quote by Abraham Lincoln

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

— Abraham Lincoln

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Chops quote Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.

Before enlightenment, chopping wood and carrying water.

After enlightenment, chopping wood and carrying water.

Chops quote Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.

Working on your biceps? Try chopping down a cherry tree.

The work of art is already within the block of marble. I just chop off whatever isn't needed.

If cows, pigs, chickens and turkeys go into slaughterhouses alive and come out chopped up into hundreds of pieces, how could anyone claim that animals aren't being mistreated, abused, tortured, terrorized and savagely murdered in these places? How in the world could SLAUGHTERING BILLIONS of INNOCENTS be done with love, humanity and concern?

Bowling is not a sport because you have to rent the shoes.

I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy.

What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.

Agriculture is the #1 source of deforestation.

By some estimates it accounts for 80% of the forests chopped down in the tropics.

When she goes about her kitchen duties, chopping, carving, mixing, whisking, she moves with the grace and precision of a ballet dancer, her fingers plying the food with the dexterity of a croupier.

The cops picked me up for attempted murder.

I can still see the detectives, licking their chops. Thought they had me. Two weeks later, the cat came out of a coma and told the truth. I was innocent.

Lefty Grove could throw a lamb chop past a wolf.

She doesn't quite chop his head off. She makes a Pez dispenser out of him.

Women comedy is different than men comedy.

Guy comedy is very aggressive, it's about insulting each other, name-calling, and kind of busting each other's chops, and that's not what women's comedy is.

We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using Nature's inexhaustible sources of energy - sun, wind and tide. ... I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.

As a child I drew objects that caught my eye outside the window of my room - the dry twigs, leaves and lizard-like creatures crawling about, the servant chopping firewood and, of course, and number of crows in various postures on the rooftops of the buildings opposite.

When a woman is fit and healthy, everything else falls into place.

We are conditioned to put others first, that 'burnt chop syndrome' we observed in our mothers. It takes discipline to pay attention to our diets, to exercise, to leave time for refreshment of mind, body and spirit.

I quit drinking, so I can think clear.

When you have chop trouble, drinking doesn't help the healing process.

It matters not how simple the food - a chop, steak or a plain boiled or roast joint, but let it be of good quality and properly cooked, and everyone who partakes of it will enjoy it.

We can do anything. It’s not because our hearts are large, they’re not, it’s what we struggle with. The attempt to say Come over. Bring your friends. It’s a potluck, I’m making pork chops, I’m making those long noodles you love so much.

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend;

you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators; you cannot conserve the waters and waste the ranges; you cannot build the forest and mine the farm. The land is one organism.

My chops were not as fast... [but] I just learned more on what was in my mind than what was in my chops. I learned a long time ago that one note can go a long way if it's the right one, and it will probably whip the guy with twenty notes

The relation of patience to iman is like the relation of the head to the body.

If the head is chopped off, the body becomes useless. Then he raised his voice and said: Certainly, the one who has no patience has no iman, and patience is like a riding-beast that nevers gets tired

I tried to take heavy metal... and balled it up and chopped it in half and really tried to create a new form of energy. I really tried to re-shape extreme music as I see it through my eyes.

People who see life as anything more than pure entertainment are missing the point.

. . . I feel we don’t really need scriptures. The entire life is an open book, a scripture. Read it. Learn while digging a pit or chopping some wood or cooking some food. If you can’t learn from your daily activities, how are you going to understand the scriptures? (233)

When you chop wood, splinters fly

I'm sautéing emcees with fried rice up in the wok without the MSG and chopped celery.

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my ax.

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.

It's some chopped liver. That's Jewish soul food.

I'm such a foodie. If I see a pork chop, I'm eating it.

By neglecting our garden, we are storing up for ourselves, in the not very distant future, a world catastrophe as bad as any atomic war, and we are doing it with all the bland complacency of an idiot child chopping up a Rembrandt with a pair of scissors.

I chop 'em into salad and my name ain't Caesar.

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