."
"Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature's, not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away."
"It has become almost a cliche to remark that nobody boasts of ignorance of literature, but it is socially acceptable to boast ignorance of science and proudly claim incompetence in mathematics."