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Stinging Quotes

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I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.
- Muhammad Ali

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The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp,
the small child, the dog owned by other people,
and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.
- Chanakya

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but
she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.
- Irvin S. Cobb

Love is stronger than justice.
- Sting

 

Trust yourself. Only you can live your life.
Only you can taste your victories.
Only you can suffer the sting of your defeats.
Make your own choices, and accept your own consequences -
for better or worse.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Americans love to fight.
All real Americans love the sting of battle.
- George S. Patton

Forgiveness is a funny thing.
It warms the heart and cools the sting.
- William Arthur Ward

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Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting.
- Peter Allen

Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death,
where is thy sting?
- W. C. Fields

Allowing children to show their guilt,
show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
- Martha Beck

Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
- Colin Mochrie

I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death.
- Elton John

How the sting of poverty, or small means,
is gone when one keeps house for one's own comfort
and not for the comfort of one's neighbors.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

Ryan is my bridge to the past, to memories that lose
some of their sting when he recounts them.
- Tatum O'Neal

Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake,
to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
- George Byron

In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely
the bee sting of etiquette,
but the snake bite of moral order.
- Florence King

The rain forest has Sting.
Now Siberia has Jack Dee.
Someone had to draw the short straw.
In this case it was the rain forest.
- Jack Dee

There is poison in the fang of the serpent,
in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion;
but the wicked man is saturated with it.
- Chanakya

Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
- Phyllis McGinley

I want to get old gracefully.
I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and
be an example to my children.
- Sting

I remember my mother finding mud somehow and putting it on the sting.
- John Hawkes

Injustice is relatively easy to bear;
what sting is justice.
- H. L. Mencken

I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered,
it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies.
The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
- Andre Gide

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
- Muhammad Ali

Anger is implanted in us as sort of sting,
to make us gnash with our teeth against the devil,
to make us vehement against him, not to set us in array against each other.
- Richard Savage

An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail,
stuck there by way of sting.
- William Cowper

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth,
which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart,
and a sting in her tail.
- Francis Quarles

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the
sting of unkindness in another.
- Grantland Rice

O conscience, upright and stainless,
how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
- Dante Alighieri

I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I'm not much of a family man.
I'm just not that into it.
I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
- Sting

A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince;
but,
one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
- Samuel Johnson

I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life.
- Sting

The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun.
- Sting

I made two movies before The Police had a hit record:
I did Quadrophenia and a film called Radio On.
- Sting

An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him.
When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.
- Sting

I think I'm a focus for international attention.
- Sting

I can't fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is;
it depends on the person and on the situation.
- Sting

My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen,
and we're singing about mortality, getting older.
It's an interesting time.
- Sting

I was famous overnight.
I went from nowhere to being really big.
- Sting

I don't understand American football at all.
It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets.
- Sting

I do my best work when I am in pain and turmoil.
- Sting

I feel this music has nurtured me as I've been immersing myself in it.
I've felt supported by it.
- Sting

I really wanted to work with David Lynch.
I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead.
- Sting

I think there's room for both private exploration and group work in Yoga.
- Sting

I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every
week and took the sacraments.
It never really touched the core of my being.
- Sting

I hate most of what constitutes rock music,
which is basically middle-aged crap.
- Sting

I miss England.
I miss the weather.
I've spent moss of the last 25 years on tour.
I'm ready to come home.
- Sting

Yoga is almost like music in a way; there's no end to it.
- Sting

There's no religion but sex and music.
- Sting

I come from a family of losers, and I've rejected my
family as something I don't want to be like.
- Sting

Melancholy is no bad thing.
- Sting

I'm not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting,
but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism.
I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity's
problem rather than my personal problem.
- Robert Guillaume

It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.
- Sting

It's never easy to write a song.
It's the most difficult thing I do.
- Sting

It has very little to do with my work,
but if your image is not sexy enough,
people won't listen.
It's part of the game.
- Sting

The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending -
as if a date would really matter.
- Sting

I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales,
who I respect greatly.
I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy.
- Sting

I exist in a state of almost perpetual hysteria.
- Sting

The logical process will often be the safe one.
I tend, when I'm given that choice, to go the way that's not safe.
- Sting

I think you can get the wrong impression about me from
my work and think I'm always a bit down.
I'm not that way at all.
I'm fun-loving.
- Sting

The North understand it better - they have told us
for twenty years that their object was to pen up slavery
within its present limits -
surround it with a border of free States,
and like the scorpion surrounded with fire,
they will make it sting itself to death.
- Robert Toombs

Like Yoga, the spiritual life is actually very difficult.
- Sting

I always stayed fit because I'm a performer,
and all of those things help me to perform.
- Sting

If you make your living writing, and you can't write anything,
it's over.
It's very frightening.
- Sting

I think love has something to do with allowing a person
you claim to love to enter a larger arena than the one you create for them.
- Sting

I see songs not as a commodity used up when the album goes off the charts,
which is often the case with pop songs.
I see them as a body of work.
Life should be breathed into them.
- Sting

The deeper you get into Yoga you realize it is a spiritual practice.
It's a journey I'm making.
I'm heading that way.
- Sting

Intellectually I'm probably a Republican.
- Sting

The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life,
in living life happily, as it should be lived.
Living for the moment.
- Sting


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