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Eldest Quotes

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Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
- Thomas Fuller

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Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

Well, Brett was a pretty laid back kid and I think
all the pressure was heaped upon my eldest boy,
Bobby.
- Bobby Hull

I'm the eldest at 51, and if the Stones can drag themselves around once more,
then there's a few more albums in us.
- Barry Gibb

 

Sorrow is held the eldest child of sin.
- John Webster

On the king's gate the moss grew gray;
The king came not.
They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son,
one day, Slave in his father's stead.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children.
We were very poor.
And when you ask how did we support ourselves,
the only funding that we had was unemployment payments.
- John Hume

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Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
- John Dryden

The eldest and biggest of the litter was a dog cub,
and when he drew his first breath he was less than
five inches long from his nose to where his tail joined his back-bone.
- Henry Williamson

The stag tells him that he is the eldest of the sons -
the father's favorite -
and he warns the father that if he tries to shoot any of the stags,
their antlers will tear him to pieces.
- Georg Solti

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education;
in the elder,
a part of experience.
- Francis Bacon

He's passed from rising hope to elder statesman without
any intervening period whatsoever.
- Michael Foot

Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom
has passed from currency.
- John Updike

We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last
Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is
spilt to redeem our land!
- Yasser Arafat

My first introduction to chemistry came at a quite
early age through my mother's elder brother.
- Geoffrey Wilkinson

I, Lawrence Klein, was born in Omaha,
Nebraska, as were my elder brother and younger sister.
- Lawrence R. Klein

I was born on 22 March 1931 in New York,
the elder child of Abraham and Fanny Richter.
- Burton Richter

Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters.
The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character,
that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother.
- Charles Perrault

Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop,
in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys.
- John Henry Carver

I conceive there lies a clear rule in Titus that the
elder women should instruct the younger and then I
must have a time wherein I must do it.
- Anne Hutchinson

You are our dearly beloved brothers,
and in a certain way,
it could be said that you are our elder brothers.
- Pope John Paul II

From William of Orange to William Pitt the younger
there was but one man without whom English history
must have taken a different turn,
and that was William Pitt the elder.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

My two elder sisters married Englishmen and went abroad.
- Bill Forsyth

What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing.
- Gustave Flaubert

On the 1st day of December, 1830, I was confirmed,
and in accordance with the word of the Lord I was ordained
an Elder under the hands of the Prophet.
- Orson Pratt

The fastest way for a politician to become an elder
statesman is to lose an election.
- Earl Wilson

Washington and the elder Napoleon.
Both were brave men; both were true men;
both loved their country and dared to expose their
lives for their country's cause.
- Matthew Simpson

Home is where the heart is.
- Pliny the Elder

There is always something new out of Africa.
- Pliny the Elder

The depth of darkness to which you can descend and
still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.
- Pliny the Elder

In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain.
- Pliny the Elder

In the last 1,000 years, the Arabs have translated
as many books as Spain translates in just one year.
- Larry Elder

According to the Social Security Administration,
in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree,
while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree.
This system cannot continue.
- Larry Elder

Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none.
For we grieve only for what we know has happened,
but we fear all that possibly may happen.
- Pliny the Elder

Truth comes out in wine.
- Pliny the Elder

Parents today are under a lot of stress,
sometimes working two jobs just to make ends meet.
They're trying to find day care for their kids and
elder care for their own parents.
The Federal Government shouldn't add to their worries
by not living up to its obligations.
- Barbara Mikulski

Only in Washington does a decrease in the proposed
increase equal a spending cut.
- Larry Elder

Hope is the pillar that holds up the world.
Hope is the dream of a waking man.
- Pliny the Elder

No mortal man, moreover is wise at all moments.
- Pliny the Elder

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
- Pliny the Elder

I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in
order to restore all that woman originally lost.
You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather,
parents, husband, elder or younger brother.
You only need the true Adam.
- Sun Myung Moon

My birth neither shook the German Empire nor caused
much of an upheaval in the home.
It pleased mother, caused father a certain amount of
pride and my elder brother the usual fraternal jealousy of a hitherto only son.
- Conrad Veidt

It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation
than never to have acquired it.
- Pliny the Elder

A goal without a plan is just a wish.
- Larry Elder

A woman who demands further gun control legislation
is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
- Larry Elder

Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature,
yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.
- Pliny the Elder

He has not yet become an elder statesman,
though his foreign policy credentials are considerable,
but he is certainly our ancient mariner,
forever tugging at our sleeve to let him tell his tale of what really happened.
- Ronald Steel

From the end spring new beginnings.
- Pliny the Elder

The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind
that their wealth seems rather to possess them than
they possess their wealth.
- Pliny the Elder

Welfare distorts behavior, makes one less personally
responsible and reduces the role of private charity.
This principle applies to corporate welfare.
- Larry Elder

The best plan is to profit by the folly of others.
- Pliny the Elder

America traditionally represents the greatest possibility
of someone's going from nothing to something.
Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays
out of the way and lets individuals take risks and
reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure.
We call this capitalism - or, at least,
we used to.
- Larry Elder

This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits
emotion and passion against logic and reason.
All too often in such a contest, logic loses.
So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful,
'gun control' legislation.
Good news - if you're a crook.
- Larry Elder

Today America lost a great elder statesman,
a committed public servant, and leader of the Senate.
And today I lost a treasured friend.
Ted Kennedy was an iconic, larger than life United
States senator whose influence cannot be overstated.
Many have come before, and many will come after,
but Ted Kennedy's name will always be remembered as
someone who lived and breathed the United States Senate
and the work completed within its chamber.
- Orrin Hatch

The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally.
It assumes that people are too stupid,
too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether
and under what conditions to consume drugs.
The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.
- Larry Elder

Once brave politicians and others explain the war on drugs' true cost,
the American people will scream for a cease-fire.
Bring the troops home, people will urge.
Treat drugs as a health problem, not as a matter for
the criminal justice system.
- Larry Elder

Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows
companies to reduce costs,
benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services,
causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment,
and increases productivity and job creation.
- Larry Elder

In comparing various authors with one another,
I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest
writers have transcribed,
word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
- Pliny the Elder

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis


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