Famous quotes containing the words fixed, element and/or wood:
“...a fixed aim furnishes us with a fixed measure, by which we can decide whether such or such an action proposed is worth trying for or not, and as aims must vary with the individual, the decisions of any two people as to the desirableness of an action may not be the same.”
—Anna C. Brackett (18361911)
“The second fundamental feature of culture is that all culture has an element of striving.”
—Johan Huizinga (18721945)
“Hast thou named all the birds without a gun?
Loved the wood rose, and left it on its stalk?
At rich mens tables eaten bread and pulse?
Unarmed, faced danger with a heart of trust?”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)