Quotes: shepherd

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  • A. J. Liebling
    A. J. Liebling
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    As a result of its generous stand, the University of Chicago's undergraduate college acts as the greatest magnet for neurotic juveniles since the Children's Crusade, with Robert Maynard Hutchins playing the role of Stephen the Shepherd Boy.
    Source: Chicago: The Second City (2004) p.110
  • Anna H. Shaw
    Anna H. Shaw
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    Before I had crossed the threshold of my church I was made to realize that I was shepherd of a divided flock.
  • Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.
  • Northrop Frye
    Northrop Frye
    Canadian literair criticus 1912-1991
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    The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.
  • The seaman tells stories of winds, the ploughman of bulls; the soldier details his wounds, the shepherd his sheep.
  • Stendhal
    Stendhal
    French writer (ps. of Marie Henri Beyle) 1783-1842
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    The shepherd always tries to persuade the sheep that their interests and his own are the same.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The world has never had a good definition of the word liberty, and the American people, just now, are much in want of one. We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.... The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as a liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty, especially as the sheep was a black one. Plainly the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a d
    Source: Address at Sanitary Fair, Baltimore, Md., 18 April 1864
  • Cybill Shepherd
    Cybill Shepherd
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    We have to keep trying things we're not sure we can pull off. If we just do the things we know we can do... you don't grow as much. You gotta take those chances on making those big mistakes.
  • Bernard Lown
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    We physicians who shepherd human life from birth to death have a moral imperative to resist with all our being the drift toward the brink. The threatened inhabitants on this fragile planet must speak out for those yet unborn, for posterity has no lobby with politicians.
    Source: Nobel Peace Prize acceptance
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
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