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Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

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When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
- Dante Alighieri

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel,
and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn.
Do you call that Art?
- Franz Schubert

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But I'm trying not to be cynical - I don't want to
be one of those people who has a cool opportunity and blows it.
It's really amazing what's happening to me.
- Shannyn Sossamon

Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent,
the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
- Lucretius

You never know what's going to happen sometimes,
or what you think's going to happen never happens,
or when you least expect it, the Santana record comes along and just blows up.
- Tommy Lee

To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts
that do often lie too deep for tears.
- William Wordsworth

A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows.
- O. Henry

This is the culture you're raising your kids in.
Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face.
- Marilyn Manson

I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose
as where some buried Caesar bled;
That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her Lap
from some once lovely Head.
- Edward Fitzgerald

We're really happy.
It still kind of blows my mind that people watch the show!
- Ryan Sypek

I think I am a child.
Everything blows my mind.
- Marc Bolan

Cool things happen.
Ace's guitar flies through space, goes through a hole,
and blows up.
I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you.
- Peter Criss

Then I became a mother and it just fills every space,
that isn't filled with something else important.
It's just like this incredible balloon that blows up and fills life up.
- Thandie Newton

Whatever tears one may shed, in the end one always blows one's nose.
- Heinrich Heine

The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays.
The special effects people will put a little explosive
in the cake so it blows up in their face -
that's always fun to play on a guest star,
or one of the trainees or someone who's new.
- Catherine Bell

When it blows here, even the seagulls walk.
- Nick Faldo

The proposition that we should encourage wickedness
and violence by exposing one side of the face to blows
because we have been beaten on the other is too great an absurdity.
- Thomas Mellon

Good actions are a guard against the blows of adversity.
- Abu Bakr

In America all too few blows are struck into flesh.
We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that.
We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
- Norman Mailer

You blows who you is.
- Louis Armstrong

A politician is the devil's quilted anvil;
He fashions all sins on him,
and the blows are never heard.
- John Webster

My Latin temper blows up pretty fast,
but it goes down just as fast.
Maybe that's why you seldom hear of ulcers in Latin America.
- Desi Arnaz

Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is,
but how good the actor receiving the blows is.
- Takeshi Kitano

There was no indication of panic.
The broken files marched back in steady step.
The effort was nobly made and failed from the blows
that could not be fended.
- James Longstreet

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse,
front its blows with brave hearts.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Bob Dylan has a way with words that simply blows me away.
When he forgets his lyrics he just makes up new ones on the spot,
that is what I called talented!
- Gavin Rossdale

John Coltrane - I've been listening to the 'Trane again.
It blows you away, because I know more now and I hear
more now and I had a life that I've lived!
- Alan Vega

I just like to take it as it comes, go where the wind blows me.
I'm not going to plan.
- Matthew McGrory

It was one of those March days when the sun shines
hot and the wind blows cold:
when it is summer in the light,
and winter in the shade.
- Charles Dickens

Human misery must somewhere have a stop;
there is no wind that always blows a storm.
- Euripides

Now when the two armies met, many and fierce were the
combats waged between them,
and blows were given and received, and swords flashed
and showers of arrows descended on all sides.
- Ferdowsi

Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together,
or it is the explosive that blows it apart.
- Yasser Arafat

Good journalism, I think, represents life and if you
try to organize something too neatly it usually blows
up in your face and doesn't really happen the way you want it to.
- John Pomfret

Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way,
and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
- Dante Alighieri

I mean if you put all of your eggs in one basket,
boy, and that thing blows up you've got a real problem.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

Even though it has been very painful,
lots of opportunities have come forward journalistically.
Once all of this blows over, I think it might actually
help that I have gotten this attention.
- Jeff Gannon

God, he deals you blows that at sometimes you think
you can't handle and in the last year there have been
things that we thought we couldn't handle but we've
dealt with it up until this point.
- Brett Favre

I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St.
Jude, working on books, working on my career as an
actor and taking time out for my husband and family
help to cushion a lot of the blows.
- Marlo Thomas

Heat can also be produced by the impact of imperfectly
elastic bodies as well as by friction.
This is the case, for instance, when we produce fire
by striking flint against steel,
or when an iron bar is worked for some time by powerful blows of the hammer.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

We had news this morning of another successful atomic
bomb being dropped on Nagasaki.
These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession
upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little
space before we intend to drop another.
- Henry L. Stimson

For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly
on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar.
Winning is something that builds physically and mentally
every day that you train and every night that you dream.
- Emmitt Smith

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Go within every day and find the inner strength
so that the world will not blow your candle out.
- Katherine Dunham

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests;
you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking
a dangerous blow at your own.
- Carl Schurz

You know you're getting old when you get that one candle on the cake.
It's like, 'See if you can blow this out.'
- Jerry Seinfeld

Look, we are a rock group.
But you should see all those things in perspective.
People tend to blow up everything into ridiculous proportions.
And then the fun is gone real soon.
- Donnie Wahlberg

If you're going to be a bum, be the biggest.
If you're going to blow it, blow it big.
- Broderick Crawford

You can take charge, kick ass, do whatever you have to do and it's okay.
You can blow people up.
These are things that are okay for cartoon characters to do.
- Joan Severance

The men whose manhood you have broken will loathe you,
and will always be brooding and scheming to strike a fresh blow.
- James Larkin

He would take the blow so you didn't have to.
- Katie Couric

One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow.
It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest
blow from which I've had to recover.
- Marlo Thomas

Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared,
and TV has given it its death blow.
- Louis Kronenberger

I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came,
and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
- Adela Florence Nicolson

There was a train that would come by our house every night,
and I'd hear the whistle blow.
That is the sweetest memory I have.
- Cassandra Wilson

It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down.
They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.
- Joanna Lumley

As we have heard, the end of al-Zarqawi is a significant
blow to al-Qaida operations in Iraq.
It is another clear indication of the progress we are making.
- Kit Bond

Who am I to blow against the wind?
- Paul Simon

We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone.
Each blow he strikes in his own behalf helps to mold the universe.
- Jerome K. Jerome

In Blow-up I used my head instinctively!
- Michelangelo Antonioni

A knock-down argument; 'tis but a word and a blow.
- John Dryden

Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far.
- Will Rogers

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.
- Robert B. Laughlin

A free and prosperous Iraq will be a major blow to
the terrorists and their desire to establish a safe
haven in Iraq where they can plan and plot attacks.
- Scott McClellan


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