Any prairie farm can have a library of prairie plants, for they are drouth-proof and fire-proof, and are content with any roadside, rocky knoll, or sandy hillside not needed for cow or plow. Unlike books, which divulge their meaning only when you dig for it, the prairie plants yearly repeat their story, in technicolor, from the first pale blooms of pasque in April to the wine-red plumes of bluestem in the fall. All but the blind may read, and gather from the reading new lessons in the meaning of America.
Truth, Sir, is a cow, that will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull.
The self isnow the sacred cow of American culture, self- esteem is sacrosanct, and so we labour to turn arts education into a system in which no one can fail. In the same spirit, tennis could be shorn of its elitist overtones: you just get rid of the net.
The cow is of the bovine ilk; One end is moo, the other, milk.
Who says that actors are cattle? Show me a cow who can earn a million dollars a film.Langdon Winner
I’m a fart in a gale of wind, a humble violet, under a cow pat.Djuna Barnes
We know that someone who has channeled his anger into something constructive has not had a cow. How do we know these things?george lakoff
I shall draw... a figure (which all these matters are made clear as far as possible on a surface, but the full demonstration would require a body like the eye... The eye of a cow, pig, and other animals can be used for illustration, if anyone wishes to experiment.roger bacon
Whoever sincerely believes that elevated and distant goals are as little use to man as a cow, that “all of our problems” come from such goals, is left to eat, drink, sleep, or, when he gets sick of that, to run up to a chest and smash his forehead on its corner.Anton Chekhov
It is fashionable to wax apocalyptic about the threat to humanity posed by the AIDS virus, "mad cow" disease, and many others, but I think a case can be made that faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.Richard Dawkins
"Was the cow crossed?" "No, your worship, it was an open cow."a. p. herbert
I saw this dude, he was wearing a leather jacket and at the same time he was eating a hamburger and drinking a glass of milk. I said to him "Dude you're a cow, the metamorphosis is complete. Don't fall asleep or I'll tip you over."
Three acres and a cow.jeremy bentham
When the land is cultivated entirely by the spade, and no horses are kept, a cow is kept for every three acres of land.
A cow is a very good animal in the field; but we turn her out of a garden.
The friendly cow all red and white, I love with all my heart: She gives me cream with all her might To eat with apple-tart.Robert Louis Stevenson
Kiss till the cow comes home.
We have tried to make it clear that the United States is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more it is kicked in the flanks.
In the great green room, there was a telephone And a red balloon And a picture of the cow jumping over the moon.Margaret Wise Brown
Yet true it is as cow chews cud, And trees at spring do yield forth bud, Except wind stands as never it stood, It is an ill wind turns none to good.thomas tusser
"A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of carcass dressed and hung up in a butchers stall passes as food."