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The world is all gates, all opportunities,
strings of tension waiting to be struck.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had
known what was hidden within him,
he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
- Khalil Gibran

We are merely the stars tennis-balls,
struck and bandied which way please them.
- John Webster

It struck me that what I'd heard about certain celebrities was true:
they had It,
whatever the hell It was.
Star power isn't a myth; it is tangible and forceful.
- Michael Bergin

 

Has it struck you that the music which is regarded
as the most sublime in western civilization,
which is the music of Bach, is called baroque?
- Pierre Schaeffer

Light troubles speak; the weighty are struck dumb.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming
evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives
of India for high offices and employments.
- Richard Cobden

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It was not long before I was struck with the idea that
base ball was just the game for a national sport for Americans.
- Henry Chadwick

Luther was guilty of two great crimes -
he struck the Pope in his crown,
and the monks in their belly.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Two hundred years ago, our precursors in Haiti struck a blow for freedom,
which was heard around the world, and across centuries.
- Baldwin Spencer

I am struck by how casually we as a nation react to the carnage in Iraq.
- Charles Rangel

The President so far has struck me as a man who is
trying hard to keep his balance.
He certainly has been very receptive to all my efforts in these directions.
- Henry L. Stimson

In a sad twist of fate, the bill to reauthorize the
Patriot Act was debated on the floor of the House of
Representatives the same day that terrorists struck again.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

Children are the most wonderful audiences.
What's struck me most is that that they watch it so silently,
until the end when they shriek and shout and clap.
- Emma Thompson

But when 9/11 struck, I had a change of heart.
I knew the story had to be told because what happened
at 9/11 is a direct result of what the economic hit men are doing.
- John Perkins

I am struck by the fact that personal faith and political
agendas are intertwined more closely now than at any
other time in recent history.
- David E. Price

Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that
this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.
- Peter Pace

Oprah is so bright, and her intelligence is so piercing
that I don't think anyone who spends a few minutes
with her isn't struck by that.
- Victoria Principal

Their scrambled attention spans struck me as a metaphor
for the way we get our doses of reality these days.
- Bill Griffith

This particular nurse said, Cancer cells are those
which have forgotten how to die.
I was so struck by this statement.
- Harold Pinter

You know, the thing that struck me about Civil War
music was how bloody it was;
it was full of hatred.
There was incredible vitriol in it.
- T-Bone Burnett

And what always struck me about that war period was
how even Churchill had to talk socialism to keep up people's morale.
- Barbara Castle

I am not struck so much by the diversity of testimony
as by the many-sidedness of truth.
- Stanley Baldwin

I am utterly struck how, 300 years after his execution,
Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire.
- Peter Jennings

When runaway inflation and bank failures struck in Germany in the 1920s,
the middle class was destroyed, which led directly
to the rise of the Nazis.
- Nick Clooney

When the Internet publicity began, I remember being
struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was,
that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world.
- Eric Schmidt

You see, I was never stage-struck the way most girls were.
- Beatrice Wood

A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping
to be struck by lightning.
- James Dickey

"Yes we can" always struck many as a naive and childish chant,
like something ripped off from the Camp Fire Girls.
- Craig Shirley

When you think of Napster, you think of music.
But the first thing that struck me was that this was
an important case not only for the music industry but for the whole Internet.
- David Boies

A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms,
to be struck by lightning five or six times.
- Randall Jarrell

The only reason I would write a sequel is if I were
struck by an idea that I felt to be equal to the original.
Too many sequels diminish the original.
- Dean Koontz

In the Brown decision, the United States Supreme Court
unanimously struck down the legal and moral footing
of racially segregated public education in this country.
- Bobby Scott

Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
- Charles V

A clock struck out the hour of twelve,
and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we
marched out to the roadway,
and followed our merry pipers home to town.
- Patrick MacGill

The fashions of the ages vary in this direction and that,
but they vary for the most part from a central road
which was struck out by the imagination of Greece.
- Gilbert Murray

When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike,
you do not wait until he has struck to crush him.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests
is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.
- George Meredith

When I've seen my operas in Europe, they have always
struck me as more American than when I hear them here.
I can't tell you what that phenomenon is.
- Carlisle Floyd

The fuss that actors began making about the difficulty
of shifting to sound struck me as perfectly foolish.
- Gloria Swanson

I have struck a city - a real city -
and they call it Chicago...
I urgently desire never to see it again.
It is inhabited by savages.
- Rudyard Kipling

How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning,
had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
- Lee Trevino

Let the tent be struck.
- Robert E. Lee

Whenever I am among my fellow Governors,
I am struck by how many face the same education improvement issues.
- Ernie Fletcher

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps;
for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are,
and what they ought to be.
- William Hazlitt

In America all too few blows are struck into flesh.
We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that.
We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
- Norman Mailer

I was shot down by a fifth ball, which struck me squarely in the face,
and passed out.
- John Brown Gordon

I've always been struck by how unsuspicious people are in general,
if you tell them what you're about.
- Martin C. Smith

As I look back on the last few decades of my life,
I am struck by the good fortune that came my way.
- Daniel Nathans

Firing off 1,000 or 500 or 2,000 nuclear warheads on
a few minutes' consideration has always struck me as
an absurd way to go to war.
- William Odom

Don't worry about it.
Babe Ruth struck out on occasion, too.
- Walter Annenberg

Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all
behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship.
- Black Kettle

She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself
more and more struck by the differences between the sexes.
To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages.
- Anne Tyler

We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory.
Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding
objects and that also frequently strike themselves.
- Denis Diderot

A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training
trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.
- Christy Mathewson

This ship was a league from us, and some of the men would have taken her,
and I would not consent to it, and this Moore said
I always hindered them making their fortunes.
Was that not the reason I struck him? Was there a mutiny on board?
- William Kidd

We managed to get underway, and I don't know to this
day why we didn't get struck or take a torpedo,
but we didn't.
We got outside of the exit of the harbor and we started dropping depth charges.
- Barney Ross

When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird.
He was laying there and something struck me.
Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was
as happy as I was when I woke up this morning.
- Marv Levy

So I guess the complete lack of any new developments is what struck me.
That and the fact that much of the good we had done
for the artists' side of the industry with G.O.D.
had been just as quickly undone by the big boys.
- Mike Wilson

What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck.
The attackers did not just physically cause the highest
buildings in Manhattan to collapse;
they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation.
- Jurgen Habermas

I've never really been star struck.
I was a little bit taken aback when I was doing a chat
show recently and I was sat in the make-up chair chatting
to a guy say next to me but I couldn't look round and see who it was,
it was only when I got up I realised it had been Bryan
Adams I'd been talking to!
- Richard Fleeshman

It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea,
pretty and blue, was the Earth.
I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth.
I didn't feel like a giant.
I felt very, very small.
- Neil Armstrong

The impact of the magazine was very strong.
As I said, it portrayed dinosaurs as part of the geological history,
part of the story of life on earth.
It struck that paleontology was the career for me.
- Robert T. Bakker

I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved.
When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out,
that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories,
a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there.
- Michael Chabon

I think the toughest part for me was when Herschelle
said that he obviously looked up to his Captain,
and he felt if his Captain could do it,
then so could he, and that to me was when it really struck home.
- Hansie Cronje

It struck me that working digitally with a small crew,
I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope
for mistakes which would create something more than
satire and something less than truthful reality.
- Griffin Dunne

Perhaps more than any other disease before or since,
syphilis in early modern Europe provoked the kind of
widespread moral panic that AIDS revived when it struck America in the 1980s.
- Peter Lewis Allen

Come to find out, the Russians were never afraid of the Americans.
They weren't raised with the terror that we were by our government.
I was struck by how our government misled us for so many years.
- Deidre Hall

In the streets through which we passed,
I must own the houses in general struck me as if they were dark and gloomy,
and yet at the same time they also struck me as prodigiously great and majestic.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I think our failure in the production of good town
churches of distinctive character must have struck you often,
as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative
success in country churches.
- George Edmund Street

I was pretty young when my father was prime minister,
so it wasn't really a big part of my life.
My folks were away a lot, meeting foreign dignitaries and that sort of thing,
but it never struck me as odd.
If anything it allowed me to get into all sorts of mischief.
- Julian McMahon


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