Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
They gave us our rice bowl and we don't want it broken.1993 On the need to avoid offending the government that permitted broadcasts by Shanghai's Radio Orient. In the New YorkTimes, 26 Apr.
O love, whose lordly hand Has bridled my desires, And raised my hunger and my thirst To dignity and pride, Let not the strong in me and the constant Eat the bread or drink the wine That tempt my weaker self. Let me rather starve, And let my heart parch with thirst, And let me die and perish, Ere I stretch my hand To a cup you did not fill, Or a bowl you did not bless.khalil gibran
"The cardinal difficulty," said MacPhee, "in collaboration between the sexes is that women speak a language without nouns. If two men are doing a bit of work, one will say to the other, 'Put this bowl inside the bigger bowl which you'll find on the top shelf of the green cupboard.' The female for this is, 'Put that in the other one in there.' And then if you ask them, 'in where?' they say, 'in there, of course.' There is consequently a phatic hiatus."c. s. lewis
There is no music more for him: His lights are out, his feast is done; His bowl that sparkled to the brim Is drained, is broken, cannot hold.Christina G. Rossetti, Peal of Bells.
If the world could remain within a frame Like a painting on a wall, Then I think we would see the beauty, then We would stand staring in awe At our still lives posed Like a bowl of oranges, Like a story told By the fault lines and the soil.Conor Oberst, "Bowl of Oranges", Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002).
Zimbabwe, once the breadbasket of Africa, is now its dust bowl.“The Genocide in Democratic South Africa,” WorldNetDaily.com, January 19, 2007;
Tell me I hate the bowl? Hate is a feeble word; I loathe, abhor my very soul and strong disgust is stirred Whene'er I see or hear or tell of the dark beverage of hell.Attributed to John B. Gough; denied by him.
The Judge straightway the eye of the servitors caught: And soon bowl, bottles, sugar and sliced beef were brought. Plut and Rykov so briskly set to cut and clink, So to greedily swallow, so copiously drink, That in half an hour twenty-three fillets they munched, And downed half a huge bowl of most excellent punch .Book Nine, The Battle
I am fortunate that I've to bowl at him only in the nets.Anil Kumble 
In the early years, especially around the mid 90s, I had this feeling you could play around on his ego and get him out. He believed he could attack bowlers at any time and anyone who could bowl maidens to him stood a good chance. Things are of course different now.Erapalli Anantharao Srinivas Prasanna 
Don't bowl him bad balls, he hits the good ones for fours.Michael Kasprowicz  (Quotes about Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar)
After the Rose bowl, former USC and NFL safety Ronnie Lott said "Vince Young is the greatest quarterback to ever play college football".Vince Young Day in Houston, Texas - Jan. 10, 2006. City of Houston Website. Retrieved on 2006-07-27.
John Ryan - San Jose Mercury News - "when the Rose bowl chooses their "all century team", the quarterback will not be from the Big-10 or Pac-10, it will be Vince Young of Texas."Ryan, John (2006-01-06). "Not just a poser". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved on 2006-01-10.
Mathew Zemek - Fox Sports - "In a once-in-a-lifetime national championship game, Vince Young became a once-in-a-lifetime college football legend...Vince Young is easily the greatest single player in the history of the Rose bowl (a mouthful of a statement in its own right), and likely the owner of the greatest single-game performance in the 137-year history of Division I-A college football.""Instant Analysis - Rose Bowl". Fox Sports. January, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-06-27.
"The power of this Eastern eleven lay in its ability to rip through and smear opposing plays. Its uncanny faculty in this department was pronounced especially so in a season where the attack was featured and the offensive often given no great attention. Any attack in the country, including that bewildering onslaught launched by Notre Dame, would have found great trouble in hammering out any extensive distance against Neale's machine. - Grantland Rice, describing the 1921 football team that went to the 1922 Rose bowlScarborough, David Knowles (1979). "Intercollegiate Athletics at Washington and Jefferson College: the Building of a Tradition". Ph.D Dissertation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh).