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Week by week my orders grew, and the flat of the old
by James Nasmyth

Week by week my orders grew, and the flat of the old
mill soon assumed a very busy aspect.
- James Nasmyth

My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children.
Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat,
to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played.
- James Nasmyth

In 1854 I took out a patent for puddling iron by means of steam.
- James Nasmyth

In order to keep pace with the influx of work I had to take on fresh hands.
- James Nasmyth

 

OUR history begins before we are born.
We represent the hereditary influences of our race,
and our ancestors virtually live in us.
- James Nasmyth

Everything connected with war and warlike exploits is interesting to a boy.
- James Nasmyth

From a very early period of my life I have derived
the highest enjoyment from listening to music,
especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.
- James Nasmyth

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Time passed by.
I had furnished steam hammers to the principal foundries in England.
I had sent them abroad, even to Russia.
At length it became known to the Lords of the Admiralty
that a new power in forging had been introduced.
- James Nasmyth

But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry,
was Astronomy.
There were frequently clear nights when the glorious
objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy.
- James Nasmyth

In course of time the Brothers Cowper removed the manufacture
of their printing machines from London,
to Manchester.
There they found skilled and energetic workmen,
ready to carry their plans into effect.
- James Nasmyth

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
- Joseph Addison

Choose to adopt the attitude toward failure that sports teams do.
In each game, one team succeeds and one fails.
Then the next week they both get out and play again.
Life is also a game - with some successes and some failures.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

I don't smoke, don't drink much, and go to the gym five times a week.
I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great.
I can run a marathon, you know.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week.
The rest doesn't count.
- Neil Simon

I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.
- Joe E. Lewis

I do love Italian food.
Any kind of pasta or pizza.
My new pig out food is Indian food.
I eat Indian food like three times a week.
It's so good.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt

Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
- Peter Ueberroth

Old age is an excellent time for outrage.
My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
- Louis Kronenberger

In every marriage more than a week old,
there are grounds for divorce.
The trick is to find, and continue to find,
grounds for marriage.
- Robert Anderson

Middle age is the time when a man is always thinking
that in a week or two he will feel as good as ever.
- Don Marquis

There was an inquiry just last week about the new Bette Midler show,
and I just didn't want to do that.
- Robert Urich

Death remains about the one certain fact in the lives of each one of us,
and there will be suffering, sorrow,
and sadness next week as there was last week.
- Basil C. Hume

The establishment of a National Methamphetamine Prevention
Week will significantly increase awareness of meth
and educate the public on effective ways to help prevent its use.
- Ron Lewis

The majority of the time I'm at home with my family,
I play football three times a week.
- Martin Gore

By the first week of shooting, you know exactly where
your film is heading based on the psychology of your director.
- Jodie Foster

If we can play like that every week we'll get some level of consistency.
- Alex Ferguson

When I went to college I took a creative writing class
and decided in a week to be a writer.
- David Guterson

I play a lot of charity golf mainly.
I'm a bandit 18 if I play two or three times a week.
- Eric Bristow

Today the white child is sold for two dollars a week to the manufacturers.
- Mary Harris Jones

Baseball presents a living heritage,
a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons
past and the hope of next day,
next week, next year.
- John Thorn

If we do not need to worship God six days in the week
why do we need to worship him on the seventh?
- Lemuel K. Washburn

Tune in to Kids and Family Week is perfect for me.
- Melissa Joan Hart

I prefer surveying for a week to spending a week in
fashionable society even of the best class.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

I trained 8 hours a day 7 seven days a week and I had 2 weeks off in a year.
- Julie Benz

Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week.
- Will Rogers

Three days a week and I'm home at the ranch in Fallbrook with my avocados.
- Martin Milner

We have for too long put vast oil and natural gas reserves
off limits to exploration and production,
as The Washington Post editorial stated this week.
- Jim Costa

As soon as I landed at Malta I found that though I
could go to Tunis I could not go away without being
quarantined for ten days and if I remained in Malta I must stay a week.
- Richard H. Davis

So when I was 13, I basically left home and never returned and lived at home again.
I would come home for a week at Christmas and two weeks in the summer only.
- Peter Jurasik

I'm having as much fun today as I did when I made $55 a week,
because it is as much fun.
- Larry King

I have been doing 120 miles a week, when normally I would do about 140.
- Paula Radcliffe

People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
- Robert Cecil

The key to a winning season is focusing on one opponent at a time.
Winning one week at a time.
Never look back and never look ahead.
- Chuck Noll

In corporate levels, it's all about tailoring your
shirt and which tennis club you belong to and which
watch you are wearing and what did you shoot last week?
- Ron Livingston

I came to Ireland 20 years ago as a student,
hitch-hiking round for a week and staying in Dublin.
- Greta Scacchi

My goal is two pages a day, five days a week.
I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it.
After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
- Kate DiCamillo

In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week.
Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find
any place at all for us to live.
- Ethel Waters

I still have a full-time day job, which is why it took
me five years to write An Ear to the Ground,
and why I won't have another book finished by next week.
- Ken Thompson

Just this week, Syria broke off all relations with
the United States military and the CIA.
- Ed Markey

I work 6:00 a.m.
to midnight, seven days a week.
- Jerry Falwell

My father's parents were Irish.
Only a year before my father died, he and I went back
to Ireland for a week to look at the old homestead.
- John Hawkes

Why do I do this every Sunday? Even the book reviews
seem to be the same as last week's.
Different books same reviews.
- John Osborne

On the last day of our five-day work week,
we did two performances and we had an audience.
It was similar to theatre; we went from beginning to end,
and it was very pleasing.
- Jean Stapleton

You only have a week to do a show.
I mean, there's only so deep you can dig in that week.
- David Hyde Pierce

Long afterward, many would remember those two days
in the first week of October with vividness and anguish.
- Arthur Hailey

A detective sees death in all the various forms at least five times a week.
- Evan Hunter

I didn't even remember it because it kind of came up,
and then a week later it said I broke up with him.
- Rosario Dawson

The car business is a lot like football.
In football, you have to win once a week.
In the car business, you have to win every day.
- Tom Dempsey

Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed.
- W. C. Fields

If you laugh, you think, and you cry,
that's a full day.
That's a heck of a day.
You do that seven days a week, you're going to have something special.
- Jim Valvano

Pop changes week to week, month to month.
But great music is like literature.
- Ravi Shankar

Last week I did a piece for Style on advice to Laura
Bush about how to help her husband.
This week it's religion.
It just depends on what I find interesting at the moment.
- Sally Quinn

I'm delighted to be Number 1, but next week I don't
want people to buy my record,
I want them to buy Band Aid.
- Jim Diamond

We are spending $1 billion a week in Iraq.
- Tom Allen

When the show's in production, we work for three weeks
at a time and then take a week off.
- Drew Carey

We're still here trying to get the word out that 330
farmers are quitting every week.
- Willie Nelson

After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor.
- Jack Adams


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