A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.
There are words which are worth as much as the best actions, for they contain the germ of them all.
Usually wheat germ comes in tablets, but you want the oil. That's one little secret, especially for people who are living in climates where it's dry and they want to get some moisture in their skin.
In making my strips the inspiration is really only the germ of something, they say it's 99% perspiration, 1% inspiration.
Getting sick has at least as much to do with how you come to the germ emotionally as it does with how the germ physically comes to you.
To be discontented with the divine discontent, and to be ashamed with the noble shame, is the very germ of the first upgrowth of all virtue.
You have to have the presence of the virus, the actual germ in the community to make that weather have any impact.
Sex can no longer be the germ, the seed of fiction. Sex is an episode, most properly conveyed in an episodic manner, quickly, often ironically. It is a bursting forth of only one of the cells in the body of the omnipotent ''I',' the one who hopes by concentration of tone and voice to utter the sound of reality.
There is in us a lyric germ or nucleus which deserves respect; it bids a man to ponder or create; and in this dim corner of himself he can take refuge and find consolations which the society of his fellow creatures does not provide.
A lot of people didn't make it because they didn't understand germ theory back then.
Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage...true success follows every right step.
It's a normal germ that gets into an abnormal place.
Whole grains are just that, the entire grain including the bran, the germ, and the endosperm. Lots of refined carbohydrates are fortified to add back some of the nutrients, but you can't add back all the fiber.
You can't really help touching the person next to you. No matter how much of a germ freak you are, you're exchanging liquids with people.
If this invisible germ of life in the grain of wheat can thus pass unimpaired through three thousand resurrections, I shall not doubt that my soul has power to clothe itself with a body suited to its new existence when this earthly frame has crumbled into dust.
Civilization is so hard on the body that some have called it a disease, despite the arts that keep puny bodies alive to a greater average age, and our greater protection from contagious and germ diseases.
Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition.
Upon the union of the male germ cell with the female egg cell, a new cell is created which almost immediately splits into two parts. One of these grows rapidly, creating the human body of the individual with all its organs, and dies only with the individual.
Of all the enemies of public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.
Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course... you know this was early days of sociology and whatever, especially on television.
The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a work forms the germ of a new work.
Growth itself contains the germ of happiness.
Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement. Discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint.
Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed.