Firebugs dragging their gasoline bottles Are approaching the Academy of Arts, with a grin. And so, instead of embracing them, Let us demand the freedom of the elbow To knock the bottles out of their filthy hands. Even the most blockheaded bureaucrat, Provided he loves peace, Is a greater lover of the arts Than any so-called art-lover Who loves the arts of war.
"The high tide!" King Alfred cried. "The high tide and the turn! As a tide turns on the tall grey seas, See how they waver in the trees, How stray their spears, how knock their knees, How wild their watchfires burn!
Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one?rocky marciano
To my little sick pal. I will try to knock you another homer, maybe two today.babe ruth
Not many sounds in life, and I include all urban and rural sounds, exceed in interest a knock at the door.Charles Lamb
The point of poetry is to be acutely discomforting, to prod and provoke, to poke us in the eye, to punch us in the nose, to knock us off our feet, to take our breath away.paul muldoon
...there is a strong case to be made for getting someone senior, with a title to match, who can knock heads together about e-government and how it is done properly...bill thompson
"Well, what is there to eat?" "knock it off, Napoleon! Just make yourself a dang quesadilla!"Napoleon
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
Batter my heart, three-personed God; for You As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend.john donne
You have a row of dominoes set up.You knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last isthat it will go over very quickly.
Never lay yourselfopentowhat iscalled conviction: you might as well open your waist-coat to receive a knock- down blow.
The struggles I'm facing, the chances I'm taking. Sometimes they knock me down, but, no, I'm not breaking. I may not know it, but these are the moments I am going to remember most, just got to keep going.miley cyrus
It is not the way to convert a sinner to knock him down first and then reason with him.samuel i. prime
"You want a pig," said Roger, "like in a real hunt." "Or someone to pretend," said Jack. "You could get someone to dress up as a pig and then he could act you know, pretend to knock me over and all that " "You want a real pig," said Robert, still caressing his rump, "because you've got to kill him." "Use a littlun," said Jack, and everybody laughed.william golding
You knock at the door of Reality. You shake your thought wings, loosen your shoulders, and open.jalal al-din muhammad rumi
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.George Bernard Shaw
His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock, it never is at home.william cowper
If you are not ready, and did not know what to do, it could hurt you in different ways. It could knock you down, hard, or throw you against a tree or a wall. It is such a big explosion, it can smash in buildings and knock signboards over, and break windows all over town, but if you duck and cover, like Bert [the Turtle], you will be much safer.
knock it off!