Bashes: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations ForkingI thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks, so I wondered what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks?ndash;AnonymousMay the forks be with us!ndash;Mystery MenForking ndash; BranchesAll religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.ndash;Albert EinsteinWhat I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn't see Negroes hanging from its branches.ndash;Jean GenetSelf is the root, the tree, and the branches of all the evils of our fallen state.ndash;William LawGreen how I want you green. Green wind. Green branches.ndash;Federico Garcia LorcaTo establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to Nations, would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches.ndash;Thomas PaineLet me look upward into the branches of the flowering oak and know that it grew great and strong because it grew slowly and well.ndash;Wilfred PetersonWe must prune it with care, so as only to remove the redundant branches, and not injure the stem, which has its root in a generous sensitiveness to shame.ndash;PlutarchThere are a thousand at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.ndash;Henry David Thoreau Use in Literature ForkingThe route was not direct, and the herd would be forced to make quite an elbow, touching on the different forks of the Loup in order to secure water.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.
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