Quotes of Ditch

“ There are no atheists in foxholes" isn't an argument against atheism, it's an argument against foxholes. ”

- James Morrow

“ What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ There are no atheists in foxholes. ”

- William T. Cummings

“ I don't care if I was a ditch-digger at a dollar a day, I'd want to do my job better than the fellow next to me. I'd want to be the best at whatever I do. ”

- Branch Rickey

“ I would say I'd rather dig a ditch, you know, do hard, manual labor than write lyrics. ”

- Natalie Merchant

“ Writing isn't hard. It isn't any harder than ditch-digging. ”

- Patrick Dennis

“ If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that 9 will run into the ditch before they reach you. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone. ”

- Tallulah Bankhead

“ Good taste is the first refuge of the non-creative. It is the last ditch stand of the artist. ”

- Marshall McLuhan

“ Caring is a reflex. Someone slips, your arm goes out. A car is in the ditch, you join the others and push. You live, you help. ”

- Ram Dass

“ If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. ”

- Matthew

“ And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. ”

- Bible

“ There is one certain means by which I can be sure never to see my country's ruin — I will die in the last ditch. ”

- William Of Orange

“ Do not fear the enemy, for your enemy can only take your life. It is far better that you fear the media, for they will steal your HONOR. That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse. ”

- Mark Twain

“ This is Democratic bedrock: we don't let people lie in the ditch and drive past and pretend not to see them dying. Here on the frozen tundra of Minnesota, if your neighbor's car won't start, you put on your parka and get the jumper cables out and deliver the Sacred Spark that starts their car… ”

- Garrison Keillor

“ We're all scared. You hid in that ditch because you think there's still hope. The only hope you have is to accept the fact that you're already dead. And the sooner you accept that, the sooner you'll be able to function as a soldier's supposed to function: without mercy, without compassion, without remorse… ”

- Band of Brothers

“ Perhaps I should go on record now and say that there are no songs on this album that refer in any way to Michael Jackson. Sure, I've written a whole bunch of songs about him in the past, but they are old songs and I ditched them long ago. ”

- Lisa Marie Presley

“ I acknowledge that it gives me a pang of sorrow to see the language of the bards and brehons, of the Saints and Sages, the language of Rory O'More, of Patrick Sarsfield, and Owen Roe O'Neill, the best men that Ireland ever produced, kicked contemptuously aside, crawling away, as it were, with a broken leg to die, like a hunted dog in a ditch, a vile and lingering death. ”

- Douglas Hyde

“ But maybe it's up in the hills under the leaves or in a ditch somewhere. Maybe it's never found. But what you find, whatever you find, is always only part of the missing, and writing is the way the poet finds out what it is he found. ”

- Paul Engle
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