Spurred on by Archeological interest in the regions pre-Islamic architecture, and by linguistic research conducted by missionaries in Srinagar, [these] Indologists laid the foundation for a potent imagining of ancient Kashmir that grounded its Hindu and Buddhist material in its Hindu elites in the Valley’s topography and history, but dismissed its Muslim masses as later day interlopers.
Doeg, though without knowing how or why, Made still a blund'ring kind of melody; Spurred boldly on, and dashed through thick and thin, Through sense and nonsense, never out nor in; Free from all meaning, whether good or bad, And in one word, heroically mad.john dryden
Il faut estre tousjours bote et prest a' partir. We should always be booted and Spurred, and ready to go.
Persons who have a strong sense of efficacy deploy their attention and effort to the demands of the situation and are Spurred by obstacles to greater effort.albert bandura
I may say this is a deluded generation, veiled with ignorance, that tho popery and slavery be riding in upon them, do not perceive it; tho I am sure there was no man born marked of God above another, for none comes into the world with a saddle on his back, neither any booted and Spurred to ride him.
In the burning and devastated cities, we daily experienced the direct impact of war. It Spurred us to do our utmost...the bombing and the hardships that resulted from them did not weaken the morale of the populace.albert speer
Dreams , as we all know, are very queer things: some parts are presented with appalling vividness, with details worked up with the elaborate finish of jewellery, while others one gallops through, as it were, without noticing them at all, as, for instance, through space and time. Dreams seem to be Spurred on not by reason but by desire , not by the head but by the heart , and yet what complicated tricks my reason has played sometimes in dreams, what utterly incomprehensible things happen to it!fyodor dostoevsky
During the last hundred years parents and teachers have ceased to take childhood and adolescence for granted. They have attempted to fit education to the needs of the child, rather than to press the child into an inflexible educational mould. To this new task they have been Spurred by two forces, the growth of the science of psychology, and the difficulties and maladjustments of youth.Margaret Mead
"Every age has its peculiar folly: Some scheme, project, or fantasy into which it plunges, Spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the force of imitation."
He never would believe that Providence had sent a few men into the world, ready booted and Spurred to ride, and millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden.
The experience of Somalia shows that famine in the late 20th century is not a consequence of a shortage of food. On the contrary, famines are Spurred on as result of a global oversupply of grain staples.