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Knives are sharp, but are equally confusing.


Nathan Hassall


#funny #nascent-illusion #sad #scary #strange

A woman finds the natural lay of the land almost unconsciously; and not feeling it incumbent on her to be guide and philosopher to any successor, she takes little pains to mark the route by which she is making her ascent.


Alice Stone Blackwell


#any #ascent #feeling #finds #guide

I said to Scott that the ascent seemed to be going slowly and that I was concerned descending climbers could possibly run out of oxygen before their return to camp IV.


Anatoli Boukreev


#before #camp #climbers #concerned #could

I at once commenced the ascent through a shower of arrows.


George Crook


#ascent #commenced #i #once #shower

My individual, psychological descent coincided, ironically, with my ascent into the public eye.


Joni Mitchell


#descent #eye #individual #into #ironically

See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security.


Samuel Rutherford


#buy #dead #easy #eternal #field

To-day it appears as though it may well be altogether abolished in the future as it has to some extent been mitigated in the past by the unceasing, and as it now appears, unlimited ascent of man to knowledge, and through knowledge to physical power and dominion over Nature.


Frederick Soddy


#appears #ascent #been #dominion #extent

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.


Publilius Syrus


#bottom #despise #greatness

The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.


Leon Trotsky


#blind #consciousness #forces #himself #historic

At several such places we landed, but always found the ascent to the interior so covered with large loose rocks that it would have been impossible to have disembarked stores or stock on any.


George Grey


#any #ascent #been #covered #found






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