It's the Idea that wins every time the Idea with brains and guts behind it.
The morals of a baboon and the guts of a butterfly.truman capote
I hate the idea of causes, and if I had to choose between betraying my countryand betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
It is only because miners sweat their guts out that superior persons can remain superior.
Most entrepreneurs who have the guts to take on a big challenge are a lot like Babe Ruththey set records for both home runs and strike outs.
Do you know what a playwright is? A playwright is someone who lets his guts hang out on the stage.edward albee
You are a spirit, then,you Man, and not a Manat all.You are a spirit and you dwellwithin the guts of mortal beast.l. ron hubbard
Americans have called on moderates in Muslim countries to speak out against extremists, to stand up for the tolerance they say they believe in. We should all have the guts do the same at home.nicholas d. kristof
Now, partly that was work, and partly that was brains, but very largely it was having the guts, the guts to be immodest in the right way.edwin h. land
Most of the people who get sent to die in wars are young men who've got a lot of energy and would probably rather, in a better world, be putting that energy into copulation rather than going over there and blowing some other young man's guts out.alan moore
Perhaps the mere idea of receiving a nasty missive will allow animal researchers to empathize with their victims for the first time in their lousy careers. I find it small wonder that the laboratories aren’t all burning to the ground. If I had more guts, I’d light a match.ingrid newkirk
Oh! how foul a thing, that we should see the tongue of one animal in the guts of another.leonardo da vinci
No one may have the guts to say this, but if we could make better human beings by knowing how to add genes, why shouldn't we?james d. watson
It’s one thing to have guts; it’s another to be crazy .Isaac Asimov
Men like Jackson were so upright and honest-seeming, but Hooch knew that there wasn’t no such thing as a good man, just a man who wasn’t bought yet, or wasn’t in deep enough trouble, or didn’t have the guts to reach out and take what he wanted. That’s all that virtue ever boiled down to, so far as Hooch ever saw in his life.orson scott card
To ask an author who hopes to be a serious writer if his work is autobiographical is like asking a spider where he buys his thread. The spider gets his thread right out of his own guts, and that is where the author gets his writing.Robertson Davies
How ironic. In order to avoid the "nutty" theory of inversion, Gaskell invented the even odder notion of stomachs turning into brains with new guts forming below. No wonder then, that later biologists cast a plague on both speculative houses and opted instead for the obvious alternative: arthropods and vertebrates do not share the same anatomical plan at all, but rather represent two separate evolutionary developments of similar complexity from a much simpler common ancestor that grew neither a discrete gut nor a central nerve cord.stephen jay gould
Heckler: At least Mrs Thatcher has got guts. Neil Kinnock: It's a pity that other people had to leave theirs on the ground at Goose Green to prove it.neil kinnock
"Natural, hell! What was it Chaucer Said once about the long toil that goes like blood to the poems making? Leave it to nature and the verse sprawls, Limp as bindweed, if it break at all Life's iron crust Man, you must sweat And rhyme your guts taut, if you'd build Your verse a ladder."r. s. thomas
If I had to choose between betraying my country and betraying my friend, I hope I should have the guts to betray my country.
In keeping with Channel 40's policy of bringing you the latest in blood and guts and in living color, you are going to see another first -- attempted suicide.