Master Chief Petty

Famous quotes containing the words master, chief and/or petty:

    Remember to take the best dancing master at Berlin, more to teach you to sit, stand, and walk gracefully, than to dance finely. The Graces, the Graces; remember the Graces!
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    Who’ll be chief mourner?
    I, said the dove,
    I’ll mourn for my love,
    I’ll be chief mourner.
    Mother Goose (fl. 17th–18th century. Who killed Cock Robin? (L. 33–36)

    Every man is the lord of a realm beside which the earthly empire of the Czar is but a petty state, a hummock left by the ice.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)