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English writer 1667-1745
And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won t, you most assuredly won t. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.
Irish dramatist and novelist 1906-1989
Make sense who may. I switch off.
American Author, Critic 1936-
People are so busy dreaming the American Dream, fantasizing about what they could be or have a right to be, that they're all asleep at the switch. Consequently we are living in the Age of Human Error.
Russian writer 1890-1960
Poetry is a rich, full-bodied whistle, cracked ice crunching in pails, the night that numbs the leaf, the duel of two nightingales, the sweet pea that has run wild, Creation's tears in shoulder blades.Source: LIFE magazine (13 June 1960)
English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941-
Religious fanatics want people to switch off their own minds, ignore the evidence, and blindly follow a holy book based upon private 'revelation'.
American church figure and author 1951-
Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
The street's alive as secret debts are paid,
Contacts made, they vanished unseen.
Kids flash guitars just like switch-blades
Hustling for the record machine.
The hungry and the hunted explode into rock'n'roll bands
That face off against each other out in the street, down in Jungleland.Source: Born To Run (1975) Jungleland
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-1936
There rise her timeless capitals of empires daily born, whose plinths are laid at midnight and whose streets are packed at morn; and here come tired youths and maids that feign to love or sin in tones like rusty razor blades to tunes like smitten tin.
American professional baseball player 1981-
When I move to second after playing right field, I feel like my action has gotten too deliberate, and I have to switch back into that quicker, boom-boom infield mode.
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