Famous quotes containing the words sir arthur, sir, arthur and/or clarke:
“Danger! What danger do you foresee?
Holmes shook his head gravely. It would cease to be a danger if we could define it, said he.”
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (18591930)
“Thou didst create the night, but I made the lamp.
Thou didst create clay, but I made the cup.
Thou didst create the deserts, mountains and forests,
I produced the orchards, gardens and groves.
It is I who made the glass out of stone,
And it is I who turn a poison into an antidote.”
—Muhammad, Sir Iqbal (18731938)
“So let man consider of what he was created;
he was created of gushing water
issuing between the loins and the breast-bones.”
—QurAn. The Night-Star, 86:5-7, ed. Arthur J. Arberry (1955)
“Burn Ovid with the rest. Lovers will find
A hedge-school for themselves and learn by heart
All that the clergy banish from the mind,”
—Austin Clarke (18961974)