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"Sacred cows make great hamburgers." - Robert Reisner

"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Mark Twain

"Sacred cows make the best hamburgers." - Mark Twain

"Sacred cows make the best hamburger." - Abbie Hoffman

"Sacred cows make very poor gladiators." - Nikki Giovanni

"Sacred cows make the tastiest hamburger." - Abbie Hoffman

"Of all political sacred-cows, education is the most sacred and the most cow-like." - Enoch Powell

"Everything sacred, nothing sacred." - Bodhidharma

"I felt like one of Apollo's sacred cows- slow, dumb, and bright red." - Rick Riordan

"In the average newspaper there is not a complete suppression of stories that the sacred cows don't want printed. But rather what happens is that the stories get printed with stresses, colorations and emphasis that favor the sacred cows." - Carl Sandburg

"Red cattle," Annabeth said. "The cattle of the sun." "What?" I [Percy] asked. "They're sacred to Apollo." "Holy cows?" - Rick Riordan

"Everything is sacred and nothing is sacred." - Shailene Woodley

"Everyone now has a sacred cow in the tax code. For my money, the most sacred thing of all is our country and its growth, but the sacred cows have turned into a pack of wolves." - Ari Fleischer

"The miserable are sacred." - Seneca the Younger

"Women are sacred." - Vin Diesel

"Nothing is sacred, right?" - Mia Kirshner

"The tarot is sacred." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"She looks like the type that might freak out. It's something in the eyes, Frannie. It says if you shoot my sacred cows, I'll shoot yours." - Stephen King

"I don't know how many sacred cows there are today. I think there's a little confusion between humor and gross passing for humor. That's kind of regrettable." - Bob Newhart

"Pagans exalt sacred things, the Prophets extol sacred deeds." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Sacred texts always offend reason." - Mason Cooley

"Sage is cleansing and sacred." - Pink

"Wisdom is a sacred communion." - Victor Hugo

"Bigotry is the sacred disease." - Heraclitus

"Much though he recites the sacred texts, but acts not accordingly, that heedless man is like a cowherd who only counts the cows of others - he does not partake of the blessings of the holy life." - Gautama Buddha

"Go your own way. Question everything. Accept nothing. Accept no dogma, no can't. There are too many people walking around thinking they're sacred cows, and they're only half right" - Rosie DiManno

"Yoga may have originated in India, where the cow has been revered as sacred for thousands of years, but times have changed since Lord Krishna played his flute for the cows of Vrindavan. There are factory farms in India now." - Sharon Gannon

"Questioning the status quo can result in banishment, imprisonment, ridicule or being burned at the stake, depending on your era, your locale, and the sacred cows you wish to butcher." - Gene Spafford

"So, this is my plea to all Western editors and producers: Display the Muhammad cartoon daily, until the Islamists become accustomed to the fact that we turn sacred cows into hamburger." - Daniel Pipes

"I've always challenged myself and the people who work with me to take new approaches to traditional business challenges, to push the envelope and constantly ask whether our sacred cows are still producing great milk." - Irene Rosenfeld

"It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals, to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of things from social justice to peace." - Jonathan Shapiro

"I've had pets my whole life, and I grew up with pigs and cows." - Eric Stonestreet

"Cows are my passion." - Charles Dickens

"It's like hunting cows" - Jon Stewart

"Comment is free but facts are sacred." - C P Scott

"Sweet music! sacred tongue of God." - Charles Godfrey Leland

"The words secret and sacred are siblings." - Mary Ruefle

"In love the ordinary is made sacred." - Arthur Dobrin

"Liberty and equality-lovely and sacred words!" - Giuseppe Mazzini

"Great sorrow makes sacred the sufferer." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"Honorable battle sustains a Sacred Band." - Janet Morris

"What will be / the sacred words?" - Amiri Baraka

"Sacred religion! mother of form and fear." - Samuel Daniel

"Work to me is a sacred thing." - Margaret Bourke-White

"The sacred influence of light appears." - John Milton

"Irreverence is our only sacred cow." - Paul Krassner

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift." - Albert Einstein

"To Americans religious freedom is sacred." - John Travolta

"Comments are free but facts are sacred." - C P Scott

"Comment is free, but facts are sacred." - C P Scott

"Everything sacred is a tie, a fetter." - Max Stirner

"Music is my life. It is sacred." - Jimmy Chamberlin

"The body is a sacred garment." - Martha Graham

"Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"I find most 'sacred music' pretty dismal." - Dick Cavett

"Work to me is a sacred thing." - Margaret Bourkewhite

"Committing yourself to one person is sacred." - Natalie Portman

"Politics itself is not sacred any more." - Donald Tusk

"The bandstand is a sacred place." - Wynton Marsalis

"O sacred hunger of ambitious minds." - Edmund Spenser

"Because of these new car models there is suddenly on the streets of Delhi a new intolerance by the motorists for both the cows and the cyclists. So for the first time the sacred cow in India, which used to be such a wonderful speed-breaker, is now seen as a nuisance. For the first time, I?ve seen cows being hit and hurt. These guys just go right past, and if the cow is sitting on the road, they don't care. We can't afford to have a sacred car rather than a sacred cow." - Vandana Shiva

"The sacred truth of science is that there are no sacred truths." - Carl Sagan

"Laugh at what you hold sacred, and still hold it sacred." - Abraham Maslow

"I believe in nothing, everything is sacred. I believe in everything, nothing is sacred." - Tom Robbins

"The novelist's intuition for the sacred differs from the translator's interrogation of the sacred." - Cynthia Ozick

"I was given the job of milking the cows, finally, and it got me up earlier than anybody. But it was kind of nice, pulling at those cows' tits (pg. 172)." - Charles Bukowski

"The French, who love their dogs, sometimes eat their horses. The Spanish, who love their horses, sometimes eat their cows. The Indians, who love their cows, sometimes eat their dogs." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Despotic governments can stand 'moral force' till the cows come home; what they fear is physical force." - George Orwell

"Cows are the Devil's handmaidens." - Linda Howard

"Cease, cows, life is short." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Cows scream louder than carrots." - Alan Watts

"Cows are gentle, interesting animals." - Ingrid Newkirk

"The point is that most of what we currently hold sacred is not sacred for any reason other than that it was thought sacred yesterday." - Sam Harris

"Self-deceit-It's in the "Nine Satanic Statements" but deserves to be repeated here. Another cardinal sin. We must not pay homage to any of the sacred cows presented to us, including the roles we are expected to play ourselves. The only time self-deceit should be entered into is when it's fun, and with awareness. But then, it's not self-deceit!" - Anton Szandor LaVey

"Self-deceit-It's in the "Nine Satanic Statements" but deserves to be repeated here. Another cardinal sin. We must not pay homage to any of the sacred cows presented to us, including the roles we are expected to play ourselves. The only time self-deceit should be entered into is when it's fun, and with awareness. But then, it's not self-deceit!" - Anton Szandor LaVey

"When it came to slaughtering sacred cows with such crude yet perfect musical precision, there was no one better than Frank. I wonder what songs he's teaching the angels right now? Good luck God! You've got your hands full this time." - Terry Gilliam

"I think our grandparents were Victor Frankenstein. I basically am the kind of deeply unnatural creature that Mrs Shelley instinctively dreaded. I not only eat her sacred cows but I eat them with ketchup. While I take her point, I think that transgressive monstrosity and tampering with the life force are both a lot more fun than she suspected." - Bruce Sterling

"When you are challenging the young, they can come back at you with language of tremendous power and they are no respecters of sacred cows, you know, the young. There's nothing politically correct about the average young Australian when it comes to use of language." - Tony Abbott

"Okay," I said. "Just a normal afternoon and two normal people." She nodded. "And so...hypothetically, if these to people likes each other, what would it take to get the stupid guy to kiss the girl, huh?" "Oh..." I felt like one of Apollo's sacred cows-slow, dumb, and bright red. "Um..." - Rick Riordan

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbor." - Giotto Di Bondone

"Non-cooperatio n with evil is a sacred duty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"In appreciating our neighbor, we're participating in something truly sacred." - Fred Rogers

"Even bad books are books, and therefore sacred." - Gunter Grass

"Dissent is not sacred; the right of dissent is." - Thurman Arnold

"The trombone is too sacred for frequent use." - Felix Mendelssohn

"It is only the sacred things that are worth touching" - Oscar Wilde

"Love is sacred. Beauty is sacred. Flowers are sacred. Birds are sacred. And sacredness brings the perfume of love and compassion. Therefore love and compassion is the perfume of sacredness. It sounds rather poetic, but...God IS poetry." - Vasant Lad

"It doesn't have to be somber to be sacred." - David Wolpe

"In art, immorality cannot exist. Art is always sacred." - Auguste Rodin

"To recognize another's inwardness is to have seen the sacred." - Peter Koestenbaum

"[T]ruth is considered profane, and only illusion is sacred" - Ludwig Feuerbach

"Home is the sacred refuge of our life." - John Dryden

"Religion blushing, veils her sacred fires, And unawares Morality expires." - Alexander Pope

"Sacred are the lips from which has issued only truth." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Everywhere is the center of the world. Everything is sacred." - Black Elk

"Every part of the earth is sacred to my people." - Chief Seattle

"Scared is what happens when the sacred gets scrambled." - Anodea Judith

"All marriages are sacred, but not all are safe." - Rob Jackson

"Sacred spirit of love, fall down on me from above." - Bootsy Collins

"Your self is sacred; be true to it." - Paul Brunton

"The sacred pint alone can unbind the tongue..." - James Joyce

"The Bible is God's sacred Word of truth." - Joseph Franklin Rutherford

"The family is more sacred than the state." - Pope Pius XI

"The task of life is to face sacred moments." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"No facts to me are sacred; none are profane." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Love wins. Sleep is a healer. Loved ones are sacred." - Jennifer Nettles

"Mythology can be defined as the sacred history of humankind." - Gerald Hausman

"I have another duty equally sacred.... My duty to myself." - Henrik Ibsen

"Religion blushing, veils her sacred fires, And unawares Morality expires." - Alexander Pope

"Or ope the sacred source of sympathetic tears." - Thomas Gray

"It is only the sacred things that are worth touching." - Oscar Wilde

"Oh! may each youthful bosom, catch the sacred fire..." - Ann Plato

"Woman is sacred; the woman one loves is holy." - Alexandre Dumas

"Drawing and masturbation were the first sacred experiences I remember." - Carolee Schneemann

"All our "most sacred affections " are merely prosaic habit." - Cesare Pavese

"The constitution is a sacred document in a democracy." - Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

"The system should treat all user input as sacred." - Jef Raskin

"Sacrifice is nothing other than the production of sacred things." - Georges Bataille

"The Druids held the trees as very sacred." - Enya

"Even bad books are books and therefore sacred." - Gunter Grass

"The sacred title of 'father' is shared with the Almighty." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Every painting is a voyage into a sacred harbour." - Giotto Di Bondone

"No sacred fane requires us to submit to insult." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"There's nothing more fun than making fun of what's sacred." - Adam Mckay

"Comedy clubs are sacred ground. That's where anything goes." - Tracy Morgan

"Sacred spaces can be created in any environment." - Christy Turlington

"Every woman knows the power of the sacred feminine." - Deborah King

"Trust is transcendent, resolute, universal, sacred and tolerant." - Gurumayi Chidvilasananda

"The road to the sacred leads through the secular." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"In every well-governed state wealth is a sacred thing; in democracies it is the only sacred thing." - Anatole France

"The purpose of daily prayer is the cultivation of a sense of the sacred. Sacred energy renews us." - Marianne Williamson

"We hereby declare the end to the wall dividing the sacred from the profane: from now on, all is sacred." - Paulo Coelho

"To theology, ... only what it holds sacred is true, whereas to philosophy, only what holds true is sacred." - Ludwig Feuerbach

"From the animist point of view, humans belong in a sacred place because they themselves are sacred. Not sacred in a special way, not more sacred than anything else, but merely as sacred as anything else - as sacred as bison or salmon or crows or crickets or bears or sunflowers." - Daniel Quinn

"Steak is delicious and cows are stupid." - Joe

"To be contented-that's for the cows." - Diana Vreeland

"Thanks cows. I appreciate your tastiness." - Craig Ferguson

"Total contentment is only for cows." - Bette Midler

"A big blizzard proves there's no global warming in the same way being out of milk proves there's no such thing as cows." - Dana Gould

"To be contented-that's for the cows." - Diana Vreeland

"See the long view: By all means "plant the corn, milk the cows, and feed the horses" but always keep the eventual "harvest" in mind." - Warren G. Bennis

"A white man killed the mules and our cows that knocked us right back down. And things got so tough then I began to wish I was white." - Fannie Lou Hamer

"Cows, after leaving the low lands near the coast, are found to be plentiful everywhere, and to produce milk in small quantities, from which butter is made." - John H. Speke

"We don't have milk cows. People have so many stereotypes of people from where I come from - Oklahoma. We don't ride around in covered wagons, either." - Carrie Underwood

"My grandmother raised me. She was a real no-nonsense but very funny lady. I drove tractors, made hay, milked cows, fed the chicken, fed the pigs." - Carol Bartz

"Lebanon can choose to be either a partner in ridding the scourge of terrorism or another obstacle that cows to the most radical elements of society." - Vito Fossella

"If you had a personal trainer, you would probably eat him. I know that in every fat person, there's a skinny person inside, but you could have all the season's contestants of America's Next Top Model in you. I hope I get reincarnated as your feet. That way, you'd never see my face again... Oh, I'm sorry. I shouldn't have insulted you. Because in my country, cows are sacred." - George Lopez

"Every form of life is sacred. It is not possible to have an activity that is not sacred...Coming to see everything as sacred and honouring everything is spiritual development." - Gary Zukav

"Science is not a sacred cow-but there are a large number of would-be sacred cowherds busily devoting quantities of time, energy and effort to the task of making it one, so they can be sacred cowherds." - John W. Campbell

"An authentic updating of sacred music can take place only in the lineage of the great tradition of the past, of Gregorian chant and sacred polyphony." - Pope Benedict Xvi



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