Famous quotes containing the words boot, problem, dont, afraid and/or give:
“The best quality tea must have creases like the leathern boot of Tartar horsemen, curl like the dewlap of a mighty bullock, unfold like a mist rising out of a ravine, gleam like a lake touched by a zephyr, and be wet and soft like a fine earth newly swept by rain.”
—Lu Yu (d. 804)
“My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.”
—Errol Flynn (19091959)
“Birth, and copulation, and death.
Thats all the facts when you come to brass tacks:
Birth, and copulation, and death.
Ive been born, and once is enough.
You dont remember, but I remember,
Once is enough.”
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“Ive never been afraid to step out and to reach out and to move out in order to make things happen.”
—Victoria Gray, African American civil rights activist. As quoted in This Little Light of Mine, ch. 3, by Hay Mills (1993)
“... each of them is inhabited by a bland demon, as the German metaphysicians used to call that which gets into a man and makes him creative, not so forcibly that it turns them away from criticism, but valid enough to give them the right to speak with the authority of artists.”
—Rebecca West (18921983)