Quotes with led
The corridor which led to it had a smell of old carpet and furniture oil and the drab anonymity of a thousand shabby lives.
The Little Sister (1949)
In 1968, I became vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry, and unhappy like we do….It was my dog Boycott who led me to question the right of humans to eat other sentient beings.
Throughout the years she has been the overseer of my social conscience, pulling me back to reality when she saw that my preoccupation with the abstract aspects of scientific issues had led me to extenuate their deeply human aspects.
About his wife in his Nobel award essay.
One thing led to another and then you started with something and you finished with another, and these inventions. I incorporated those in my regular cartoons and, for some reason or other, they were taken up. They stood out and I'm typed as an inventor; I'm a crazy inventor and my name is in the dictionary and I'm very pleased.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
We the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, with so little, for so long, we are now qualified to do anything, with nothing.
Dec 13, 1881
There is not one incident in the history of humanity in which defeatism led to peace which was anything other than a complete fraud.
It seems a great hardship, indeed, for a young man with an ambition to do something in the world to be compelled to pay his own way through school and college by hard work. But history shows us that the men who have led in the van of human progress have been, as a rule, self-educated, self-made.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Civilization, in fact, grows more and more maudlin and hysterical; especially under democracy it tends to degenerate into a mere combat of crazes; the whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.
In Defense of Women (1918)
If you're into architecture and you're from the West, everything is hors d'oeuvres for working to rebuild the Temple. Ultimately you're led there. You can't escape it.
A man often believes himself leader when he is led; as his mind endeavors to reach one goal, his heart insensibly drags him towards another.
I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life; I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.
Des Moines, Iowa, November 4, 1910
Fossil Shells had long been known amongst the curious, collected with care, and preserved in their cabinets, along with other rarities of nature, without any apparent use. That to which I have applied them is new, and my attention was the first drawn to them by a previous discovery of regularity in the direction and dip of the various Strata in the hills around Bath; for it was the nice distinction which those similar rocks required, which led me to the discovery of organic remains peculiar to each Stratum...