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Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
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.
American journalist 1960-
'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.
English singer and songwriter 1958-
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.
American educator 1796-1859
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
American writer 1820-1904
Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
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.
Greek philosopher 445BC-365BC
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion.
Thomas à Kempis
German theologian 1380-1471
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.
English poet 1757-1827
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.
Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
For us she is not the iron lady. She is the kind, dear Mrs. Thatcher.
English statesman 1874-1965
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
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
French Poet, Statesman, Historian 1790-1869
Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day.
Russian poet 1889-1966
I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed... here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars.
American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
I'm crazy lucky. I was trying to be a filmmaker. I was doing Second City classes as a way to be creative. I was a PA for a long time. I was working as an assistant editor on 'Iron Chef America' when I got 'SNL.' It was one of those situations where you're concentrating in one thing and the peripheral thing popped.
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