Quotes containing word "disposed"

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Sell also: apt, dispose, fain, given, inclined, minded, prepared, tending

Definitions and meanings of word "disposed"

• Adj: having made preparations; example: "prepared to take risks"

• Adj: (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; examples: "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant", "I am not minded to answer any questions"

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Saint Ignatius
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Spanish Saint
Thursday 24 December 1491 - Tuesday 31 July 1556
Joseph Lancaster
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English Educator
Wednesday 25 November 1778 - Tuesday 23 October 1838
Harry Oppenheimer
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South African Businessman
Wednesday 28 October 1908 - Saturday 19 August 2000
Patrick Henry
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American Politician
Tuesday 29 May 1736 - Thursday 6 June 1799
Henry David Thoreau
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American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Daniel Boone
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American Explorer
Tuesday 2 November 1734 - Tuesday 26 September 1820
Jane Austen
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British Writer, Novelist
Saturday 16 December 1775 - Monday 28 July 1817
Plato
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Greek Writer, Philosopher, Mathematician
427 B.C. - 347 B.C.
Thomas Jefferson
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American President, Author
Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Vittorio Alfieri
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Italian Dramatist
Thursday 16 January 1749 - Saturday 8 October 1803
Rory Bremner
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British Politician, Comedian, Playwright
Born Thursday 6 April 1961
Joseph Addison
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English Writer, Poet, Politician, Playwright
Sunday 1 May 1672 - Saturday 17 June 1719

We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.

Saint Ignatius

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A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.

Joseph Lancaster

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Certainly the party counts a considerable number of intellectuals among its members, but I am by no means disposed to apologise for that.

Harry Oppenheimer

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I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.

Patrick Henry

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In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.

Henry David Thoreau

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In such a diversity it was impossible I should be disposed to melancholy.

Daniel Boone

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Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.

Jane Austen

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When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.

Plato

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Mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

Thomas Jefferson

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Liars are always most disposed to swear.

Vittorio Alfieri

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We are rather in the position that used to exist at the BBC, where you feel that you can pick up the phone to people who are experts in their field and they will be very favourably disposed to you and share their knowledge.

Rory Bremner

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If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.

Joseph Addison

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It may be a mistake, that man, in a state of nature, is more disposed to cruelty than courtesy.

Mercy Otis Warren

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In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.

Angela Carter

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The Constitution in all its provisions looks to an indestructible union disposed of indestructible States.

Salmon Portland Chase

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I am not disposed to complain that I have planted and others have gathered the fruits.

Charles Goodyear

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Britain will be honoured by historians more for the way she disposed of an empire than for the way in which she acquired it.

Lord Harlech

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Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back?

Henry Cabot Lodge

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The moment one accosts a stranger or is accosted by him is above all in this life the moment of drama... Whoever we meet watches us intently at the quick, strange moment of meeting, to see whether we are disposed to be friendly.

Haniel Long

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Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy.

Kelly Miller

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