As one sharpens a knife on a whetstone, the brain can be sharpened on dull objects of thought. Every form of assiduous thinking has its value.
Let the world's sharpness like a clasping knife Shut in upon itself, and do no harm In this close hand of love.
China asked for a sword, and we gave her a dull paring knife.
Surgeons must be very careful When they take the knife! Underneath their fine incisions Stirs the culpritLife!
Science does not have a moral dimension. It is like a knife. If you give it to a surgeon or a murderer, each will use it differently.wernher von braun
I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife.Louise Brooks
Let every dirty, lousy tramp arm himself with a revolver or a knife, and lay in wait on the steps of the palaces of the rich and stab or shoot the owners as they come out. Let us kill them without mercy, and let it be a war of extermination.
“What are you doing here?” I asked at last. “Probably the same thing you are.” “What’s that?” She looked serious. “Why don’t you tell me?” I went back to my knife. “Sharpening my machete.” “I'm sharpening my mind ,” she said. “There is something to be done that will require an edge on both.”samuel r. delany
"Now," said Giacomo Paradisi, "here you are, take the knife, it is yours." "I don't want it," said Will. "I don't want anything to do with it." "You haven't got the choice," said the old man. "You are the bearer now." "I thought you said you was," said Lyra. "My time is over," he said. "The knife knows when to leave one hand and settle in another, and I know how to tell..."philip pullman
He was young and black and beautiful big eyed, perfect skin an' he played my guitar like a lightning storm like twirlin' feathers in the wind he could make it sound like the end of the world a fire, the flick of a knife he could squeeze it slow and masterful like the hand that brought the world to lifemike scott
If you are the basket of oranges I am the knife of the sun.
What? No knife?
Teach! I thought you were eaten! What are you doing with that electric carving knife, that cup of gravy and all the trimmings?
All I ever wanted was for you to be my friend, Tony. You stuck a knife in my back. Now I'm gonna mess you up.
And the shark he has his teeth and There they are for all to see And Macheath he has his knife but No one knows where it may be.bertolt brecht
Never kiss a girl whose brothers have knife scars.robert jordan
Australian: "You call that a knife? This is a knife!"
Bart Simpson: "That's not a knife, that's a spoon."
Australian: "Alright, alright, you win. I see you've played knifey-spoony before."
The damning tho't stuck in my throat and cut me like a knife, That she, whom all my life I'd loved, should be another's wife.H. G. Bell