The foot, the pound, and the pint are all close to the size of many things used in daily life. In contrast, the metre, the kilogram, and the litre are all rather large, and the centimetre, the gram, and the millilitre rather small, for many practical uses.
I think Terrell will catch hell at the sound of the bell.He's going around saying that he's a championship-fighter,but when he meets me he fall 20 Pound lighter.He thinks that he's the real heavy weight champbut when he meets me, he'll just be a trampNow I'm not sayin' just to be funny, but I'm fightin' Ernie because he needs the money.muhammad ali
Hard pounding this, gentlemen; let's see who will Pound longest.1st duke of wellington
If you understood a business perfectly and the future of the business, you would need very little in the way of a margin of safety. So, the more vulnerable the business is, assuming you still want to invest in it, the larger margin of safety you'd need. If you're driving a truck across a bridge that says it holds 10,000 pounds and you've got a 9,800 Pound vehicle, if the bridge is 6 inches above the crevice it covers, you may feel okay, but if it's over the Grand Canyon, you may feel you want a little larger margin of safety...warren buffett
A chieftain to the Highlands bound Cries 'Boatman, do not tarry! And I'll give thee a silver Pound To row us o'er the ferry.'thomas campbell
And they brought an Owl, and a useful Cart, And a Pound of Rice, and a Cranberry Tart, And a hive of silvery Bees. And they brought a Pig, and some green Jack-daws, And a lovely Monkey with lollipop paws, and forty Bottles of Ring-Bo-Ree, And no end of Stilton Cheese.Edward Lear
But you are dull, nothing comes nimbly from you; you dance like a plumber's daughter and deserve two thousand Pound in lead to your marriage, and not in goldsmith's ware.thomas middleton
My uncle was famous for his balanced point of view. At the time of which I am writing (when he was nearly seventy) it had become so balanced, that the act of balancing seemed rather automatic.One had only to offer him an opinion for him to balance it with a counter- opinion of exactly the same weight, as a grocer puts a Pound weight against a Pound of sugar.Sir Stephen Harold Spender
One Pound invested for five years gives the same result as five pounds invested for one year, the product being five Pound years.william stanley jevons
A sturdy, two-fisted fighter with a big punch. Remember, while most American fans didn’t get a chance to see him in action, there was a time in the early-and mid 60s where he was considered the best fighter, Pound-for Pound, in the world.eder jofre
An ounce of discretion is worth a Pound of wit. (Mieder 2006, p. 906)[ ]Discretion is the better part of valor.
In for a penny in for a Pound.
Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.Penny wise, Pound foolish.
I would say the best moment of all was when I caught a 7.5 Pound largemouth bass in my lake.george w. bush
The farmer’s daughter hath soft brown hair (Butter and eggs and a Pound of cheese) And I met with a ballad, I can’t say where, That wholly consisted of lines like these.charles stuart calverley
Beware you be not swallowed up in books ! An ounce of love is worth a Pound of knowledge .john wesley
Penny wise, Pound foolish.
An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a Pound of sadness to serve God with.
The towers themselves must be either round or polygonal. Square towers are sooner shattered by military engines, for the battering rams Pound their angles to pieces but in the case of round towers they can do no harm being engaged as it were in driving wedges to their center.
This bond is forfeit; And lawfully by this the Jew may claim A Pound of flesh.william shakespeare
The dynamics of the economic exchange in capitalism are unique. In a barter system of economic activity a producer may grow a Pound of potatoes and barter them for an equivalent amount ...
This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood; The words expressly are, a Pound of flesh. Take then thy bond, take thou thy Pound of flesh; But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are by the laws of Venice confiscate Unto the state of Venice.