Obtaining Heads

Famous quotes containing the words obtaining and/or heads:

    And if the civilized man’s pursuits are no worthier than the savage’s, if he is employed the greater part of his life in obtaining gross necessaries and comforts merely, why should he have a better dwelling than the former?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Boys and girls may sit together, but they know the rules. I must be able to see both heads and all hands at all times.
    Melody Clarke, U.S. school-bus driver. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 23 (December 19, 1994)