execution

A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant on execution, laws, and security

I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

Source: Inaugural Address, 4 March 1869

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A Quote by Thomas J. Grasso on execution

I did not get my Spaghetti-O's, I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this. [Executed.]

Thomas J. Grasso

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A Quote by Steven Judy on electricity and execution

I don't hold any grudges. This is my doing. Sorry it happened. [Executed in electric chair.]

Steven Judy

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A Quote by Sterling W. Sill on ability, art, colors, despair, doubt, envy, execution, imagination, losing, nature, and skill

A story is told that Whistler once painted a tiny picture of a spray of roses. The artistry involved in the picture was magnificent. Never before, it seemed, had the art of man been able to execute quite so deftly a reproduction of the art of nature. The picture was the envy of the artists who saw it, the despair of the collectors who yearned to buy it. But Whistler refused steadfastly to sell it. "For," he said, "whenever I feel that my hand has lost its cunning, whenever I doubt my ability, I look at the little picture of the spray of roses, and say to myself, 'Whistler, you painted that. Your hand drew it. Your imagination conceived the colors. Your skill put the roses on the canvas.' Then, said he, "I know that what I have done, I can do again"

Sterling W. Sill (1903 - 1994)

Source: Told by Sterling W. Sill in Majesty of Books, p. 128

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A Quote by Sir Walter Ralegh on execution and heart

So the heart be right, it is no matter which way the head lieth. [Executed by beheading. ]

Sir Walter Ralegh (1552 - 1618)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on authors, certainty, execution, and good

Times have changed since a certain author was executed for murdering his publisher. They say that when the author was on the scaffold he said good-bye to the minister and to the reporters, and then he saw some publishers sitting in the front row below, and to them he did not say good-bye. He said instead, "I'll see you again."

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

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A Quote by Sean Flannagan on execution and love

I love you. Spoken to the executioner. Executed by injection.

Sean Flannagan

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A Quote by Robert Drew on death, execution, and murder

Remember, the death penalty is murder. [Executed.]

Robert Drew

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A Quote by Robert Alton Harris on dance and execution

You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the Grim Reaper. Executed in California's gas chamber.

Robert Alton Harris

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A Quote by Richard L. Evans on execution, fatherhood, god, judgment, life, men, past, purpose, and world

But fortunately for us and for all men, it has not been given unto us to judge, nor to execute, nor to measure out the days and the years of men. We may be most grateful that such matters belong to the Lord God our Father, who sees things past and things to come. And, we may be grateful for the assurance that there is plan and purpose in this world, and in our own lives.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

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