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A Quote by George Appel on electricity and execution

Well, gentlemen, you are about to see a baked Appel. [Executed in electric chair in New York.]

George Appel

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A Quote by Gary Gilmore on execution

Let's do it! [Executed by firing squad.]

Gary Gilmore

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A Quote by G. W. Green on execution

Lock and load. Let's do it. [Executed. ]

G. W. Green

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on business, execution, judgment, men, and projects

Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Erskine Childers on execution

[Executed by firing squad.] Take a step forward, lads. It will be easier that way.

Erskine Childers

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A Quote by Edward Hyde Clarendon on execution and persuasion

He had a head to contrive, a tongue to persuade, and a hand to execute any mischief.

Edward Hyde (1609 - 1674)

Source: History of the Rebellion. Vol. iii. Book vii. Section 84.

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A Quote by Edward Gibbon on deed, execution, and heart

In every deed of mischief he had a heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.

Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794)

Source: Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776). Chap. xlviii.

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on ability, doctors, execution, imagination, leisure, meditation, military, nature, peace, planning, politics, society, study, time, and war

"War," says Machiavelli, "ought to be the only study of a prince;" and by a prince he means every sort of state, however constituted. "He ought," says this great political doctor, "to consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes ability to execute military plans. "A meditation on the conduct of political societies made old Hobbes imagine that war was the state of nature.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: A Vindication of Natural Society. Vol. i. p. 15.

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A Quote by Edmund Burke on execution, laws, politics, and trust

To execute laws is a royal office; to execute orders is not to be a king. However, a political executive magistracy, though merely such, is a great trust.

Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)

Source: Reflections on the Revolution in France. Vol. iii. P. 497.

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A Quote by Christian Nestell Bovée on execution and possibility

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity, and execute with vigor; to sketch out the map of possibilities; and then to treat them as probabilities.

Christian Bovee (1820 - 1904)

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