I am prepared to pass the torch to new leadership.
We decided, in dedication of the Olympics, to ski down the hill with a torch and the American flag. Then we added three states around us, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. We added some of the instructors.
He kind of passed the Olympic torch to me.
The torch relay will raise the thermometer further, increasing the passionate attitude and creating a warm Olympic atmosphere.
It's more like a relay race and the torch is now passed to Atlantis and the STS-121 crew, ... Now we have some data to work with, and for the first time in the shuttle era, we've got a very solid place to start.
You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end.
A writer uses a pen instead of a scalpel or blow torch.
Every age has its own poetry; in every age the circumstances of history choose a nation, a race, a class to take up the torch by creating situations that can be expressed or transcended only through poetry.
They declaim against the passions without bothering to think that it is from their flame philosophy lights its torch.
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure.
But I'm not adverse to the idea of Torch Song as a musical. It would just be different. Because the play will always be there exactly as it was, and in a musical you could tell a lot of the story through songs.
In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things.
I feel like it's my job to carry the torch.
It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see.
Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.
All great movements are popular movements. They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions, stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
Whoever lights the torch of war in Europe can wish for nothing but chaos.
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
I also taught myself how to blow glass using a propane torch from the hardware store and managed to make some elementary chemistry plumbing such as tees and small glass bulbs.
Yesterday the flame of the Olympic torch was carried through our great state on its way to Salt Lake City.
Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life.
He who could have been a torch and stoops to being a pair of jaws is a deserter.
Civilization is not a spontaneous generation with any race or nation known to history, but the torch to be handed down from race to race from age to age.
I cannot remember a time when the Golden Rule was not my motto and precept, the torch that guided my footsteps.