Quotations on Blood

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Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Health, Life, Blood, Public)

This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

International business may conduct its operations with scraps of paper, but the ink it uses is human blood.
- Eric Ambler
(Keywords: Business, Blood, May)

Our blood will turn from red to blue, although our money is but new.
- Walter Annenberg
(Keywords: Money, Blood, Will)

I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.
- Marie Antoinette
(Keywords: Mother, Wife, Husband, Blood, Children, Queen)

Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion.
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Keywords: History, Technology, War, Blood, Information, Media, Military, Opinion, World)

The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Keywords: Soul, Blood, Spirit)

The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.
- Richard Bach
(Keywords: Family, Life, Blood, Joy, Respect)

The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives.
- Georges Bataille
(Keywords: Battle, Blood, First, Wounds)

The seas are the heart's blood of the earth.
- Henry Beston
(Keywords: Heart, Blood, Earth)

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

The studios will go wherever they smell money. It's like sharks to the blood.
- Don Bluth
(Keywords: Money, Blood, Will)

Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigrams. Our heart's blood, as we write it, turns to mere dull ink.
- F. H. Bradley
(Keywords: Heart, Aphorisms, Blood, Epigrams)

Until the world in some way changes, then my responsibility is to share what I know and more importantly to behave like I know about the extraordinary work and effort and blood shed for me to be able to sit here.
- Avery Brooks
(Keywords: Work, Blood, Effort, Responsibility, World)

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still.
- Phillips Brooks
(Keywords: Life, Blood, Will)

Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves.
- Corrine Brown
(Keywords: Life, African, Blood, Fight, states, Tears)

Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood.
- Warren E. Burger
(Keywords: Time, Battle, Blood, Trials)

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.
- Daniel Burnham
(Keywords: Men, Blood, Magic)

Fashion is in my blood. Growing up, I was always clacking around the house in my mother's shoes.
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Mother, Blood, Fashion, Growing up)

I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: Men, People, Blood, Christ, Interest, Liberty, May, Quiet, Reward, Treachery)

Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
- Ralph Chaplin
(Keywords: Civilization, Blood, Name)

Love is a sacred reserve of energy; it is like the blood of spiritual evolution.
- Teilhard de Chardin
(Keywords: Love, Blood, Energy, Evolution, Spiritual)

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.
- Ray Charles
(Keywords: Food, Music, Heart, Blood, Force, Necessity, Water)

There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.
- Alan Clark
(Keywords: Politics, Blood, Friends, Waiting, Water)

We have an uncanny ability to make birds do what we want them to do. In Blood Simple there's a shot from the bumper of a car and it's going up this road and a huge flock of birds takes off at the perfect moment.
- Joel Coen
(Keywords: Car, Ability, Birds, Blood, Road, Want)

I was born with this. It's a hereditary genetic condition. This is something you can go your whole life without really knowing that something's wrong. I had high blood pressure, and that was the first sign.
- Steven Cojocaru
(Keywords: Life, Blood, First, Pressure, Wrong)

Nature is one great big wood-chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones and hair.
- Doug Coupland
(Keywords: Nature, Blood, End, Hair, Wood)

I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood.
- Michael Crichton
(Keywords: Accident, Blood, Victims)

For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.
- Christopher Dawson
(Keywords: Men, Nature, Blood, Class, Culture, Human nature, Humanism, Humanity, Language, Limitations)

It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying.
- Moshe Dayan
(Keywords: Power, Army, Blood, Community, Worth)

No real blood flows in the veins of the knowing subject constructed by Locke, Hume, and Kant, but rather the diluted extract of reason as a mere activity of thought.
- Wilhelm Dilthey
(Keywords: Thought, Blood, Reason)

I had life threats, because people accused me of approaching Brando as God and his son was Jesus. I literally had people saying my blood would run in the streets for doing that.
- Richard Donner
(Keywords: Life, Son, God, People, Blood, Saying)

All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.
- Alfred Douglas
(Keywords: Poetry, Blood, Tears)

Jewish people have put the interests of race over the interests of the American people... Jews are filled with more hatred and rage for our race, for our heritage, for our blood than perhaps you can imagine.
- David Duke
(Keywords: People, American, Blood, Hatred, Race)

It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization, and that of our women was secure. In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood.
- Charles Eastman
(Keywords: Women, Civilization, Blood, Morals, Purity, Woman)

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Battle, Blood, Glory, Worth)

Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Men, Women, America, Blood, Dissent, Doctrine, May, Spirit)

My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.
- Kim Elizabeth
(Keywords: Imagination, Love, Dreams, Soul, Heart, Blood, Fantasy, Fire, Horror, Light)

Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills.
- William Empson
(Keywords: Failure, Blood, Effort, Poison, Waste)

I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom.
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
(Keywords: Work, Hope, Blood, Laughter, Tears, Water, Will)

And the blood of brave men was shed like unto the shedding of rain from a black cloud.
- Ferdowsi
(Keywords: Men, Blood, Rain)

I love new writing, new blood, modern works by unknown writers.
- Joseph Fiennes
(Keywords: Love, Blood, Writers, Writing)

I distrust Great Men. They produce a desert of uniformity around them and often a pool of blood too, and I always feel a little man's pleasure when they come a cropper.
- E. M. Forster
(Keywords: Men, Blood, Distrust, Man, Pleasure)

Boxing is just show business with blood.
- Bruno Frank
(Keywords: Business, Blood, Boxing)

From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
- Bill Frist
(Keywords: Character, African, Americans, Blood, Culture, Jazz, Justice)

You don't have to be a political genius to sniff the smell of blood in the water.
- Rich Galen
(Keywords: Genius, Blood, Water)

For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
- Maggie Gallagher
(Keywords: Church, Blood, Body, Christ)

Henry Kissinger is the greatest living war criminal in the world today, with the blood of millions of people in Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos and Chile and East Timor on his hands. He will never appear in a court or be behind bars.
- George Galloway
(Keywords: War, People, Blood, Court, Living, Today, Vietnam, Will, World)

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.
- Indira Gandhi
(Keywords: Growth, Blood, Nation, Service, Will)

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy.
- Hamlin Garland
(Keywords: Life, Blood, Dawn, Pressure)

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