Ranches: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 162 pages
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Familiar Quotations Ranches ndash; EstatesThe rich man in his castle, the poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, and ordered their estate.ndash;Cecil F. AlexanderNothing is miserable but what is thought so, and contrariwise, every estate is happy if he that bears it be content.ndash;BoethiusWho hath so entire happiness that he is not in some part offended with the condition of his estate?ndash;BoethiusThere is a strange charm in the thoughts of a good legacy, or the hopes of an estate, which wondrously alleviates the sorrow that men would otherwise feel for the death of friends.ndash;Miguel de CervantesOh, the secret life of man and woman --dreaming how much better we would be than we are if we were somebody else or even ourselves, and feeling that our estate has been unexploited to its fullest.ndash;Zelda FitzgeraldRanches ndash; FarmOnly he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart.ndash;Antoine de Saint-Exupeacute;ryOld McManus had a farm, E, I, E, I, O. And on that farm he shot some bad guys. Bada bing, bada bing, bang, boom.ndash;The Usual SuspectsRanches ndash; PropertiesProperty is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.ndash;Lord ActonProperty hath no rights. The earth is the Lord's, and we are his offspring. The pagans hold earth as property. They do blaspheme God.ndash;Saint AmbroseProperty is the right to enjoy and dispose of things in the most absolute manner.ndash;French National Assembly

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