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I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.
After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
I think I could sing and shear a few sheep at the same time.
Tis a dainty thing to command, though twere but a flock of sheep.
Miguel de Cervantes
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
I auditioned for the role of an angel in the Nativity play at school. I didn't get it. I auditioned for Mary; didn't get it. So I made up the character of the sheep who sat next to Baby Jesus.
Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.
I'm a shepherd, not a sheep, and I've always prided myself on being a leader and not a follower.
Just because you want to be glamorous, don't be a sheep about your eye makeup.
It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them.
I'm the black sheep.
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.
I was the kind of child who worked hard every day with the cows and sheep - I was a very aggressive boy.
I'm death obsessed. You know, I have death all over my house. I have a stuffed two headed sheep!
I was the black sheep of the family, and my mother never really understood me.
Today, most women are surrounded by ingenious gadgets. They don't grow the peas or raise the chicken that they serve for dinner; instead they hunt and gather in the grocery store. They go through catalogs or department stores to buy clothes instead of shearing sheep, carding wool, and weaving cloth for skirts and coats and blankets.
I've eaten sheep's eyes, the still hot meat from a zebra killed by a lion, and maggots which give you 70 calories to the ounce.
If you make a film about a pig farmer in Wales and you are a huge hit as the pig farmer's wife, the next thing is you'll be asked to do a film about a sheep farmer in Scotland.
Kristin Scott Thomas
People, like sheep, tend to follow a leader - occasionally in the right direction.
A dead cow or sheep lying in a pasture is recognized as carrion. The same sort of a carcass dressed and hung up in a butcher's stall passes as food.
John Harvey Kellogg
A reporter asked recently, 'What keeps you up at night?' I replied that I generally sleep well, but if I ever do have trouble, I don't have to count sheep. I count all the states I'm glad I'm not the governor of.
The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
Edgar R. Fiedler
In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear, not skin, their sheep.
I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism.
Too many leaders act as if the sheep... their people... are there for the benefit of the shepherd, not that the shepherd has responsibility for the sheep.
Like sheep that get lost nibbling away at the grass because they never look up, we often focus so much on ourselves and our problems that we get lost.
The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a serious challenge to learning because students are so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep.
There is a very real danger that financial regulation will become a wolf in sheep's clothing.
Of course, with agriculture came the first big civilizations, the first cities built of mud and brick, the first empires. And it was the administers of these empires who began hiring people to keep track of the wheat and sheep and wine that was owed and the taxes that was owed on them by making marks; marks on clay in that time.
Somehow I think it was declared very early on that I was the - if not the black sheep of the family, not a very good student.
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