American actress and producer
"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!
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
When a Man has Married a WifeHe finds out whetherHer Knees & elbows are onlyglued together.william blake
By degrees Her rich attire creeps rustling to her Knees.john keats
Solid, lasting missionary work is done on our Knees.james o. fraser
[I myself will] never acknowledge an Englishman again for the rest of [my] life, nor wear an English Order on [my] chest. The fellows must be brought to their Knees.
I prefer to march on my feet than to live on my Knees before a military dictatorship.
A slave's soul has no worth, my brothers; it lacks strength to tread on this great earth with gallantry and freedom. I pity the poor slaves, they're nought but airy mist, a light breeze scatters them, a fragrance knocks them down; it's only just they crawl on the earth on hands and Knees. Today I'll write a hymn to God and pray for this great grace.Nikos Kazantzakis
Unclasps her warmed jewels one by one; Loosens her fragrant bodice; by degrees Her rich attire creeps rustling to her Knees.john keats
Every man worships the dollar, and is down before his shrine from morning to night... Other men, the world over, worship regularly at the shrine with matins and vespers, nones and complines, and whatever other daily services may be known to the religious houses; but the New Yorker is always on his Knees.Anthony Trollope
In sermon style he bought, And sold, and lied; and salutations made In Scripture terms. He prayed by quantity, And with his repetitions long and loud, All Knees were weary.robert pollok
Go on your Knees before God. Bring all your idols; bring self-will, and pride, and every evil lust before Him, and give them up. Devote yourself, heart and soul, to His will; and see if you do not "know of the doctrine."
Yet stay, heaven gates are not so highly arch'd As princes' palaces; they that enter there, Must go upon their Knees.john webster
Men give way before the power of genius, they hate it and try to blow upon it because it takes without sharing the plunder, but they give way if it persists; in short, they worship it on their Knees when they have failed in their efforts to bury it under the mud.
Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their Knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.