Quotes by thread

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  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins.
  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson
    American Clergyman, Civil Rights Leader 1941-
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    America is not a blanket woven from one thread, one color, one cloth.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    Fools rush in where angels fear to thread.
    Source: An essay on criticism
  • Horace Mann
    Horace Mann
    American educator 1796-1859
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    Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out the plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
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    No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.
    Source: The Anatomy of Melancholy Part III, sect 2,1,2
  • Robert Burton
    Robert Burton
    English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
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    No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread.
  • Barbara Hershey
    Barbara Hershey
    American actress 1948-
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    So I was always passionate about it and felt that it was sort of the golden thread inside me in terms of what I was supposed to do in terms of work but I think I have relaxed a lot in terms of the actual experience and actually enjoy it more and enjoy the people more.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    There is a single thread of attitude, a single direction of flow, that joins our present time to its early burgeoning in Mediterranean civilization.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    What is the thread of western civilization that distinguished its course in history? It has to do with the preoccupation of western man with his outward command and his sense of superiority.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    When you examine the lives of the most influential people who have ever walked among us, you discover one thread that winds through them all. They have been aligned first with their spiritual nature and only then with their physical selves.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Words from the thread on which we string our experiences.
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