Quotes and Sayings about Blood



"Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide."
- John Adams
(Related: Aristocracy, Democracy, Suicide)

"What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?"
- Aeschylus
(Related: Blood, Earth)

"And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Blood)

"No one thinks of how much blood it costs."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Blood)

"Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Health, Life, Blood, Public)

"The nature of the Catilinarian conspiracy was bad and bloody."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Nature)

"This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

"Chemists employed by the police can do remarkable things with blood. They can weave it into a rope to hang a man."
- Margery Allingham
(Related: Blood, Man, Police, Remarkable)

"International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood."
- Eric Ambler
(Related: Business, Blood, May)

"Bloody hell, Ma'am, what's he doing in here?"
- Elizabeth Andrews
(Related: Hell)

"Our blood will turn from red to blue, although our money is but new."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Money, Blood, Will)

"I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long."
- Marie Antoinette
(Related: Mother, Wife, HusbBlood, Children, Queen)

"We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt to redeem our land!"
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Blood, Will)

"I went to school for about 2 years on a technical course, and I learned a lot. I learned about air mixture ratios and all the stuff; I learned how to draw blood."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Blood, School, Years)

"Get up tomorrow early in the morning, and earlier than you did today, and do the best that you can. Always stay near me, for tomorrow I will have much to do and more than I ever had, and tomorrow blood will leave my body above the breast."
- Joan of Arc
(Related: Blood, Body, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Blood, First, Independence, Liberty, Nation, Solidarity, Spirit, states, Today, United, Will)

"The brave man, indeed, calls himself lord of the land, through his iron, through his blood."
- Ernst Moritz Arndt
(Related: Blood, Land, Man)

"There is no caste in blood."
- Edwin Arnold
(Related: Blood)

"An interpreter must give his blood to the work interpreted."
- Claude Arrau
(Related: Work, Blood)

"Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: History, Technology, War, Blood, Information, Media, Military, Opinion, World)

"Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood."
- Elizabeth Ashley
(Related: Heart, Absence, Blood)

"My background is basically scientific math. My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere. Scientific method is very important to me. I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true."
- John Astin
(Related: Dad, Blood)

"The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood."
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: Soul, Blood, Spirit)

"The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Family, Life, Blood, Joy, Respect)

"A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Blood, Pressure)

"In 1941 Richard Owen said that the dinosaurs were almost hot blooded."
- Robert T. Bakker
"To me it seems that the warm blooded dinosaurs replaced advanced mammal ancestors that were warm blooded, also."
- Robert T. Bakker
"My organs are too powerful... I manufacture blood and fat too rapidly."
- Robert Baldwin
(Related: Blood)

"Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Blood, Exaggeration, Falsehood)

"When we talk about stem cells, we are actually talking about a complicated series of things, including adult stem cells which are largely cells devoted to replacing individual tissues like blood elements or liver or even the brain."
- David Baltimore
(Related: Blood, Talk, Talking)

"Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Peace, Science, Fate, Tax, Gifts, Liberty, Nation)

"You get very tired, and there was a certain amount of pain and you slow up. Your legs are so tired that you are in fact slowing. If you don't keep running, keep your blood circulating, the muscles stop pumping the blood back and you get dizzy."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Blood, Fact, Pain, Running)

"You have to hold your bloody own or you're lost."
- Christine Baranski
"The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Father, Blood)

"The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Battle, Blood, First, Wounds)

"Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Cunning, Envy)

"Boxing is show-business with blood."
- David Belasco
(Related: Blood, Boxing)

"There's nothing undignified about lying about all day and being waited on by servants, sipping bloody champagne."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: Being, Day, Lying, Nothing)

"But you've got to have money for comfort, which obviously doesn't matter as much when you're young, but even so. I always like to bloody eat well and be warm. Have a drink when I want it."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: Money, Comfort, Want)

"The seas are the heart's blood of the earth."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Heart, Blood, Earth)

"Politics is a blood sport."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Politics, Blood)

"We are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands."
- Albert J. Beveridge
(Related: Blood, Race)

"Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

"At 10, I was intrigued by surgery, I wanted to be a surgeon for a long time. I love doctor shows and surgery shows. Blood is not an issue for me. I even took pictures once of me getting my blood taken."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Love, Time, Blood)

"I think I could drink my own blood. Is that weird?"
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Blood)

"What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Patriotism, War, Country, Existence, Nation, Needs, Vice)

"But the love of adventure was in father's blood."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Love, Father, Adventure, Blood)

"The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Blood, Day, Decisions, Majority, Questions, Will)

"I'm a fountain of blood. In the shape of a girl."
- Bjork
(Related: Blood)

"And I know this happens because I took economics, and I'd explain it to ya, but I flunked that course. Not my fault. They taught it at 8 o'clock in the morning. And there is absolutely nothing you can learn out of one bloodshot eye."
- Lewis Black
(Related: Economics, Eye, Fault, Nothing)

"We became friends as we became a band. Our friendship evolved as the band evolved. It had its ups and downs, but it was mostly ups for the four of us. We got along well almost all of the time. Hey! We liked each other and we still do."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Friendship, Time)

"When it came to the music that we produced, I am pretty happy with what we did."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Music, Pretty)

"You can't control how you are perceived, and you are a fool if you waste any energy trying to do so. Vanity will get you nowhere."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Control, Energy, Fool, Trying, Vanity, Waste, Will)

"In my mind, it is certainly much nicer to end on a high note rather than on a Stout Pig."
- Dave Blood
(Related: End, Mind)

"It never got ugly, although it got a bit strange at times."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Ugly)

"The process of putting the DVD and the CD together was great fun, because it provided a good excuse for the four of us to make time to get together again. I am especially pleased with the end result of these two projects."
- Dave Blood
(Related: Time, End, Fun, Projects, Result)

"I would endeavour to deserve my life, Sire."
- Thomas Blood
(Related: Life)

"I'll answer to none but the King himself."
- Thomas Blood
"Vig used to call me 'Elf boy', and I'd call him 'filthy human'. As an Elf, I never got a scratch on me, never got dirty. And Vig would come out with blood and sweat all over him. And he'd say to me, 'Oh, go manicure your nails.'"
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Blood)

"The studios will go wherever they smell money. It's like sharks to the blood."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Money, Blood, Will)

"We thought about it, what we want to tell, and I didn't want to move it directly into the Nazi times. I thought it's much more interesting to see how BloodRayne became BloodRayne."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Thought, Want)

"I did not see his face, because he was all covered with blood."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Blood)

"Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Blood, Treatment)

"I think that candidates who have pending cases of blood crimes and economic crimes must be definitely banned."
- Francois Bozize
(Related: Blood)

"Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink."
- F. H. Bradley
(Related: Heart, Aphorisms, Blood, Epigrams)

"An isolationist America is no bloody use to anyone."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: America)

"If you want something from an audience, you give blood to their fantasies. It's the ultimate hustle."
- Marlon Brando
(Related: Blood, Want)

"Like getting into a bleeding competition with a blood bank."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Blood, Competition)

"Religious conflict can be the bloodiest and cruelest conflicts that turn people into fanatics."
- William J. Brennan
(Related: People, Conflict, Fanatics, Religious)

"If the guilt of sin is so great that nothing can satisfy it but the blood of Jesus; and the filth of sin is so great that nothing can fetch out the stain thereof but the blood of Jesus, how great, how heinous, how sinful must the evil of sin be."
- William Throsby Bridges
(Related: Blood, Evil, Guilt, Nothing, Sin)

"It took me about 10 years to get rid of. I'm all right now, though, lovely, I'm throwing some nice darts at the moment, but every now and then I get a bit of a jump. I wish I could find a cure, I'd make a bloody fortune."
- Eric Bristow
(Related: Cure, Fortune, Now, Right, Years)

"I come from the place where I am thinking 'I have put my blood on the pages.'"
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Blood, Thinking)

"Until the world in some way changes, then my responsibility is to share what I know and more importantly to behave like I know about the extraordinary work and effort and blood shed for me to be able to sit here."
- Avery Brooks
(Related: Work, Blood, Effort, Responsibility, World)

"The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still."
- Phillips Brooks
(Related: Life, Blood, Will)

"Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Life, African, Blood, Fight, states, Tears)

"Yes, politics IS war without bloodshed; and war is an extension of those politics."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Politics, War)

"I do remember the whole thing as being very argumentative, hot blooded... a permanent state of friction between Jon and Chris, Chris and me, me and Jon."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Being, State)

"There's a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success."
- Paul Bryant
(Related: Dreams, Success, Blood)

"When Philip Glass asked me if I would be interested in doing a new recording of Jesus' Blood he assumed that I would do something similar to the first version and wanted to know what other pieces would be on the same CD."
- Gavin Bryars
(Related: Blood, First)

"Raise your eyes and count the small gang of your oppressors who are only strong through the blood they suck from you and through your arms which you lend them unwillingly."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Blood, Eyes)

"The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Death, Life, Time, Blood)

"The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood."
- Buddha
(Related: Blood, Tongue)

"God and Country are an unbeatable team; they break all records for oppression and bloodshed."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: God, Country, Oppression)

"Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Time, Battle, Blood, Trials)

"I wanted it so badly that there was no choice. It's like something in your blood that you have to do."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Blood, Choice)

"You know, the thing that struck me about Civil War music was how bloody it was; it was full of hatred. There was incredible vitriol in it."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Music, War, Hatred)

"Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood."
- Daniel Burnham
(Related: Men, Blood, Magic)

"My parents were political, so it's definitely in my bones. Wherever I am, I always seem to get involved with politics. I think, once it's in your bloodstream, it's always there. I love it."
- Saffron Burrows
(Related: Love, Politics, Parents)

"Fashion is in my blood. Growing up, I was always clacking around the house in my mother's shoes."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Mother, Blood, Fashion, Growing up)

"I love soccer. That's all I ever watch. I'll watch it all day if I can. But I'm too bloody old to play now."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Love, Day, Now, Old, Play, Soccer)

"When people ask me if Dean Martin drank, let me put it this way. If Dracula bit Dean in the neck, he'd get a Bloody Mary."
- Red Buttons
(Related: People, Martin)

"I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green."
- Nicolas Cage
(Related: Blood, Office)

"Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life, because it's so bloody difficult to write."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Life, Actor, Comedy)

"The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree."
- Thomas Campbell
(Related: Blood, Freedom)

"No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Blood, Right, Will)

"I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Men, People, Blood, Christ, Interest, Liberty, May, Quiet, Reward, Treachery)

"The masses don't shed their blood for the benefit of a few individuals."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Blood)

"I have felt in my very blood, ever since I was born, a most unconquerable hatred towards the whole tribe of fools, and it arises from the fact that I feel myself a blockhead whenever I am in their company."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Blood, Company, Fact, Fools, Hatred)

"People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions."
- Nick Cave
(Related: People, Questions)

"Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Civilization, Blood, Name)

"Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution."
- Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Love, Blood, Energy, Evolution, Spiritual)

"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, Blood, Force, Necessity, Water)

"It's always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades."
- Paddy Chayefsky
(Related: War, Day, First, Hell, Widows)

"I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Blood, Nothing, Tears)

"We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Blood, Europe, Forget, Nations, Rivers, Years)

"There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water."
- Alan Clark
(Related: Politics, Blood, Friends, Waiting, Water)

"I say to you that the price of liberty is and always has been blood, human blood, and if our liberties are lost, we shall never regain them except at the price of blood. They must not be lost."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Blood, Liberty)

"History could pass for a scarlet text, its jot and title graven red in human blood."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: History, Blood)

"When they tested Fatal Attraction, the audiences were so upset by her behavior, they literally demanded her blood."
- Glenn Close
(Related: Audiences, Behavior, Blood)

"Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: Men, Survival, Baseball, Struggle, Tea)

"We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there's a shot from the bumper of a car and it's going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Car, Ability, Birds, Blood, Road, Want)

"I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign."
- Steven Cojocaru
(Related: Life, Blood, First, Pressure, Wrong)

"If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole."
- Arthur Holly Compton
(Related: Science, Society, Technology)

"Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Politics, Content, Office)

"Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up."
- Wendy Cope
(Related: Peace, Men, Christmas, Earth, Goodwill)

"Bloody men are like bloody buses - you wait for about a year and as soon as one approaches your stop two or three others appear."
- Wendy Cope
(Related: Men)

"On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea."
- Patricia Cornwell
(Related: War, Darkness, Fire, Sea)

"If God drives a car, He'd drive a 1973 Ford LTD Brougham sedan with a claret-colored vinyl roof, with oxblood leather upholstery and an opera window."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: God, Car, Opera)

"Nature is one great big wood-chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones and hair."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Nature, Blood, End, Hair, Wood)

"It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme."
- William Cowper
(Related: Blood)

"If I didn't have fake nails, my fingers would be bloody stumps."
- Nikki Cox
"Playing and singing at the same time is pretty cool, but sometimes it's difficult to know when you can just really let go a bit because you've got to get back to bloody microphone and sing some stuff."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Time, Pretty, Singing)

"I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood."
- Michael Crichton
(Related: Accident, Blood, Victims)

"When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg, where it remains still. There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft of the arrow when I pulled it out."
- George Crook
(Related: Blood)

"Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: Blood, Famous, Thinking)

"Aristotle taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons."
- Will Cuppy
(Related: Blood, Thinking)

"The right of petition is an old undoubted household right of the blood of England, which runs in our veins."
- Caleb Cushing
(Related: Blood, England, Old, Right)

"I do not wish a foreign army to spill the blood of my people."
- Bao Dai
(Related: People, Army, Blood)

"He is so old that his blood type was discontinued."
- Bill Dana
(Related: Blood, Old)

"All I can really say is it's bloodier than hell. In this one I'm going to be much more direct and honest in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Crime, Hell)

"For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Men, Nature, Blood, Class, Culture, Human nature, Humanism, Humanity, Language, Limitations)

"It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Power, Army, Blood, Community, Worth)

"We should demand his blood not from the Arabs of Gaza but from ourselves. Let us make our reckoning today."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Blood, Today)

"Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit around us and wait for the moment when their hands will be able to reach our blood."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Blood, Hatred, Will)

"Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases, including sickle cell anemia."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Blood, Treatment)

"We have created a new demonstration program to allow families with a sick child who could be helped with a cord blood transplant from a sibling to bank cord blood from newborns should they decide to have another child."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Blood)

"Using adult stem cells drawn from bone marrow and umbilical cord blood system cells, scientists have discovered new treatments for scores of diseases and conditions such as Parkinson's disease, juvenile diabetes, and spinal cord injuries."
- Nathan Deal
(Related: Blood, Disease, Scientists)

"It means working harder to do the research but I don't really mind - I don't think I have what it takes to chase criminals through back alleys and wade through blood at crime scenes."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Blood, Crime, Mind, Research)

"It's hard to think what should make your blood boil more - what happened to Billy Ray or what didn't happen to those who abused him. It's something we can't ignore."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Blood)

"Nature has left this tincture in the blood, That all men would be tyrants if they could."
- Daniel Defoe
(Related: Men, Nature, Blood)

"I had no blood relatives till I made some."
- Andy Dick
(Related: Blood, Relatives)

"The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Blood, Christ)

"You know you're old if they have discontinued your blood type."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Blood, Old)

"No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke, Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason as a mere activity of thought."
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Related: Thought, Blood, Reason)

"I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching Brando as God and his son was Jesus. I literally had people saying my blood would run in the streets for doing that."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Life, Son, God, People, Blood, Saying)

"All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears."
- Alfred Douglas
(Related: Poetry, Blood, Tears)

"Jewish people have put the interests of race over the interests of the American people... Jews are filled with more hatred and rage for our race, for our heritage, for our blood than perhaps you can imagine."
- David Duke
(Related: People, American, Blood, Hatred, Race)

"My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books, which was then a very new imprint."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Books, First, Poems)

"Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins."
- Charles Alexander Eastman
(Related: Family, Friendship, Character, Blood)

"It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization, and that of our women was secure. In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Women, Civilization, Blood, Morals, Purity, Woman)

"I want to direct but I think I'd be bloody awful and I don't want to produce but I think I'd be a very good producer because if I believed in something I'd be able to protect it."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Want)

"The turning point for me was when the Supreme Court installed Bush in 2000, even though he got half a million votes less nationally than Gore. It was nothing more than a bloodless coup and that's when I really started paying attention."
- Mark Edwards
(Related: Attention, Court, Nothing)

"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Battle, Blood, Glory, Worth)

"Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Men, Women, America, Blood, Dissent, Doctrine, May, Spirit)

"Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Blood, Followers, Friends, Humility, Man)

"Playwriting gets into your blood and you can't stop it. At least not until the producers or the public tell you to."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Blood, Public)

"My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Imagination, Love, Dreams, Soul, Heart, Blood, Fantasy, Fire, Horror, Light)

"Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills."
- William Empson
(Related: Failure, Blood, Effort, Poison, Waste)

"Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words."
- Paul Engle
(Related: Poetry, Power, Ideas, Emotions, Language, Skin, Words)

"It consists entirely of people who are not related by blood, many of whom can't stand each other."
- Delia Ephron
(Related: People, Blood)

"I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom."
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
(Related: Work, Hope, Blood, Laughter, Tears, Water, Will)

"God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood of brave men which has been shed in its defence."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Men, God, Blood)

"They had to match blood type and meet all sorts of things I don't know about."
- Shelley Fabares
(Related: Blood)

"They are always telling us that Carolina Blue is not a color, that it is really Columbia blue or sky blue. But there is no bad blood amongst the teammates. All of our kidding is in good fun."
- Lorrie Fair
(Related: Blood, Fun, Sky)

"Many of the Jews who owned the homes, the apartments in the black community, we considered them bloodsuckers because they took from our community and built their community but didn't offer anything back to our community."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Community)

"And the blood of brave men was shed like unto the shedding of rain from a black cloud."
- Ferdowsi
(Related: Men, Blood, Rain)

"I love new writing, new blood, modern works by unknown writers."
- Joseph Fiennes
(Related: Love, Blood, Writers, Writing)

"One never tires of what is well written, style is life! It is the very blood of thought!"
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Blood, Style)

"The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of many states around the country - including Florida, California, New York and Nevada, to name a few."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Travel, Country, Name, states)

"I was eleven and I wanted to play it because it was in my blood. It was a feeling I couldn't deny."
- Lita Ford
(Related: Blood, Feeling, Play)

"I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a little man's pleasure when they come a cropper."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Men, Blood, Distrust, Man, Pleasure)

"Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Blood, Writing)

"Boxing is just show business with blood."
- Bruno Frank
(Related: Business, Blood, Boxing)

"From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Character, African, Americans, Blood, Culture, Jazz, Justice)

"Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money."
- Muammar al Gaddafi
(Related: Money, Blood)

"You don't have to be a political genius to sniff the smell of blood in the water."
- Rich Galen
(Related: Genius, Blood, Water)

"For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Church, Blood, Body, Christ)

"Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today, with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars."
- George Galloway
(Related: War, People, Blood, Court, Living, Today, Vietnam, Will, World)

"Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic."
- Indira Gandhi
(Related: Growth, Blood, Nation, Service, Will)

"The sin of slavery is one of which it may be said that without the shedding of blood there is no remission."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Blood, May, Sin, Slavery)

"Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy."
- Hamlin Garland
(Related: Life, Blood, Dawn, Pressure)

"Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose."
- John Gay
(Related: Quarrels)

"What do you want to be a sailor for? There are greater storms in politics than you will ever find at sea. Piracy, broadsides, blood on the decks. You will find them all in politics."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Politics, Blood, Sea, Storms, Want, Will)

"Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: Men, Blood, Quarrel, Reason, Right)

"Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Fear, Blood, Perfection)

"Some people say my work is often depressing and pessimistic, with the emphasis on death, blood, overcrowding, strange beings and so on, but I don't really think it is."
- H. R. Giger
(Related: Work, Death, People, Blood)

"I am proud of my black roots and of the black blood that runs in my veins."
- Ryan Giggs
(Related: Blood)

"No adultery is bloodless."
- Natalia Ginzburg
(Related: Adultery)

"For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously."
- George Gissing
(Related: Beauty, Blood, Body, Day, Man, Mind, Sound, Storms, Weather)

"Anyone with any real blood in his or her veins cannot help being a fan. Being a true American and being a fan are synonymous."
- Lulu Glaser
(Related: American, Being, Blood, Help)

"Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Heart, Accomplishment, Blood, Nothing)

"We may be up against a stone wall, but we don't have to bloody our heads against it unless we choose to."
- William Glasser
(Related: May)

"I have wondered sometimes if there are not perhaps some disadvantages in having really blue blood in one's veins, like grandmamma and me."
- Elinor Glyn
(Related: Blood)

"I suggest that instead of criticising us, the establishment has a bloody good look at itself."
- Trisha Goddard
"The history of progress is written in the blood of men and women who have dared to espouse an unpopular cause, as, for instance, the black man's right to his body, or woman's right to her soul."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: History, Men, Women, Soul, Progress, Blood, Body, Cause, Man, Right, Woman)

"The reason why the stone is red is its iron content, which is also why our blood is red."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Blood, Content, Reason)

"I am no more a witch than you are a wizard. If you take my life away, God will give you blood to drink."
- Sarah Good
(Related: Life, God, Blood, Will)

"The soviet people want full-blooded and unconditional democracy."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: People, Democracy, Want)

"Democracy is the wholesome and pure air without which a socialist public organization cannot live a full-blooded life."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Life, Democracy, Public)

"Composing is my life blood."
- Morton Gould
(Related: Life, Blood)

"When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Behavior, Blood, Measure, Pressure)

"Folks in the bottom half of the economy are already squeezed hard. They will be bloodied and bankrupt if economic policy inadvertently induces a recession."
- William Greider
(Related: Policy, Economy, Will)

"As the world's finest democracy, we do not do guillotines. But there are other less bloody rituals of humiliation, designed to reassure the populace that order is restored, the Republic cleansed."
- William Greider
(Related: Democracy, Order, Rituals, World)

"I think that at the supper I neither receive flesh nor blood, but bread and wine; which bread when it is broken, and the wine when it is drunken, put me in remembrance how that for my sins the body of Christ was broken, and his blood shed on the cross."
- Jane Grey
(Related: Blood, Body, Christ, Remembrance, Wine)

"Writing was like digging coal. I sweat blood. The spell is on me."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Blood, Writing)

"What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Death, Life, Blood, Forgetfulness, Living, Suicide, Worth, Yield)

"Writing for children is bloody difficult; books for children are as complex as their adult counterparts, and they should therefore be accorded the same respect."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Books, Children, Respect, Writing)

"I think all the bad blood started when Geffen released a greatest hits package of my solo stuff."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Blood)

"I also identify as a Latin person, a person who has Latin blood."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Blood)

"It didn't take long for the world to realize that the Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody reactionary regime that followed, and which executed more people in three months than the Shah had done in 30 years."
- Alexander Haig
(Related: People, Liberal, Months, World, Years)

"What does kissing really mean to me? To me, if you feel, when you kiss a girl, that certain feeling of all those dolphins, like, swimming through your blood stream, and you get those good tingles inside your stomach, I don't think there's any better feeling."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Kiss, Blood, Feeling, Kissing)

"Recent studies have revealed that children 8-10 years old are being diagnosed with Type II diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure at an alarming rate."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Being, Blood, Children, Old, Pressure, Years)

"With all of the holiday cheer in the air, it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods. Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat - all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Holiday, Pressure)

"A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Health, Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Fighting, Holiday, Key, Pressure)

"This bloody past suggests to us that enemies cease hostilities only when they are battered enough to acknowledge that there is no hope in victory - and thus that further resistance means only useless sacrifice."
- Victor Davis Hanson
(Related: Sacrifice, Hope, Victory, Enemies, Past)

"Red is one of the strongest colors, it's blood, it has a power with the eye. That's why traffic lights are red I guess, and stop signs as well... In fact I use red in all of my paintings."
- Keith Haring
(Related: Power, Blood, Colors, Eye, Fact)

"To be born in Wales, not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but, with music in your blood and with poetry in your soul, is a privilege indeed."
- Brian Harris
(Related: Music, Poetry, Soul, Blood, Privilege)

"While the struggle for religious liberty had proceeded without large-scale bloodshed in New England and elsewhere in the United States, the struggle for political liberty had not fared so well."
- Paul Harris
(Related: England, Liberty, Religious, states, Struggle, United)

"Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that's what we are."
- Mickey Hart
(Related: Life, Blood, Machine)

"The people who send us fan mail written in blood say the nicest things, so it doesn't freak us out too much."
- Davey Havok
(Related: People, Blood, Mail)

"No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Marriage, Blood, Office, Will)

"One of the jobs I had was cutting out the blood clots on a side of beef."
- Marg Helgenberger
(Related: Blood, Jobs)

"A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer. A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: May, Writer)

"In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed."
- William Ernest Henley
(Related: Chance, Circumstance)

"Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Life, Support)

"Why should you ask blood be spilled for a cause that is not in the interest of the American people?"
- Wally Herger
(Related: People, American, Blood, Cause, Interest)

"Being Indian is not blood as much as it is culture."
- Tony Hillerman
(Related: Being, Blood, Culture)

"Perhaps we shall also have to hold in check other coloured peoples who will soon be in their certain prime, and thus preserve the world, which is the world of our blood, of our children and of our grandchildren."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Blood, Children, Will, World)

"Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Snow, Victims)

"Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out of which they grow."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Soul, Thoughts, Blood, Language)

"Nobody is the same. If we were all the same it would be bloody boring."
- Peter Hook
"Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Business, Credit, Jobs)

"It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity."
- Horace
(Related: Life, Courage, Adversity, Blood, Present)

"In the name of the constitution of Texas, which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath. I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Love, Constitution, Name)

"Will you, my countrymen, the descendants of these men, warmed by their blood, inheriting their language, and having the principles for which they struggled confided to your care, allow them to be violated in your hands?"
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Men, Blood, Care, Language, Principles, Will)

"Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Balance, Blood, Justice, Murder, Possession, Violence)

"Blood relatives often have nothing to do with family, and similarly, family is about who you choose to make your life with."
- Oliver Hudson
(Related: Family, Life, Blood, Nothing, Relatives)

"It's when we start working together that the real healing takes place... it's when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood."
- David Hume
(Related: Blood, Healing)

"What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Men, War, Blood, Murder, Quarrel)

"If they're in cell block 1A or 1B, these prisoners - they're murderers, they're terrorists, they're insurgents. Many of them probably have American blood on their hands. And here we're so concerned about the treatment of those individuals."
- James Inhofe
(Related: American, Blood, Treatment)

"I do care about the mercury contamination which this country will be experiencing because of the attempted sellout by this administration to special interests which will result in more mercury in the blood of young children in America."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: America, Blood, Care, Children, Country, Mercury, Result, Will)

"I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Blood, Moon, Sky)

"Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Blood, Destiny, Prison, Water)

"You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

"I bled a lot. I got hit across the face. We couldn't film for seven days. I got hit, whacked, underwater, across the face. I finished the shot, got into the boat and blood started coming out."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Blood, Film)

"No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Blood, World)

"Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Peace, Blood)

"The mainstream media showed, for example, no blood and guts resulting from the 9/11 attacks."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Blood, Example, Media)

"Both of our wars in Iraq were, on American television, largely bloodless."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: American, Iraq, Television)

"There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Money, Religion, Christianity, Church, Blood, Difference, Man, Religious)

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Time, Blood, Liberty)

"So the Negro race has continued, and today is the day of the Negro as far as the world is concerned. They have influenced the generations of time; they have mixed their blood with many peoples, until there are many peoples not able to hold the priesthood."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Time, Blood, Day, Generations, Race, Today, World)

"Here he tells us that the new birth is first of all 'not of blood'. You don't get it through the blood stream, through heredity. Your parents can give you much, but they cannot give you this."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: Blood, First, Heredity, Parents)

"At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption."
- E. Stanley Jones
(Related: God, Heart, Blood)

"There is not enough magic in a bloodline to forge an instant, irrevocable bond."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Magic)

"An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it."
- John Paul Jones
(Related: Peace, War, Blood, Delight, First)

"I labored hard to avoid trouble and bloodshed."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Trouble)

"I did not want my people killed. I did not want bloodshed."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: People, Want)

"I would give up everything rather than have the blood of white men upon the hands of my people."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, People, Blood)

"No one in my family had a retail or marketing background. They were professionals. They didn't understand just what I was doing by going into retailing. After I started, though, it got into my blood. I knew this was what I wanted."
- Andrea Jung
(Related: Family, Blood, Marketing, professionals)

"Who has fully realized that history is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood?"
- Carl Jung
(Related: History, Blood, Books)

"I want to make music that will make the blood surge in your veins, music that will get people up and dance."
- Alex Kapranos
(Related: Music, People, Dance, Blood, Want, Will)

"Those who believe in God because their experience of life and the facts of nature prove his existence must have led sheltered lives and closed their hearts to the voice of their brothers' blood."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: Experience, Life, Nature, God, Blood, Brothers, Existence, Facts, Voice)

"I think to be in politics you have to have the taste for blood on that."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Politics, Blood, Taste)

"The white man's blood and bones have begotten this bronze race, and bequeathed to it in some degree qualities, tendencies, capabilities, such as are the inheritance of the highest order of human animals."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Animals, Blood, Inheritance, Man, Order, Race)

"I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now."
- William Kempe
(Related: Experience, Age, Work, Dancing, Hard work, Moments, Now, Want)

"Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Deceit, Democracy, Integrity, Poison)

"If you were the only suspect in a senseless bloodbath, would you be standing the the horror section?"
- Jamie Kennedy
(Related: Horror)

"I can understand why those bands do it. It can be a hell of a lot of bloody fun. People are allowed to have a bit of fun after the age of 40, and a lot of them do need the money."
- Nik Kershaw
(Related: Age, Money, People, Fun, Hell)

"Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave."
- Francis Scott Key
(Related: Blood, Footsteps, Grave, Pollution, Terror)

"Also, we're all actually different blood types and we have one represented by each guy in the band."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: Blood)

"Young blood must have its course, lad, and every dog its day."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Blood, Day)

"In the old days they, the promoters, wanted more and more from me. They wanted me to jump or spill my blood and break my bones. Every time they wanted me to jump further, and further, and further. Hell, they thought my bike had wings."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Time, Thought, Blood, Hell, Old)

"I know that I'm very lucky to be alive. For 35 or 40 years I've spilt my blood and broke my bones and spent years in hospitals."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Blood, Hospitals, Years)

"So why sign your name in blood for more? It seemed like a sensible arrangement for me. I didn't sell large numbers of records and the record company paid advances they rarely recouped."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Blood, Company, Name, Numbers)

"I don't find slashing and blood flying everywhere to be scary. I just find it repulsive."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Blood, Flying)

"I'm a compulsive musician, but it's also a bloody good way out of having to do anything else."
- Alexis Korner
"It is a sad commentary that today we face a choice between having schools that are a monument to our past - or schools that will be the lifeblood of our future. But since that is our choice, let us resolve to choose wisely."
- Ted Kulongoski
(Related: Choice, Future, Monument, Past, Schools, Today, Will)

"Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Time, Aggression, Fanaticism, Hate, Leaders, Xenophobia)

"On the unofficial level it was a glorious moment in our national life because young people decided that this had to stop, that they could no longer stand the shedding of blood in this tragic adventure in Southeast Asia."
- William Kunstler
(Related: Life, People, Adventure, Blood)

"Without going into too much detail, the end of my major action scene, after the climax of the scene, there was one little change that I suggested regarding the way things should turn out. It was in the detail of the tears of blood."
- Chiaki Kuriyama
(Related: Change, Action, Blood, Detail, End, Tears)

"Look at the average American diet: ice cream, butter, cheese, whole milk, all this fat. People don't realize how much of this stuff you get by the end of the day. High blood pressure is from all this high-fat eating."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: People, American, Blood, Day, Eating, End, Pressure)

"The president took the advice of my East Texas grandmother: If you can skin a cat without getting the room all bloody, why not do it that way?"
- Richard Land
(Related: Advice, President, Skin)

"Questions have also arisen about AIDS being transmitted to hemophiliacs via blood transfusions."
- Serge Lang
(Related: Being, Blood, Questions)

"Each of us needs something - food, liquor, pot, whatever - to help us survive. Dracula needs blood."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Food, Blood, Help, Liquor, Needs)

"I've got Disney blood running through my veins."
- John Lasseter
(Related: Blood, Disney, Running)

"John the Baptist, who we are told was related by blood to Jesus, was preaching the impending judgement of God, urging repentance and moral reform, and baptizing in the Jordan River those who responded."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: God, Blood, Preaching, Reform, Repentance)

"The Lord receive my soul, and have mercy on me, and bless this kingdom with peace and charity, that there may not be this effusion of Christian blood amongst them."
- William Laud
(Related: Peace, Soul, Christian, Blood, Charity, May, Mercy)

"Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Experience, Soul, Purpose, Blood, Deep, Myth)

"The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Art, Morality, Blood, Mind)

"Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Design, Art, Blood, Eyes)

"My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Religion, Belief, Being, Blood, Intellect, Wrong)

"I wanted to be a doctor when I was little, so I'm okay with blood and guts."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: Blood)

"Don't trust the heart, it wants your blood."
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: Trust, Heart, Blood)

"My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Family, Love, American, Blood, Irish, Parents, states, United)

"A lover may be a shadowy creature, but husbands are made of flesh and blood."
- Amy Levy
(Related: Blood, Husbands, May)

"While the men of the steel industry were going through blood and gas in defense of their rights and their homes and their families, elsewhere on the far-flung C.I.O. front the hosts of labor were advancing and intelligent and permanent progress was being made."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Men, Progress, Being, Blood, Defense, Rights, Labor)

"Like a cyclone, imperialism spins across the globe; militarism crushes peoples and sucks their blood like a vampire."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Blood)

"Sometimes it's said that psychiatrists are doctors who are frightened by the sight of blood. I might have fallen into that category."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Blood, Doctors, Sight)

"To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Victory, Right)

"Knavery and flattery are blood relations."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Blood, Flattery, Knavery)

"But cord blood also holds the great potential of producing pleural potential cells that could cure many other diseases such as juvenile diabetes, a disease that I live with every day."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Blood, Cure, Day, Disease, Potential)

"Whatever may be said as to our relations to some other countries, I think the relations of this country to Spain offer no ties of gratitude or of blood."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Gratitude, Blood, Countries, Country, May, Spain)

"I looked, and saw that Bob had entirely lost his left ear, and a large piece from his left cheek. His right eye was a little discoloured, and the blood flowed profusely from his wounds."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Blood, Eye, Right, Wounds)

"Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Men, Belief)

"To make the bloody thing talk the way I do when I'm on a verbal roll, in my idioms and rhythms."
- Gary Lucas
(Related: Talk)

"It is women who bear the race in bloody agony. Suffering is a kind of horror. Blood is a kind of horror. Women are born with horror in their very bloodstream. It is a biological thing."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Women, Blood, Horror, Race, Suffering)

"Blood alone moves the wheels of history."
- Martin Luther
(Related: History, Blood)

"Social democracy... is only the advance guard of the proletariat, a small piece of the total working masses; blood from their blood, and flesh from their flesh."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Blood, Democracy)

"Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd."
- David Lynch
(Related: Humor, Life, Absurdity, Ignorance, Man, Running)

"There are two times of the year that stir the blood. In the fall, for the hunt, and now for lacrosse."
- Oren Lyons, Jr.
(Related: Blood, Now)

"The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries."
- James Madison
(Related: Purpose, Church, Blood, Europe, Separation, State)

"These terrorist actions, prepared in cold blood, against the people, the society and the institutions of the United States are unprecedented in history."
- Ferenc Madl
(Related: History, Society, People, Actions, Blood, states, United)

"The Irish are the only men who know how to cry for the dirty polluted blood of all the world."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Men, Blood, Irish, World)

"You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker."
- Malcolm X
"For me, there's a fine line between telling a story that's fictional with lots of details and then removing yourself too much from it, so it's bloodless, a little too fictional."
- Aimee Mann
"And I said, yes, if you think that I avoid bloodshed by standing aside, then I will stand aside."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Will)

"The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Love, Experience, Blood, Joy, Suffering)

"Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together."
- Jacques Maritain
(Related: Poetry, Imagination, Love, Blood, Desire, Instinct, Intellect, Man, Sense, Spirit)

"Blood will tell, but often it tells too much."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Blood, Will)

"I have often noticed that ancestors never boast of the descendants who boast of ancestors. I would rather start a family than finish one. Blood will tell, but often it tells too much."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Family, Blood, Will)

"I was just very interested in the American frontier and the growth of capitalism - those enormous fortunes that were being made, more often than not, on the blood of poor people, black people, Indian people. They were the ones who paid very dearly for those great fortunes."
- Peter Matthiessen
(Related: People, Growth, American, Being, Blood, Capitalism, Poor)

"For God's sake bring me a large Scotch. What a bloody awful country."
- Reginald Maudling
(Related: God, Country)

"This planet Earth, the act of putting a roof over our heads, our flesh and blood existence, it's all very temporary."
- Melissa Auf der Maur
(Related: Act, Blood, Earth, Existence)

"As soon as I became old enough to make my dreams my reality, I became a firm believer that the subconscious and the world outside of our flesh and blood is essentially the truth."
- Melissa Auf der Maur
(Related: Dreams, Truth, Blood, Old, Reality, World)

"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: Peace, Time, Blood, May, Security, State, Treasure)

"Freedom is not a gift nor does it simply exist for us to have, but rather it is a sacred duty, and its blessed yield of hope is born from none other than the blood of the innocent."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Hope, Blood, Duty, Freedom, Yield)

"When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Time, Blood, Language, Night, Race)

"You know, it is said that we Greeks are a fervent and warm blooded breed. Well, let me tell you something - it is true."
- Melina Mercouri
"England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots."
- Melina Mercouri
(Related: War, Blood, EnglEnglish, Fascism, Friends, Greece)

"One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Night)

"Nothing changes without blood flowing."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Blood, Nothing)

"Either we're going to solve this by realistic negotiation or there will be blood on the border."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Blood, Negotiation, Will)

"The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest colour of the unpublished blood."
- Alice Meynell
(Related: Life, Heart, Blood, Body, Living)

"The true color of life is the color of the body, the color of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest color of the unpublished blood."
- Alice Meynell
(Related: Life, Heart, Blood, Body, Living)

"The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he's a hero the whole time."
- Frank Miller
(Related: Time, Blood, Fact, Knight)

"A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit."
- John Milton
(Related: Spirit)

"We wait here to meet the Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam to discuss together a ceremony of orderly transfer of power so as to avoid any unnecessary bloodshed in the population."
- Duong Van Minh
(Related: Government, Power, Ceremony, Population, Vietnam)

"I believe firmly in reconciliation among Vietnamese to avoid unnecessary shedding of the blood of Vietnamese."
- Duong Van Minh
(Related: Blood)

"No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Blood, Christ)

"Men are as we have always known them, neither better nor worse from the hearts of rogues there springs a latent honesty, from the depths of honest men there emerges a brutish appetite - a thirst for extermination, a desire for blood."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Men, Honesty, Appetite, Blood, Desire)

"Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man."
- Dwight L. Moody
(Related: Church, Blood, Man)

"I want to go to college to study journalism. I want to speak French fluently, to travel. My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood."
- Mandy Moore
(Related: Mom, Travel, Blood, College, Journalism, Study, Want)

"No candy bars unless I've had a low blood sugar where I'm shaky."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Blood)

"What happens is that the system builds many inferior blood vessels in the eye to take the place of the vessels that are dying. And those blood vessels are not up to the task. And they bleed. They hemorrhage and they cover the eye inside with blood."
- Mary Tyler Moore
(Related: Blood, Dying, Eye)

"I tell students they will know they are getting somewhere when a scene is so painful they can just barely bring themselves to write about it. A writer has to draw blood."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Blood, Students, Will, Writer)

"Blood and death. That moves me."
- Ikue Mori
(Related: Death, Blood)

"I just feel tired now if people are shocked. If it's not for you, just don't bloody watch it."
- Chris Morris
(Related: People, Now)

"The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Time, Blood, Fool, Will)

"It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail."
- Vladimir Nabokov
(Related: Nature, War, Detail, states)

"We make a contract within ourselves as actors or directors or writers about how much of ourselves we let into projects. You can actually figure out before you work on something how much blood you will have to let emotionally."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Work, Actors, Blood, Projects, Will, Writers)

"They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the last drop of their blood."
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Related: Blood)

"There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire."
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Related: Blood, Fire, Force, Present, Road, Sea)

"We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Peace, Contradiction, Danger, Mankind, World)

"I'm crazy about westerns. I need to do a western once in a while. It's like you know, eating bread, eating pasta, drinking wine. It's in my blood. I need it."
- Franco Nero
(Related: Blood, Drinking, Eating, Wine)

"When I left school I went on trip around the world - I only got as far as Australia, but like a bloody fool I cut it short because of a girl. It's probably one of my big regrets in life."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Life, Fool, School, World)

"Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Love, Blood)

"In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Change, History, Nature, Religion, Encouraging, Hope, Conflict, Man, Religious, Respect, Will)

"The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Time, Blood, Liberty, Needs)

"Gospel songs to me are about the mansion in the sky, and washed in the blood of Christ's crimson blood, songs that are filled with biblical wording that's no longer understood by a lot of people."
- Larry Norman
(Related: People, Blood, Christ, Sky, Songs)

"We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language."
- Joyce Carol Oates
(Related: Blood, Language, Memory)

"It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Work, Blood, Children, Tears, Today, World)

"Basketball is in my blood. It is my obligation to try."
- Hakeem Olajuwon
(Related: Basketball, Blood, Obligation)

"I am a big fan of vampires. I've always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood."
- Alex O'Loughlin
(Related: Nature, Being, Blood)

"A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood."
- Austin O'Malley
(Related: Blood, Will)

"I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihad... until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: Life, Sacrifice, People, Islam, Afghanistan)

"The humble and meek are thirsting for blood."
- Joe Orton
(Related: Blood)

"Avoid fried foods, which angry up the blood."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Blood)

"No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Love, Blood)

"Assange is not a 'journalist' any more than the 'editor' of al-Qaeda's new English-language magazine 'Inspire' is a 'journalist.' He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Blood, English)

"The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Act, Earth, End, Play, Rest)

"A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Blood)

"Thanks to our present surgical methods in physiology we can demonstrate at any time almost all phenomena of digestion without the loss of even a single drop of blood, without a single scream from the animal undergoing the experiment."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Time, Blood, Loss, Present)

"Football's in my blood - and eventually I want to be the one making decisions."
- Stuart Pearce
(Related: Blood, Decisions, Football, Want)

"Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood... there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them!"
- Padraic Pearse
(Related: Blood, Horror, Nation, Slavery)

"I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it's like you're on a roller coaster."
- Amanda Peet
(Related: Flying, Key)

"I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor."
- Ron Perlman
(Related: Character, Actor, Blood, Pressure)

"Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Truth, Blood, Moods, Opinion)

"The village had a mill near it, situated on the little creek, which made very good flour. The population consisted of civilized Indians, but much mixed blood."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Blood, Population)

"I am innocent of the blood of this just person; see ye to it."
- Pontius Pilate
(Related: Blood)

"Sometimes democracy must be bathed in blood."
- Augusto Pinochet
(Related: Blood, Democracy)

"The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Poetry, Blood)

"I do think the story in Halloween 5 is a bit stupid, and there's a lot more blood. They're obviously going to take the Halloween series in a different direction."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Blood, Direction)

"I have the ability to create and be in touch with God. I can't change bread and wine into body and blood, but I can take the scum or the slime of the earth and make it into a man or woman."
- J. F. Powers
(Related: Change, God, Ability, Blood, Body, Earth, Man, Wine, Woman)

"Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Genius, Blood)

"All I want is a gentleman. I'm sick to bloody death of bastards."
- Katie Price
(Related: Death, Gentleman, Want)

"But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: War, Life, Battle, Blood, Fighting, First, Killing, Now, Profession, Writing)

"A tragedy need not have blood and death; it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Death, Blood, Pleasure, Sadness, Tragedy)

"I'm sick of making bloody history."
- Patrick Rafter
(Related: History)

"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Children, Freedom)

"But I don't want anybody to say have the right to say well if you bloody Brits don't like it go home. And they have the right to say that if you haven't become a citizen."
- Lynn Redgrave
(Related: Home, Right, Want)

"I've been involved with blood donation since the 1980s because there is a critical need."
- Donna Reed
(Related: Blood)

"I just started making Bloody Marys. I always thought they looked gross, then I tasted one. There's an art to it, from the Tabasco to the Worcestershire."
- Tara Reid
(Related: Art, Thought)

"Race, what is that? Race is a competition, somebody winning and somebody losing. Blood doesn't run in races! Come on!"
- Beah Richards
(Related: Winning, Blood, Competition, Losing, Race)

"All the soarings of my mind begin in my blood."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Blood, Mind)

"Generally, the French highly promote culture and the arts, and photography is in their blood."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: Blood, Culture, Photography)

"I've been lucky-my looks haven't put me into one category. I don't look like a blue blood. I don't look like a criminal. I don't look like anything."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Blood)

"Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Change, People, Habit, Blood, Old)

"The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets."
- John D. Rockefeller
(Related: Money, Blood, Running)

"I am an optimist because I want to change things for the better and I know that blood has to be spilled and disharmony and cruelty are necessary to do that."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Change, Blood, Cruelty, Want)

"Keep your blood clean, your body lean, and your mind sharp."
- Henry Rollins
(Related: Blood, Body, Mind)

"The most realistic blood I've seen is when Marlon Brando gets beat up in On The Waterfront."
- George A. Romero
(Related: Blood)

"Sweat saves blood."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Blood)

"A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal afterwards."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Blood, Country, Man)

"Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood, the faith that along with blood we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole."
- Alfred Rosenberg
(Related: Faith, Nature, Blood, Man, Myth, Today)

"Racial history is therefore natural history and the mysticism of the soul at one and the same time; but the history of the religion of the blood, conversely, is the great world story of the rise and downfall of peoples, their heroes and thinkers, their inventors and artists."
- Alfred Rosenberg
(Related: History, Religion, Soul, Time, Artists, Blood, Heroes, World)

"I don't know any musician who got to the top without hard work. Take whoever you want. They all work bloody hard, harder than you think."
- Gavin Rossdale
(Related: Work, Hard work, Want)

"Adult stem cells have shown great potential and have effectively helped patients. Another alternative is cord-blood stem cells. These are a neglected resource that could be used to treat a diverse body of people."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: People, Body, Potential)

"Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude."
- Sallust
(Related: Gratitude, Ambition, Blood)

"The blood and sweat shed by United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period."
- Kim Y. Sam
(Related: Blood, Freedom, Nations, Post, states, Troops, United)

"To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight of the blood."
- George Santayana
(Related: Blood, Deep, Delight)

"I am not virtuous. Our sons will be if we shed enough blood to give them the right to be."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Blood, Right, Sons, Will)

"Our nation's blood supply is safer than it's ever been, and it's getting safer as we speak."
- David Satcher
(Related: Blood, Nation)

"A press card does not provide you with an invisible shield. You're flesh and blood."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Blood, Press)

"We are not going to achieve a new world order without paying for it in blood as well as in words and money."
- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
(Related: Money, Blood, Order, Words, World)

"I can't talk fellowship to you who are gathered here. Too much blood has been spilled. I know from my experience it is up to the working people to save themselves. The only way they can save themselves is by a strong working-class movement."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Experience, People, Blood, Talk)

"Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it."
- Olive Schreiner
(Related: Love, God, Blood, Old, Poets, Right, Sin, Water)

"Now they show you how detergents take out bloodstains, a pretty violent image there. I think if you've got a T-shirt with a bloodstain all over it, maybe laundry isn't your biggest problem.Maybe you should get rid of the body before you do the wash."
- Jerry Seinfeld
(Related: Body, Now, Pretty)

"Racing, competing, it's in my blood. It's part of me, it's part of my life; I have been doing it all my life and it stands out above everything else."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Life, Blood, Racing)

"It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Blood, Will)

"I would rather have been shot straight-up in cold blood-but to be set up? By people who you trusted? That's bad."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: People, Blood)

"Laughter and grief join hands. Always the heart Clumps in the breast with heavy stride; The face grows lined and wrinkled like a chart, The eyes bloodshot with tears and tide. Let the wind blow, for many a man shall die."
- Karl Shapiro
(Related: Heart, Eyes, Grief, Laughter, Man, Tears, Wind)

"Curious people who have become accustomed to think that one cannot sustain the moral of the army without giving it the freedom to shed blood from time to time."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Time, People, Army, Blood, Freedom, Giving)

"How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways."
- William Shatner
(Related: Blood)

"I've got rock 'n' roll in my blood."
- William Shatner
(Related: Blood)

"An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Soul, Battle, Blood, Horror)

"In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Knowledge, Battle, Blood, Fight)

"I'd like people to listen to our soldiers. They were there. They heard the alarms go off. They tasted the substance in the air. They spit up blood. They had rashes on their bodies. They got sick."
- Christopher Shays
(Related: People, Blood, Soldiers)

"I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man. Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Heart, Blood, Constitution, Dying, Fools, Man)

"I have a different constitution. I have a different brain; I have a different heart; I got tiger blood, man."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Heart, Blood, Constitution, Man)

"Sure, I did a lot of things in excess. But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued, what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?"
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: American, Excess)

"I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Blood, Glory, Hell, Vengeance)

"It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Blood, Hell, Vengeance)

"I don't want to go down in history as a man who allowed blood to be shed."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: History, Blood, Man, Want)

"I think my resignation was the only way to avoid bloodshed."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Resignation)

"I couldn't stand the idea of bloodshed, casualties."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Idea)

"But on second thought, after I decreed the state of emergency, I came to the conclusion that that was impossible to achieve without bloodshed because the street protesters were full of anger and nearly out of control. This is why I thought we needed to find another way out."
- Eduard Shevardnadze
(Related: Anger, Thought, Control, State)

"The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade."
- James Shirley
(Related: Death, Blood, Fate, Kings, Poor, Shadows, State)

"Comics are really my life blood in a lot of respects."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Life, Blood)

"I'm forbidden fruit. Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out and spits out blood and all that stuff."
- Gene Simmons
(Related: Blood, Forbidden, Man, Tongue, Want)

"The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of the blood."
- Logan P. Smith
(Related: People, Blood, Hygiene)

"Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin."
- William Robertson Smith
(Related: Imagination, Religion, Ideas, Effort, Present, Ritual, Sense, Sin, Worship)

"Hate is able to provoke disorders, to ruin a social organization, to cast a country into a period of bloody revolutions; but it produces nothing."
- Georges Sorel
(Related: Country, Hate, Nothing, Ruin)

"Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Blood, Freedom, Rhetoric)

"I couldn't believe they were saying I put a horrible fake plastic bosom over scars I was trying to heal and keep it in place with a tight bra, which could stop my blood flow, just so I could fit into my clothes."
- Koo Stark
(Related: Blood, Clothes, Saying, Trying)

"Look at Judi Dench, who's brilliant in whatever bloody job she does."
- Imelda Staunton
(Related: Job)

"The only still center of my life is Macbeth. To go back to doing this bloody, crazed, insane mass-murderer is a huge relief after trying to get my cell phone replaced."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Life, Trying)

"I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission. They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes, giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time, bending you double."
- James Stockdale
(Related: Time, Blood, Giving, Pain)

"I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill. It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying, and the consequences are serious."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: War, Consequences)

"The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all those things which all the arts try in some way to describe."
- Lee Strasberg
(Related: Actor, Blood)

"The Jew always lives from the blood of other peoples, he needs such murders and such sacrifices."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Blood, Needs)

"As long as these blood brothers are our leaders, and as long as your party officials are Jewish lackeys, you will be no threat to the big money men."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: Men, Money, Blood, Brothers, Leaders, Party, Will)

"I spent four days and four nights just covered in blood, falling in the water."
- Rider Strong
(Related: Blood, Water)

"I value the blood of one Christian more than that of a hundred Indians."
- Peter Stuyvesant
(Related: Christian, Blood, Value)

"Part of me wanted something bloody and really fun."
- Nicole Sullivan
(Related: Fun)

"The rivers of America will run with blood filled to their banks before we will submit to them taking the Bible out of our schools."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Bible, America, Banks, Blood, Rivers, Schools, Will)

"I suppose meeting people whether it's in real life and actually shaking their flesh and blood hand or shaking the mystical hand of the character all rub off on you in some way."
- Janet Suzman
(Related: Life, People, Character, Blood, Meeting)

"Don't forget that the only two things people read in a story are the first and last sentences. Give them blood in the eye on the first one."
- Herbert Bayard Swope
(Related: People, Blood, Eye, First, Forget)

"Well, it gives, certainly to my father, who is the one that suffered the most in our family, and understanding of how the ideals of a country are only as good as the people who give it flesh and blood."
- George Takei
(Related: Family, Father, People, Blood, Country, Ideals, Understanding)

"I believe the Negro blood counts, and counts to my advantage - though it has caused me at times a life of great humiliation and sorrow."
- Henry Ossawa Tanner
(Related: Life, Blood, Sorrow)

"It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's arm off and have red water hoses for veins, spraying blood everywhere."
- Quentin Tarantino
(Related: Blood, Cinema, Water)

"Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Life, Character, Blood, Fiction)

"By blood a king, in heart a clown."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Heart, Blood)

"The more you mow us down, the more numerous we grow; the blood of Christians is seed."
- Tertullian
(Related: Blood)

"The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church."
- Tertullian
(Related: Church, Blood, Martyrs)

"I wasn't absolutely too sure where the Falklands was, and I didn't want to make a bloody fool of myself."
- Denis Thatcher
(Related: Fool, Want)

"I believe our flag is more than just cloth and ink. It is a universally recognized symbol that stands for liberty, and freedom. It is the history of our nation, and it's marked by the blood of those who died defending it."
- John Thune
(Related: History, Blood, Freedom, Liberty, Nation, Symbol)

"I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood."
- Rip Torn
(Related: Religion, Blood, Honor)

"Disinterested intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization."
- G. M. Trevelyan
(Related: Life, Civilization, Blood, Curiosity)

"Racing is in my blood, I can't quite get out of it yet."
- Dick Trickle
(Related: Blood, Racing)

"The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced."
- D. Elton Trueblood
(Related: Christianity, Hearing, World)

"A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit."
- D. Elton Trueblood
(Related: Life, Man, Meaning, Plants, Trees, Will)

"Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation."
- D. Elton Trueblood
(Related: Faith, Trust, Belief, Proof)

"Political work is the life-blood of all economic work."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Work, Life)

"Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Politics, War)

"Fat is one of the chief enemies of the heart because it has to be plentifully supplied with blood and thus needlessly increases the pumping load that the heart must sustain."
- Gene Tunney
(Related: Heart, Blood, Enemies)

"War has been good to me from a financial standpoint but I don't want to make money that way. I don't want blood money."
- Ted Turner
(Related: Money, War, Financial, Blood, Want)

"For my own family, I would always choose the makeshift, surrogate family formed by various characters unrelated by blood."
- Anne Tyler
(Related: Family, Blood)

"No more doth it hurt to say that the body and blood are not in the sacrament."
- William Tyndale
(Related: Blood, Body, Hurt)

"Christ made the bread the sacrament of his body only: wherefore as the bread is no similitude of his blood, so am I not bound or ought to affirm, that his blood is there present."
- William Tyndale
(Related: Blood, Body, Christ, Present)

"And as the circumcised in the flesh, and not in the heart, have no part in God's good promises; even so they that be baptized in the flesh, and not in heart, have no part in Christ's blood."
- William Tyndale
(Related: God, Heart, Blood, Christ, Promises)

"Here is also to be noted, that the cause of the institution was to be a memorial, to testify that Christ's body was given, and his blood shed for us."
- William Tyndale
(Related: Blood, Body, Cause, Christ)

"In the old covenants the people were sprinkled with blood of calves without, in their bodies, to bind them to keep the law; else we were bound to just damnation, for the breaking of it."
- William Tyndale
(Related: People, Blood, Law, Old)

"I think I'll take a bath in his blood."
- Mike Tyson
(Related: Blood)

"There is no pleasing New Englanders, my dear, their soil is all rocks and their hearts are bloodless absolutes."
- John Updike
"Want of pluck shows want of blood."
- Virgil
(Related: Blood, Want)

"For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Chance, Rights, Shadows, Tyranny, World)

"Lying at the root of the social agreements of 1980 are the courage, sense of responsibility, and the solidarity of the working people. Both sides have then recognized that an accord must be reached if bloodshed is to be prevented."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: People, Courage, Lying, Responsibility, Sense, Solidarity)

"Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
- Margaret Walker
(Related: Peace, People, Courage, Growth, Earth, Freedom, Sky, World)

"I keep seeing myself in my daughter, and I see my mother in me and in her. Bloody hell."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Mother, Daughter, Hell)

"I don't see on television the kind of blood and guts and body parts blown apart that maybe you're referring to, but it certainly is in that BATMAN feature and I found it very offensive."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Blood, Body, Television)

"During my Austin years, I was drawing a regular strip for the University Of Texas newspaper, going to school, delivering blood, and trying to change my approach and "style" as much as I could, since I knew that I'd calcify as I got older."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Change, Blood, School, Trying, University, Years)

"It was bloody difficult getting followed around all the time."
- Shane Warne
(Related: Time)

"To tell an ally - who is shedding blood next to you - that you can't share information is a crime."
- David Warner
(Related: Blood, Crime, Information)

"The world of this is a load of crap. You get all these bloody people, so incredibly sycophantic."
- Charlie Watts
(Related: People, World)

"I think there should be bad blood between all clubs."
- Earl Weaver
(Related: Blood)

"Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust."
- John Webster
(Related: Ambition, Blood, Lust)

"Any musician who can stop may be a musician, but they're no artist. If it's in your blood, it can't stop flowing."
- Paul Westerberg
(Related: Artist, Blood, May)

"I am a great believer in found families and I'm not a great believer in blood."
- Joss Whedon
(Related: Blood)

"Twice a week I would receive injections or IV's of Factor VIII which clotted the blood and then broke it down."
- Ryan White
(Related: Blood)

"Although believers by nature, are far from God, and children of wrath, even as others, yet it is amazing to think how nigh they are brought to him again by the blood of Jesus Christ."
- George Whitefield
(Related: God, Nature, Blood, Children, Christ, Wrath)

"Well, that's what it was bloody well designed to do, wasn't it?"
- Frank Whittle
"The private sector can go forward, if it must, with destruction of embryos for questionable and ethically challenged science. But spend the people's money on proven blood cord, bone marrow, germ cell, and adult cell research."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Money, Science, People, Blood, Destruction, Research)

"See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time."
- Robin Williams
(Related: Men, Time, God, Blood)

"Every gesture is a gesture from the blood, every expression a symbolic utterance... Everything is of the blood, of the senses."
- Henry Williamson
(Related: Blood, Expression, Senses)

"One way to get high blood pressure is to go mountain climbing over molehills."
- Earl Wilson
(Related: Blood, Pressure)

"Nothing of any importance can be taught. It can only be learned, and with blood and sweat."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Blood, Importance, Nothing)

"Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: People, American, Blood, First, Humanity, Property)

"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
(Related: Father, Brother, Son, Knowledge, Inspiration, America, Blood, Boys, Man)

"The impossibility of a retreat makes no difference in the situation of men resolved to conquer or die; and, believe me, my friends, if your conquest could be bought with the blood of your general, he would most cheerfully resign a life which he has long devoted to his country."
- James Wolfe
(Related: Life, Men, Blood, Conquest, Country, Difference, Friends, Impossibility)

"I heard this massive thud. I spun around, and there Keith was, on the ground. He'd cut his gums up on impact, he was very bloody, and clutching his head. I think it was a kind of wake-up call for him."
- Ron Wood
"Politics is in my blood. I'd love to be involved in 2008, maybe even '06."
- Judy Woodruff
(Related: Love, Politics, Blood)

"The lifeblood of my career has been independent film."
- James Woods
(Related: Career, Film)

"I don't need power at the cost of spilled blood."
- Viktor Yanukovych
(Related: Power, Blood)

"The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren't even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs."
- A. B. Yehoshua
(Related: Possibility, Blood, Revenge, Suicide, Victims)

"A total of 1,580 people, the civilian population, suffered as a result of the bloody wave of terrorist acts that swept over Moscow and other towns and villages of our country."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: People, Country, Population, Result)

"In my blood there is no Jewish blood. In their callous rage, all anti-Semites must hate me now as a Jew. For that reason I am a true Russian."
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(Related: Blood, Hate, Now, Reason)

"I think sometimes all the charities are doing is mopping up the blood. It's a shame."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Blood, Shame)

"Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Inspirational, Career, Football)

"I think we all want to be remembered for what we did."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Want)

"It's unbelievable how many things I've learned from Merlin Olsen."
- Jack Youngblood
"I think my numbers speak for themselves."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Numbers)

"I don't talk much to offensive linemen in general."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Talk)

"He took me under his wing when I first came to the Rams and taught me everything - his technique in the pass rush, how to play off blockers, and how to make the big play."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: First, Play)

"He owned a service station, and I used to go there and piddle around - pump some gas, get in the way."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Service)

"Football has been my life for as long as I can remember."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Life, Football)

"By that time I was thinking a little about pro ball and hopeful that someone would draft me."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Time, Draft, Thinking)

"But this was my chance to go to the Super Bowl. Nothing was going to stop me."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Chance, Nothing)

"Boy, I'll tell you, when the Rams drafted me No. 1, it surprised me. I was walking on air for days."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Walking)

"The emotions of the game do not change."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Change, Emotions)

"Merlin really taught me how to concentrate, that you play each play as if it were the only play. And if you put all the plays together like that, then you'll come out on top."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Play)

"Good luck is a residue of preparation."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Luck, Preparation)

"The disappointment of losing is huge."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Disappointment, Losing)

"The joy of winning is not as dramatic as the losses were, because I expected us to win."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Winning, Joy)

"There are no opportune times for a penalty, and this is not one of those times."
- Jack Youngblood
"Those opportunities to play in championship games are few and far between."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Games, Play)

"You learn to kid around and joke and not take things too seriously because somehow its all gonna work out for the best - or you're gonna make it work out."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Work)

"You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Life, Circumstances, Job, Obstacles, Pain, Want)

"I visualize things in my mind before I have to do them. It's like having a mental workshop."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Mind)

"Sure enough, it wasn't long until I got a call, telling me I had a scholarship there. It was the only scholarship offer I had and, believe me, I jumped at it."
- Jack Youngblood
"One day, though, I was asked if I'd like to go to the University of Florida and become a Gator."
- Jack Youngblood
(Related: Day, University)

"Then I heard another shot which hit him right in the head, over here, and his head practically opened up and a lot of blood and many more things came out."
- Abraham Zapruder
(Related: Blood, Right)

"Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: Politics, War)

"If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Humor, Balance, Blood, Harmony)

"They're not willing to admit that I've also shed blood and tears and often paid dearly for my success. This makes me feel extremely sad."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Success, Blood, Tears)