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"Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."

"Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best."

"Poetry criticism at its worst today is mean in spirit and spiteful in intent, as if determined to inflict the wound that will spur the artist to new heights if it does not cripple him or her."

"Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."

"Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for."

"Today, the forces of competition, technology, and globalization have converged to spur innovation and to transform the way business is done in the securities industry."

"My perfect day is constantly changing. Right now, it would be to lie around in a hammock reading with a portable phone and a table of food next to it. I would spend all day there. And that's all that I can possibly come up with on the spur of the moment."

"Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age."

"The imagination is the spur of delights... all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures arise?"

"For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer."

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