Poetry puts starch in your backbone so you can stand, so you can compose your life. - Maya Angelou
Since the beginning of physics, symmetry considerations have provided us with an extremely powerful and useful tool in our effort to understand nature. Gradually they have become the backbone of our theoretical formulation of physical laws. - Tsung-Dao Lee
We need a backbone, not a wishbone. - Joyce Meyer
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
That a man can take pleasure in marching in formation to the strains of a band is enough to make me despise him. He has only been given his big brain by mistake; a backbone was all he needed.
The wishbone will never replace the backbone - Will Henry
The backbone of success is...hard work, determination, good planning, and perserverence. - Mia Hamm
Never grow a wishbone where your backbone ought to be. - Clementine Paddleford
A profession is the backbone of life. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you're constantly making yourself available to people's whims, your time will become less valuable. Keep your backbone in any relationship - make sure you're not so dedicated to it, and it shall stay sweet forever. - Auliq Ice
Never grow a wishbone, daughter, where your backbone ought to be. - Clementine Paddleford
The fact of evolution is the backbone of biology, and biology is thus in the peculiar position of being a science founded on an improved theory, is it then a science or faith? - Charles Darwin
If people are going to be allowed to say "we love you" and "I love you", they'd better have the backbone to prove it. Love isn't just a word. - C. JoyBell C.
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone. - Reba McEntire