Though the terrain of frustration may be vast from a stubbed toe to an untimely death at the heart of every frustration lies a basic structure: the collision of a wish with an unyielding reality.
Come, and trip it as ye go, on the light fantastic toe.john milton
It asks more steadiness, self-control, ay, and manly courage, than any other exercise.You must take as well as giveeye to eye, toe to toe, and arm to arm.
I curse in everyday life, but usually when I stub my toe. The topics I'm discussing, it's not necessary to curse. I found [cursing] is a sign that a joke is not finished or well-written.jim gaffigan
The only time you'll see me as a Democrat is when I play Sophia. In the real world I'm a Republican from head to toe.estelle getty
In the days when we went gypsyingA long time ago;The lads and lassies in their bestWere drest from top to toe.
Even a queen stubs her toe, but a wise woman watches the path.robert jordan
Nobody ever stubs his toe against a mountain. It's the little temptations that bring a man down.isaac leib peretz
Alas! the road to Anywhere is pitfailed with disaster; There's hunger, want, and weariness, yet O we loved it so! As on we tramped exultantly, and no man was our master, And no man guessed what dreams were ours, as, swinging heel and toe, We tramped the road to Anywhere, the magic road to Anywhere, The tragic road to Anywhere, such dear, dim years ago.
The raven himself is hoarse That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan Under my battlements. Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts! unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe, top-full Of direst cruelty; make thick my blood, Stop up the access and passage to remorse, That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purpose, nor keep peace between The effect and it! Come to my woman's breasts, And take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances You wait on nature's mischief!
Go out on the front porch of the house, turn the Washington Post over with your big toe, and if your name's above the fold, you know you're not going to have a good day.Bert Lance