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Lightning Quotes

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Electricity is really just organized lightning.
- George Carlin

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The creative act lasts but a brief moment,
a lightning instant of give-and-take,
just long enough for you to level the camera and to
trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds,
in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush's eggs look little low heavens,
and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear,
it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

He must be lightning slow.
- Ron Atkinson

 

I'm not scared of very much.
I've been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years.
- Lee Trevino

I loved being outside.
We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
- Loretta Lynn

Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
- Samuel Butler

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The mills of God work like lightning compared with the law.
- Mary Stewart

I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning,
of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
- Eden Ahbez

The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds;
High towers fall with a heavier crash;
And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
- Horace

If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning,
hold up a 1-iron.
Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
- Lee Trevino

They say marriages are made in Heaven.
But so is thunder and lightning.
- Clint Eastwood

The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell
where they will strike till they have fallen.
- Lee Iacocca

Television news is like a lightning flash.
It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it,
leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
- Hodding Carter

It is like writing history with lightning and my only
regret is that it is all so terribly true.
- Woodrow Wilson

The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same
place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
- Willie Tyler

A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping
to be struck by lightning.
- James Dickey

How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning,
had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
- Lee Trevino

The elements and majestic forces in nature,
Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost,
were regarded with awe as spiritual powers,
but always secondary and intermediate in character.
- Charles Eastman

Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver.
The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
- Buffalo Bill

Many injuries and deaths can be prevented through an
understanding of the dangers of power lines,
electrical appliances, extension cords,
and lightning.
- Richard Neal

I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning
and they come along and they lead.
The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats,
they do exist.
They have existed.
- Oliver Stone

Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning,
but wisdom is like the sun.
- Franz Grillparzer

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms,
to be struck by lightning five or six times.
- Randall Jarrell

You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke
than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
- John Ruskin

Because of my political views, I've been targeted as a lightning rod,
someone who's too far out there.
- John Turner

There are only three things that can kill a farmer:
lightning,
rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
- Bill Bryson

Even in a less exaggerated description,
any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself
employing an assortment of waterfalls,
lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc.
- Sergei Eisenstein

And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
- Black Elk

Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed,
which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous
providence shall take me out of time into eternity,
that it will be by a flash of lightning.
- James Otis

Thunder and lightning.
I have never - never - skied in thunder and lightning.
It was a trip, for sure.
- John Bauer

Nothing good bursts forth all at once.
The lightning may dart out of a black cloud;
but the day sends his bright heralds before him,
to prepare the world for his coming.
- Augustus Hare

Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler,
and a corkscrew.
- Charles Dickens

I seem to be some sort of lightning rod.
I just really irritate people, you know? I really do.
- Howard Stern

Lightning is something which, again,
we would rather avoid.
- Richard Branson

I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
- Ken Kesey

The other guys just caught lightning in a bottle with a great game.
- Rick Pitino

Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds,
and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a
kind of daylight in the mind,
and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
- Joseph Addison

I can rock out anything.
I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'.
I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'.
It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke,
my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun.
- Kristen Bell

We always expect tremendous criticism.
It is my role to be the lightning rod ...
to attract the attacks against the organization for our work,
and that is a difficult role.
On the other hand, I get undue credit.
- Julian Assange

And so, I was not a military test pilot,
but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying
scientists and people who were not military test pilots,
that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
- Story Musgrave

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

Skillful pilots gain their reputation
from storms and tempest.
- Epicurus

My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves.
- Trieu Thi Trinh

The willow which bends to the tempest,
often escapes better than the oak which resists it;
and so in great calamities,
it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits
recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner
than those of a loftier character.
- Albert Schweitzer

When tempest tossed, embrace chaos.
- Dean Koontz

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

Worm or beetle - drought or tempest -
on a farmer's land may fall,
Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
- Will Carleton

I think A Midsummer Night's Dream would be terrific
because of the transformations that occur.
Or The Tempest, things like that.
Extraordinary larger than life or supernatural element.
- Kenneth Branagh

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

Maybe the Dalai Lama is the only person who is totally honest,
and even with him, he's skillful not to hurt anybody.
He's skillful.
- Richard Gere

By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda,
one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an
extremely wretched life as paradise.
- Adolf Hitler

It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing
that assures the prosperous voyage.
- George William Curtis

My own ambition in the ring had always been skillful boxing,
speed and defense - on the order of Mike Gibbons.
- Gene Tunney

No matter how skillful you are, you can't invent a
product advantage that doesn't exist.
And if you do, and it's just a gimmick,
it's going to fall apart anyway.
- William Bernbach

No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
- Edward Hopper

It's intoxicating for a man to be waited on.
Combine this with very, very skillful sex,
and that will get them.
- Doris Lilly

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful
companion if you have him all to yourself,
his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
- Charles Dickens

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
- Helen Hunt Jackson

Well, American composers are the best composers.
At this time in the world, we are where the energy is.
We are the most diverse, the most iconoclastic,
the most maverick, and the most skillful.
- David Del Tredici

I was with this girl the other night and from the way
she was responding to my skillful caresses,
you would have sworn that she was conscious from the
top of her head to the tag on her toes.
- Emo Philips

Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do,
nor desire what it forbids him to desire.
This is sufficient.
The skillful artist will not alter his measures for
the sake of a stupid workman.
- Mencius

Men make history and not the other way around.
In periods where there is no leadership,
society stands still.
Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize
the opportunity to change things for the better.
- Harry S. Truman

On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever.
The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me
from France took charge of me and placed me under the
care of two Quaker ladies.
To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life.
- John James Audubon

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things,
and then proceed to greater.
- Epictetus

The greater our knowledge increases
the more our ignorance unfolds.
- John F. Kennedy

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington


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