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 againIn thunder, lightning, or in rain?william shakespeare
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 !
Thunder is good , thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work .
Kean is original; but he copies from himself. His rapid descents from the hyper-tragic to the infra-colloquial, though sometimes productive of great effect, are often unreasonable. To see him act, is like reading Shakespeare by flashes of lightning.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
His love was passion's essence:as a tree On fire by lightning, with ethereal flame Kindled he was, and blasted.Rochdale
Wir tappen im Labyrinth unsers Lebenswandels und im Dunkel unserer Forschungen umher: helleAugenblicke erleuchten dabei wie Blitze unsernWeg. We grope about in the labyrinth of our life and in the obscurity of our investigations; bright moments illuminate our path like flashes of lightning.Arthur Schopenhauer
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.mark twain
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.mark twain
Man brings all things to the test of himself, and this is notably true of lightning.aldo leopold
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
Now he'll outstare the lightning. To be furious Is to be frightened out of fear.william shakespeare
Then flash'd the living lightning from her eyes, And screams of horror rend th' affrighted skies, Not louder shrieks to pitying Heaven are cast, When husbands, or when lap dogs, breathe their last; Or when rich China vessels fallen, from high, In glittering dust and painted fragments lie.Alexander Pope
I am by no means sure that if a man kept a tiger , and lightning broke his chain, and he got loose and did mischief, that the man who kept him would not be liable.
Holy lightning strikes all that's evil Teaching us to love for goodness sake. Hear the music of Love Eternal Teaching us to reach for goodness sake.
Did you know that I was struck by lightning seven times?
As a storm-cloud lurid with lightning And a cry of lamentation, Repeated and again repeated, Deep and loud As the reverberation Of cloud answering unto cloud, Swells and rose away in the distance, As if the sheeted lightning retreated, Baffled and thwarted by the wind's resistance.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The thunder, Wing'd with red lightning and impetuous rage, Perhaps hath spent his shafts, and ceases now To bellow through the vast and boundless deep.john milton
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