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Fanny Kemble Quotes and Sayings

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In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and
poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort
in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live.
- Fanny Kemble

I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves,
and corporal chastisement such as they endure,
must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man.
- Fanny Kemble

I have been out again on the river, rowing.
I find nothing new.
- Fanny Kemble

The master's irresponsible power has no such bound.
- Fanny Kemble

 

I have been taking my daily walk round the island,
and visited the sugar mill and the threshing mill again.
- Fanny Kemble

I want to do everything in the world that can be done.
- Fanny Kemble

Simplicity is a great element of good breeding.
- Fanny Kemble

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But I do not admit the comparison between your slaves
and even the lowest class of European free labourers,
for the former are allowed the exercise of no faculties
but those which they enjoy in common with the brutes that perish.
- Fanny Kemble

Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise
of a talent I once possessed,
but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment.
I cut out a dress for one of the women.
- Fanny Kemble

The white man's blood and bones have begotten this bronze race,
and bequeathed to it in some degree qualities,
tendencies, capabilities, such as are the inheritance
of the highest order of human animals.
- Fanny Kemble

Yet thousands of slaves throughout the southern states
are thus handed over by the masters who own them to masters who do not;
and it does not require much demonstration to prove
that their estate is not always the more gracious.
- Fanny Kemble

A great number of the women are victims to falling
of the womb and weakness in the spine;
but these are necessary results of their laborious existence,
and do not belong either to climate or constitution.
- Fanny Kemble

The vast concourse of people who had assembled to witness
the triumphant arrival of the successful travellers
was of the lowest orders of mechanics and artisans,
among whom great distress and a dangerous spirit of
discontent with the government at that time prevailed.
- Fanny Kemble

The most intense curiosity and excitement prevailed,
and though the weather was uncertain,
enormous masses of densely packed people lined the road,
shouting and waving hats and handkerchiefs as we flew by them.
- Fanny Kemble

I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty,
knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen,
to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers
and the evils of this frightful institution.
- Fanny Kemble

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Without adventure civilization is in full decay.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea,
headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as
for rendezvous with discretion.
- Barbara Tuchman

Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to
the North Pole by dog team.
There will be too much open water.
- Will Steger

After the 1954 Geneva international conference,
Vietnam was divided into two parts.
On paper, North and South Vietnam were twin countries born at the same moment.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Well, I'm a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who's from North Carolina.
And he's beginning to break really quite big.
- Elton John

We can not underestimate the potential harm North Korea's
capabilities can cause for the rest of the world.
- Zach Wamp

I live in Hamburg; that's in the north.
And I live on the outskirts of town.
It looks like countryside.
- Cornelia Funke

Nova Scotia as a British colony also came into being
as another result of these adventurous British expeditions
to North America in the reign of James I. - Harry Johnston

I found that part of it towards San Salvador extending
from north to south five leagues,
and the other side which we coasted along,
ran from east to west more than ten leagues.
- Christopher Columbus

He's a novice, but he's had these - he's experienced
in leadership in tight circumstances.
He started - he dropped the first bomb,
led the first air strike into North Vietnam.
- James Stockdale

Most independent filmmakers in Britain and North America
work for commercial crews and then have their own projects
when they've got enough money saved up to do so.
- Ann Macbeth

The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone,
with rival armed bands burning villages,
kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

All of North Korea is a jail.
- Kim Y. Sam

Michigan is two radically different places -
the North and the South which makes for good drama and contrast.
- Jim Harrison

The heart of the People, North and South,
is for the Union.
- Edward Everett

Johnson had been the most powerful man in the world,
yet the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong had resisted,
overcome his power, broken his will.
- Stephen Ambrose

The creation of Physics is the shared heritage of all mankind.
East and West, North and South have equally participated in it.
- Abdus Salam

My brother and sister are both older than I am and
were born before my father went off to World War I. - Douglass North

I don't think the current regime of South Korea will
deal actively with the issue of North Korean defectors.
- Kim Y. Sam

When my parents first arrived there,
North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union,
and the country was still wild and harsh.
- Lawrence Welk

This is my first opportunity to visit this part of North Africa,
so I am going to be able to go back home and talk about
this beautiful country and encourage Americans to travel here.
- Donald Evans

I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans,
as well as Brazilian ceremonies.
- Stanislav Grof

For a traveler going from any place toward the north,
that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher,
while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

As long as I can stay north or south,
I'm gaining yards.
- Jamal Lewis

He who exercises government by means of his virtue
may be compared to the north polar star,
which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
- Confucius

I had some friends here from North Carolina who'd never seen a homer,
so I gave them a couple.
- Catfish Hunter

The Pawnee chief had left the village the day after the doctor arrived,
with 50 or 60 horses and many people,
and had taken his course to the north of our route.
- Zebulon Pike

When you hear someone from the very north of Scotland speaking,
I think its nice, very musical and harmonious.
- Sean Connery

We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about
one hundred feet north of the new building.
- Orville Wright

The greatest threat to the security of the people of
North Korea comes from the government of North Korea.
- Ari Fleischer

I was always the shame of the family -
the one Yankee who was actually born in the North.
- Randy Harrison

In the decade before the Civil War various north and
south lines of railway were projected and some of these
were assisted by grants of land from the Federal Government.
- John Moody

Slavery exists.
It is black in the South, and white in the North.
- Andrew Johnson

Fortunately we've been shooting in North Carolina which
means we're not in LA where you can hear people talking
about you and you know so much about what's going on in the business.
- Katie Holmes

We are hopeful that the North Koreans can show a little bit more realism,
a little bit more flexibility.
- Mitchell Reiss

There is a different future that is available to North Korea,
if they choose differently.
- Mitchell Reiss

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio,
about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the
Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong

Fonda was neither wrong nor unconscionable in what
she said and did in North Vietnam.
- Tom Hayden

When I began competing with the other artists in New York,
I discovered classical North Indian music.
- Henry Flynt

In America the most widespread type of forest is the
evergreen coniferous woodland of the north.
- Ellsworth Huntington

In 1941 I finished at Allison Intermediate School (grades 7-9),
and started at North High School, commuting by bicycle
about 5 miles from home to school.
- Vernon L. Smith

Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history,
on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary,
and on the west by tedium.
- Philip Guedalla

The "Axis of Evil" was - and is - very real,
as the tyrants of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea knew full well.
- Michael Ledeen

So moderate is insisting that North Korea should open door to outside.
- Kim Dae Jung

Most Europeans have no idea how wild life can be in north America.
- Tom G. Palmer

North Americans don't understand...
that our country is not just Cuba; our country is also humanity.
- Fidel Castro

The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because
I think people in America,
in North America, know that we have a very strong food
safety system and that our food is safe to eat.
- Ann Veneman

Our single greatest challenge is the ability to move
power to markets outside North Dakota.
- John Hoeven

Shaking hands with the Queen of England was a long
way from being forced to sit in the colored section
of the bus going into downtown Wilmington,
North Carolina.
- Althea Gibson

With production alone as the goal, industry in North
America was dominated by the assembly line,
standardization for mass consumption.
- Arthur Erickson

Nixon did have a secret plan, and I knew that it involved
making threats of nuclear war to North Vietnam.
- Daniel Ellsberg

These are the stories the Dogs tell,
when the fires burn high and the wind is from the north.
- Clifford D. Simak

My focus is that firearms are handled safely and that
we can continue to enjoy them here in North America.
- Steve Kanaly

There is a whole school of Canadian academics,
media personalities, and politicians whose definition
of a Canadian is a North American who fears or dislikes the United States.
- Preston Manning

The University of North Carolina provided me with every
tool necessary to rise to the top of my profession.
- Rick Dees


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