Give them great meals of beef and iron and steel, they will eat like wolves and fight like devils.
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
Courage to strengthen, fire to blind, music to daze, iron to bind.robert jordan
I saw a smith stand with his hammer, thus, The whilst his iron did on the anvil cool.william shakespeare
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)
If there are indeed any iron laws of history, one of them is surely that in any major crisis of the capitalist system, a sector of the liberal middle class will shift to the left, and then shift smartly back again once the crisis has blown over.terry eagleton
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
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
Just as iron rusts unless it is used, and water putrifies or, in cold, turns to ice, so our intellect spoils unless it is kept in use.leonardo da vinci
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion .antisthenes
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
The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; 'tis almost fairy time.william shakespeare
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
The great questions of our day cannot be solved by speeches and majority votes but by iron and blood.
There is no iron law here, but there is clearly some tendency for larger-than-necessary coalitions to disintegrate.thomas flanagan
Pittsburgh town is a smoky ol' town Solid iron from McKeesport down Pittsburgh, Lord God, Pittsburgh
Copious springs are found where there are mines of gold, silver, iron, copper, lead, and the like, but they are very harmful.
All the same, the fundamental truths which govern that art are still unchangeable; just as the principles of mechanics must always govern architecture, whether the building be made of wood, stone, iron or concrete; just as the principles of harmony govern music of whatever kind. It is still necessary, then, to establish the principles of war.
With the end of iron Age III, i.e. with the total Hellenisation of material culture, the prehistory of Macedonia ends.