Quote of the Day
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content, and a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.
To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The tendency to gather and to breed philosophers in universities does not belong to ages of free and humane reflection: it is scholastic and proper to the Middle Ages and to Germany.
There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more than an abridged dictionary.
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
Boston is actually the capital of the world. You didn't know that? We breed smart-ass, quippy, funny people. Not that I'm one of them. I just sorta sneaked in under the radar.
I'm a walking, talking enigma. We're a dying breed.
Horror fans are a particular breed. They analyze films with such detail and expertise that I am reminded of the Canadian literary critic Northrup Frye, who approached literature with similar archetypal analysis.
Oh, we want a new breed of men before India can be cleansed of her disease.
The challenge for capitalism is that the things that breed trust also breed the environment for fraud.
Anyone can sell product by dropping their prices, but it does not breed loyalty.
I've always thought if we don't want to enforce laws on the books, we should remove them from the books. But when you have laws, you breed contempt if you don't enforce them.
In an interesting inversion of status, the reigning breed in the dog park these days is the really-oddball-unidentifiable-mixed-breed-mutt-found-wandering-the-street or its equivalent. The stranger the mutt the better; the more peculiar the circumstance of it coming into your life, the better.
My problem with unions is they breed mediocrity.
I know some of these guys who are in that 'stalkerazzi' world, and you really have to separate them from the paparazzi in our industry. That's another breed. They have their heroes who got the big, scandalous shot, which just promotes more of that.
In those days, male dancers were a rarer breed than women. as they are still today, A good male dancer, one as strong as we were, was very difficult to come by if you couldn't afford to pay them.
Successful people breed success.
There is the odd exception, like Albert Einstein, but as a breed, scientists tend not be very good at presenting themselves.
Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
Claiming that you have got the truth wrapped up does breed violence and intolerance.
'Sherlock' fans are, by and large, an intelligent breed, so they've gone through my back catalogue and got what I've done, why and how I've done it. There is some obsessive behaviour, but I worry for them rather than me.
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed