I look at an ant and see myself: a native South African, endowed with a strength much greater than my size, so I might cope with the weight of racism that crushes my spirit.
But now, instead of discussion and argument, brute force rises up to the rescue of discomfited error, and crushes truth and right into the dust. "Might makes right," and hoary folly totters on in her mad career escorted by armies and navies.
We feel our shell keeps us safe, but it crushes us and others, and keeps out light and sun.taisen deshimaru
The great wheel of Fate rolls on like a Juggernaut, and crushes us all in turn, some soon, some lateh. rider haggard
I want people to know that I’m a real person, and that I’ve been through normal situations, like crushes and heartbreaks.ashley tisdale
General, your tank is a powerful vehicle it smashes down forests and crushes a hundred men. but it has one defect: it needs a driver.bertolt brecht
If the state is strong, it crushes us. If it is weak, we perish.paul valéry
Let one unceasing, earnest prayer Be, too, for light, for strength to bear Our portion of the weight of care, That crushes into dumb despair One half the human race.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Time is eternity; Pregnant with all eternity can give; Pregnant with all that makes archangels smile. Who murders Time, he crushes in the birth A power ethereal, only not adorn'd.Edward Young