Famous quotes containing the words driving, instructor, irish, ten, tips and/or choosing:
“Decisive inventions and discoveries always are initiated by an intellectual or moral stimulus as their actual motivating force, but, usually, the final impetus to human action is given by material impulses ... merchants stood as a driving force behind the heroes of the age of discovery; this first heroic impulse to conquer the world emanated from very mortal forcesin the beginning, there was spice.”
—Stefan Zweig (18811942)
“He is the mediator in that only sense in which possibly any being can mediate between God and man,that is, an instructor of man. He teaches us how to become like God.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“We Irish are too poetical to be poets; we are a nation of brilliant failures, but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)
“Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they? Was none of them found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 17:17,18.
Jesus, after healing ten lepers.
“Romeo. Lady, by yonder blessed moon I vow,
That tips with silver all these fruit tree tops
Juliet. O, swear not by the moon, th inconstant moon,
That monthly changes in her circled orb,
Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Although Ive risen! and my back is bold.
My tongue is brainy, choosing from among
Care, rage, surprise, despair, and choosing care.
Im semi-splendid within what Ive defended.”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)