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Frances Power Cobbe Quotes and Sayings

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Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order.
The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all.
- Frances Power Cobbe

Distance cannot matter - ours is a friendship of the heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

When we find someone whose weirdness
is compatible with ours,
we join up with them and fall into
mutually satisfying weirdness -
and call it love - true love.
- Robert Fulghum.

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
We know more about war that we know about peace,
more about killing that we know about living.
- Omar N. Bradley

 

There are colors and feelings and emotional terrain
that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
- Bono

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings,
and so, give them the power to pull ours.
- Aldous Huxley

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I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack
that life is extinct on other planets
because their scientists were more advanced than ours.
- John F. Kennedy

U2 is an original species...
there are colours and feelings and emotional terrain
that we occupy that is ours and ours alone.
- Bono

I don't think there is any franchise more powerful
than ours around securing the consumer experience and
we will not concede that to anyone including Microsoft.
- John W. Thompson

Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our
efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region.
They fight not for their country, but rather against ours.
- Paul Gillmor

It was not the president's responsibility to run a
law enforcement operation.
It was ours.
- Janet Reno

None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army.
To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
- Thomas Jefferson

Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote.
The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman
in the working out of our civilization were assigned
long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
- Grover Cleveland

All of the land of Israel is ours.
- Yitzhak Shamir

Ours is a government of checks and balances.
The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks,
and the politicians and other compromised officials
improve their bank balances.
- Steve Allen

There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours;
Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.
- Gerald Massey

Once upon a time the world was sweeter than we knew.
Everything was ours; how happy we were then,
but then once upon a time never comes again.
- Johnny Mercer

We are not permitted to choose the frame of our destiny.
But what we put into it is ours.
- Dag Hammarskjold

It's very strange writing science fiction in a world
that moves as fast as ours does.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Ours is the century of enforced travel of disappearances.
The century of people helplessly seeing others,
who were close to them, disappear over the horizon.
- John Berger

We're not going to meddle in the internal life of other
peoples and other governments,
because we don't want them meddling in ours.
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the
first consciousness of love,
the first fluttering of its silken wings.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Nature is at work.
Character and destiny are her handiwork.
She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence.
All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
- David Seabury

The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect
sense for a media company like ours to create a real
content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
- Peter Chernin

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that
we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave
us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
- Lech Walesa

Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains
are ours without his cares.
Thus I have soared above this world,
where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.
- Honore de Balzac

It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless;
and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to
show than a rainy Sunday in London.
- Thomas de Quincey

But ya have to make videos in the States.
Usually ours just look too serious.
We haven't got it together.
- Evan Dando

I don't doubt the sincerity of my Democratic friends.
And they should not doubt ours.
- John McCain

The pains felt by Asian countries are our own pains.
Disaster in Asia is nothing but ours as well.
- Junichiro Koizumi

How shall I speak of Doom, and ours in special,
But as of something altogether common?
- Donald Justice

Like the American soldiers who went before them,
they are putting their lives on the line to protect ours.
- Doc Hastings

I fail to see the issue that will shock the people
of this great country of ours into some decisive action.
- Graham Nash

Greek was very much a live language,
and a language still unconscious of grammar,
not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries.
- Gilbert Murray

Ours was not a political household, when I was growing up.
- Judith Guest

The dangers of a concentration of all power in the
general government of a confederacy so vast as ours
are too obvious to be disregarded.
- Franklin Pierce

There are loads of countries that have nice written constitutions like ours.
But there aren't loads of countries where they're followed.
- Stephen Breyer

There is one day that is ours.
Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
- O. Henry

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic
of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I won't say ours was a tough school,
but we had our own coroner.
We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up.
- Lenny Bruce

This is the kind of situation that can tear people apart.
It tears at the fabric of your soul and can certainly
tear at your marriage and ours has gotten only stronger.
- Shelley Fabares

The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that,
if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
- Bertrand Russell

For two decades the state has been taking liberties,
and these liberties were once ours.
- E. P. Thompson

I know there were many good policemen who died doing their duty.
Some of the cops were even friends of ours.
But a cop can go both ways.
- Martin Scorsese

All the powers in the universe are already ours.
It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
- Swami Vivekananda

We are as great as our belief in human liberty -
no greater.
And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it
is larger than ourselves.
- Archibald MacLeish

At a moment that comes rarely in the life of a country.
It is a time when destiny is ours to hold.
- Paul Martin

This is a war universe.
War all the time.
That is its nature.
There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles,
but ours seems to be based on war and games.
- William Burroughs

We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us,
but for ours to amuse them.
- Evelyn Waugh

So the bandwidth issue is definitely a big concern of ours.
- Shawn Fanning

The moon of a bright silver, which dazzles by its shining,
illumines a world which surely is no longer ours;
for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands.
- Pierre Loti

They've discovered that, where all the other galaxies
are moving in one direction,
ours is going in another.
Now, the Big Bang theory says that we're all moving outward.
- Dwight Schultz

They politics like ours profess, the greater prey upon the less.
- Matthew Green

If the Starbucks secret is a smile when you get your latte...
ours is that the Web site adapts to the individual's taste.
- Reed Hastings

Perhaps when distant people on other planets pick up
some wavelength of ours all they hear is a continuous scream.
- Iris Murdoch

Japan is an important ally of ours.
Japan and the United States of the Western industrialized capacity,
60 percent of the GNP, two countries.
That's a statement in and of itself.
- Dan Quayle

It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours
was to be a literary partnership.
- Mary A. Ward

Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours;
the generation that follows will have its own.
Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist.
- Olive Schreiner

Not as ours the books of old - Things that steam can stamp and fold;
Not as ours the books of yore -
Rows of type,
and nothing more.
- Austin Dobson

Year by year we are learning that in this restless,
strenuous American life of ours vacations are essential.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge;
it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
- John Locke

We have a right, also, in various ways,
to act upon our unfavorable opinion of anyone,
not to the oppression of his individuality,
but in the exercise of ours.
- John Stuart Mill

No one is to blame.
It is neither their fault nor ours.
It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.
- Alexander Herzen

Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel,
for love is not ours to command.
- Alan Watts

Ours is a world where people don't know what they want
and are willing to go through hell to get it.
- Don Marquis

Although I do feel that with a show like ours we ourselves
are getting a lot more young listeners at concerts.
- Marian McPartland

And ours is a business that requires discipline and focus.
- Jim Cantalupo

A friend of ours has a hobby doing genealogy,
and we found out that we were cousins in the ninth degree,
that we had a common ancestor on the Mayflower.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

If we continue to allow the federal government to live beyond its means,
we will all soon have to live beneath ours.
- Joe Miller


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