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Letter "B" » butchered
«It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.»
«But in here in this graveyard that is still no man's land The countless white crosses in mute witness stand To man's blind indifference to his fellow man To a whole generation that was butchered and damned»
Author: Eric Bogle
, witness stand
«Only the stupidest calves choose their own butcher.»
«Anyone can escape into sleep, we are all geniuses when we dream, the butcher's the poet's equal there.»
«A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.»
Author: Robert Heinlein
, computer program
, pitch in
, pitch into
, take orders
«What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife.»
«If skill could be gained by watching, every dog would become a butcher.»
«Butcher the donkey after it finished his job on the mill.»
«If we must have a tyrant, let him at least be a gentleman who has been bred to the business, and let us fall by the axe and not by the butcher's cleaver.»
«Governments need to have both shepherds and butchers.»