quote by Harry Emerson Fosdick

Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.

— Harry Emerson Fosdick

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One had better die fighting against injustice than die like a dog or a rat in a trap.

Rats quote The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.

The major difference between rats and people is that rats learn from experience.

I felt that one had better die fighting against injustice than to die like a dog or rat in a trap. I had already determined to sell my life as dearly as possible if attacked. I felt if I could take one lyncher with me, this would even up the score a little bit.

My success symbolizes loyalty, great friends, Dedication, hard work, routine builds character. In a world full of snakes, rats and scavengers

What I try to do is write. I may write for two weeks ‘the cat sat on the mat, that is that, not a rat,’.... And it might be just the most boring and awful stuff. But I try. When I’m writing, I write. And then it’s as if the muse is convinced that I’m serious and says, ‘Okay. Okay. I’ll come.

If we are to be the last of the White men who conquered the world;

if we are finally to be overwhelmed by a pack of rats, let us at least face the death of our race as our ancestors faced their death - like man. Let us not crawl down amongst the rats begging for mercy or trying to out-sneak them and pretend to be rats ourselves!

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

The trouble with being in the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

You dirty, double-crossing rat.

My only regret is that I'm going before that rat, Robespierre! [to his executioner] Don't forget to show my head to the people; it's well worth seeing.

Why is the sky blue? Why is water wet? Why did Judas rat to the Romans while Jesus slept?

Hating someone is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.

Invest your energy into something more worthwhile.

If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.

If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs, it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.

The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.

Rats and roaches live by competition under the laws of supply and demand;

it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy.

Back in the Rat Pack days, we'd take Frank's plane and sit dead center, because of Nancy. We'd watch the Rat Pack in the center ring and you couldn't ask for a better thing.

To put it another way, Michael Jordan was a gym rat.

"Do you remember back at the hotel when you promised that if we lived, you’d get dressed up in a nurse’s outfit and give me a sponge bath?" "Actually, I think you misheard," Clary said. "It was Simon who promised you the sponge bath." "As soon as I’m back on my feet, handsome," "I knew we should have left you a rat," said Jace.

I would rather obey a fine lion, much stronger than myself, than two hundred rats of my own species.

It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship.

But get real, when everyone is bailing out, you don't want to be the last man standing.

Cock your hat - angles are attitudes.

In fact, not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.

I've often said that my rats have taught me much more than I've taught them.

The eye is the window of the soul, the mouth the door.

The intellect, the will, are seen in the eye; the emotions, sensibilities, and affections, in the mouth. The animals look for man's intentions right into his eyes. Even a rat, when you hunt him and bring him to bay, looks you in the eye.

Why are scientists now using lawyers in laboratory experiments instead of rats? Three reasons: (1) lawyers are more plentiful than rats, (2) there is no danger the scientists will become attached to the lawyers, and (3) there are some things rats just won't do.

When I played basketball, I spent hours On the court practicing.

When i became a body-builder, I was in the gym all the time. Like most beginners, I didn't really know what I was doing, but the more I did it, the more I loved it. I guess you could say I was a gym rat. Seeing my body change made me come back for more.

Most rats read. Our frustration is, we cannot hold a pen to write.

I have a very varied taste in music. Everything from rap to classical to Latino to Rat Pack to jazz.

We need somebody to put rat poisoning in Justice Stevens' creme brulee.

That's just a joke, for you in the media.

A rat is a pig is a dog is a boy. They're all animals.

August in Kansas City is hotter than two rats f**king in a sock.

If any of my competitors were drowning, I'd stick a hose in their mouth and turn on the water. It is ridiculous to call this an industry. This is not. This is rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I'll kill 'em, and I'm going to kill 'em before they kill me. You're talking about the American way - of survival of the fittest.

When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy.