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John Synge Quotes and Sayings

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It is the timber of poetry that wears most surely,
and there is no timber that has not strong roots among the clay and worms.
- John Synge

I firmly believe that we can have a healthy environment
and a sustainable timber industry.
- Frank Murkowski

Out of timber so crooked as that from which man is
made nothing entirely straight can be carved.
- Immanuel Kant

Japan's humid and warm summer climate,
as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight
timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors.
- Harry Seidler

 

Knowledge like timber shouldn't be mush use till they are seasoned.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river,
it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber,
it steeped itself in the forests.
- Pablo Neruda

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds,
in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush's eggs look little low heavens,
and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear,
it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

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There's a basic kind of tension here.
It's between those who say, I'd like to clear cut this
forest and reduce it to saw timber because that's an
economically productive thing for me to do.
- Bruce Babbitt

I came to feel very, very sentimental about those sets,
which is ludicrous, because they represent everything
which is transitory and insubstantial.
It's absurd that one should feel sentimental about timber and canvas.
- Patrick Stewart

The weather was fine, the valleys literally covered with buffaloe,
and everything seemed to promise a safe and speedy
movement to the first grove of timber on my route,
supposed to be about ten days' march.
- William Henry Ashley

These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed
of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red)
and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar,
which are the only species of timber to be seen.
- William Henry Ashley

From the early days of European migration to America,
in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was
based on English precedent,
even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance:
timber.
- Harry Seidler

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
- Albert Schweitzer

Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground
as you reach for the stars.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

If I read a book that impresses me,
I have to take myself firmly in hand
before I mix with other people;
otherwise they would think my mind rather queer.
- Anne Frank

The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you
never get the urge to throw a snowball.
- Doug Larson

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
- Dante Alighieri

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

To be a good actor...
it is necessary to have a firmly tempered soul,
to be surprised at nothing, to resume each minute the
laborious task that has barely just been finished.
- Sarah Bernhardt

We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally
can and must be fought without resort to the Communist
tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom.
- Emanuel Celler

There is a very large chunk of our population who firmly
believe in extraterrestrials.
- Jeri Ryan

For I firmly believe that Jewish life,
indeed any communal life, can only be organized according
to democratic principles.
- Theodore Bikel

I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe
and age should be role models for all children,
and that means interacting with them.
- Armistead Maupin

Rest assured that my support for any eventual reform
package will be based firmly upon what is in the best
interests of the people of Upstate New York,
not any party or president.
- James T. Walsh

I am amazed at radio DJ's today.
I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron.
I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.
- Jasper Carrott

Self-education is, I firmly believe,
the only kind of education there is.
- Isaac Asimov

Respect your efforts, respect yourself.
Self-respect leads to self-discipline.
When you have both firmly under your belt,
that's real power.
- Clint Eastwood

The Internet and Yahoo are firmly established as 'must
buys' for brand advertising.
- Terry Semel

I firmly believe that music is a thrill,
not a frill.
- Sheri Lewis

Not necessarily, a lot of my songs are firmly tongue in cheek.
- David Coverdale

Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least know.
- Michel de Montaigne

Our concept of governing is derived from our view of people.
It is a concept deeply rooted in a set of beliefs firmly
etched in the national conscience,
of all of us.
- Barbara Jordan

The temporal quality of all things was being firmly impressed upon me.
- George Peppard

But I firmly believe that you can't be emotionally
free until you are emotionally committed.
- Frank Langella

I firmly believe in the rule of law as the foundation
for all of our basic rights.
- Sonia Sotomayor

It is essential that policy instruments be developed
that would firmly establish democratization on the
basis of social consensus and enable transformation on stable grounds.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Man is firmly convinced that he is awake;
in reality he is caught in a net of sleep and dreams
which he has unconsciously woven himself.
- Gustave Meyrink

I have always noticed that in portraits of really great
writers the mouth is always firmly closed.
- Gertrude Stein

Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients.
Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.
- Thomas Aquinas

But with each passing year and each new study,
the evidence for the genetic contribution to individual
and group differences becomes more firmly established than ever.
- J. Philippe Rushton

I believe firmly that it was the Almighty's goodness,
to check my consummate vanity.
- Lord Mountbatten

In the relationship between man and religion,
the state is firmly committed to a position of neutrality.
- Tom C. Clark

I firmly disbelieve that one has to be a tortured soul to write good music.
- P. J. Harvey

In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature.
You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before
you start walking on a tightrope.
- Henri Matisse

There is a time when we must firmly choose the course
which we will follow or the endless drift of events
will make the decision for us.
- Herbert Prochnow

However, I do firmly believe in maintaining the integrity of the animal.
- Janine Turner

Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly,
and do every day what should be done,
and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal.
- Elbert Hubbard

I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important,
and a lot greater, than popularity.
- Julius Erving

I firmly believe that our salvation depends on the poor.
- Dorothy Day

My personal influence in the Revolutionary Governing
Council is such that the dictatorship of the proletariat is firmly established,
since the masses are backing me.
- Bela Kun

The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly
established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I
vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion.
- Lytton Strachey

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can
be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative,
who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.
- Jacques Barzun

Laws are to be enforced justly but firmly,
with an iron hand.
This is the case anywhere, even in a family.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

I never forget my old days and I never fly too high
I have my feet fixed firmly on the ground!
- Natasha Henstridge

I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions,
man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.
- Corliss Lamont

Fix reason firmly in her seat,
and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God;
because, if there be one,
he must more approve of the homage of reason,
than that of blindfolded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security,
and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
- James Russell Lowell

Where trade unions are most firmly organized,
there are the rights of the people most respected.
- Samuel Gompers

I am still seeking to become firmly established as an actor.
- DeForest Kelley

Likewise the leader of any state has to do the same,
he has to enforce Shariah firmly, for he will be held
in account later in the afterlife if he fails.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in
view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.
- Denis Waitley

When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity.
- Victoria Principal

Let men decide firmly what they will not do,
and they will be free to do vigorously what they ought to do.
- Mencius

While nothing is certain, I firmly believe our nation
is on the verge of a nuclear energy renaissance.
- Michael K. Simpson

I firmly believe that you live and learn,
and if you don't learn from past mistakes,
then you need to be drug out and shot.
- R. Lee Ermey

With In the Company of Men, the misogynist label stuck early and firmly.
In the end, it probably did hurt the film a bit,
because getting women into the theaters was difficult.
- Neil LaBute

I believe firmly in reconciliation among Vietnamese
to avoid unnecessary shedding of the blood of Vietnamese.
- Duong Van Minh

The driver of a racing car is a component.
When I first began, I used to grip the steering wheel firmly,
and I changed gear so hard that I damaged my hand.
- Juan Manuel Fangio

Nothing stands out so conspicuously,
or remains so firmly fixed in the memory,
as something which you have blundered.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero


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