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Pebble Quotes

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A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational Live-By

A fine quotation is a diamond in the hand of a man
of wit and a pebble in the hand of a fool.
- Joseph Roux

Somebody told me I should put a pebble in my mouth to cure my stuttering.
Well, I tried it, and during a scene I swallowed the pebble.
That was the end of that.
- Jean Rostand

Pebble Beach.
It is tough and the lay out is amazing.
- Natalie Gulbis

 

The least movement is of importance to all nature.
The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
- Blaise Pascal

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.
- Confucius

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out;
it's the pebble in your shoe.
- Muhammad Ali

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I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore,
and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother
pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary,
whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
- Isaac Newton

There are moments in life, when the heart is so full
of emotion That if by chance it be shaken,
or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word,
it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water,
can never be gathered together.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Sand Pebbles has always been one of my favorite films,
I suppose because its the most difficult film -
from a physical and logistical standpoint -
that I've ever made.
- Robert Wise

Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.
- Marilyn French

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
- Thomas Browne

I may be smelly and I may be old, Rough in my pebbles,
reedy in my pools, But where my fish float by I bless their swimming,
And I like the people to bathe in me especially women.
- Stevie Smith

My life is full of mistakes.
They're like pebbles that make a good road.
- Beatrice Wood

Words are not pebbles in alien juxtaposition.
- Learned Hand

Colleges are places where pebbles are polished and diamonds are dimmed.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

I live myself with my cat Pebbles.
She isn't enjoying the attention as much as me -
she ran off up the stairs as soon as the film crew
for the show came into the house.
She didn't come down for hours.
But I have the support of all my brothers and sisters
and my neighbours and friends -
everyone thinks it's just great.
- Susan Boyle

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out;
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert W. Service

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved.
- George Sand

I am but a grain of sand on the beach of life.
My footprints in the sands of time soon wash away.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To see the world in a grain of sand,
and to see heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hands,
and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert,
in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman

Footprints in the sand...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Pay attention.
Don't let resentments or pessimism answer for you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Until they put that sand and dirt in my face I will
not sit in church all day.
- Alberta Hunter

Dylan, myself and my father were in a two hour movie called The Sand Kings,
which started off the Outer Limits series.
It was sort of the two hour pilot movie.
- Beau Bridges

I always say, if you keep your head in the sand,
you don't know where the kick's coming from.
- Herbie Mann

It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand.
They don't wrap fish in our work.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen

He ploughs the waves, sows the sand,
and hopes to gather the wind in a net,
who places his hopes in the heart of a woman.
- Jacopo Sannazaro

Pier Angeli was in the movie called Sea of Sand that
Guy Green directed where this idea came up.
- Richard Attenborough

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

The gap between the committed and the indifferent is
a Sahara whose faint trails,
followed by the mind's eye only, fade out in sand.
- Nadine Gordimer

The moon is essentially gray, no color.
It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand
with lots of footprints in it.
- James A. Lovell

There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat
and dunes photographed like women's backs.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

One step outside the gate, and we are among the sand-hills
that stretch for miles and miles round Vera Cruz.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand,
on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.
- Edward Lear

After I've sent my revised draft to my agent and editor,
they suggest more improvement sand again,
this revision phase can take anywhere from a few hours to a few months.
- Margaret Haddix

Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful,
with turquoise water and pink sand.
- Diane von Furstenberg

We get a lot of people from out of state who come down
and it's not what they expect Florida to be,
the horse farms and oak trees instead of the sand and the ocean.
- David Jones

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand,
but we must build as if the sand were stone.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Like the sand and the oyster, it's a creative irritant.
In each poem, I'm trying to reveal a truth,
so it can't have a fictional beginning.
- Carol Ann Duffy

When I was a little kid we had a sand box.
It was a quicksand box.
I was an only child...
eventually.
- Steven Wright

They defended the grains of sand in the desert to the
last drop of their blood.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters,
you become the skinny kid on the beach,
and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face.
- Michael Eisner

Life lasts but a few scratches of the claw in the sand.
- Wislawa Szymborska

On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy
ourselves keeping the sun off our skin,
the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings.
- Erma Bombeck

And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.
- Pierre Loti

The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us,
and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us,
and we only know them when they are gone.
- George Eliot

What happens in the music business is that if you step
out of your little spot to do something else,
the sand falls right into where you stood and you're gone,
you're history.
- Nancy Sinatra

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.
I beat people up.
- Muhammad Ali (world champion boxer)

Put three grains of sand inside a vast cathedral,
and the cathedral will be more closely packed with
sand than space is with stars.
- James Jeans

He behaved like an ostrich and put his head in the sand,
thereby exposing his thinking parts.
- George Carman

The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life,
the clearer we should see through it.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

If you look at the various strategies available for
dealing with a new technology,
sticking your head in the sand is not the most plausible strategy.
- Ralph Merkle

On sand, you can never be sure of anything.
An ordinary shot can take a wicked deflection at the last moment.
- Eric Cantona

The sand stones had fragments of charcoal on some surfaces
but found no recognisable fossils.
- George Mercer Dawson

If we sit by and become complacent and put our heads in the sand,
we're complicit.
- Shelley Morrison

If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it,
write it in the sand near the water's edge.
- Napoleon Hill

All love that has not friendship for its base,
is like a mansion built upon the sand.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea,
eventually.
- Jimi Hendrix

With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road.
Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose,
silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening
in the land and we ran into it,
and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water,
2 miles from the shore, clean sand.
- William Dampier

In my job you can't just put your head in the sand
and throw partisan bombshells.
You have to get results.
- Amy Klobuchar

Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big,
worthwhile things.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out -
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert Service

Are you tired of sand being kicked in your face? I
promise you new muscles in days!
- Charles Atlas

I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord,
for they were born kings of the earth far more truly
than those who possess it only from having bought it.
- George Sand

We cannot tear out a single page of our life,
but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
- George Sand

No one makes a revolution by himself;
and there are some revolutions which humanity accomplishes
without quite knowing how,
because it is everybody who takes them in hand.
- George Sand

And to stick our head in the sand and pretend that
we are somehow safer if we do not know or to pretend
we are somehow safer if we limit our options seems
to me not only foolish but actually dangerous.
- Mac Thornberry


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