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Letter "G" » grafting
«We owned what we learned back there; the experience and the growth are grafted into our lives»
«The most deadly fruit is borne by the hatred which one grafts on an extinguished friendship.»
«A repertory, a patrimony of ballets, tended as carefully as the collection of 600-year-old bonsai in Tokyo's Imperial Palace conservatory, is not replaced; it is preserved, maintained, refreshed to give rebirth by grafting and seedlings.»
Author: Lincoln Kirstein
, The Imperial
«In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.»
«To get a man soundly saved it is not enough to put on him a pair of new breeches, to give him regular work, or even to give him a University education. These things are all outside a man, and if the inside remains unchanged you have wasted your labor. You must in some way or other graft upon the man's nature a new nature, which has in it the element of the Divine.»
Author: William Booth
, in some way
, put on
«Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.»
Author: Karl Barth
, house guest
, New Gods
«Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.»
«It is essential that we realize once and for all that man is much more of a sex creature than a moral creature. The former is inherent, the other is grafted on.»
«The passions grafted on wounded pride are the most inveterate; they are green and vigorous in old age.»
Author: George Santayana
, The Passions
«The new political gospel: Public office is private graft»