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
Thou art my Son: this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.Bible (Old Testament)
An iron hand has stilled the throatsThat throbbed with loud and rhythmic gleeAnd dammed the flood of silver notesThat drenched the world in melody.joyce kilmer
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
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
His iron coat all overgrown with rust, Was underneath envelope'd with gold, Whose glistering gloss darkened with filthy dust, Well yet appeare'd, to have been of old A work of rich entail, and curious mold, Woven with antics and wild imagery.Edmund Spenser
Happy are they who live in the dream of their own existence, and see all things in the light of their own minds; who walk by faith and hope; to whom the guiding star of their youth still shines from afar, and into whom the spirit of the world has not entered! They have not been "hurt by the archers", nor has the iron entered their souls. The world has no hand on them.william hazlitt
We put things in order — God does the rest. Lay an iron bar east and west, it is not magnetized. Lay it north and south and it is.horace mann
The enemy say that Americans are good at a long shot, but cannot stand the cold iron. I call upon you instantly to give a lie to this slander. Charge!winfield scott
Ay me! what perils do environThe man that meddles with cold iron!
He swayed in the strong wind that pressed against his back. He swayed forward, on the brink of the high cliff. And his right foot, his enormous iron right foot, lifted-up, out, into space, and the iron Man stepped forward, off the cliff, into nothingness.ted hughes
Shall the iron argue with the smith what it would be? Or, shall the wrought iron reason with the monger To whom it would be sold?
God is an iron … If a person who indulges in gluttony is a glutton, and a person who commits a felony is a felon, then God is an iron.
Written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond.
He slept an iron sleep, Slain fighting for his country.homer
These hearts rust just as iron rusts; and indeed they are polished through the recitation of the Qur’an.
He gat good laws of the ancient kings, Like treasure out of the tombs; And many a thief in thorny nook, Or noble in sea-stained turret shook, For the opening of his iron book, And the gathering of the dooms.
Nobody knew the iron Man had fallen. Night passed.ted hughes