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Swiss Quotes and Sayings
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Cows are my passion.
What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm,
and live entirely surrounded by cows -
and china.
- Charles Dickens

The only interesting thing that can happen in a Swiss
bedroom is suffocation by feather mattress.
- Dalton Trumbo

And my father, being a good Swiss puritan,
always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor,
I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process.
- Rene Auberjonois

I've never had a bank account in Switzerland since 1984.
Why would the Swiss do this to me? Maybe the Swiss
are trying to divert attention from the Holocaust gold scandal.
- Benazir Bhutto

 

Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high
expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the
famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
- Richard Ernst

I want to be remembered for Swiss Family Robinson and Old Yeller.
I think Swiss is probably my favorite film.
- Tommy Kirk

Only that Swiss in the heart want still a king or at
least a strong Upper House of Parliament.
Swiss long themselves for less democracy and more dictatorship.
- Peter Bichsel

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We have to still develop the Ikea group.
We need many billions of Swiss francs to take on China or Russia.
- Ingvar Kamprad

I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife:
clean,
simple, the tool you want to take everywhere.
- Marissa Mayer

In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes,
where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water,
ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes
worn down to the surface of the mud,
sometimes projecting slightly above it.
- Charles Lyell

There exists no politician in India daring enough to
attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.
- Indira Gandhi

We don't have milk cows.
People have so many stereotypes of people from where I come from -
Oklahoma.
We don't ride around in covered wagons,
either.
- Carrie Underwood

The cows have ID numbers.
And we should be able, throughout the investigation,
which is ongoing as we speak, to be able to track that
cow back to where it came from initially.
- Ann Veneman

The return from cows and sheep in cheese is worth much
money every day in the season,
without calves and lambs, and without the manure,
which all return corn and fruit.
- Robert Grosseteste

Lebanon can choose to be either a partner in ridding
the scourge of terrorism or another obstacle that cows
to the most radical elements of society.
- Vito Fossella

Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows.
- Jim Bishop

A girl's got to do what she's got to do to make somebody pay her a compliment.
If that means moaning 'til the cows come home,
then so be it.
- Cat Deeley

Cows, after leaving the low lands near the coast,
are found to be plentiful everywhere,
and to produce milk in small quantities,
from which butter is made.
- John H. Speke

I don't know how many sacred cows there are today.
I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor.
That's kind of regrettable.
- Bob Newhart

Meat is an inefficient way to eat.
An acre of land can yield 20,000 pounds of potatoes,
but that same acre would only graze enough cows to get 165 pounds of meat.
- Alexandra Paul

There's nothing like sitting back and talking to your cows.
- Russell Crowe

Sacred cows make very poor gladiators.
- Nikki Giovanni

Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting
dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger.
- Abbie Hoffman

I can drink tea until the cows come home and I love
the atmosphere in tea-shops.
- Zola Budd

We spend more on cows than the poor.
- Gordon Brown

Anybody who plays the stock market not as an insider
is like a man buying cows in the moonlight.
- Daniel Drew

Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character.
There are a lot of things I learned from animals.
One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.
- James Dean

She always says, my lord, that facts are like cows.
If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.
- Ridley Scott

When I was a kid, my step dad started this business
and would go out and get lost cows and stuff.
He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy.
He taught me how to ride from an early age.
- Tim McGraw

This was a dairy cow, and dairy cows have IDs on them.
The ID was traced back to the farm in Washington.
It's a dairy farm.
And that farm now has been quarantined,
and the owners have been very cooperative in doing that.
- Ann Veneman

I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all
my relationships from there on.
But now I look at it as a occupational hazard.
If you are in the meat market at some point you are
gonna get mad cows disease.
- Dominic Monaghan

Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans
belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons.
They're like the people who become successful and then
don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood.
- Phil Donahue

My parents moved to Los Angeles when I was really young,
but I spent every summer with my grandparents,
and I'd stay with my grandfather on the farm in Longview.
He was retired from the railroad, and he had a small
farm with some cows and some pigs.
I remember part of my youth was feeding hogs and plowing fields and stuff,
so that's a part of me.
- Forest Whitaker

Even during the rationing period, during World War II,
we didn't have the anxiety that we'd starve,
because we grew our own potatoes, you know? And our own hogs,
and our own cows and stuff, you know.
- James Earl Jones

Give these Indians little farms, survey them,
let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses,
cows, sheep, things that they can call their own,
and it will do away with tribal Indians.
- George Crook

It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows
into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals,
to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of
things from social justice to peace.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures;
none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them;
and,
in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
- Thomas de Quincey

Mind exists as a Principle in the universe,
just as electricity exists as a principle.
- Ernest Holmes

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

An idea that is developed and put into action
is more important than
an idea that exists only as an idea.
- The Buddha

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
- Brendan Gill

All things appear and disappear
because of the concurrence of causes and conditions.
Nothing ever exists entirely alone;
everything is in relation to everything else.
- The Buddha

Nanotechnology will let us build computers that are incredibly powerful.
We'll have more power in the volume of a sugar cube
than exists in the entire world today.
- Ralph Merkle

Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
- David Hume

How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes,
packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners,
and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
- Paul Sweeney

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho

Genius is not a possession of the limited few,
but exists in some degree in everyone.
Where there is natural growth, a full and free play of faculties,
genius will manifest itself.
- Robert Henri

Nothing exists except atoms and empty space;
everything else is opinion.
- Democritus

Life exists in the universe only because the carbon
atom possesses certain exceptional properties.
- James Jeans

Time is still the great mystery to us.
It is no more than a concept; we don't know if it even exists.
- Clifford D. Simak

When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault
you know why clothing exists.
- Stephen Fry

What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists?
In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet.
- Woody Allen

What is more important in a library than anything else -
than everything else -
is the fact that it exists.
- Archibald MacLeish

Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the
fear of war but on the love of peace.
- Julien Benda

The Moon and Mars were the two most likely candidates
for life in the solar system;
what exists beyond our solar system is mere guesswork.
- Walter Lang

The Church exists to connect people at the level of
their hunger for a new world.
- Rowan D. Williams

If there exists no possibility of failure,
then victory is meaningless.
- Robert H. Schuller

Common sense, in so far as it exists,
is all for the bourgeoisie.
Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy.
The worries of the world are for the common people.
- George Jean Nathan

In times of change learners inherit the earth;
while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped
to deal with a world that no longer exists.
- Eric Hoffer

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
- Daniel Webster

Science shows us what exists but not what to do about it.
- Heinz R. Pagels

The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this
watch exists and has no watchmaker.
- Voltaire

There is an orderliness in the universe,
there is an unalterable law governing everything
and every being that exists or lives.
It is no blind law; for no blind law can govern
the conduct of living beings.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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