Lip service to disarmament is insufficient; the goal is to find ways to redirect the resources used for the military and reduce the danger of war while liberating funds to finance development and all-inclusive growth.
She took the cup of life to sip, too bitter 'twas to drain. She meekly put it from her lip, and went to sleep again.
He has no enemy, you say; My friend your boast is poor, He who hath mingled in the fray Of duty that the brave endure Must have made foes. If he has none Small is the work that he has done. He has hit no traitor on the hip; Has cast no cup from perjured lip; Has never turned the wrong to right; Has been a coward in the fight.
Many things happen between the cup and the upper lip. Original greek: Multa intersunt calicem et labrum summum.Greek Proverb
He bit his lip in a manner which immediately awakened my maternal sympathy, and I helped him bite it.
He that loves a rosy cheek,Or a coral lip admires,Or from star-like eyes doth seekFuel to maintain his fires,—As old Time makes these decay,So his flames must waste away.thomas carew
And though hard be the task,"Keep a stiff upper lip".phoebe cary
Today President Bush has failed the American people and especially people of color. Despite the lip service he and his party have given in recent weeks to building racial unity, his latest action seeks to perpetuate the current effects of past discrimination. ... President Bush's decision to join this misguided attempt to resegregate our public institutions is regrettable.jim clyburn
Though men determine, the gods doo dispose: and oft times many things fall out betweene the cup and the lip.Robert Greene
He didn't curl his lip because it had been curled when he came in.Raymond Chandler
'No, not one little song,' replied the Rat firmly, though his heart bled as he noticed the trembling lip of the poor disappointed Toad. 'It's no good, Toady; you know well that your songs are all conceit and boasting and vanity; and your speeches are all self-praise and and well, and gross exaggeration and and ' 'And gas,' put in the Badger, in his common way.Kenneth Grahame
The saddest kind of sad is the sad that tries not to be sad. You know, when Sad tries to bite its lip and not cry and smile and go, "No, I'm happy for you?" That's when it's really sad.john mayer
Then the slow lip of fire moves across the prairie with precision While, somewhere, with your pliers and glue, you make your first incision And, in a moment of almost-unbearable vision, doubled over with the hunger of lions 'Hold me close', cooed the dove, who was stuffed now with sawdust and diamonds.joanna newsom
What He tells thee in the darkness, Weary watcher for the day, Grateful lip and heart should utter When the shadows flee away.
You have seen Sunshine and rain at once; her smile and tears Were like, a better way; those happy smilets, That play'd on her ripe lip, seem'd not to know What guests were in her eyes; which parted thence, As pearls from diamonds dropp'd.william shakespeare
Alas, why gnaw you so your nether lip? Some bloody passion shakes your very frame; These are portents; but yet I hope, I hope, They do not point on me.william shakespeare
O, what a deal of scorn looks beautiful In the contempt and anger of his lip!william shakespeare
It took me like three hours to finish the shading on your upper lip. It's probably the best drawing I've ever done.Napoleon
While briskly to each patriot lip Walks eager round the inspiring flip; Delicious draught, whose pow'rs inherit The quintessence of public spirit!