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Poured Quotes

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Anger is an acid that can do more harm
to the vessel in which it is stored
than to anything on which it is poured.
- Mark Twain

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Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

I poured spot remover on my dog.
Now he's gone.
- Steven Wright

The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet;
no sooner are they opened,
but treasures are poured out before thee.
- Akhenaton

 

Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs
for whom it has poured forth both blood and money.
- Muammar al-Gaddafi

Many people are target people.
Once when Louis B. Mayer insulted me I poured a glass of water over his head.
- Hedy Lamarr

He was a tubby little chap who looked as if he had
been poured into his clothes and had forgotten to say "when!"
- P. G. Wodehouse

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She poured a little social sewage into his ears.
- George Meredith

She looked as if she had been poured into her clothes
and had forgotten to say "when."
- P. G. Wodehouse

By the mid-sixties, the United States had poured more
than half a million troops into South Vietnam.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Pandemonium did not reign; it poured.
- John Kendrick Bangs

I started out mopping floors, waiting tables,
and tending bar at my dad's tavern.
I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts.
I poured my heart and soul into a small business.
And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become
with the core values of this great nation,
I put my name forward and ran for office.
- John Boehner

When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed,
do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure
and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?
- Jim Bishop

The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life!
And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good
or evil poured into them by so many learned generations?
Ignorance cannot be learned.
- Gerard De Nerval

Heretofore there has always been in the history of
the world a comparatively unoccupied land westward,
into which the crowded countries of the East have poured
their surplus populations.
- Josiah Strong

Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent,
Britain and Italy, were lifted out of the debris of
war by the Americans who poured in billions of dollars
and forgave other billions in debts.
- Gordon Sinclair

I think that George Lucas' 'Star Wars' films are fantastic.
What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all
the money and profit from those films and poured it
into developing digital sound and surround sound,
which we are using today.
- Peter Jackson

Expressing gratitude seems like a cosmic invitation
for all kinds of thankfulness and appreciation to pour in.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Spirit is always waiting to rush into us,
but we are too full of worldly things.
It is like trying to pour fine wine into a cup filled with mud -
the wine is waiting, but the mud must be removed first.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Christ died to save this lost world;
he did not come to destroy,
maim or pour out wrath.
- David Wilkerson

I believe that when you're in love you have to pour
your heart and soul out to your partner...
or why bother? So in that sense I'm an incurable romantic when it comes to men.
- Cameron Diaz

Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds,
which I should first break through, and pour a torrent
of light into our dark world.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

There is a time for risky love.
There is a time for extravagant gestures.
There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love.
And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.
- Max Lucado

A sponge has that much absorbent capability and after
a while you can pour water over it and nothing stays.
- Itzhak Perlman

A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk,
but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart,
he's going to get sick on it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Make your mold.
The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape
unless you have a mold to pour it in.
- Robert Collier

Pouring concrete on land you don't own is called a calculated risk,
if you don't pour you loose millions.
- Eddie Perez

If you don't want your dog to have bad breath,
do what I do: Pour a little Lavoris in the toilet.
- Jay Leno

Even as we pour hundreds of billions of dollars into
our efforts in the Middle East,
there is much that needs to be done to win the war
of ideas in the Muslim world and beyond.
- Herb Kohl

There is a garbage culture out there,
where we pour garbage on people.
Then the pollsters run around and take a poll and say,
do you smell anything?
- Bob Woodward

Happiness is perfume, you can't pour it on somebody
else without getting a few drops on yourself.
- James Van Der Zee

Injustice boils in men's hearts as does steel in its cauldron,
ready to pour forth, white hot, in the fullness of time.
- Mother Jones

If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel,
you would call them not friends but opponents.
- Aeschylus

If you invent the Mini Cooper, pour all your energy
and passion into it and it gets made,
you should be on a roll.
In the film industry you have to start again the next day.
- Estelle Morris

If you pour some music on whatever's wrong,
it'll sure help out.
- Levon Helm

What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that
FIFA and football leaves around the world.
It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it.
- Sepp Blatter

The rules are simple.
Take your work, but never yourself, seriously.
Pour in the love and whatever skill you have,
and it will come out.
- Chuck Jones

I never taste the wine first in restaurants,
I just ask the waiter to pour.
- Nigella Lawson

A novel, in the end, is a container,
a shape which you are trying to pour your story into.
- Helen Dunmore

It hinders the creative work of the mind if the intellect
examines too closely the ideas as they pour in.
- Friedrich Schiller

Pour not on the comforts you want, but upon the mercies you have.
Look rather at God's ending in afflicting,
than to the measure and degree of your affliction.
- Christopher Love

If you believe in God, He will open the windows of
heaven and pour blessings upon you.
- Mahalia Jackson

We should not pour muck on ourselves.
- Leonid I. Brezhnev

I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter
that I bought at an auction.
I always pour wine from that.
- Paul Lynde

Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure,
there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
- Lord Byron

Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul.
- Peggy Fleming

If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup
of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you,
let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."
- T. S. Eliot

You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until
you have emptied buckets of both;
but at the end he will be a consecrated thug,
but a thug all the same unless interior intentions
and a disciplined man are present.
- William H. O'Connell

Opinions are to the vast apparatus of social existence what oil is to machines:
one does not go up to a turbine and pour machine oil over it;
one applies a little to hidden spindles and joints that one has to know.
- Walter Benjamin

After washing there was no place to pour the water
except out of the window onto the heads of the people in the streets,
which is the proper place to throw everything that is not wanted.
- Ellsworth Huntington

Business chief executive officers and their boards
succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and
their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies
to produce quarterly earnings -
at the expense of building their companies for the long term.
- J. Irwin Miller

A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time:
no man would be given a chance to create a whole science.
Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
- Jean Rostand

Into this pour the purified juice: and put it into
a pan of water come almost to a boil and continue nearly
in the state of boiling until the juice is found to
be the consistency of a thick syrup when cold.
It is then when cold, to be corked up in a bottle for use.
- James Lind

A farmer travelling with his load Picked up a horseshoe on the road,
And nailed if fast to his barn door,
That luck might down upon him pour; That every blessing
known in life Might crown his homestead and his wife,
And never any kind of harm Descend upon his growing farm.
- James Thomas Fields

The more we pour the big machines, the fuel,
the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming,
the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
- David R. Brower

It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds.
In the best books, great men talk to us,
give us their most precious thoughts,
and pour their souls into ours.
- William Ellery Channing

When you open up to the ultimate,
immediately it pours into you.
You are no longer an ordinary human being -
you have transcended.
Your insight has become the
insight of the whole existence.
Now you are no longer separate -
you have found your roots.
- Osho

I really just want to be warm yellow light that pours over everyone I love.
- Conor Oberst

What a man takes in by contemplation,
that he pours out in love.
- Meister Eckhart

When it rains, it pours - figuratively and literally.
- John Cornyn

Now I am within thirty yards of him.
He must fall.
The gun pours out its stream of lead.
Then it jams.
Then it reopens fire.
That jam almost saved his life.
- Manfred von Richthofen

Out there in the spotlight you're a million miles away
and every ounce of energy you try to give away as the
sweat pours out your body like the music that you play.
- Jon English

Freedom is the open window through which pours the
sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
- Herbert Hoover

When the theater gates open, a mob pours inside,
and it is the poet's task to turn it into an audience.
- Franz Grillparzer

A cat pours his body on the floor like water.
It is restful just to see him.
- William Lyon Phelps

A puritan is a person who pours righteous indignation into the wrong things.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

So many groups fail because they spend all their time in the clubs.
Work pours in and they can't handle it because of late-night drinking.
- Maurice Gibb

As freely as the firmament embraces the world,
or the sun pours forth impartially his beams,
so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.
- Friedrich Schiller

The miracle of light pours over the green and brown
expanse of saw grass and of water,
shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that
is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades.
It is a river of grass.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

First of all, there was a volcano of words,
an eruption of words that Shakespeare had never used
before that had never been used in the English language before.
It's astonishing.
It pours out of him.
- Stephen Greenblatt


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