Line Quotes

Our course of advance... is neither a straight line nor a curve. It is a series of dots and dashes.

Benjamin Nathan Cardozo

Time is not a line but a dimension, like the dimensions of space.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard.

Theodore Roosevelt

Let me be clear. Our first line of defense is a simple message: Every group or nation must know, if they sponsor such attacks, our response will be devastating.

George Walker Bush

As Hegel well knew, the ascent of reason has never followed a straight line.

Paul Alexander Baran

And hold Humanity one man, whose universal agony Still strains and strives to gain the goal, where agonies shall cease to be. Believe in all things; none believe; judge not nor warp by "Facts" the thought; See clear, hear clear, tho' life may seem My and Mirage, Dream and Naught. Abjure the Why and seek the How: the God and gods enthroned on high, Are silent all, are silent still; nor hear thy voice, nor deign reply. The Now, that indivisible point which studs the length of infinite line Whose ends are nowhere, is thine all, the puny all thou callest thine.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

I said, "...it is quantum fiction." The first line of the story is "Which came first, the observer or the particle?" - and it goes from there.

Vanna Bonta

There is no line of defense, but a territory of defense and that territory is the whole of the motherland. No inch of the motherland may be abandoned without being soaked in the blood of her sons...

Mustafa Kemal Atatrk

When I die, they might as well bury me at the finish line at Churchill Downs so they can run over me one more time.

Rick Majerus

Frank and explicit--that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.

Benjamin quotes

The joy of engineering is to find a straight line on a double logarithmic diagram.

Thomas Koenig

The reason that Israel has been able to appropriate Palestine unto itself with American aid and support is that Israel controls the explanation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. At least 90% of Americans, if they know anything at all of the issue, know only the Israeli propaganda line. Israel has been able to control the explanation, because the powerful Israel Lobby brands every critic of Israeli policy as an anti-semite who favors a second holocaust of the Jews.

Paul Craig Roberts

Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.

Sydney Smith

See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.

George W. Bush

The sculptor must paint with his chisel; half his touches are not to realize, but to put power into, the form. They are touches of light and shadow, and raise a ridge, or sink a hollow, not to represent an actual ridge or hollow, but to get a line of light, or a spot of darkness.

John Ruskin

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line. and adding to one's liberty.

Henri Frédéric Amiel

The Christian always mixes prudence with his devotion. He is willing to serve three gods, but draws the line at one wife.

H.L. Mencken

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.

Andrew Jackson

When the line started to blur between the fans and the players, sometimes things can get ugly.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.

Paul Brown

A modern democracy is a tyranny whose borders are undefined; one discovers how far one can go only by traveling in a straight line until one is stopped.

Norman Mailer

Expediency of literature, reason of literature, lawfulness of writing down a thought, is questioned; much is to say on both sides, and, while the fight waxes hot, thou, dearest scholar, stick to thy foolish task, add a line every hour, and between whiles add a line.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Private and public life are subject to the same rules-- truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better then policy or tact or expediency or other words that were devised to conceal a deviation from a straight line.

Robert E. Lee

Sing the melody line you hear in your own head. Remember, you don't owe anybody any explanations, you don't owe your parents any explanations, you don't owe your professors any explanations.

Paul David Hewson

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