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Padraic Pearse Quotes and Sayings

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Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing,
and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood...
there are many things more horrible than bloodshed,
and slavery is one of them!
- Padraic Pearse

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
- Winston Churchill

 

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

The tongue like a sharp knife...
Kills without drawing blood.
- The Buddha

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

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My Chosen Family
You are my family, but we don't share blood.
You are my family by choice.
The most powerful bond is the one that we choose.
I choose you as my friend, and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm,
but willing to draw blood in its defense.
- Mark Overby

He is so old that his blood type was discontinued.
- George William Curtis

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of
the hygiene of older people,
and greatly assists the circulation of the blood.
- Logan P. Smith

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to
time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger

But the love of adventure was in father's blood.
- Buffalo Bill

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
- Abraham Lincoln

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan,
whose blood is in your own veins.
- Charles Alexander Eastman

Sweat saves blood.
- Erwin Rommel

A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way
to go after each holiday.
It is the key to fighting high blood pressure,
heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
- Lee Haney

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
- John D. Rockefeller

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
- George S. Patton

There are two times of the year that stir the blood.
In the fall, for the hunt, and now for lacrosse.
- Oren Lyons, Jr.

Football's in my blood - and eventually I want to be
the one making decisions.
- Stuart Pearce

Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction.
- Donna Tartt

Politics is a blood sport.
- Aneurin Bevan

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms,
stiffen into cold epigrams.
Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.
- F. H. Bradley

The great questions of the day will not be settled
by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.
- Otto von Bismarck

I think to be in politics you have to have the taste for blood on that.
- Moira Kelly

Why should you ask blood be spilled for a cause that
is not in the interest of the American people?
- Wally Herger

The blood and sweat shed by United States and United
Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind
the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period.
- Kim Y. Sam

They're not willing to admit that I've also shed blood
and tears and often paid dearly for my success.
This makes me feel extremely sad.
- Zhang Ziyi

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood,
but of respect and joy in each other's life.
- Richard Bach

The essential function of art is moral.
But a passionate, implicit morality,
not didactic.
A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
- David Herbert Lawrence

God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood
of brave men which has been shed in its defence.
- Edward Everett

I'm crazy about westerns.
I need to do a western once in a while.
It's like you know, eating bread, eating pasta,
drinking wine.
It's in my blood.
I need it.
- Franco Nero

Aristotle taught that the brain exists merely to cool
the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking.
This is true only of certain persons.
- Will Cuppy

I think sometimes all the charities are doing is mopping up the blood.
It's a shame.
- Thom Yorke

What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men
who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder
one another in cold blood.
- Aldous Huxley

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the
last drop of their blood.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

Civilization, to be worthy of the name,
must afford other methods of settling human differences
than those of blood letting.
- Ralph Chaplin

Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth
filtered through the moods,
the blood, the disposition of the spectator.
- Wendell Phillips

I spent four days and four nights just covered in blood,
falling in the water.
- Rider Strong

Fashion is in my blood.
Growing up, I was always clacking around the house in my mother's shoes.
- Sophia Bush

Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood,
the faith that along with blood we are defending the
divine nature of man as a whole.
- Alfred Rosenberg

Nature has left this tincture in the blood,
That all men would be tyrants if they could.
- Daniel Defoe

How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple.
I drink the blood of young runaways.
- William Shatner

I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps
some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins,
like grandmamma and me.
- Elinor Glyn

Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization.
- G. M. Trevelyan

Comics are really my life blood in a lot of respects.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

Writing was like digging coal.
I sweat blood.
The spell is on me.
- Zane Grey

Blood will tell, but often it tells too much.
- Don Marquis

All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently,
link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
- Alfred Douglas

My parents were French and Irish and our family even
has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States
and consider myself part American.
- Vivien Leigh

Peace, above all things, is to be desired,
but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on
equable and lasting terms.
- Andrew Jackson

I do not wish a foreign army to spill the blood of my people.
- Bao Dai

Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection.
Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path,
for they draw only corrupt blood.
- Khalil Gibran

Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the
way of the ancient trial by battle and blood.
- Warren E. Burger

Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant.
Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile:
Water before the faithful,
blood before the unbeliever.
- Muhammad Iqbal

A tragedy need not have blood and death;
it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic
sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.
- Jean Racine

It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's
arm off and have red water hoses for veins,
spraying blood everywhere.
- Quentin Tarantino

Political work is the life-blood of all economic work.
- Mao Tse-Tung

I think I'll take a bath in his blood.
- Mike Tyson

I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins,
music that will get people up and dance.
- Alex Kapranos

International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper,
but the ink it uses is human blood.
- Eric Ambler

I went to school for about 2 years on a technical course,
and I learned a lot.
I learned about air mixture ratios and all the stuff;
I learned how to draw blood.
- Tom Araya

I had no blood relatives till I made some.
- Andy Dick

Don't forget that the only two things people read in
a story are the first and last sentences.
Give them blood in the eye on the first one.
- Herbert Bayard Swope

Race, what is that? Race is a competition,
somebody winning and somebody losing.
Blood doesn't run in races!
Come on!
- Beah Richards

I am innocent of the blood of this just person;
see ye to it.
- Pontius Pilate

I am not virtuous.
Our sons will be if we shed enough blood to give them the right to be.
- Jean-Paul Sartre


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