Quotes by tread

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  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Sink the Bible to the bottom of the sea, and man's obligation to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, only his compass and chart would be overboard.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
  • William C. Bryant
    William C. Bryant
    American poet, editor 1794-1878
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    All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom.
  • Barry Cornwall
    Barry Cornwall
    English poet (pen name of Bryan Procter) 1787-1874
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    Enter upon thy paths, O year! Thy paths, which all who breathe must tread, Which lead the Living to the Dead, I enter; for it is my doom To tread thy labyrinthine gloom; To note who round me watch and wait; To love a few; perhaps to hate; And do all duties of my fate.
  • J. du Lorens
    J. du Lorens
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    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
    Source: An Essay on Criticism 625
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Happy insect! what can be In happiness compared to thee? Fed with nourishment divine, The dewy morning's gentle wine! Nature waits upon thee still, And thy verdant cup does fill; 'Tis fill'd wherever thou dost tread, Nature's self's thy Ganymede.
  • Lord Nelson
    Lord Nelson
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    I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    In the glory which overhangs Palestine afar off, we imagine emotions which never come, when we tread the soil and walk over the hallowed sites.
  • Arna Bontemps
    Arna Bontemps
    American poet, novelist and librarian 1902-1973
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    Let us keep the dance of rain our fathers kept and tread our dreams beneath the jungle sky.
  • A. E. Housman
    A. E. Housman
    British poet 1859-1936
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    Now hollow fires burn out to black,
    And lights are guttering low:
    Square your shoulders, lift your pack,
    And leave your friends and go.

    Oh never fear, man, nought's to dread,
    Look not to left nor right:
    In all the endless road you tread
    There's nothing but the night.
    Source: A Shropshire Lad (1896)
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
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    The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God the herdsman treads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet.
  • Ben Schnetzer
    Ben Schnetzer
    American actor 1990-
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    There's a lot of comedic value to fraternities, but whenever you start messing with power dynamics and you take away consequences, you can tread some dangerous waters.
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