Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
It is love that asks, that seeks, that knocks, that finds, and that is faithful to what it finds.augustine of hippo
There is no arguing with Johnson: for if his pistol misses fire, he knocks you down with the butt end of it.Oliver Goldsmith
This is continuity, you travel, perhaps in your mind, a paper world real, God reeling up and down landscapes and buildings, knocks down, opens new roads, doesn’t like it, changes again, but there isn’t a seam, His world is onefold, and you perceive neither seam nor contradiction, continuity only.dimitris lyacos
The truth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away, I'm looking for the truth," and so it goes away. Puzzling.
A slave's soul has no worth, my brothers; it lacks strength to tread on this great earth with gallantry and freedom. I pity the poor slaves, they're nought but airy mist, a light breeze scatters them, a fragrance knocks them down; it's only just they crawl on the earth on hands and knees. Today I'll write a hymn to God and pray for this great grace.Nikos Kazantzakis
There is something in painting which cannot be explained, and that something is the essential. You come to Nature with your theories, and she knocks them all flat.pierre-auguste renoir
The chap that endures hard knocks like a man enjoys a soft time later on.
By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes: Open, locks, Whoever knocks!
Debating creationists on the topic of evolution is rather like trying to play chess with a pigeon it knocks the pieces over, craps on the board, and flies back to its flock to claim victory.
With equal pace, impartial Fate knocks at the palace, as the cottage gate.
You don't want trouble with the Space Technician's union, Doctor. [The Doctor: What?] [knocks him out] That's my job.
knocks at our hearts, and finds our thoughts at home.Edward Young