Quotations that match 'cradle'.

God has given you your country as cradle, and humanity as mother; you cannot rightly love your brethren of the cradle if you love not the common mother. Giuseppe Mazzini
[ Brethren Cannot Common Country Cradle Given God Humanity Love Mother Rightly Your]
Such is life and life is such and after all it isn't much. First a cradle. Then a hearse. It might have been better, but it could have been worse. Norman Wisdom
[ After Been Better Could Cradle First Life Might Much Such Then Worse]
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Above Abyss Between Brief Common Crack Cradle Darkness Existence Light Our Rocks Sense Tells Two Us]
Descendants of New England pioneers are proud of their ancestry and glad to proclaim the fact that so far as the United States are concerned, New England is in deed the cradle of religious liberty. Paul Harris
[ Ancestry Concerned Cradle Deed Descendants England Fact Far Glad Liberty New Pioneers Proclaim Proud Religious States Their United]
I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We're switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we're in the business of transferring emotions to other people. Derek Jacobi
[ Actors Always Because Business Childhood Cradle Emotions Foot Other Our Retain Switched Think Transferring Youth]
Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle, and since then have followed me throughout my life. Edvard Munch
[ Angels Attended Cradle Death Disease Followed Insanity Life Since Then Throughout Were]
If you give me any problem in America I can trace it down to domestic violence. It is the cradle of most of the problems, economic, psychological, educational. Salma Hayek
[ America Any Cradle Domestic Down Economic Educational Give Most Problem Problems Psychological Trace Violence]
We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page. Barack Obama
[ Ashes Because Beginning Belief Born Chapter Civilization Could Cradle History Iraq Iraqi Met New Now Our Out Page Remarkable Responsibility Share States Through Time Turn United War]
The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition. Israel Zangwill
[ Appeal Continuation Cradle Danger Glamour Imitation Inspiration Our Past Prison Repetition Well]
From the cradle to the grave she is subject to the power and control of man. Father, guardian, or husband, one conveys her like some piece of merchandise over to the other. Ernestine Rose
[ Control Conveys Cradle Father Grave Guardian Her Husband Man Merchandise Other Over Piece Power She Some Subject]
A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life worth living. James Broughton
[ Born Cradle His Knows Life Living Only Poet Poetic Worth]
From the cradle to the coffin underwear comes first. Bertolt Brecht
[ Coffin Comes Cradle First Underwear]
We all have a cradle-to-the-grave journey to make and, in between, what do you do? There's got to be something hereafter. Robert Duvall
[ Between Got Hereafter Journey Make Something]
The Earth is the cradle of humanity, but mankind cannot stay in the cradle forever. Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
[ Cannot Cradle Earth Forever Humanity Mankind Stay]
I rocked the cradle of love. Billy Idol
[ Cradle Love Rocked]
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has been looking plain for the first fifteen years of her life than a beauty from her cradle can ever receive. Jane Austen
[ Acquisition Almost Beauty Been Cradle Delight Ever Fifteen First Girl Her Higher Life Look Looking Plain Pretty Receive Than Years]
What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast! Georges Bernanos
[ Cradle Does Given Haven Lies Lull Matter Mothers Our Reassure Send Sleep Soft Sons Taste Them Truth Upwards Warm Which]
Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate. John Nelson Darby
[ Assembly Below Character Christianity Cradle Death Decay Different Does Earth Estate First Here Jude Keep Very]
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress. Charles Dickens
[ Beauties Changes Cradle Easy Every Gentle Gives Grave Mark Morning Nature Night Own Progress Scarcely Season Some Succession Their Time]
Calmness is the cradle of power. J. G. Holland
[ Calmness Cradle Power]
It is hard to rescue a man from the slough of luxury and idleness combined. If anything can do it, it is a cradle filled annually. Anthony Trollope
[ Annually Anything Combined Cradle Filled Hard Idleness Luxury Man Rescue Slough]
The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid. Martin Luther
[ Bible Christ Cradle Laid Wherein]
Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life. Edvard Munch
[ Angels Cradle Death Followed Insanity Life Sickness Surrounded Throughout Were]
Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance. Alfred Adler
[ Any Attempt Awkward Cradle Cure Every Freedom Him His More Most Must Patient Reckon Resistance Responsibility Show Still Tears Therapeutic Therefore Truth Vehement]
The Pleasure Seekers eventually turned into Cradle, when we started writing our own material. My younger sister Nancy was brought in as singer and I kind of stepped aside as main lead singer and concentrated on my instrument. Suzi Quatro
[ Aside Brought Concentrated Cradle Eventually Instrument Into Kind Lead Main Material Nancy Our Own Pleasure Seekers Singer Sister Started Stepped Turned Writing Younger]
Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire. William Blake
[ Better Cradle Desire Infant Murder Nurse Than]
Death borders upon our birth, and our cradle stands in the grave. Joseph Hall Death
[ Birth Borders Cradle Death Grave Our Stands Upon]
To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of the cradle. James Dean
[ Actor Before Course Cradle Even Out Set Thinking Way]
My parents had a pub and each Sunday there was an accordionist. They have told me that when I was in my cradle, I already was imitating the gestures of the musician. Toots Thielemans
[ Already Cradle Each Gestures Had Imitating Musician Parents Pub Sunday Told]
Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon, the chief agent of the flesh and the devil. Rebecca H. Davis
[ Agent Chief Child Cradle Devil Every Flesh His Mammon Money Taught]
Religions are the cradles of despotism. Marquis de Sade
[ Despotism Religions]
After about the first Millennium, Italy was the cradle of Romanesque architecture, which spread throughout Europe, much of it extending the structural daring with minimal visual elaboration. Harry Seidler
[ After Architecture Cradle Daring Elaboration Europe Extending First Italy Millennium Minimal Much Spread Structural Throughout Visual Which]
At that point, there will be the handover between the shuttle arm and the station arm so that the shuttle arm will take the cradle and put it into the cargo bay. Umberto Guidoni
[ Arm Bay Between Cargo Cradle Into Point Put Shuttle Station Take Will]
What a mother sings to the cradle goes all the way down to the coffin. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Coffin Cradle Down Goes Mother Sings Way]