Give them great meals of beef and iron and steel, they will eat like wolves and fight like devils.
Courage to strengthen, fire to blind, music to daze, iron to bind.robert jordan
The man wants to stick his iron pick in the little basket, and I do not prevent him. I open the knapsack, and he sees nothing in it. And the food for the soul passes, candid and free , without paying tribute to the customs .juan ramón jiménez
A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering cold iron.horace mann
Stupidity is an attempt to iron out all differences, and not to use or value them creatively.bill mollison
GEORGE WASHINGTON, with his right arm upraised, sits his iron horse at the lower corner of Union Square * * * Should the General raise his left hand as he has raised his right, it would point to a quarter of the city that forms a haven for the oppressed and suppressed of foreign lands. In the cause of national or personal freedom they have found refuge here, and the patriot who made it for them sits his steed, overlooking their district, while he listens through his left ear to vaudeville that caricatures the posterity of his protégés.
In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak mid-winter Long ago.christina rossetti
Beauty in this iron Age must turn From fluid living rainbow shapes to torn And sootened fragments, ashes in an urn On whose gray surface runes are traced by a Norn Who hopes to wake the Future to arise In Phoenix -fashion, and to shine with rays To blast the sight of modern men whose dyes Of selfishness and lust have stained our days...philip josé farmer
Close by the Hudson, inThe iron palaces of Art glare down On such as, wandering in the streets below, Perambulate in glamorous SoHo, A spot acclaimed by savant and by bard As forcing chamber of the Avant-Garde.
In Baxter's view, the care of external goods should only lie on the shoulders of the'saint like a light cloak, which can be thrown aside at any moment.' But fate decreed that the cloak should become an iron cage.Max Weber
If ordinary means I have suddenly got to produce a household of kids and iron Peter's shirts, I'm sorry, I'm not interested.helen clark
Populism is at its essence [...] just determined focus on helping people be able to get out of the iron grip of the corporate power that is overwhelming our economy, our environment, energy, the media, government. [...] One big difference between real populism and what the Tea Party thing is, is that real populists understand that government has become a subsidiary of corporations. So you can't say, let's get rid of government. You need to be saying let's take over government.jim hightower
For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string.Spike Milligan
And thou, vast ocean! on whose awful faceTime’s iron feet can print no ruin-trace.robert montgomery
Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.robert south
iron sharpens iron. (Whiting, 1997 p. 235)Strike while the iron is hot. or Make hay while the sun shines.George Farquhar
The smoking butt end of the year, November's dark iron has come to Tarker's Mills.Stephen King
The name of an iron man goes round the world. It takes a long time to forget an iron man.Carl Sandburg
When iron scourge, and tort'ring hour The bad affright, afflict the best.thomas gray
It would have been as though he [Pres. Johnson] were in a boat of stone with masts of steel, sails of lead, ropes of iron, the devil at the helm, the wrath of God for a breeze, and hell for his destination.
There is in hell a place stone-built throughout, Called Malebolge, of an iron hue, Like to the wall that circles it about.dante alighieri
Peace without Justice is a low estate, A coward cringing to an iron Fate ! But Peace through Justice is the great ideal, We'll pay the price of war to make it real.henry van dyke
'Remember, my child: Without innocence the cross is only iron, hope is only an illusion & Ocean Soul's nothing but a name...'
Nobody knew the iron Man had fallen. Night passed.ted hughes
The name of the Lord is the mighty force He who takes refuge in Him is never abandoned. The castle of His grace becomes his shelter: They all resort to Him, great and small As with the touch of the mystical store iron becomes gold .
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