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Sergeant Quotes

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My mother was a Northern woman, daughter of Hon.
John Sergeant, a distinguished lawyer,
and for many years representative in Congress from Philadelphia.
- John Sergeant Wise

You know, I was a regular on the Friday afternoon drill squad.
Um, which...
The year after I left school, I went back and thanked
the sergeant major because I was so fit.
- John Newcombe

My father was a sergeant with the Connecticut state police.
My mother was a hairstylist.
- Michael Bergin

The sergeant is the Army.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

 

I'm like Sergeant Schultz, I know nothing.
We are trying to share ideas around the world.
We don't just come up with a great idea in Brazil and
ignore it in the rest of the world.
- Rick Wagoner

A coquette is like a recruiting sergeant,
always on the lookout for fresh victims.
- Douglas Jerrold

Jimi Hendrix played loud and free, Sergeant Pepper was real to me.
- Al Stewart

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The old sergeant from headquarters treats me like a
son and takes the greatest pride in whatever I do or write.
He regularly assigns me now to certain doors,
and I always obey orders like the little gentleman that I am.
- Richard H. Davis

In those days, slavery was not looked upon,
even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence
one feels towards it now.
- John Sergeant Wise

As early as the autumn of 1862, I was made very happy by being sent to school.
- John Sergeant Wise

The first American ancestor of our name was a younger
son of these old Devonshire people,
and came to the Virginia colony in the reign of Charles the First.
- John Sergeant Wise

However the Southern man may have been master of the negro,
there were compensatory processes whereby certain negroes
were masters of their masters' children.
- John Sergeant Wise

Wealthy men, too, like several of those in our neighborhood,
had so many slaves that they were compelled to buy
other plantations on which to employ them.
- John Sergeant Wise

In the year 1857, passing through Washington on our
return from the annual visit to Philadelphia,
I had the distinguished honor of visiting a President for the first time.
- John Sergeant Wise

It is true, there was no public-school system,
and the reason for it was very plain.
The wealth of the upper classes enabled them to have private tutors.
- John Sergeant Wise

In such a condition of affairs, the practical difference
between the abolitionist and the sympathizer,
to the man who lost his slave and could not recover it,
was very nebulous.
- John Sergeant Wise

You go through these little phases and fads,
and it never turns out the way you think it's going to turn out.
- Will Sergeant

Of private differences personal to himself,
my brother had none.
- John Sergeant Wise

I just like the idea of this creature or a being on the roof,
you know? It's kind of spooky.
- Will Sergeant

John Brown was tried for treason, murder,
and inciting slaves to insurrection.
- John Sergeant Wise

THE autumn of 1850 brought an event freighted with deep significance to me.
My mother died.
- John Sergeant Wise

I was a tried seaman when, for the first time,
I set foot upon the soil of my country,
and took up my residence where my people had lived
for over two hundred years.
- John Sergeant Wise

The attack of John Brown upon Harper's Ferry came upon
Virginia like a clap of thunder out of a clear sky.
- John Sergeant Wise

I don't really go for the swagger thing too much.
- Will Sergeant

When I first concluded to print the book,
I made an honest effort to construct it in the third person.
- John Sergeant Wise

America is good enough for us.
- John Sergeant Wise

And let me tell you, you boys of America,
that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man,
a good citizen, and a good son, brother,
or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.
- John Sergeant Wise

Father had notions about manhood suffrage,
public schools, the education and the elevation of the masses,
and the gradual emancipation of the slaves,
that did not suit the uncompromising views of people in places like Richmond.
- John Sergeant Wise

This and many others only confirmed me in the opinion,
planted when I saw the sale of Martha Ann,
and growing steadily thereafter, that slavery was an accursed business,
and that the sooner my people were relieved of it,
the better.
- John Sergeant Wise

Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes,
her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs,
or requiring that they render faithful service.
- John Sergeant Wise

Virginians were no more angels or philanthropists than
people to the north or to the south of them.
They were moved by their affections,
their interest,
and their resentments, just as humanity is moved to-day.
- John Sergeant Wise

That settled Abraham Lincoln with me.
I was thoroughly satisfied that no such man ought to be President;
but I could not yet conceive it possible that such
a monster would be the choice of a majority of the people for President.
- John Sergeant Wise

IN all her history, from the formation of the federal
government until the hour of secession,
no year stands out more prominently than the year 1858
as evidencing the national patriotism of Virginia.
- John Sergeant Wise

I would like to thank the people who encouraged me
to draw army cartoons at a time when the gag man's
conception of the army was one of mean ole sergeants
and jeeps which jump over mountains.
- Bill Mauldin

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- 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

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes

Like Beauty, Joy and Suffering are
in the Eye of the Beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain.
- William Shakespeare

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is like the truth,
sometimes it prevails,
sometimes it hurts.
- Victor M. Garcia Jr.

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

Like an Eagle, May You Always Soar
High Above the Troubles of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success has a simple formula:
do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A discussion of philosophy is like a cat chasing its tail -
it may be an amusing diversion but
it has no chance for a satisfying conclusion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado


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