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Quotes of sword

  1. The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance. – Aeschylus
  2. In an age robbed of religious symbols, going to the shops replaces going to the church. We have a free choice, but at a price. We can win experience, but never achieve innocence. Marx knew that the epic activities of the modern world involve not lance and sword but dry goods. – Stephen Bayley
  3. There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  4. I read H. P. Lovecraft. I also like Sword and Sorcery stuff, Arthurian legend. – Bruce Boxleitner
  5. The Normans came over, lance in hand, burning and trampling down every thing before them, and cutting off the Saxon dynasty and the Saxon nobles at the edge of the sword but the right of petition remained untouched. – Caleb Cushing
  6. The oil can is mightier than the sword – Everett Dirksen
  7. In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution. – Alexander Hamilton
  8. Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause. – Homer
  9. Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession. – Julia Ward Howe
  10. Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  11. The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier. – Thomas F. Meagher
  12. The sword the first, for a time the only force: the force of iron. – John Lothrop Motley
  13. The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp. – Terry Pratchett
  14. What is our vision on this earth- war to the end of all generations and life by the sword – Moshe Sharett
  15. The longest sword the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth. – Benjamin Whichcote

Usage examples for sword

  1. Be content with my brain and sword – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  2. Perhaps; but why a sword – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  3. The man who came not to bring peace, but a sword to the world cannot have our admiration. – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  4. His look flashed before her vision like the grim play of a sword – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  5. Take this sword and go with my men. – The Scarlet Banner by Felix Dahn
  6. How should she know you had taken the sword – Wilfrid Cumbermede by George MacDonald
  7. Caiaphas sprang back as from the point of a sword – Mary Magdalen by Edgar Saltus
  8. A sword is run through his body: must the sword remain in his body in order that he may continue dead? – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  9. The sword fell to the floor. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  10. I saw you hit three or four fellows running with the flat of your sword – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  11. 60 The Jester's Sword – The Quilt that Jack Built; How He Won the Bicycle by Annie Fellows Johnston
  12. Why was he not dead, he who had a sword at his side? – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  13. And as it fell, up rose a hand and arm in a long white sleeve out of the water, and the hand caught the sword and drew it down under the water. – Milly and Olly by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  14. It was decided by the sword and my dear brother fell by the hand of my husband. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  15. I loved him the better for that, like me, the sword was more meet than the pen for his bold hand. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  16. The Captain delivered up his sword without a word. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  17. Yes, I wear the sword – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  18. I could handle a sword as well as the next one. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  19. " I will give you my sword sir," went on the jester. – Under the Rose by Frederic Stewart Isham
  20. Lanko reached for the sword – The Players by Everett B. Cole

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