Famous quotes containing the word named:
“I know that some will have hard thoughts of me, when they hear their Christ named beside my Buddha, yet I am sure that I am willing they should love their Christ more than my Buddha, for the love is the main thing, and I like him too.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The last public hanging in the State took place in 1835 on Prince Hill.... On the fatal day, the victim, a man named Watkins, peering through the iron bars of his cell, and seeing the townfolk scurrying to the place of execution, is said to have remarked, Why is everyone running? Nothing can happen until I get there.”
—Administration for the State of Con, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“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)