He who hopes for spring with upturned eye never sees so small a thing as Draba. He who despairs of spring with downcast eye steps on it, unknowingly. He who searches for spring with his knees in the mud finds it, in abundance.
It is better to die on your feet than live on your Knees. No pasara n! See Pet ain 649:74.
We would prefer to see the House run bya philistine with the requisite financial acumen than by the succession of opera and ballet lovers who have brought a great and valuable institution to its Knees.Gerald Kaufman
For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his Knees the envied kiss to share.thomas gray
Apeneck Sweeney spreads his Knees Letting his arms hang down to laugh, The zebra stripes along his jaw Swelling to maculate giraffe.
For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb upon his Knees the envied kiss to share.thomas gray
It will take five years toget Somalia not on its feet but just on its Knees.Smith Hempstone
On parent Knees, a naked new-born child,Weeping thou sat'st while all around thee smiled;So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep,Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep.william jones
The thought sometimes -- the unpleasant thought sometimes creeps up on me here as to whether perhaps Khrushchev was not invited here to enable you to sort of rub him in your sauce and to show the might and the strength of the United States so as to make him sort of … so as to make him shaky at the Knees. If that is so, then if I came -- if it took me about 12 hours to get here, I guess it'll just -- it'll take no more than about 10½ hours to fly back.nikita khrushchev
He quickly lowered his eyes to his Knees again, to conceal the pain in them, to conceal his broken faith in the innate goodness of men, the profound despair of realization that reason might not after all triumph over ignorance. “Perhaps,” he murmured aloud, “To believe in the inevitable triumph of rationality might, in itself, be no more than another expression of those same superstitions which we deplore in the ignorant. It is apparently an occupational disease, perhaps a fatal one, for the scientist to be too sanguine about eventual rule by reason. There is so little evidence...”mark clifton
You went around back, where in the playground kids were dangling from the jungle gym waiting for mothers; connie could feel their cold skinned Knees and barked knuckles–Bunce always said that imagining pain and discomfort was worse for her than the real thing when it came, which it almost never did.john crowley
I believe that we have to strive for a transition to a socialist society … all the way to communism. I mean I think we should, uh, I think we should all study what the word means and I believe that if everyone knew what the word meant we would all be on our Knees praying that we would, as soon as possible, be able to live under, uh, within a communist structure.jane fonda
[T]here is now a practical way to fulfill all the dreams of the movement of the early sixties and seventies. There's a practical practical method to end poverty, racism, sexism, imperialsim. ... I would cross the planet on my hands and Knees to touch his toes.maharaji (prem rawat)
Certain thoughts are prayers . There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its Knees.
A toy which people cry for, And on their Knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.ambrose bierce
On parent Knees, a naked new-born child Weeping thou sat'st while all around thee smiled; So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep Calm thou may'st smile, while all around thee weep.
Rather let my head Stoop to the block than these Knees bow to any Save to the God of heaven and to my king.william shakespeare
And Satan trembles when he sees The weakest saint upon his Knees.william cowper
The best and sweetest flowers of paradise God gives to His people when they are upon their Knees. Prayer is the gate of heaven.
You can always tell when a man is a great ways from God he is always talking about himself, how good he is. But the moment he sees God by the eye of faith, he is down on his Knees, and, like Job, he cries, " Behold I am vile."
Heaven's gates are not so highly arched as king's palaces; they that enter there must go upon their Knees.
In the early 1800s, with the development of the pointe shoe and the many stories about fairies and nymphs, the Romantic tutu became popular. This skirt came below the dancers’ Knees, and gave them a dreamy, ethereal look, while allowing them to move more freely.Karen Kain
"The high tide!" King Alfred cried. "The high tide and the turn! As a tide turns on the tall grey seas, See how they waver in the trees, How stray their spears, how knock their Knees, How wild their watchfires burn!
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