Would I describe a preacher, * * * * I would express him simple, grave, sincere; In doctrine uncorrupt; in language plain, And plain in manner; decent, solemn, chaste, And natural in gesture; much impress'd Himself, as conscious of his awful charge, And anxious mainly that the flock he feeds May feel it too; affectionate in look, And tender in address, as well becomes A messenger of grace to guilty men.
An appeaser is someone who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
Global poverty is an "input" on the supply side; the global economic system feeds on cheap labor.michel chossudovsky
The observation of nature is part of an artist's life, it enlarges his form-knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspirationhenry moore
The nineteenth century will colonize; so, in its fantasies, did the nineteenth century soul. When Emma [Bovary] turns spendthrift and buys curtains, carpets and hangings from the draper, the information takes on something from the theme of the novel itself: the material is a symbol of the exotic, and the exotic feeds the Romantic appetite. It will lead to satiety, bankruptcy and eventually to nihilism and the final drive towards death and nothingness.v. s pritchett
During a single week of July 1967, 164 Americans were killed and 2100 were wounded in city riots in the United States. We are truly fighting a two-front war and doing badly in both. Each war feeds on the other and, although the President assures us that we have the resources to win both wars, in fact we are not winning either.j. william fulbright
Every time feels like my first time. And I just find that the process of it feeds into one's own self-obsession.ben harper
But strength alone though of the Muses born Is like a fallen angel: trees uptorn, Darkness, and worms, and shrouds, and sepulchres Delight it; for it feeds upon the burrs, And thorns of life; forgetting the great end Of poesy, that it should be a friend To sooth the cares, and lift the thoughts of man.john keats
The desire for power feeds off itself, growing as it devours.ursula k. le guin
The Holy Supper is kept, indeed, In whatso we share with another's need, Not that which we give, but what we share, For the gift without the giver is bare; Who bestows himself with his alms feeds three, Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.james russell lowell
Global poverty is an "input" on the supply side; the global economic system feeds on cheap labor.Chapter 5, The Global Cheap-Labor Economy, p. 69 (See also: Rosa Luxemburg, Karl Marx)
For true evangelical faith...cannot lay dormant; but manifests itself in all righteousness and works of love; it...clothes the naked; feeds the hungry; consoles the afflicted; shelters the miserable; aids and consoles all the oppressed; returns good for evil; serves those that injure it; prays for those that persecute it.Why I Do Not Cease Teaching and Writing, 1539 [ ]
Machinery mutilates people today, even if it also feeds them.E. Jephcott, trans., p. 29 (Sourced)
O, beware, my lord of jealousy; It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on; that cuckold lives in bliss, Who, certain of his fate, loves not his wronger; But, O, what damned minutes tells he o'er, Who dotes, yet doubts, suspects, yet strongly loves!william shakespeare
Evil springs up, and flowers, and bears no seed, And feeds the green earth with its swift decay, Leaving it richer for the growth of truth.James Russell Lowell, Prometheus, line 263
O! beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-ey'd monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on.william shakespeare
The Ganga is the foremost of India ’s seven sacred rivers, winding fifteen hundred miles from the glaciers of Himalayas through twenty nine cities and seventy towns of the northern Indian plains and exiting into the Indian Ocean through the great delta that feeds into the Bay of Bengal on the eastern coast.V. K. Kumra 1995 in p.39 (Aghor Medicine: Pollution, Death, and Healing in Northern India (3 February 2008)])
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.Eric Hoffer, "Thoughts of Eric Hoffer, Including: 'Absolute Faith Corrupts Absolutely,'" The New York Times Magazine (April 25, 1971), p. 52.
Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.sri chinmoy
Who gives himself with his alms feeds three, Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.james russell lowell
It feeds and grows on the blood which it sheds. The passions , from which it springs, gain strength and fury from indulgence.William Ellery Channing, in The works of Wm. Ellery Channing, James Hedderwick & Son, 1835, p.32
My name is Norval; on the Grampian hills My father feeds his flocks; a frugal swain, Whose constant cares were to increase his store, And keep his only son, myself, at home.john home
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