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Stretch Quotes

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"Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
'Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Ambition has one heel nailed in well,
though she stretch her fingers to touch the heavens.
- Lao Tzu

 

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair,
offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity
that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.
- Albert Camus

Usually I am on a work for a long stretch,
until a moment arrives when the air of the arbitrary vanishes,
and the paint falls into positions that feel destined.
- Philip Guston

It's a very charming movie about the mob -
a real stretch for me.
- James Caan

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Fun wouldn't be the right word...
it was the most difficult, challenging,
physical, extraordinary stretch I've ever had to make,
in all those wild regards.
- Uma Thurman

What we think determines what happens to us,
so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.
- Wayne Dyer

It is undeniable that a woman's ability to stretch
and pursue her total competence outside the home and
get paid what she's worth for it makes for happier
and more fulfilled women.
- Kyle D. Pruett

They came and bound me up and I had awful stretch marks.
I hated my breasts after that.
- Christine Keeler

A lot of people are tired around here,
but I'm not sure they're ready to lie down,
stretch out and fall asleep.
- Jim Jones

We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about
one hundred feet north of the new building.
- Orville Wright

I wouldn't say that I've had a tough life by any stretch of the imagination.
- Duncan Sheik

That fateful stretch of road has since been dubbed the Highway of Death.
- John Whitehead

After doing so many different roles,
if you don't stretch yourself,
there's no excitement left.
- Christine Lahti

It is clear that the pharmaceutical industry is not,
by any stretch of the imagination, doing enough to
ensure that the poor have access to adequate medical care.
- Paul Farmer

These hands which stretch out, implore,
beg, then rise to the head in a gesture of calamity.
- Frederick Leboyer

If you put yourself in a position where you have to
stretch outside your comfort zone,
then you are forced to expand your consciousness.
- Les Brown

I think it would take a real stretch to think that
I caused the problems with the economy.
- Harry Reid

I don't happen to subscribe to the notion that everybody
who criticizes Tom Daschle is criticizing Tim Johnson.
I think that's a bit of a stretch.
- John Thune

I've always tried to kind of stretch my wings as an
actor and do things that are different.
- Michael Douglas

Now I'm going to put my eyelashes on and stretch my legs out and do a show.
- Nana Visitor

It is good to be tired and wearied by the futile search after the true good,
that we may stretch out our arms to the Redeemer.
- Blaise Pascal

I try to always stretch myself to fit the characters
that have been presented.
- Kathy Bates

Some people have a terrible stretch between family and work.
It is a difficult thing to achieve.
- Julie Walters

Condemn none: if you can stretch out a helping hand,
do so.
If you cannot, fold your hands, bless your brothers,
and let them go their own way.
- Swami Vivekananda

Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves,
for greatness and for height.
- George Chapman

I think it's important to stretch as you get older,
but I try to do basically all the things I did when I played,
except I can't do them as well and as much.
- Mike Ditka

Certain elements may try to stretch this beyond what it is.
- Ron Ziegler

Challenges make you discover things about yourself
that you never really knew.
They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.
- Cicely Tyson

Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies,
and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them.
- Charles Gounod

A time will come when men will stretch out their eyes.
They should see planets like our Earth.
- Christopher Wren

Jim played - he had a great stretch in the middle of the round there,
and Chad made that long putt on 16.
Almost got that match.
We ended up losing, but we almost won it,
too.
- Hal Sutton

Toy Soldiers was my introduction to film.
I certainly didn't think I was doing art by any stretch of the imagination.
- Tim Robbins

Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic
young people off the job market and off the streets.
We stretch puberty out a long, long time.
- Toni Morrison

When I am home for like a two-year stretch,
I get antsy, because I want to work.
- Jessica Lange

I think Walking Dead is more of a stretch for me because
I'm a light hearted superhero kind of guy.
- Robert Kirkman

Things are changing.
I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch
my wings as an actor dramatically,
but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that.
- Anthony Anderson

A good goal is like a strenuous exercise -
it makes you stretch.
- Mary Kay Ash

Jazz tickles your muscles, symphonies stretch your soul.
- Paul Whiteman

I don't talk like House, or walk like him.
I certainly don't think like him.
I don't like to think for more than 15 minutes at a stretch actually;
I am a fragile flower.
- Hugh Laurie

I have no idea why I write.
The old standards are: I like to express my feelings,
stretch my imagination, earn money.
- S. E. Hinton

It's one of my favorite things to do,
watch TV and stretch.
I'm so flexible.
I can put my legs behind my head.
I want to be the most flexible person in the world.
- Mo Rocca

Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord,
however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight:
there will always be a bending downwards.
- William Whewell

The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about
five o'clock in the afternoon,
sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours
intervenes between then and breakfast.
- Patrick MacGill

Fantasy is, of course, booming, and I think it's beginning
to stretch its range as well.
- Sarah Zettel

So Pa sold the little house.
He sold the cow and calf.
He made hickory bows and fastened them upright to the wagon box.
Ma helped him stretch white canvas over them.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

I like to take up something that is challenging.
I like to stretch myself.
- Christine Lahti

By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch
our daily vision to include infinity,
nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
- Thomas More

The key to this collaboration - which we undertook
after much deliberation -
was to stretch creatively.
New characters, new locales, new form (the novella).
- Jonathan Kellerman

It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens,
that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I like good stories above all else...
and kickin' art really goes the final stretch to ensure a comic is good.
- Robert Kirkman

People underestimate me, but I've always been a stretch runner.
- Sonny Bono

I hardly ever stretch the canvas before painting.
- Jackson Pollock

Reading is a means of thinking with another person's mind;
it forces you to stretch your own.
- Charles Scribner, Jr.

It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people
are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble
identifying with the character that I'm playing.
- Jack Nicholson

Well, I think the camera freedom is something that
we've resisted for a long time and feels like probably the biggest stretch.
But it has some huge benefits.
- Will Wright

When you stretch the truth, watch out for the snapback.
- Bill Copeland

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

I would like to do a part that would stretch me.
In America it seems to me that you just take your clothes off and that helps,
but I wouldn't want to do that.
- Courteney Cox

It would be a terrific innovation if you could get
your mind to stretch a little further than the next wisecrack.
- Katharine Hepburn

I come from the New York theatre world,
and I have a lot of gay male friends,
so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
- Debra Messing

In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits,
express your power, and fulfill your potential...
it's no different in the financial realm.
- Suze Orman

But let's face it, I still have to look at my self
and look at the things I've done down the stretch.
- Luther Allison

Fantastic!
Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break,
your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark,
dingy - what a great time for a movie!
- John Hughes

By asking a novel question that you don't know the answer to,
you discover whether you can formulate a way of finding the answer,
and you stretch your own mind, and very often you learn something new.
- Walter Gilbert

Well, it was very interesting to play a character and
stretch it over such a long time -
12 episodes.
I had never done a TV show before, so week to week
it was unclear what we would be asked to do.
- Nick Stahl

And because performing for a game involves real acting.
The way they create a game is very similar now to how they create a film.
I've always wanted to stretch my acting skills,
and the timing being what it is, I couldn't say no.
- Josie Maran

I have a nervous breakdown in the film and in one scene
I get to stand at the top of the stairs waving an empty sherry bottle which is,
of course, a typical scene from my daily life,
so isn't much of a stretch.
- Emma Thompson

In Einstein's general relativity the structure of space
can change but not its topology.
Topology is the property of something that doesn't
change when you bend it or stretch it as long as you don't break anything.
- Edward Witten


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