Lightning never strikes twice in the same place.
Such souls, Whose sudden visitations daze the world, Vanish like lightning, but they leave behind A voice that in the distance far away wakens the slumbering ages.henry taylor
The air crackled with the presage of lightning, and a heavy mist descended around them.stephen r. lawhead
When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain?william shakespeare
Thunder is good , thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work .
His love was passion's essence:as a tree On fire by lightning, with ethereal flame Kindled he was, and blasted.Rochdale
Naked girls with the heads of Marx and Malraux prone and helpless in the glare of the headlights, tried to give them a little joie de vivre but maybe it didn’t take, their constant bickering and smallness, it’s like a stroke of lightning, the world reminds you of its power, tracheotomies right and left, I am spinning, my pretty child, don’t scratch, pick up your feet, the long nights, spent most of my time listening, this is a test of the system, this is only a test.Donald Barthelme
Nail to the mast her holy flag, Set every threadbare sail, And give her to the God of storms, The lightning and the gale.
Oh, the air is sultry and pregnant with lightning . And therefore we call to our deluded brothers: Repent , repent, the Kingdom of the Lord is at hand !
At Tara today in this fateful hour I place all Heaven with its power, And the sun with its brightness, And the snow with its whiteness, And fire with all the strength it hath, And lightning with its rapid wrath, And the winds with their swiftness along their path, And the sea with its deepness, And the rocks with their steepness, And the earth with its starkness All these I place, By God's almighty help and grace, Between myself and the powers of darkness.
Oh, the air is sultry and pregnant with lightning . And therefore we call to our deluded brothers: Repent, repent, the Kingdom of the Lord is at hand !
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.charles dickens
I asked you to be the thunder and lightning of Desert Storm.You were all of that and more.H. Norman Schwarzkopf
How then can the curious drawer watch, and as it were catch these lovely graces, witty smilings, and those stolen glances which suddenly like lightning pass, and another countenance taketh place, except to behold and very well note and conceit to like.nicholas hilliard
The same qualities that made him a memorable jurist would make him a lightning rod for fierce opposition if he were named to the Supreme Court now.byron white
I have learned to prize the quiet, lightning deed, not the applauding thunder at its heels that men call fame.
A mere nothing suffices and the lightning strikes.hermann hesse
Too like the lightning, which doth cease to be Ere one can say "It lightens."william shakespeare
I agree that clouds often look like other things fish and unicorns and men on horseback but they are really only clouds. Even when the lightning flashes inside them we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, the next pain, the next breath, the next page. This is how we go on.
He seized the lightning from Heaven and the scepter from the Tyrants.
The trouble ain't that there is too many fools , but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
From prescription, in the case of hypaethral edifices, open to the sky, in honor of Jupiter lightning, the Heaven, the Sun, or the Moon: for these are gods whose semblances and manifestations we behold before our very eyes in the sky when it is cloudless and bright.vitruvius
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