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«Every branch of human knowledge if traced up to its source and final principles vanishes into mystery»
«A leopard sprawled in the crook of an acacia tree, rising now and then to bite on the remains of a gazelle he had tucked away in a nearby branch, as one would get up from a couch to find some inviting edible in the refrigerator.»
Author: Horace Sutton
, The Leopard
«Books in a large university library system: 2,000,000. Books in an average large city library: 10,000. Average number of books in a chain bookstore: 30,000. Books in an average neighborhood branch library: 20,000.»
«Cut is the branch that might have grown full straight, / And burn?d is Apollo's laurel-bough, / That sometime grew within this learn?d man.»
«A person who misses a chance and the monkey who misses its branch can't be saved»
«A branch of one of your antediluvian families, fellows that the flood could not wash away.»
«But out of a branch of her roots shall one stand up in his estate, which shall come with an army, and shall enter into the fortress of the king of the north, and shall deal against them, and shall prevail: / And shall also carry captives into Egypt their gods, with their princes, and with their precious vessels of silver and of gold; and he shall continue more years than the king of the north.»
«Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.»
«A bird can roost but on one branch, a mouse can drink not more than its fill from a river»
«Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.»
Author: Victor Hugo
all the same
, branch out
, on the wing
, The Bends