Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.Bible (NewTestament)
The centipede was happy quite, Until the toad in fun Asked him which leg went after which, Which drove him into such a pitch He lay distracted in a ditch, Considering how to run.Attributed.
Better go about than fall into the ditch. (Ward, 1842 p. 11)Cut your losses.
Mr. Hoover, if you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you and you have to battle with only one of them.calvin coolidge
You have accounted yourselves happy on being environed with a great ditch from all the world beside.Oliver Cromwell
"Out of the mouth of the Mother of God , More than the doors of doom, I call the muster of Wessex men From grassy hamlet or ditch or den, To break and be broken, God knows when, But I have seen for whom.G. K. Chesterton, in The Ballad of the White Horse (1911), Book II : The Gathering Of The Chiefs
In every hedge and ditch both day and nightWe fear our death, of every leafe affright.guillaume de salluste du bartas
He that can't live upon love deserves to die in a ditch.William Congreve.
Shall they hoist me up And show me to the shouting varletry Of censuring Rome? Rather a ditch in Egypt Be gentle grave unto me! rather on Nilus' mud Lay me stark naked, and let the water-flies Blow me into abhorring!Cleopatra, scene ii
Dude, I have been riding with them for two days. We gotta ditch 'em.Who: Derek
Nothing would sleep in that cellar, dank as a ditchtheodore roethke
The young leading the young, is like the blind leading the blind; “they will both fall into the ditch.”stanhope, philip, 4th earl of chesterfield
Of all forms of slavery there is none that is so harmful and degrading as that form of slavery which tempts one human being to hate another by reason of his race or color. One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.booker t. washington
A large number of suspects, both men and women, escaped martial law for lack of any shred of evidence against them on which a court-martial could convict. So they began setting them free in groups, according to their birth-place. But half-way, the car-load would be emptied into a ditch.Georges Bernanos
Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.jesus christ
I am content to live it all again And yet again, if it be life to pitch Into the frog-spawn of a blind man's ditch, A blind man battering blind men; Or into that most fecund ditch of all, The folly that man does Or must suffer, if he woos A proud woman not kindred of his soul.william butler yeats
Shall they hoist me up, And show me to the shouting varletry Of censuring Rome? Rather a ditch in Egypt Be gentle grave unto me, rather on Nilus' mud Lay me stark naked, and let the water-flies Blow me into abhorring!william shakespeare
It is told of him [Thales] that while contemplating the stars during an evening walk, he fell into a ditch. The good old woman attending him exclaimed, "How canst thou know what is doing in the heavens when thou seest not what is at thy feet?"p. 18 (The Greeks)
Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.15:13–14 (KJV).
Safe in a ditch he bides, With twenty trenched gashes on his head; The least a death to nature.william shakespeare
If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.Matthew, XV. 14. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
Rocket engineering is not like ditch digging. With ditch digging you can get 100 people and dig a ditch, and you will dig it a hundred times as faster if you get 100 people versus one. With rockets, you have to solve the problem of a particular level of difficulty; one person who can solve the problem is worth an infinite number of people who can’t.Elon Musk Interview With Elon Musk Tesla Motors (2000s)
In farm country, the plover has only two real enemies: the gully and the drainage ditch. Perhaps we shall one day find that these are our enemies, too.aldo leopold