The World is divided into armed camps ready to commit genocide just because we can't agree on whose fairy tales to believe. In the end, Religion will kill us all.ed krebs
O born in days when wits were fresh and clear, And life ran gaily as the sparklingThames: Before this strange disease of modern life, With its sick hurry, its divided aims, Its heads o'ertaxed, its palsied hearts, was rife Fly hence, our contact fear!Matthew Arnold
When I warned the French that Britain would fight on alone,General Weygand told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinetthat inthreeweeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken. Some chicken, some neck!Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
There is onlya certain sized cake to be divided up, and if a lot of people want a larger slice they can only take it from others who would, in terms of real income, have a smaller one.1948 Speech, Trades Union Congress,7 Sep.
All books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.john ruskin
England and America are two countries divided by a common language.George Bernard Shaw
Whenever conscience speaks with a divided, uncertain, and disputed voice, it is not yet the voice of God. Descend still deeper into yourself, until you hear nothing but a clear and undivided voice, a voice which does away with doubt and brings with it persuasion, light and serenity.henri-frédéric amiel
Humans are divided between those who can still look through the eyes of youth and those who cannot. Though it causes me frequent pain, I find it very easy to place myself in the shoes of almost any boy, and can conjure my own youth with an ease that is troublesome.Dave Eggers
The sword is the axis of the world and grandeur cannot be divided.charles de gaulle
Arab sovereignty in Jerusalem just cannot be. This city will not be divided — not half and half, not 60-40, not 75-25, nothing.Golda Meir
General Ratko Mladi? is a living 100 kg contradiction ... His large and compact face is almost always painted with a smile. He inspires trust at first sight, but the same senior UN functionaries, those who spent the most time with him in , are divided in their judgement.ratko mladić
The produce of the earth - all that is derived from its surface by the united application of labour, machinery, and capital, is divided among three classes of the community, namely, the proprietor of the land, the owner of the stock or capital necessary for its cultivation, and the labourers by whose industry it is cultivated.David Ricardo
In the history of the human race, those periods which later appeared as great have been the periods when the men and the women belonging to them had transcended the differences that divided them and had recognized in their membership in the human race a common bond.selassie, haile i, of ethiopia
When I warned them that Britain would fight on alone whatever they did, their generals told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinet, "In three weeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken." Some chicken! Some neck!winston churchill
Surely the test of a novel's characters is that you feel a strong interest in them and their affairs the good to be successful, the bad to suffer failure. Well, in John Ward, you feel no divided interest, no discriminating interest you want them all to land in hell together, and right away.mark twain
Instead of passing blithely over into that Promised Land, flowing almost literally with milk and honey, it may be our destiny to wander a full 40 years or more in the wilderness of doubt and divided sentiments.benjamin graham
The result of toppling tyranny in divided countries is usually civil war and ethnic cleansing.john n. gray
The poetical tendency of the present and of the preceding century has been divided in a manner singularly curious. One loud and conspicuous faction of bards, giving way to the corrupt influences of a decaying general culture, seems to have abandoned all the properties of versification and reason in its mad scramble after sensational novelty; whilst the other and quieter school constituting a more logical evolution from the poesy of the Georgian period, demands an accuracy of rhyme and metre unknown even to the polished artists of the age of Pope.h. p. lovecraft
Women and men are divided by gender, made into the sexes as we know them, by the social requirements of heterosexuality, which institutionalizes male sexual dominance and female sexual submission.catharine mackinnon
"It is divided into three movements, which closely approximate a symphony in form. The first, 'From Dawn to Noon on the Sea', begins with a thin, hauntingly grayed quality and grows animated in such a spiritual manner that it is hard to see how Debussy's friend Erik Satie could have forsaken his customary elegance to remark that he particularly enjoyed the part at a quarter past eleven."erik satie
"A song for our banner?" The watchword recall Which gave the Republic her station; "United we stand divided we fall!" It made and preserves us a nation!George P. Morris, The Flag of Our Union. Probably inspired by Dickinson.
In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me! turning away he hath divided our fields.Bible, in The Holy Bible, in the Authorized Version: With Notes and ..., Volume 6, Part 2, p.73
In the extreme part of this island, there is a fresh water source named Arethusa, of incredible width, very full of fish, whose flow would be overwhelmed if it were not divided from the sea by a massive stone wall.Cicero, "Second Oration against Verres"
The history of Manipuri dance can be divided into two broad phases – the pre-Hindu and Hindu. The premiere festival of the Pre-Hindu tradition of Manipur, the word LaiHaraoba has been derived from “lai hoi lauba” which literally means shouting of the word “hoi” by the gods reflecting on the Meitei creation myth.Interview with Dr Sohini Ray in "Manipuri Dance and Culture - A World Heritage."
A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half-slave and half-free.Abraham Lincoln, speech, June 17, 1858. See W. O. Stoddard's Life of Lincoln.
Judges, like people, may be divided roughly into four classes: judges with neither head nor heart they are to be avoided at all costs; judges with head but no heart they are almost as bad; then judges with heart but no head risky but better than the first two; and finally, those rare judges who possess both head and a heart thanks to blind luck, that's our judge.Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Murder (1958), chapter 17, p. 313–14.
Old Lady T-sh-nd [Townshend] formerly observed that the human race might be divided into three separate classes men, women and H-v-eys [Herveys].Attributed to Lady Mary Wortley Montague in Lord Wharncliffe's Ed. of her Letters and Works. Lady Louisa Stuart, in introductory anecdotes to the same, also credits the saying to Lady Montague, Volume I, p. 67. Attributed to Charles Pigott in The Jockey Club, Part II, p. 4. (Ed. 1792).
If the kids are united they will never be divided.Sham 69, "If the Kids Are United", The Adventures of Hersham Boys (1979)
I see that time divided is never long, and that regularity abridges all things.Abel Stevens, Life of Madame de Staël, Chapter XXXVIII.
The poor expose their children, the rich kill the fruit of their own bodies in the womb, lest their property be divided up, and they destroy their own children in the womb with murderous poisons, and before life has been passed on, it is annihilated.St. Ambrose, circa 370.