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Stroke Quotes

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Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Related topics: Wisdom Buddhist

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability,
experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
- Fred Perry

You look at a guy like Lance Armstrong,
and you have to be inspired.
I sat next to Kirk Douglas the other day,
and he's inspiring for fighting through his stroke.
- Ed Harris

 

I am a very conscientious golfer.
I count every stroke.
I learned to play that way.
That is the only way I can play.
It taught me to be honest.
There is no greater virtue than honesty.
- Martin Sheen

The picture which the philosopher draws of the world
is surely not one in which every stroke is necessitated by pure logic.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude
until it purrs like an epigram.
- Don Marquis

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We estimated that we could make one of four cylinders
with 4 inch bore and 4 inch stroke,
weighing not over two hundred pounds,
including all accessories.
- Orville Wright

There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to
transform the water into wine or straw into gold.
- Coleman Young

Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting
to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me.
But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.
- Peter Mayhew

The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side,
may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.
- Herodotus

You can stroke people with words.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

It is nothing new or original to say that golf is played one stroke at a time.
But it took me many years to realize it.
- Bobby Jones

The film kept me from working as a secretary.
It was a real stroke of luck.
A miracle.
- Victoria Abril

Chronic Lyme causes arthritis, heart problems,
stroke - even death.
- Daryl Hall

It doesn't use shading, but it does use stroke length variations.
- John Robert Gregg

In these days of modern tennis a player is as strong as his weakest stroke.
- Bill Tilden

He had a massive stroke.
He died with his tie on.
Do you think that could be our generation's equivalent
of that old saying about dying with your boots on?
- Stephen King

It's one of those things; you just get a very nice
stroke from being included in the next thing.
- Andreas Katsulas

I do not believe that any man fears to be dead,
but only the stroke of death.
- Francis Bacon

Flying back from New York, the flight attendant said 'God,
I wished you were here yesterday, we had a stroke on the plane.
I said, if I have a stroke on a plane,
I hope the pretend doctor isn't the one on the plane.
I want a real doctor.
- Anthony Edwards

Some kinds of nails, such as those used for defending
the soles of coarse shoes,
called hobnails, require a particular form of the head,
which is made by the stroke of a die.
- Charles Babbage

I feel a sense of sadness and joy.
Mostly sadness though about what I've experienced and
sadness about what others have experienced in reference to the stroke.
- Luther Vandross

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune,
I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the
indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
- Gabriela Mistral

And so, I was not a military test pilot,
but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying
scientists and people who were not military test pilots,
that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
- Story Musgrave

The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note:
the more,
the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch,
the size of the stroke controls the loudness...
the tone quality is the most difficult element to control,
it is made by the shape of the strokes.
- Norman McLaren

In addition to relieving patient suffering,
research is needed to help reduce the enormous economic
and social burdens posed by chronic diseases such as osteoporosis,
arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases,
cancer, heart disease, and stroke.
- Ike Skelton

As many know, brain injury comes in many forms.
The two most prevalent brain injuries -
stroke and trauma -
affect more than 2.2 million Americans,
and these numbers are expected to grow.
- Allyson Schwartz

I used to be a real prince charming if I went on a date with a girl.
But then I'd get to where I was likely to have a stroke
from the stress of keeping up my act.
I've since learned the key to a good date is to pay attention on her.
- Matthew Perry

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

I like the theatre because you paint with broad strokes.
To me the theatre is stretching its definition really far.
- Ajay Naidu

And I usually use myself as a model,
posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.
- Cleo Moore

Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done.
Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf,
I'm asking for a couple of strokes.
- Michael Wilbon

The strokes of the pen need deliberation as much as
the sword needs swiftness.
- Julia Ward Howe

Well, I am not interested in the kind of expression
that you have when you paint a painting with brush strokes.
It's all right, but it's already done and I want to do something new.
- Donald Judd

I have a tip that can take 5 strokes off anyone's golf game.
It's called an eraser.
- Arnold Palmer

Different strokes, for different folks.
- Sly Stone

The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art.
They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.
- David Rockefeller

Folks who are getting their strokes in the South are
not as unhappy with Howard Dean.
You don't see anybody starting any movement to get him out of office.
- Gwen Ifill

Leadership comes in small acts as well as bold strokes.
- Carly Fiorina

Very few people run around and get amnesia and have
comas and come out of them and do all the silly of
people have strokes and have comas and come out of
them and do all the silly things we do on soaps.
- Erika Slezak

It's about, I did talk about my life in broad strokes
and what home meant to me in order to really explore
the subject of home and can you go back and what that
means for people in that sense of community that we've lost.
- Sela Ward

These rough sketches, which are born in an instant
in the heat of inspiration,
express the idea of their author in a few strokes,
while on the other hand too much effort and diligence
sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who
never know when to leave off.
- Giorgio Vasari

With all of the holiday cheer in the air,
it's easy to overlook the ingredients in the foods.
Ingredients such as salt, sugar, and fat -
all of which leads to diseases such as high blood pressure,
diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and cancer.
- Lee Haney

I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy,
whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy,
and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain
by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me.
- Richard Francis Burton

Then my mother had several strokes and my father,
who was 85, couldn't handle it, so Donna came back
and we went through the same thing here.
She lives in Mill Valley; her group is organizing this event.
- Sally Quinn

Actually I think Art lies in both directions -
the broad strokes,
big picture but on the other hand the minute examination
of the apparently mundane.
Seeing the whole world in a grain of sand,
that kind of thing.
- Peter Hammill

It's valid that the Strokes and the Pleased have been
influenced by some of the same bands.
But it's invalid in the sense that we listen to the
Strokes and try to sounds like them.
I think that they are a good band.
- Joanna Newsom

A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs.
It seems to me that the church's healing ministry is
going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes.
That's good, it's all positive.
- Roger Mahony

I think it's pretentious to create art just for the
sake of stroking the artists ego.
- Lou Reed

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach


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