Here he tells us that the new birth is first of all 'not of blood'. You don't get it through the blood stream, through heredity. Your parents can give you much, but they cannot give you this.
E. Stanley Jones
I don't want to go down in history as a man who allowed blood to be shed.
It is here that I can concentrate my mind upon the Remembered Earth. It is here that I am most conscious of being, here that wonder comes upon my blood, here I want to live forever; and it is no matter that I must die.
N. Scott Momaday
Like a cyclone, imperialism spins across the globe; militarism crushes peoples and sucks their blood like a vampire.
Every year, our white intruders become more greedy, exacting, oppressive, and overbearing. Every year, contentions spring up between them and our people, and when blood is shed, we have to make atonement, whether right or wrong, at the cost of the lives of our greatest chiefs and the yielding up of large tracts of our lands.
I don't want to see blood spewing out but I don't mind it in controlled environment. Does it make me squeamish? No.
Even the heavenly powers and the angels in their splendor and the principalities, both visible and invisible, must either believe in the Blood of Christ, or else face damnation.
Ignatius of Antioch
Blest are those Whose blood and judgment are so well commingled, That they are not a pipe for fortune's finger To sound what stop she please.
Cornwall, peopled mainly by Celts, but with an infusion of English blood, stands and always has stood apart from the rest of England, much, but in a less degree, as has Wales.
A heart beset by coronary disease will begin to recruit secondary arteries to carry oxygenated blood.
Nature has left this tincture in the blood, That all men would be tyrants if they could.
Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood.
Warren E. Burger