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«Homo sapiens, the only creature endowed with reason, is also the only creature to pin its existence on things unreasonable»
«I'm lying in my bed, blanket is warm.. this body will never keep me safe from harm.I still feel your hair.. black ribbons of coal. Touch my skin to keep me whole.If only you'd come back to me.To feel you at my side.. wouldn't need no Mojo Pin to keep me satisfied.»
«Don't pin much hope on the mail, and when the phone rings don't expect anyone wonderful to be calling»
«He was so narrow minded that if he fell on a pin it would blind him in both eyes»
«Even the standard example of ancient nonsense - the debate about angels on pinheads - makes sense once you realize that theologians were not discussing whether five or eighteen would fit, but whether a pin could house a finite or an infinite number»
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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«And she fastened it with the pin, and said unto him, The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. And he awaked out of his sleep, and went away with the pin of the beam, and with the web.»
«And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, / Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, or than a branch which is among the trees of the forest? / Shall wood be taken thereof to do any work? or will men take a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon? / Behold, it is cast into the fire for fuel; the fire devoureth both the ends of it, and the midst of it is burned. Is it meet for any work? / Behold, when it was whole, it was meet for no work: how much less shall it be meet yet for any work, when the fire hath devoured it, and it is burned? / Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, which I have given to the fire for fuel, so will I give the inhabitants of Jerusalem.»
«A penny saved is two pence clear, A pin a day's a groat a year»
«He that will not stoop for a pin will never be worth a pound»
«If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots»