Borrow Quotes (12 quotes)
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children. [Misattributed?]
An extra yawn one morning in the springtime, an extra snooze one night in the autumn is all that we ask in return for dazzling gifts. We borrow an hour one night in April; we pay it back with golden interest five months later.
He that borrows the aid of an equal understanding, doubles his own; he that uses that of a superior elevates his own to the stature of that he contemplates.
If basketball was going to enable Bradley to make friends, to prove that a bankers son is as good as the next fellow, to prove that he could do without being the greatest-end-ever at Missouri, to prove that he was not chicken, and to live up to his mothers championship standards, and if he was going to have some moments left over to savor his delight in the game, he obviously needed considerable practice, so he borrowed keys to the gym and set a schedule for himself that he adhereded to for four full yearsin the school year, three and a half hours every day after school, nine to five on Saturday, one-thirty to five on Sunday, and, in the summer, about three hours a day.
Inventions are best developed on your own. When you work for other people or borrow money from them, maintaining freedom of intellect is difficult.
It was the movement of the air that provided the image of spirituality, since the spirit borrows its name from the breath of wind...
Only an inventor knows how to borrow, and every man is or should be an inventor.
Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you can borrow money off them.
The cancer scare has increased the use of borrowed cigarettes.
The scope of Medicine is so wide as to give exercise to all the faculties of the mind, and it borrows from the stores of almost every form of human knowledgeit is an epitome of science.
We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.
We might call it the transformational content of the body But as I hold it better to borrow terms for important magnitudes from the ancient languages, so that they may be adopted unchanged in all modern languages, I propose to call [it] the entropy of the body, from the Greek word trope for transformation I have intentionally formed the word entropy to be as similar as possible to the word energy; for the two magnitudes to be denoted by these words are so nearly allied in their physical meanings, that a certain similarity in designation appears to be desirable.