Quotes by bread-lines

Quotes 1 till 15 of 126.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next 
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
    Sydney Smith
    - +
    +2
    All this class of pleasures inspires me with the same nausea as I feel at the sight of rich plum-cake or sweetmeats; I prefer the driest bread of common life.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
    Anthony Hecht
    - +
    +1
    A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    - +
    +1
    Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf ;is better than a whole loaf.
  • Unemployment is a great tragedy. The man who goes about hopelessly seeking work in order to earn bread for his children is a living reproach to civilization.
  • Caitriona Balfe
    Caitriona Balfe
    Irish actress, producer and former 1979-
    Caitriona Balfe
    - +
     0
    'Game of Thrones' has multiple story lines, multiple countries, and it's complete fantasy.
  • Georges Bernanos
    Georges Bernanos
    French writer 1888-1948
    Georges Bernanos
    - +
     0
    A poor man with nothing in his belly needs hope, illusion, more than bread.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
    Francis Bacon
    - +
     0
    Acorns were good until bread was found.
  • Glenda Jackson
    Glenda Jackson
    British actress and politician 1936-
    Glenda Jackson
    - +
     0
    Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.
  • Arthur Levitt
    Arthur Levitt
    American SEC chairman 1931-
    Arthur Levitt
    - +
     0
    Although the Internet makes it seem as if you have a direct connection to the securities market, you don't. Lines may clog; systems may break; orders may back-up.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
    - +
     0
    And having looked to government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them. To avoid that evil, government will redouble the causes of it; and then it will become inveterate and incurable.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
    Bruce Catton
    - +
     0
    And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
    Source: Bruce Cattons America: selections from his greatest works
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
    - +
     0
    As far as the job of President goes, its rewarding and I've given before this group the definition of happiness for the Greeks. I'll define it again: the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. I find, therefore, that the Presidency provides some happiness.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
    - +
     0
    Bread and books: food for the body and food for the soul - what could be more worthy of our respect, and even love?
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
    Bill Rancic
    - +
     0
    Bread pudding makes me weak. I have been known to be moved to tears by cookies and ice cream, and ribs are a spiritual experience for me.
  • Alec Baldwin
    Alec Baldwin
    American actor, writer, producer and comedian 1958-
    Alec Baldwin
    - +
     0
    Bush wasn't elected, he was selected - selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next 
All bread-lines famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 126 found