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Spongy Quotes

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To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass
is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
- Helen Keller

Related topics: Nature

I learned early in life that you get places by having the right enemies.
- Bishop John Spong

Whatever diminishes life is evil, and whatever enhances life is good.
- John Shelby Spong

Mother Nature is not sweet.
- John Shelby Spong

 

You can't have a world where 50 percent of the people
are dieting and 50 percent of the people are starving if you want stability.
- John Shelby Spong

Terrorism is a real despair.
These are people for whom life has been so negative
that they're willing to die if they can take down some of their enemies.
- John Shelby Spong

I think that anything that begins to give people a
sense of their own worth and dignity is God.
- John Shelby Spong

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I admire our ancestors, whoever they were.
I think the first self-conscious person must have shaken in his boots.
Because as he becomes self-conscious,
he's no longer part of nature.
He sees himself against nature.
He looks at the vastness of the universe and it looks hostile.
- John Shelby Spong

All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth.
And that's where it turns demonic.
Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions
and burning heretics at the stake.
- John Shelby Spong

You learn that you either are going to have a police
state where you don't have any freedom left,
or you're going to build a world that doesn't create terrorists -
and that means a whole different way of "getting along."
- John Shelby Spong

If you begin to give people hope that there is a brighter future,
there is a new tomorrow, then the people who were yesterday's
terrorists become tomorrow's elected officials and
they're part of the system.
- John Shelby Spong

A sponge sees everything? A sponge sees nothing.
- Lawrence Tierney

I drink no more than a sponge.
- Francois Rabelais

Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem.
Moscow will be the sponge that will suck him dry.
- Mikhail Kutuzov

Alas for the affairs of men!
When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow;
and if they are unfortunate,
a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
- Aeschylus

Ah, lives of men!
When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture;
when misfortune comes -
A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
- Aeschylus

Flames from the lips may be produced by holding in
the mouth a sponge saturated with the purest gasoline.
- Harry Houdini

I think one probably absorbs things like a sponge and
things emerge without your always being aware of it.
- Jeremy Northam

I act as a sponge.
I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks.
- Janet Flanner

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

Written by a sponge dipped in warm milk and sprinkled with sugar.
- John Ciardi

I'm not a sponge exactly, but I find that something
I look at is a great opportunity for ideas.
- Martha Stewart

Officials at the White House are saying that President
Bush hasn't changed his schedule much since the war started.
The main difference, they say, is that he's started
watching the news and taping Sponge Bob.
- Conan O'Brien

Production was what I always wanted to do,
even when I was skating.
I'm a bit of a sponge.
When I was going around competing I was always asking,
'What does that light do?' If you want to be successful,
you have to understand what people are doing around you.
- Robin Cousins

I have an orthopedic pillow that's made out of a sponge material.
I have a plate in my throat, and I have to be careful
or I could end up with a bad neck in the morning.
That pillow is a must everywhere I go.
- Lee Trevino

The last movie I did, I was very lucky:
I got to work with probably the best actor of our era,
Billy Bob Thornton.
He's just incredible.
I was like a sponge: I soaked up everything he had to say.
- Tim McGraw

Sponges grow in the ocean.
That just kills me.
I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.
- Steven Wright

We don't stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
- George Bernard Shaw

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we grow as unique persons, we learn to respect
the uniqueness of others.
- Robert H. Schuller

Overcome obstacles - grow and bloom anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

If we don't change, we don't grow.
If we don't grow, we aren't really living.
- Gail Sheehy

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Every blade of grass has an angel
that bends over it and whispers, "grow! grow!
- Talmud

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Love is the flower you've got to let grow.
- John Lennon

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront,
and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow...
the easier I sleep at night.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

Don't go through life - grow through life.
- Eric Butterworth

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches,
letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.
- Pauline R. Kezer

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard

The universe is full of magical things
patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
- Eden Phillpotts

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead

Grow old along with me, the best is yet to be.
- Robert Browning

Absence does not make the heart grow fonder,
but it sure heats up the blood.
- Elizabeth Ashley

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
- Winston Churchill

As we grow old, the beauty steals inward.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the answer, and you know that for sure;
Love is a flower, you've got to let it grow.
- John Lennon

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
- Thomas Haynes Bayly

Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being.
With freedom comes responsibility.
For the person who is unwilling to grow up,
the person who does not want to carry is own weight,
this is a frightening prospect.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you,
following you right on up until you die.
- Paul Simon

Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly,
you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now.
But that's a joy.
- Liam Neeson

It is well that war is so terrible.
We should grow too fond of it.
- Robert E. Lee

The really frightening thing about middle age is the
knowledge that you'll grow out of it.
- Doris Day

I'd like to grow up and be beautiful.
I know it doesn't matter, but it doesn't hurt.
- Kirsten Dunst

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have an interest in making sure teens grow up healthy and drug-free.
- John Walters

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah


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