Quotes about teaspoon (10 Quotes)

    The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.

    Here we are considering an amendment increasing an already huge appropriation by 1,000,000,000. It is like using a teaspoon in order to get a few taxes into the Treasury and at the same time at the back door using a scoop shovel to shovel them out.

    People are consuming too much salt and excessive sodium levels in the diet are estimated to contribute to 41 of deaths annually from cardiovascular disease. One teaspoon less of salt a day per person would have a favourable influence on public health

    I could as easily bail out the Potomac River with a teaspoon as attend to all the details of the army. Attributed to President Abraham Lincoln by General James B. Fry. Allen Thorndike Rice, Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln, chapter 22, p. 393 (1886). This supposedly had been part of Lincoln's response to a young volunteer soldier who had come to Lincoln's office asking his help with a grievance. The story has been repeated in numerous books on Lincoln Alexander K. McClure, 'Abe' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories, p. 162 (1904) Ida M. Tarbell, The Life of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 2, p. 153 (1917) and Caroline T. Harnsberger, The Lincoln Treasury, p. 14 (1950).

    Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.

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