Quotes of Discharge

“ All lovers swear more performance than they are able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part of one. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. ”

- Corrie ten Boom

“ Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats — and one always secretes too much jelly. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Women complain about premenstrual syndrome, but I think of it as the only time of the month that I can be myself. ”

- Roseanne Barr

“ A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place. ”

- Luigi Pirandello

“ Thinking is a momentary dismissal of irrelevancies. ”

- Buckminster Fuller

“ Wise to resolve, patient to perform. ”

- Johann Friedrich von Schiller

“ Whirlwinds of tempestuous fire. ”

- John Milton

“ Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying. ”

- Ingmar Bergman

“ If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my ax. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Undoubtedly, at the moment, the major cause of CO2 emission is what happens in developed countries. ”

- Chris Patten

“ We just did not execute in overtime, and the execution was really simple. They just got the ball to Jason and let him operate. ”

- Kobe Bryant

“ Today we are getting part of the payoff, of your sacrifice, by seeing the last settlers leaving Gaza,... The credit for the evacuation is for you and for the martyrs who sacrificed themselves and gave their lives for the homeland. ”

- Mahmoud Abbas

“ Some say the world will end in fire, some say ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice. ”

- Robert Frost

“ During the day on Monday, Washington time, the airport at Saigon came under persistent rocket as well as artillery fire and was effectively closed. The military situation in the area deteriorated rapidly. I therefore ordered the evacuation of all American personnel remaining in South Vietnam. ”

- Gerald Ford

“ Feast of Benedict of Nursia, Father of Western Monasticism, c.550 In a Christian community, everything depends upon whether each individual is an indispensable link in a chain. Only when even the smallest link is securely interlocked is the chain unbreakable… ”

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“ This culture of waste, management and corruption that the Liberal Party practices needs to end,... I don't think it's going to end with a few firings. I think it's only going to end when we fire the government. ”

- Stephen Harper

“ The law of liberty tends to abolish the reign of race over race, of faith over faith, of class over class. It is not the realization of a political ideal; it is the discharge of a moral obligation. ”

- John Dalberg

“ Every time a resolve or fine glow of feeling evaporates without bearing fruit, it is worse than a chance lost; it works to hinder future emotions from taking the normal path of discharge. ”

- William James

“ I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension. ”

- Norman Mailer

“ It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Our responsibility is not discharged by the announcement of virtuous ends. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ The only way to get rid of responsibilities is to discharge them. ”

- Walter S. Robertson

“ Too great a hurry to discharge an obligation is a kind of ingratitude. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ We know that priorities are amiss in the world when a man gets a military medal of honor for killing another man and a dishonorable discharge for loving one. ”

- Charlotte Bunch

“ When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food. ”

- Barbara Boxer

“ I've interviewed a lot of veteranos and OGs. Some of them were Vietnam vets - they came back with weapons training, and dishonorable discharges, and drug addictions. ”

- Tom Hayden

“ My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty… it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein. ”

- George Washington
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