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  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood. This is, in fact, the definition of a peaceable revolution, if any such is possible.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    Throw away the Old Testament! What part of it will you throw away? That which I do not understand? Take down then yonder blood-stained cross; for there is a love there which passeth knowledge, and a Divine hatred of sin which shook the solid earth.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    1 have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    A good book is the precious life-blood of the master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards. More than that no man is entitled to, and less than that no man shall have.
  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
    Arthur Baer
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    A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.
  • George S. Patton
    George S. Patton
    American Army General during World War II 1885-1945
    George S. Patton
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    A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
  • Elizabeth Ashley
    Elizabeth Ashley
    American actress of theatre, film, and television 1939-
    Elizabeth Ashley
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    Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.
  • Alfred Douglas
    Alfred Douglas
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    All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
  • A. M. Klein
    A. M. Klein
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    And my tears, too, have stained this heirloomed ground,
    When reading in these treatises some weird
    Miracle, I turned a leaf and found
    A white hair fallen from my father's beard.
    Source: Heirloom (1982)
  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1951-2014
    Robin Williams
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    And that's when you realize that God gave you a penis and a brain, and only enough blood to run one at a time.
    Source: Live on Broadway (2002)
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.
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