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Savage Quotes

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Music has charms to sooth a savage breast,
to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
- William Congreve

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They died hard, those savage men - like wounded wolves at bay.
They were filthy, and they were lousy,
and they stunk.
And I loved them.
- Douglas MacArthur

The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are all ready to be savage in some cause.
The difference between a good man and a bad one is the choice of the cause.
- William James

 

Problem solving is hunting.
It is savage pleasure and we are born to it.
- Thomas Harris

I was a savage for so many years of my life.
There was some seed of determination in me that I was not conscious of.
I was mostly consciously getting into trouble and drunk.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

If nations could only depend upon fair and impartial
judgments in a world court of law,
they would abandon the senseless, savage practice of war.
- Belva Lockwood

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Mars, when guilty of homicide, and set free from the
charge of murder by the Athenians through favour,
lest he should appear to be too fierce and savage,
committed adultery with Venus.
- Lactantius

The most savage controversies are about matters as
to which there is no good evidence either way.
- Bertrand Russell

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery,
but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
- Diane Ackerman

Adolescence as the time when an individual 'recapitulates'
the savage stage of the race's past.
- Granville Stanley Hall

Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy.
The savage's whole existence is public,
ruled by the laws of his tribe.
Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
- Ayn Rand

Of all our infirmities, the most savage is to despise our being.
- Michel de Montaigne

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries,
the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate,
and replace the savage races throughout the world.
- Charles Darwin

The savage repression of blacks, which can be estimated
by reading the obituary columns of the nation's dailies,
Fred Hampton, etc., has not failed to register on the black inmates.
- George Jackson

The fact that tradition hinders the individual savage
from thinking logically by no means proves that he cannot think logically.
- James M. Baldwin

It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe
that the jazz rhythm expresses America.
Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage.
- Isadora Duncan

Yeah, we're sweet but savage, and I think a lot of Canadians are that way.
- Bruce McCulloch

The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors,
without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared,
but fought as long as they could stand or sit.
- Davy Crockett

I did not join the resistance movement to kill people,
to kill the nation.
Look at me now.
Am I a savage person? My conscience is clear.
- Pol Pot

The intrusions of the white race and the non-
compliance with treaty obligations have been followed
by atrocities that could alone satisfy a savage and revengeful spirit.
- Nelson A. Miles

No nation, savage or civilized, save only the United States of America,
has confessed its inability to protect its women save by hanging,
shooting, and burning alleged offenders.
- Ida B. Wells

It disturbs me no more to find men base,
unjust, or selfish than to see apes mischievous,
wolves savage, or the vulture ravenous.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense,
I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word,
and the people to whom it is applied.
- George Catlin

Liberal capitalism is not at all the Good of humanity.
Quite the contrary; it is the vehicle of savage,
destructive nihilism.
- Alain Badiou

I have a huge and savage conscience that won't let me get away with things.
- Octavia Butler

The rational mind of man is a shallow thing,
a shore upon a continent of the irrational,
wherein thin colonies of reason have settled amid a savage world.
- Wilford O. Cross

The more we study the Indian's character the more we
appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized
being and the real savage.
- Nelson A. Miles

The young man who has not wept is a savage,
and the older man who will not laugh is a fool.
- George Santayana

So is the savage buffalo, especially delighting in dark places,
where he can wallow in the mud and slake his thirst without much trouble;
and here also we find the wild pig.
- John H. Speke

When I'm on stage the savage in me is released.
It's like going back to being a cave man.
It takes me six hours to come down after a show.
- Angus Young

Am I about to feel really, really stupid?
- Adam Savage

The only thing that frightens me a little is when I'm
called Kevin rather than Fred,
but that's how people have known me for so many years.
So, I can't really blame them.
- Fred Savage

But it doesn't matter what you're doing,
it matters how you're doing it.
- Dan Savage

I'd like to work with any actress from whom I can learn-one
who has had many experiences with many directors and
is willing to share some of her knowledge with me.
- Fred Savage

Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities,
calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them,
and is attended by fatal consequences in excess.
- Walter Savage Landor

I think Kellie Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Claire
Danes represent the future for women in film,
and I would be honored to share the stage with any one of them.
- Fred Savage

In better times the religion of the tribe or state
has nothing in common with the private and foreign
superstitions or magical rites that savage terror may
dictate to the individual.
- William Robertson Smith

We have forgotten that we have not come to an empty land to inherit it,
but we have come to conquer a country from people inhabiting it,
that governs it by the virtue of its language and savage culture.
- Moshe Sharett

I wouldn't say jamie is an evil genius.
I'm not sure he's evil and I'm not sure he's a genius.
- Adam Savage

There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
- Walter Savage Landor

When anger rushes unrestrained to action,
like a hot steed, it stumbles on its way.
The man of thought strikes deepest and strikes safely.
- Richard Savage

Other acting opportunities had come along,
but nothing that was tantalizing enough to me to step
away from what I found most interesting.
- Fred Savage

We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
- Walter Savage Landor

Isn't television glamourous?
- Adam Savage

We think that we suffer from ingratitude,
while in reality we suffer from self-love.
- Walter Savage Landor

Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion,
as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
- Walter Savage Landor

People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they
lose direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

A lot of people say the sitcom is dead.
I think they're right to some extent,
in that the shows they're putting out are all the same.
- Ben Savage

Let's blow some stuff up.
- Adam Savage

Failure is always an option.
- Adam Savage

Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth,
the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
- Walter Savage Landor

In argument, truth always prevails finally;
in politics,
falsehood always.
- Walter Savage Landor

I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either
a) the savage that must be eliminated,
the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress,
or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche.
I wanted him to be a complicated human being.
- Jim Jarmusch

The flame of anger, bright and brief,
sharpens the barb of love.
- Walter Savage Landor

My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.
- Adam Savage

A lot of the problems teenagers go through,
it's better for them to go through them on their own.
If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.
- Ben Savage

My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.
- Adam Savage

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose
their direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
- Walter Savage Landor

Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us;
ordinary men gain much.
- Walter Savage Landor

The only thing that differentiates you and me from
a couple of fourteen year old pyromaniacs is balistic glass!
- Adam Savage

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down
the tree in order to reach its fruit;
but the same blunder is made by every person who is
over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
- William Ellery Channing

Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry;
on the other hand,
poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
- Walter Savage Landor

Fox would hire me in a minute.
And believe it or not, CNN would, too.
- Michael Savage

Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
- Walter Savage Landor

No ashes are lighter than those of incense,
and few things burn out sooner.
- Walter Savage Landor

Such, Polly, are your sex - part truth,
part fiction; - Some thought, much whim and all a contradiction.
- Richard Savage

How can you tell somebody whose is pursuing happiness
that they're somehow not American when that was the
very first promise that America made?
- Dan Savage

A satirist is a man whose flesh creeps so at the ugly
and the savage and the incongruous aspects of society
that he has to express them as brutally and nakedly
as possible in order to get relief.
- John Dos Passos

Bigger is always better.
- Adam Savage


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