Quotes by branches
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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Love should be a tree whose roots are deep in the earth, but whose branches extend into heaven.Source: Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
Sages speak of the immutable Tree of Life, with its tape root above and its branches below.
French Playwright, Novelist 1910-1986
What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.
American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
'Vanity Fair' did this grid thing a couple years ago, connecting people who've worked together, and I had the most branches on it or whatever, because I'd worked with so-and-so and so-and-so worked with so-and-so, and I was kind of in the middle.
A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Building sustainable cities - and a sustainable future - will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government. And it will need the engagement of all stakeholders - including the private sector and civil society, and especially the poor and marginalized.
Green how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.
First president of the US 1732-1799
I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman's cares.
American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
Just like my straight friends, I am repeatedly asked when I plan to have kids, and have been told many times, by various branches of my bloodline, that 'even lesbians can have babies these days.'
Wilferd Arlan Peterson
American author 1900-1995
Let me look upward into the branches of the flowering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well.
Russian nuclear physicist, dissident and activist 1921-1989
My present work concerns the problems connected with the theory of elementary particles, the theory of gravitation and cosmology and I shall be glad if I can manage to make some contribution to these important branches of science.
That we wished to fly in heaven, two birds with the wings of one,
And to grow together on the earth, two branches of one tree.
Earth endures, heaven endures; some time both shall end,
While this unending sorrow goes on and on for ever.Source: The Song of Long Sorrow
American investigative journalist and author 1944-
The Congress is a dysfunctional institution; it's broken. One of our three branches of government is broken.
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