But you, my lord and venerable pope, you who take the place of Christ, and the successor to the supreme shepherd in apostolic dignity, do not through sloth allow this pestilence to grow, do not by conniving and dissimulation loosen the reins on this raging impurity. This disease is spreading like a cancer, and its poisonous breed will reach out endlessly unless its evil growth is cut off by the scythe of the gospel.
Poor shepherdless sheep! it was His delight, as the Good Shepherd, to lead them to rich pastures; and as they sat and stood around Him, they forgot their bodily wants in the beauty and power of His words.john cunningham geikie
As a result of its generous stand [Robert Maynard Hutchins’ controversial policy of admitting students after their second year of high-school], the University of Chicago’s undergraduate college acts as the greatest magnet for neurotic juveniles since the Children’s Crusade, with Robert Maynard Hutchins…playing the role of Stephen the Shepherd Boy.a. j. liebling
Poor shepherdless sheep! it was His delight, as the Good Shepherd, to lead them to rich pastures; and as they sat and stood around Him, they forgot their bodily wants in the beauty and power of His words.P. 59. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
I too, Shepherd, in Arcadia dwelt.Felicia Hemans, Song, in Songs for Sunny Hours.
Fair and fair, and twice so fair, As fair as any may be; The fairest Shepherd on our green, A love for any lady.George Peele
Now, blessings light on him that first invented this same sleep! It covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak; it is meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot. It is the current coin that purchases all the pleasures of the world cheap, and the balance that sets the king and the Shepherd, the fool and the wise man, even.Miguel de Cervantes
The Inquisitor is the forgiving father, the scientific materialist, and the social engineer. He is the most compassionate, and honest, of politicians; he takes on great burdens of responsibility in order to protect his subjects from ethical doubt. But he also suppresses any attempt to expand their self-consciousness: he is the ‘great simplifier’, the Shepherd to a flock of carefree children.john carroll
This is the weather the Shepherd shuns, And so do I.thomas hardy
The human being is not the lord of beings, but the Shepherd of Being.Martin Heidegger
The old Shepherd had died, or got drunk, or got rats, or got the sack, or a legacy, or got sane, or chucked it, or got lost, or found, or a wife, or had cut his throat, or hanged himself, or got into Parliament or the peerage anyway, anything had happened to him that can happen to an old Shepherd or any other man in the bush, and he wasn't there.henry lawson
An easy Shepherd makes the wolf void wool.As quoted in Henry G. Bohn, A polyglot of foreign proverbs, (1857)
A wolf makes a living by using his legs, a Shepherd by his stick.As quoted in Will Graves, Wolves in Russia: Anxiety throughout the Ages, (2007)
The sheep feel sad when a wolf is the Shepherd.As quoted in Will Graves, Wolves in Russia: Anxiety throughout the Ages, (2007)
A bear is not subservient to a dog, a pig in an orchard is not a garden, a wolf is not a Shepherd of sheep; a person who is stupid and deaf is a poor judge.As quoted in Will Graves, Wolves in Russia: Anxiety throughout the Ages, (2007)
And every Shepherd tells his tale Under the hawthorn in the dale.john milton
The metaphor of the king as the Shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.Northrop Frye, Canadian literary critic, 1957. Quoted in 100 good reasons to be a Republican, "New Statesman", August 2000.
“When the Son of man arrives in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit down on his glorious throne. And all the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another, just as a Shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. And he will put the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on his left.New World Translation, Matthew 25: 31-33
Because the Lamb, who is in the midst of the throne, will Shepherd them and will guide them to springs of waters of life. And God will wipe out every tear from their eyes.Revelation 7:17, New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures
It goes much against my stomach. Hast any philosophy in thee, Shepherd?Touchstone, Sc. ii (Act III)
Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a Shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.winston churchill
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