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Wise Quotes about Saps

May you find great value in these Saps quotes and sayings.

As every divided kingdom falls,
so every mind divided between
many studies confounds and saps itself.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow,
it only saps today of its joy.
- Leo Buscaglia

Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being,
and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.
- James Russell Lowell

These rough sketches, which are born in an instant
in the heat of inspiration,
express the idea of their author in a few strokes,
while on the other hand too much effort and diligence
sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who
never know when to leave off.
- Giorgio Vasari

 

Iron rusts from disuse;
water loses its purity from stagnation...
even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I don't have to look up my family tree,
because I know that I'm the sap.
- Fred Allen

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General principles...
are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

We all know that any thing which retards in any way
the free circulation of the sap,
also prevents to a certain extent the formation of wood and leaves.
- Robert Fortune

Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander
the material committed to him,
not to sap his strength in folly and vice,
and to see at the least that he delivers a product
worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
- Anna Julia Cooper

The main stem was then in most cases twisted in a zigzag form,
which process checked the flow of the sap,
and at the same time encouraged the production of side
branches at those parts of the stem where they were most desired.
- Robert Fortune

I'm into all that sappy stuff - a surprise picnic,
nice dinner, or traveling.
I'm kind of an old romantic.
- Will Estes

To be willing to sort of die in order to move the reader,
somehow.
Even now I'm scared about how sappy this'll look in print,
saying this.
- David Foster Wallace

Why can't people just say they were moved? Why do they have to say it's sappy?
- Casey Affleck

When the sappy boughs Attire themselves with blooms,
sweet rudiments Of future harvest.
- John Philips

Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping
the life out of the people who perform the services
and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana.
- Conrad Burns

Capitalist production, therefore, develops technology,
and the combining together of various processes into a social whole,
only by sapping the original sources of all wealth -
the soil and the labourer.
- Karl Marx

The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers.
I think we made a couple of them rich.
- Gavin Rossdale

I have a different approach.
I don't file lawsuits because I really don't care.
- Nicole Kidman

Misery is the company of lawsuits.
- Francois Rabelais

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and
independent distribution system.
The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
- Don Henley

Frivolous lawsuits are booming in this county.
The U.S.
has more costs of litigation per person than any other
industrialized nation in the world,
and it is crippling our economy.
- Jack Kingston

Avoid lawsuits beyond all things; they pervert your conscience,
impair your health, and dissipate your property.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are thousands of Ten Commandments plaques or
monuments all over the country,
and lawsuits to remove them have popped up in more than a dozen states.
- Phyllis Schlafly

As a part of preparing those lawsuits,
learning about those lawsuits, I learned about the
various nuclear issues in parts of the nuclear production
process I guess you'd say.
- Tom Udall

This is what happens, when, for the first time in modern history,
a candidate resorts to lawsuits to try to overturn
the outcome of an election for president.
- James Baker

Actually lowering the cost of insurance would be accomplished
by such things as making it harder for lawyers to win
frivolous lawsuits against insurance companies.
- Thomas Sowell

Without public pressure from caring people,
our lawsuits will not be enough to stop this widespread abuse.
- Morris Dees

Google is in an amazing position to be the target of
tons of lawsuits that will set precedent for many important
things for us on the Internet.
- Joichi Ito

But the courts have dismissed the lawsuits against me and Lee Brown.
- David Dinkins

In addition, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms
Act provides protection for those in the firearms industry
from lawsuits arising out of the criminal or unlawful
acts of people who misuse their products.
- Bob Ney

The president, just as any other American,
deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits
not related to his office.
But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer.
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell

The U.S.
couldn't even get rid of Saddam Hussein.
And we all know that the EU is just a passing fad.
They'll be killing each other again in less than a year.
I'm sick to death of all these fascist lawsuits.
- Bill Gates

Class action lawsuits are an important part of our legal system.
All citizens should have the right to band together
and settle grievances with bigger companies,
but that system is broken and it needs fixing.
- Thomas Carper

Stop trying to treat music like it's a tennis shoe,
something to be branded.
If the music industry wants to save money,
they should take a look at some of their six-figure
executive expense accounts.
All those lawsuits can't be cheap, either.
- Jeff Tweedy

I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money!
Old people remember what interests them:
the dates fixed for their lawsuits,
and the names of their debtors and creditors.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

This week I was proud to join with my colleagues to help pass two important,
common-sense pieces of legislation that will limit
the frivolous lawsuits by trial attorneys and personal
injury lawyers that clog our courts and hurt our small businesses.
- Bob Ney

In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial
lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous
lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay
monetary damages to those who,
of their own accord, consume too much of a legal,
safe product.
- Bob Ney

Our health care system is the finest in the world,
but we still have too many uninsured Americans,
too high prices for prescription drugs,
and too many frivolous lawsuits driving our physicians
out of state or out of business.
- Judy Biggert

Over the last decade, at considerable cost to me in money and effort,
confronted with ridicule and intimidation,
I have brought more than a dozen lawsuits challenging
the corruption in the election process in Tennessee.
- John Jay Hooker

They've said I'm gay, they've said everyone is gay.
I personally don't believe in doing huge lawsuits about that stuff.
Tom does.
That's what he wants to do, that's what he's going to do.
You do not tell Tom what to do.
He is a force to be reckoned with.
- Nicole Kidman

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

Do not attempt to conquer the world with force,
for force only causes resistance.
- Lao Tzu

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The only questions that really matter are the ones you ask yourself.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

The truth is a snare:
you cannot have it, without being caught.
You cannot have the truth
in such a way that you catch it,
but only in such a way that it catches you.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Whenever you are angry, be assured that
it is not only a present evil,
but that you have increased a habit.
- Epictetus

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
- Henry David Thoreau

The only sovereign you can allow to rule you is reason.
- Terry Goodkind

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The only source of knowledge is experience.
- Albert Einstein

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso


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