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  • George Moore
    George Moore
    Irish writer 1852-1933
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    Life is a rose that withers in the iron fist of dogma.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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    Without passion man is a mere latent force and possibility, like the flint which awaits the shock of the iron before it can give forth its spark.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    'J'eet jet?' is still the standard way for a Pittsburgher to ask if you're ready for a meal, but the meal itself is no longer limited to chipped ham and an Iron City beer.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
    English singer and songwriter 1958-
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    A few of these interviews have gone slightly awry, because every now and again there has been the odd conflict of interest between interviews because of the Iron Maiden record, and I am a bit long-winded.
  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
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    A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on a cold iron.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
  • Rohinton Mistry
    Rohinton Mistry
    Indian-born Canadian writer 1952-
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    After all, our lives are but a sequence of accidents - a clanking chain of chance events. A string of choices, casual or deliberate, which add up to that one big calamity we call life.
    Source: Een wankel evenwicht (2010) 758
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    America is neither free nor brave, but a land of tight, iron-clanking little wills, everybody trying to put it over everybody else, and a land of men absolutely devoid of the real courage of trust, trust in life's sacred spontaneity. They can't trust life until they can control it.
  • Antisthenes
    Antisthenes
    Greek philosopher 445BC-365BC
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    As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    As iron put into the fire loseth its rust and becometh clearly red-hot, so he that wholly turneth himself unto God puts off all slothfulness, and is transformed into a new man.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    Cruelty has a Human Heart, And jealousy a Human Face; Terror the Human Form Divine, And secrecy the Human Dress. The Human Dress is forged Iron, The Human Form a Fiery Forge, The Human Face a Furnace seal d, The Human Heart its hungry gorge.
  • Alexander Dubcek
    Alexander Dubcek
    Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
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    For us she is not the iron lady. She is the kind, dear Mrs. Thatcher.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent.
    Source: Iron Curtain Speach, 05-03-1946
  • Robert South
    Robert South
    English churchman
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    Guilt upon the conscience, like rust upon iron, both defiles and consumes it, gnawing and creeping into it, as that does which at last eats out the very heart and substance of the metal.
  • Alphonse De Lamartine
    Alphonse De Lamartine
    French Poet, Statesman, Historian 1790-1869
    Alphonse De Lamartine
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    Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.
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