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Shapes quotes by David Mitchell
#1. Mum said I'd learn betrayals came in various shapes and sizes, but to betray someone's dream is the unforgivable one. #Quote by David Mitchell
Shapes quotes by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
#2. A Porsche will always look like a Porsche. My grandfather took these shapes from nature, so the head lamps of the 911 maybe look a little like the eyes of a frog, but it comes from nature, and the best shapes are from nature, so why change? #Quote by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
Shapes quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
#3. OK, now let's have some fun. Let's talk about sex. Let's talk about women. Freud said he didn't know what women wanted. I know what women want. They want a whole lot of people to talk to. What do they want to talk about? They want to talk about everything.

What do men want? They want a lot of pals, and they wish people wouldn't get so mad at them.

Why are so many people getting divorced today? It's because most of us don't have extended families anymore. It used to be that when a man and a woman got married, the bride got a lot more people to talk to about everything. The groom got a lot more pals to tell dumb jokes to.

A few Americans, but very few, still have extended families. The Navahos. The Kennedys.

But most of us, if we get married nowadays, are just one more person for the other person. The groom gets one more pal, but it's a woman. The woman gets one more person to talk to about everything, but it's a man.

When a couple has an argument, they may think it's about money or power or sex, or how to raise the kids, or whatever. What they're really saying to each other, though, without realizing it, is this:
"You are not enough people!"

I met a man in Nigeria one time, an Ibo who has six hundred relatives he knew quite well. His wife had just had a baby, the best possible news in any extended family.

They were going to take it to meet all its relatives, Ibos of all ages and sizes and shapes. #Quote by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Shapes quotes by Francis Bacon
#4. Nevertheless if any skillful Servant of Nature shall bring force to bear on matter, and shall vex it and drive it to extremities as if with the purpose of reducing it to nothing, then will matter (since annihilation or true destruction is not possible except by the omnipotence of God) finding itself in these straits, turn and transform itself into strange shapes, passing from one change to another till it has gone through the whole circle and finished the period. #Quote by Francis Bacon
Shapes quotes by PJ Harvey
#5. It's so interesting to me how songs take on a shape and body of their own and grow. #Quote by PJ Harvey
Shapes quotes by Cassandra Clare
#6. Shapes began to appear in the mist as it thickened. Clary saw herself and Simon as children, holding hands, crossing a street in Brooklyn,; she had barrettes in her hair and Simon was adorably rumpled, his glasses sliding off his nose. There they were again, throwing snowballs in Prospect Park; and at Luke's farmhouse, tanned from summer, hanging upside down from tree branches. She saw them in Java Jones, listening to Eric's terrible poetry, and on the back of a flying motorcycle as it crashed into a parking lot, with Jace there, looking at them, his eyes squinted against the sun. And there was Simon with Isabelle, his hands curved around her face, kissing her, and she could see Isabelle as Simon saw her: fragile and strong, and so, so beautiful. And there was Valentine's ship, Simon kneeling on Jace, blood on his mouth and shirt, and blood at Jace's throat, and there was the cell in Idris, and Hodge's weathered face, and Simon and Clary again, Clary etching the Mark of Cain onto his forehead. Maureen, and her blood on the floor, and her little pink hat, and the rooftop in Manhattan where Lilith had raised Sebastian, and Clary was passing him a gold ring across a table, and an Angel was rising out of a lake before him and he was kissing Isabelle... #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Shapes quotes by Deyth Banger
#7. Stories are the thing which shapes our kinky and wicked minds. #Quote by Deyth Banger
Shapes quotes by Nalini Priyadarshni
#8. Sprawled on the shore of forever
We are time travelers
Talking to each other across
Dusks and dawns of tomorrows
Toasting our marshmellows
In the bonfires of yesterdays
Sipping amnesia we pour into
Each others cups to heal
Wounds on our feet that keep
Changing shapes of our joyrneys #Quote by Nalini Priyadarshni
Shapes quotes by Seth Shostak
#9. Our brains are wired to interpret shapes as faces and bodies. That's why people see the Virgin Mary in the clouds or even in cheese sandwiches. It's your cytoplasm, not some strange ectoplasm. #Quote by Seth Shostak
Shapes quotes by Dalai Lama
#10. Each individual has a universal responsibility to shape institutions to serve human needs. #Quote by Dalai Lama
Shapes quotes by Cassandra Clare
#11. The vampires start to close in. "shouldn't we stand back to back or something?" Clary said.
"What? Why?"
"I don't know. In movies that's what they do in this kind of ... situation."
Jace laughs, "You, you are the most-"
The most what?" Clary demands indignantly.
Jace: Nothing. This isn't a situation okay? I save that word for when things get really bad."
"Really bad? This isn't really bad? What do you want, a nuclear-"
The windows exploded inward in a shower of broken glass. Through the shattered windows came dozens of sleek shapes, four footed and low to the ground, their coats scattering moonlight and broken bits of glass.
"Now, this," said Jace, "is a situation #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Shapes quotes by H.G.Wells
#12. He came away with an exasperated sense of failure. He denounced parliamentary government root and branch that night. Parliament was doomed. The fact that it had not listened to Rud was only one little conclusive fact in a long indictment. "It has become a series of empty forms," he said. "All over the world, always, the sawdust of reality is running out of the shapes of quasi-public things. Not one British citizen in a thousand watches what is done in Parliament; not one in a thousand Americans follows the discourses of Congress. Interest has gone. Every election in the past thirty years has been fought on gross misunderstandings. #Quote by H.G.Wells
Shapes quotes by Laura Mullen
#13. Complicated Grief was written in larger and more coherent (if disparate) shapes. The question was how they fit together. The mind is coherent, trust that was the best writing advice I ever got (I got it from Carole Maso and I pass it on). It's true, and clearer and clearer as one grows and gains an improved sense of who one actually is (as versus who one was supposed to be). #Quote by Laura Mullen
Shapes quotes by William Shakespeare
#14. We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. #Quote by William Shakespeare
Shapes quotes by Emilio Pucci
#15. When a man has seen the aerodynamic shape of a Caravelle jet at an airport, he doesn't need aerodynamic furniture. #Quote by Emilio Pucci
Shapes quotes by Gerhard Richter
#16. To me, grey is the welcome and only possible equivalent for indifference, noncommitment, absence of opinion, absence of shape. But grey, like formlessness and the rest, can be real only as an idea, and so all I can do is create a colour nuance that means grey but is not it. The painting is then a mixture of grey as a fiction and grey as a visible, designated area of colour. #Quote by Gerhard Richter
Shapes quotes by Winston S. Churchill
#17. ... The moral philosophy and spiritual conceptions of men and nations should hold their own amid these formidable scientific evolutions ... No material progress, even though it takes shapes we cannot now conceive, or however it may expand the faculties of man, can bring comfort to his soul. #Quote by Winston S. Churchill
Shapes quotes by John Plamenatz
#18. The store of wisdom does not consist
of hard coins which keep their shape
as they pass from hand to hand;
it consists of ideas and doctrines
whose meanings change
with the minds that entertain them. #Quote by John Plamenatz
Shapes quotes by Charles Spurgeon
#19. I cannot conceive of a greater wounding of the heart of Christ than to pay reverence to anything in the shape of a cross, or to bow before a crucifix! #Quote by Charles Spurgeon
Shapes quotes by Andreas Hartinger
#20. Rough nature shapes tough people #Quote by Andreas Hartinger
Shapes quotes by Stephanie Zacharek
#21. Pan's Labyrinth works on so many levels that it seems to change shape even as you watch it. It is, at times, a joyless picture, and its pall of sadness can begin to weigh you down. #Quote by Stephanie Zacharek
Shapes quotes by Deepak Chopra
#22. Because the body is the end product of intelligence and how that intelligence shapes your reality will shape the reality of the body. #Quote by Deepak Chopra
Shapes quotes by Michio Kaku
#23. Men imagine gods to be born, and to have clothes and voices and shapes like theirs....Yea, the gods of the Ethiopians are black and flat-nosed, and the gods of the Thracians are red-haired and blue-eyed. #Quote by Michio Kaku
Shapes quotes by Gerrit Noordzij
#24. Writing is not a series of strokes, but space, divided into characteristic shapes by strokes. #Quote by Gerrit Noordzij
Shapes quotes by Joseph Conrad
#25. Dark human shapes could be made out in the distance, flitting indistinctly against the gloomy border of the forest, #Quote by Joseph Conrad
Shapes quotes by Christopher Robin Winnie The Pooh
#26. I found courage in the countryside, in nature. Being alone never frightened me, even at night, provided I was in contact with my surroundings - with the grass underfoot, with the dim shapes of trees and distant mountains. This was what I clung to. #Quote by Christopher Robin Winnie The Pooh
Shapes quotes by Bernie Sanders
#27. I have a lot of respect for President Obama. I consider him a friend. I disagree with him on issues like the extension of tax breaks that Bush initiated. But I think history will judge a President Obama a lot better than many other contemporaries, given the fact that he came into office at a time when this country was in terrible, terrible shape. #Quote by Bernie Sanders
Shapes quotes by David Rees
#28. I got to draw shapes. I really like to draw funky, geometric shapes. And I got to use just different fonts and make a joke of how feminine it was, but it didn't even have people in it. To me, it was so exciting and interesting to do that for a while. #Quote by David Rees
Shapes quotes by Ellsworth Kelly
#29. Shape and color are my two strong things. And by doing this, drawing plants has always led me into my paintings and my sculptures. #Quote by Ellsworth Kelly
Shapes quotes by Eric Hoffer
#30. It is startling to see how the oppressed almost invariably shape themselves in the image of their hated oppressors. #Quote by Eric Hoffer
Shapes quotes by Richard Halverson
#31. Believing God's promises the Christian is taken through difficulties of every shape and size - and arrives safely. #Quote by Richard Halverson
Shapes quotes by Patrick Ness
#32. Girls are small and polite and smiley. They wear dresses and their hair is long and it's pulled into shapes behind their heads or on either side. #Quote by Patrick Ness
Shapes quotes by V.S. Pritchett
#33. The novel ... creates a bemusing effect. The short story, on the other hand wakes the reader up. Not only that, it answers the primitive craving for art, the wit, paradox and beauty of shape, the longing to see a dramatic pattern and significance in our experience. #Quote by V.S. Pritchett
Shapes quotes by Cameron Jace
#34. I'm a dangerous man," he opens his eyes and shapes his fingers into what makes them look like a gun. He starts to shoot like a cowboy. "Wanna go out on a date? #Quote by Cameron Jace
Shapes quotes by Ron Padgett
#35. It is not easy writing someone a postcard. The size and shape of the card cut you down to size ... #Quote by Ron Padgett
Shapes quotes by Carlos Fuentes
#36. At 50 I find there is a long line of characters and shapes demanding words just outside my window. #Quote by Carlos Fuentes
Shapes quotes by B. Glen Rotchin
#37. He came to the conclusion that it was because there were some things you remembered with your head, like numbers, and other things you remembered with your heart, like shapes, colours, and shadows. He was a heart-memory type. #Quote by B. Glen Rotchin
Shapes quotes by Rosemary Mahoney
#38. I fear that my mind would starve and that I might find myself in danger if I had no visual information, that it's chiefly the light, the shapes, the spaces, the colors that I see that compel me to keep moving forward in life and that keep me safe. #Quote by Rosemary Mahoney
Shapes quotes by Hanya Yanagihara
#39. The other aspect of those weekday-evening trips he loved was the light itself, how it filled the train like something living as the cars rattled across the bridge, how it washed the weariness from his seatmates' faces and revealed them as they were when they first came to the country, when they were young and America seemed conquerable. He'd watch that kind light suffuse the car like syrup, watch it smudge furrows from foreheads, slick gray hairs into gold, gentle the aggressive shine from cheap fabrics into something lustrous and fine. And then the sun would drift, the car rattling uncaringly away from it, and the world would return to its normal sad shapes and colors, the people to their normal sad state, a shift as cruel and abrupt as if it had been made by a sorcerer's wand. #Quote by Hanya Yanagihara
Shapes quotes by Ned Vizzini
#40. I used to like the foods that come in abstract shapes: chicken nuggets, Fruit Roll-Ups, hot dogs. #Quote by Ned Vizzini
Shapes quotes by Frankie J. Grande
#41. It's always great to have a family member who knows exactly what you're going through in every way, shape, and form, and I'm blessed to have that in my sister. #Quote by Frankie J. Grande
Shapes quotes by William Shakespeare
#42. Is not birth, beauty, good shape, discourse, Manhood, learning, gentleness, virtue, youth, liberality, and such like, the spice and salt that season a man #Quote by William Shakespeare
Shapes quotes by J.A. Baker
#43. The peregrine's view of the land is like the yachtsman's view of the shore as he sails into the long estuaries. A wake of water recedes behind him, the wake of the pierced horizon glides back on either side. Like the seafarer, the peregrine lives in a pouring-away world of no attachment, a world of wakes and tilting, of sinking planes of land and water. We who are anchored and earthbound cannot envisage this freedom of the eye. The peregrine sees and remembers patterns we do not know exist: the neat squares of orchard and woodland, the endlessly varying quadrilateral shapes of fields. He finds his way across the land by a succession of remembered symmetries. But what does he understand? Does he really 'know' that an object that increases in size is moving towards him? Or is it that he believes in the size he sees, so that a distant man is too small to be frightening but a man near is a man huge and therefore terrifying? He may live in a world of endless pulsations, of objects forever contracting or dilating in size. Aimed at a distant bird, a flutter of white wings, he may feel – as it spreads out beneath him like a stain of white – that he can never fail to strike. Everything he is has been evolved to link the targeting eye to the striking talon. #Quote by J.A. Baker
Shapes quotes by Lionel Trilling
#44. What marks the artist is his power to shape the material of pain we all have. #Quote by Lionel Trilling
Shapes quotes by Istvan Aranyosi
#45. Evans-Pritchard's confession reveals the way the power advantage of the subject whose definition of a situation prevails in the larger social context (in this case the majority of the Azande) shapes the environment and behavioral constraints that impact the subject who, although does not define the situation the same way, has to behave according to the former subject's definition in order to obtain the needed resources (in this case Evans-Pritchard, who is interested in gaining knowledge of the social organization of the Azande). For Evans-Pritchard, while living among the Azande, the actual world is as if there were magical forces around, true oracles and evil witches, as his whole daily life is structured around those nonexistent entities. #Quote by Istvan Aranyosi
Shapes quotes by Lao-Tzu
#46. We join spokes together in a wheel,
but it is the center hole
that makes the wagon move.
We shape clay into a pot,
but it is the emptiness inside
that holds whatever we want.
We hammer wood for a house,
but it is the inner space
that makes it livable.
We work with being,
but non-being is what we use. #Quote by Lao-Tzu
Shapes quotes by Rasheed Ogunlaru
#47. We're merely one tree with various types, shapes and sizes of leaves that all wave differently in the breeze #Quote by Rasheed Ogunlaru
Shapes quotes by Bill Thrall
#48. Character – the inner world of motives and values that shapes our actions – is the ultimate determiner of the nature of our leadership. It empowers our capacities while keeping them in check. It distinguishes those who steward power well from those who abuse power. Character weaves such values as integrity, honesty, and selfless service into the fabric of our lives, organizations, and cultures. #Quote by Bill Thrall
Shapes quotes by Benoit Mandelbrot
#49. If you look at a shape like a straight line, what's remarkable is that if you look at a straight line from close by, from far away, it is the same; it is a straight line. #Quote by Benoit Mandelbrot
Shapes quotes by Brandon Witt
#50. The slithery shapes had evaporated, and in their place Mason could see a silhouette. Long hair seemed to blow, as if in a soft breeze. Mason looked back at his daddy. "You can shut it. I'll be okay. #Quote by Brandon Witt
Shapes quotes by Paul Sussman
#51. That the desert was, in its own way, very much alive: a gargantuan sentient being whose shifting colours – one minute soft yellow, the next livid red, here blinding white, there sombre black – were curiously suggestive of changing moods and thought patterns. Its varied shapes and textures – dunes slumping into gravel flats, salt pans rearing into rock hills – likewise gave the unnerving impression that the landscape was moving, bunching and stretching itself, flexing its muscles #Quote by Paul Sussman
Shapes quotes by Douglas Adams
#52. His eyes passed over the solid shapes of the instruments and computers that lined the bridge. They winked away innocently at him. He stared out at the stars, but none of them said a word. #Quote by Douglas Adams
Shapes quotes by Jesse Schell
#53. Who cares and who doesn't care about a project, is going to shape the project in a significant way. #Quote by Jesse Schell
Shapes quotes by David Eagleman
#54. Although we credit God with designing man, it turns out He's not sufficiently skilled to have done so. In point of fact, He unintentionally knocked over the first domino by creating a palette of atoms with different shapes. Electron clouds bonded, molecules bloomed, proteins embraced, and eventually cells formed and learned how to hang on to one another like lovebirds. He discovered that by simmering the Earth at the proper distance from the Sun, it instinctively sprouted with life. He's not so much a creator as a molecule tinkerer who enjoyed a stroke of luck: He simply set the ball rolling by creating a smorgasbord of matter, and creation ensued. #Quote by David Eagleman
Shapes quotes by Elvin Jones
#55. I can see forms and shapes in my mind when I solo, just as a painter can see forms and shapes when he starts painting. And I can see different colors. #Quote by Elvin Jones
Shapes quotes by Octavio Paz
#56. A Draft of Shadows'

desire turns us into ghosts.
We are vines of air on trees of wind,
a cape of flames
invented and devoured by flame.
The crack in the tree trunk:
sex, seal, serpentine passage
closed to the sun and to my eyes,
open to the ants.

That crack was the portico
of the furthest reaches of the seen and thought:
- there, inside, tides are green,
blood is green, fire green,
green stars burn in the black grass:
the green music of elytra
in the fig tree's pristine night;
- there, inside, fingertips are eyes,
to touch is to see, glances touch,
eyes hear smells;
- there, inside is outside,
it is everywhere and nowhere,
things are themselves and others,
imprisoned in an icosahedron
there is a music weaver beetle
and another insect unweaving
the syllogisms the spider weaves,
hanging from the threads of the moon;
- there, inside, space
is an open hand, a mind
that thinks shapes, not ideas,
shapes that breathe, walk, speak, transform
and silently evaporate;
- there, inside, land of woven echoes,
a slow cascade of light drops
between the lips of the crannies:
light is water; water, diaphanous time
where eyes wash their images;
- there, inside, cables of desire #Quote by Octavio Paz
Shapes quotes by David Suzuki
#57. Come on Canada, it's time to kick our bad habits and get into shape! #Quote by David Suzuki
Shapes quotes by Pedro Calderon De La Barca
#58. For, as on the coloured canvas
Subtle pencils softly blend
Dark and light in such proportions
That the dim perspectives end-
Now perhaps like famous cities,
Now like caves or misty capes,
For remoteness ever formeth
Monstrous or unreal shapes...
So it was, while I alone,
Saw their bulk and vast proportions
But their form remained unknown.
First they seemed to us uplifting
High in heaven their pointed towers,
Clouds that to the sea descended,
To conceive in sapphire showers
What they would bring forth in crystal.
And this fancy seemed more true,
As from their untold abundance
They, methought, could drink the blue
Drop by drop. Again sea monsters
Seemed to us the wandering droves,
Which, to from the train of Neptune,
Issued from their green alcoves.
For the sails, when lightly shaken,
Fanned by zephyrs as by slaves,
Seemed to us like outspread pinions
Fluttering o'er the darkened waves;
Then the mass, approaching nearer,
Seemed a mighty Babylon,
With its hanging gardens pictures
By the streamers fluttering down.
But at last our certain vision
Undeceived, becoming true,
Showed it was a great armada
For I saw the prows cut through
Foam.... #Quote by Pedro Calderon De La Barca
Shapes quotes by Wallace Stegner
#59. [Friendship] is a relationship that has no formal shape, there are no rules or obligations or bonds as in marriage or the family, it is held together by neither law nor property nor blood, there is no glue in it but mutual liking. It is therefore rare. #Quote by Wallace Stegner
Shapes quotes by Mehmet Murat Ildan
#60. All countries must be governed by the modern people; they must be governed by the progressive people; they must be governed by those who believe in the reason and science; they must be governed by the compassionate and just, by the ethical and honest, by the nonviolent and peaceful people; they must be governed by the libertarians; they must be governed by the people who believe in the enlightenment and who refuse to shape the society based on some childish religious stories! #Quote by Mehmet Murat Ildan
Shapes quotes by Rosie Perez
#61. I want to be in shape. #Quote by Rosie Perez
Shapes quotes by Edward Hirsch
#62. I think it shapes it in very deep ways that you don't entirely understand. Rainer Maria Rilke said there are two inexhaustible sources for poetry. One is dreams, and the other is childhood. I think childhood is an inexhaustible source of your becoming who you will be and certain deep feelings are set inside of you. #Quote by Edward Hirsch
Shapes quotes by Rabindranath Tagore
#63. Thy sunbeam comes upon this earth of mine with arms outstretched and stands at my door the livelong day to carry back to thy feet clouds made of my tears and sighs and songs.
With fond delight thou wrappest about thy starry breast that mantle of misty cloud, turning it into numberless shapes and folds and colouring it with hues everchanging.
It is so light and so fleeting, tender and tearful and dark, that is why thou lovest it, O thou spotless and serene. And that is why it may cover thy awful white light with its pathetic shadows. #Quote by Rabindranath Tagore
Shapes quotes by Alejandro Zambra
#64. The novel belongs to our parents, I thought then, I think now. That's what we grew up believing, that the novel belonged to our parents. We cursed them, and also took refuge in their shadows, relieved. While the adults killed or were killed, we drew pictures in a corner. While the country was falling to pieces, we were learning to talk, to walk, to fold napkins in the shapes of boats, of airplanes. While the novel was happening, we played hide-and-seek, we played at disappearing. #Quote by Alejandro Zambra
Shapes quotes by Mark Rothko
#65. We favor the simple expression of the complex thought. We are for the large shape because it has the impact of the unequivocal. We wish to reassert the picture plane. We are for flat forms because they destroy illusion and reveal truth. #Quote by Mark Rothko
Shapes quotes by Bevan Lee
#66. I am two of the most powerful words; for what you put after them shapes your reality. #Quote by Bevan Lee
Shapes quotes by Vera Nazarian
#67. Use this day to do something daring, extraordinary and unlike yourself. Take a chance and shape a different pattern in your personal cloud of probability! #Quote by Vera Nazarian
Shapes quotes by Maurice Ashley
#68. I love to win. I'm very competitive in most games, but I think also the beauty of the game. There was something about it, the pieces, the shapes, something about them coordinating together and trying to get the other guy. #Quote by Maurice Ashley
Shapes quotes by Connor Franta
#69. I love how pop culture shapes a generation. The trends, fashion and events all play a key part in how we live our present lives, and will mark how we will be remembered in the future. #Quote by Connor Franta
Shapes quotes by Christina Aguilera
#70. I think that whatever size or shape body you have, it's important to embrace it and get down! #Quote by Christina Aguilera
Shapes quotes by Kathryn E. Livingston
#71. Maybe it's something to do with the movements: the Cat and then the Cow, the twist to the left and then to the right, the reaching up, and then bending to the ground, the constant training of the body to move one way, and then to move in the opposite way. Hatha: sun, moon opposites, dark and light, yin and yang. This must be key in the way yoga shapes the mind and heart, in the way it helps one to understand that every movement has a counter movement, that every action has an opposing action, that the happy parts of life will be met by the sad, and the sad, in turn will be met by the happy. #Quote by Kathryn E. Livingston
Shapes quotes by Mario Lemieux
#72. My body's feeling it a little bit. But one good thing, my back is in good shape, and that's my main concern. I know that my legs are going to take awhile to get back to where I was a few years ago, but as long as my back is solid, I feel that I can play many years. #Quote by Mario Lemieux
Shapes quotes by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
#73. I have a respect for family pride. If it be a prejudice, it is a prejudice in its most picturesque shape. But I hold it is connected with some of the noblest feelings in our nature. #Quote by Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Shapes quotes by Daniel Humm
#74. The visual aspect of a dish is so important; the shapes and colors and overall design have to strike the right mood and convey the right idea. #Quote by Daniel Humm
Shapes quotes by Peter Goldsworthy
#75. A constant flickering confetti of butterflies showered the town of Darwin. Designer insects, I think of them now: there was something enormously wasteful, extravagant even, about the profusion of patterns and shapes and brilliant colours. #Quote by Peter Goldsworthy
Shapes quotes by A.S. Byatt
#76. Do I do as false prophets do and puff air into simulacra? Am I a Sorcerer
like Macbeth's witches
mixing truth and lies in incandescent shapes? Or am I a kind of very minor scribe of a prophetic Book
telling such truth as in me lies, with aid of such fiction as I acknowledge mine, as Prospero acknowledged Caliban. #Quote by A.S. Byatt
Shapes quotes by Haruki Murakami
#77. There's only one kind of happiness, but misfortune comes in all shapes and sizes. #Quote by Haruki Murakami
Shapes quotes by Derek Bailey
#78. In so far as I listen with interest to a record, it's usually to figure out how it was arrived at. The musical end product is where interest starts to flag. It's a bit like jigsaw puzzles. Emptied out of the box, there's a heap of pieces, all shapes, sizes and colours, in themselves attractive and could add up to anything
intriguing. Figuring out how to put them together can be interesting, but what you finish up with as often as not is a picture of unsurpassed banality. Music's like that."
From "Derek Bailey and the Story of Free Improvisation" by Ben Watson, Verso, London, 2004, p. 440. #Quote by Derek Bailey
Shapes quotes by William Shakespeare
#79. As love is full of unbefitting strains,
All wanton as a child, skipping and vain,
Form'd by the eye and therefore, like the eye,
Full of strange shapes, of habits and of forms,
Varying in subjects as the eye doth roll
To every varied object in his glance #Quote by William Shakespeare
Shapes quotes by Frederick Lenz
#80. Samadhi is an experience of such depth, such joy, such indifference and such love, that nothing else is really like it or worthwhile in comparison, yet it gives shape, color and meaning to everything. #Quote by Frederick Lenz
Shapes quotes by Deepak Chopra
#81. A single event can shape our lives or change the course of history. #Quote by Deepak Chopra
Shapes quotes by Christian Nestell Bovee
#82. Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites. #Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee
Shapes quotes by William Shakespeare
#83. The object of Art is to give life a shape. #Quote by William Shakespeare
Shapes quotes by Steve Mariucci
#84. There's no way running on a beach or at some high school playground that you're going to get in football shape like you do when you practice. #Quote by Steve Mariucci
Shapes quotes by C.J. Redwine
#85. Pain is such a useful thing. It corrects us when we're wrong. It shapes our character. It teaches us that we're alive. #Quote by C.J. Redwine
Shapes quotes by Rajneesh
#86. In countries where breast-feeding has stopped, more smoking will automatically be there. That's why the West smokes more than the East - because no mother is ready to give her breast to the child because the shape is lost. So in the West smoking is increasing more and more; even small children are smoking. #Quote by Rajneesh
Shapes quotes by Priscilla Shirer
#87. The taste of manna "was like wafers with honey" (Exod. 16:31, Num. 11:7)... It was indeed the "bread of heaven" (Ps. 78:24)... Just bcause the sharp, strong bite of their beloved Egyptian foods had become preferred tastes of choice in their mouths did not mean that nothing else had the power to satisfy them. In fact, God likely created the moist, sweet manna to serve as a marked contrast to their monster-breath favorites, those fire-breathing flavors that had so long grown delectable to palates poisoned by Egypt's influence. The purity of God's nightly manna against the harsh, high-heat quality of onions and garlic was not merely an ongoing gift of nourishment, but also the beginning of a long process to wean the Hebrews from their loves. It was a clear change of taste.
While the enemy works overtime to keep us addicted to past likes, God relentlessly shapes us through wise amounts of blessing and correction to make us want what's really good for us, till we can truly "taste and see that the LORD is good (Ps. 34:8). He refuses to offer us anything that would excite our prior obsessions, knowing that if we are ever to start living like free men and women, we need to start eating like it. #Quote by Priscilla Shirer
Shapes quotes by Jodi Picoult
#88. How come love sounds so violent? You fall head over heels. You're struck by Cupid's arrow. You take the risk of having your heart broken. From an outside perspective, it sounds impossibly painful, not worth the trouble. And yet we do it every day. We keep coming back for more. Why? If it weren't so perilous, maybe we wouldn't crave it so much. Maybe it has to be brutal, in order to work. People come in so many shapes and sizes that it takes a bit of force in order to fit together perfectly. But you know what they say about a break that heals: it's always stronger than before. #Quote by Jodi Picoult
Shapes quotes by Ilona Andrews
#89. Keeping you safe keeps me in shape. #Quote by Ilona Andrews
Shapes quotes by Eugene Delacroix
#90. The Natural History Museum is open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays. Elephant, rhinoceros, hippopotamus; extraordinary animals! Rubens rendered them marvelously. I had a feeling of happiness as soon as I entered the place and the further I went the stronger it grew. I felt my whole being rise above commonplaces and trivialities and the petty worries of my daily life. What an immense variety of animals and species of different shapes and functions! #Quote by Eugene Delacroix
Shapes quotes by Spike Jonze
#91. You can go on Nike's website and choose exactly what fabrics and colours and shapes you want your sneakers to come in. #Quote by Spike Jonze
Shapes quotes by Robert Creeley
#92. Writing is the same as music. It's in how you phrase it, how you hold back the note, bend it, shape it, then release it. And what you don't play is as important as what you do say. #Quote by Robert Creeley
Shapes quotes by Peter Zumthor
#93. What I try to do is the art of building, and the art of building is the art of construction; it is not only about forms and shapes and images. #Quote by Peter Zumthor
Shapes quotes by Kerry Washington
#94. When you leave here today and commence the next stage of your life, you can follow someone else's script, try to make choices that will make other people happy, avoid discomfort, do what is expected, and copy the status quo. Or you can look at all that you have accomplished today and use it as fuel to venture forth and write your own story. If you do, amazing things will take shape. #Quote by Kerry Washington
Shapes quotes by Bruce Babbitt
#95. The Northwest is in better shape than it was eight years ago. #Quote by Bruce Babbitt
Shapes quotes by James Lee Burke
#96. I had killed people before, in war and as a member of the New Orleans police department, and I know what it does to you. Like the hunter, you feel an adrenaline surge of pleasure at having usurped the province of God. The person who says otherwise is lying. But the emotional attitude you form later varies greatly among individuals. Some will keep their remorse alive and feed it as they would a living gargoyle, to assure themselves of their own humanity; others will justify it in the name of a hundred causes, and they'll reach back in moments of their own inadequacy and failure and touch again those flaming shapes that somehow made their impoverished lives historically significant. #Quote by James Lee Burke
Shapes quotes by Richard Hatch
#97. Programmers and marketing people know how to get into your subconscious - they spend millions of dollars researching colors, shapes, designs, symbols, that affect your preferences, and they can make you feel warm, trusting, like buying. They can manipulate you. #Quote by Richard Hatch
Shapes quotes by Aubrey Beardsley
#98. Things shape themselves before my eyes just as a I draw them. #Quote by Aubrey Beardsley
Shapes quotes by Stephen Jay Gould
#99. Contingency is rich and fascinating; it embodies an exquisite tension between the power of individuals to modify history and the intelligible limits set by laws of nature. The details of individual and species's lives are not mere frills, without power to shape the large-scale course of events, but particulars that can alter entire futures, profoundly and forever. #Quote by Stephen Jay Gould
Shapes quotes by Cynthia Hand
#100. She delighted in the smell of the ink, the rough feel of the paper between her fingers, the rustle of sweet pages, the shapes of letters before her eyes. #Quote by Cynthia Hand
Shapes quotes by Sherry Thomas
#101. The air had that pellucid mountain clarity that made shapes sharper and colors truer. The green of the paddy fields wasn't just green, but a lusty green, full of hunger for sunlight and moisture. And the slopes weren't mere hulks of rock, but the ribs of the valley, protecting the delicate strip of fertile soil from the worst of the harsh elements. #Quote by Sherry Thomas
Shapes quotes by Billy Al Bengston
#102. I never do the cute thing with animals; they are interesting shapes. I just use their profile. Because German shepherds are so easily recognizable, they would fall outside my purview. #Quote by Billy Al Bengston
Shapes quotes by Phil Anselmo
#103. I tried to take heavy metal ... and balled it up and chopped it in half and really tried to create a new form of energy. I really tried to re-shape extreme music as I see it through my eyes. #Quote by Phil Anselmo
Shapes quotes by Bob Thurber
#104. Remember ...
Keystrokes are hammer taps. Get words on paper. Don't worry about connections, character or plot. Work for an hour. Promise yourself an hour. Do nothing else but move your fingers. Make coarse shapes. Follow any emotion that pops up but never impose emotion, never fake it, and don't make up your mind or your heart ahead of time. Understand you don't know what you're doing. That's why you're here. Rough it out. Anything goes. You can decide later what any piece of text looks like, what it might mean. Don't stop. Don't question. Don't quit. Don't stop to read what you wrote. Move your fingers. You mind will have no other option but to keep up. Remember that writer's block is merely the cold marble waiting for the chisel to heat up. #Quote by Bob Thurber
Shapes quotes by Molly Ringwald
#105. In life, there is always that special person who shapes who you are, who helps to determine the person you become. #Quote by Molly Ringwald
Shapes quotes by David Mitchell
#106. What is it that ties shapes of land to the human heart, Mo? #Quote by David Mitchell
Shapes quotes by Jessica Brown Findlay
#107. I absolutely adore Alessandra Rich, I think her dresses are stunning and she really knows how to cut and dress the female shape. Her stuff is really beautiful, stylish and a little bit quirky. I love it all! #Quote by Jessica Brown Findlay
Shapes quotes by Max Beckmann
#108. Often, very often, I am alone. My studio in Amsterdam, (Beckmann lived in the center of Amsterdam during World War 2.) an enormous old tobacco storeroom is again filled in my imagination with figures from the old days and from the new, like an ocean moved by storm and sun and always present in my thoughts. Then shapes become beings and seem comprehensible to me in the great void and uncertainty of the space which I call god. #Quote by Max Beckmann
Shapes quotes by John Greenleaf Whittier
#109. Nature eschews regular lines; she does not shape her lines by a common model. Not one of Eve's numerous progeny in all respects resembles her who first culled the flowers of Eden. To the infinite variety and picturesque inequality of nature we owe the great charm of her uncloying beauty. #Quote by John Greenleaf Whittier
Shapes quotes by Aysegül Savas
#110. There are many ways of hurting without words. It is silence that shapes us. #Quote by Aysegül Savas
Shapes quotes by Jon Jones
#111. I guess the worst thing you feel in a fight is being out of shape. #Quote by Jon Jones
Shapes quotes by Zbigniew Brzezinski
#112. Marxism represents a further vital and creative stage in the maturing of man's universal vision ... The nation-state is gradually yielding its sovereignty ... More intensive efforts to shape a new world monetary structure will have to be undertaken. #Quote by Zbigniew Brzezinski
Shapes quotes by Dan Chaon
#113. The baby's large eyes settled on him, and though this has been one of his happiest nights in his whole life, it made him melancholy. He had read somewhere that babies are instinctively drawn to faces, that they will fixate even on drawings or abstract, facelike shapes, and round objects with markings that might resemble eye-mouth-nose. It was information that struck him as terribly sad, terribly lonely - to imagine the infants of the world scoping the blurry atmosphere above them for faces the way primitive people scrutinized the stars for patterns, the way castaways stare at the moon, the blinking of a satellite. It made him sad to think of the baby gathering information - a mind, a soul, slowly solidifying around these impressions, coming to understand cause and effect, coming out of a blank or fog into reality. Into a reality. The true terror, Jonah thought, the true mystery of life was not that we are all going to die, but that we were all born, that we were all once little babies like this, unknowing and slowly reeling in the world, gathering it loop by loop like a ball of string. The true terror was that we once didn't exist and then, through no fault of our own, we had to. #Quote by Dan Chaon
Shapes quotes by Bruno Schulz
#114. And then as the knives and forks began to clank softly above the white tablecloths, the violins would rise alone, now suddenly mature although tentative and unsure just a short while before; slim and narrow-waisted, they eloquently proceeded with their task, took up again the lost human cause, and pleaded before the indifferent tribunal of stars, now set in a sky on which the shapes of the instruments floated like water signs or fragments of keys, unfinished lyres or swans, an imitatory, thoughtless starry commentary on the margin of music. #Quote by Bruno Schulz
Shapes quotes by Sharon Salzberg
#115. Training our mind through meditation does not mean forcibly subjugating it or beating it into shape. #Quote by Sharon Salzberg
Shapes quotes by Charles Dickens
#116. Morning drew on apace. The air became more sharp and piercing, as its first dull hue: the death of night, rather than the birth of day: glimmered faintly in the sky. The objects which had looked dim and terrible in the darkness, grew more and more defined, and gradually resolved into their familiar shapes. The rain came down, thick and fast; and pattered, noisily, among the leafless bushes. #Quote by Charles Dickens
Shapes quotes by Carrot Quinn
#117. I love you", says the doug-fir. "I love you so much." I can feel the tree there, the tree underneath me the tree all
around me, the tree inside of me. The trees holding each other holding the soil holding me. The trees more patient than
anything, save the ocean. The trees with the long view. I can feel their pity- "Little mammal", they say, "with your two legs.
Running around saying Where Do I Belong. Making value judgments on the wind, the flowers in the springtime, the
shapes of the stars. Little mammal with your trembling heart. I am your home and I love you and I will always be here. #Quote by Carrot Quinn
Shapes quotes by David Abram
#118. Does the human intellect, or "reason," really spring us free from our inherence in the depths of this wild proliferation of forms? Or on the contrary, is the human intellect rooted in, and secretly borne by, our forgotten contact with the multiple nonhuman shapes that surround us on every hand? #Quote by David Abram
Shapes quotes by George Eliot
#119. true love for a good woman is a great thing, Susan. It shapes many a rough fellow. #Quote by George Eliot
Shapes quotes by Ayn Rand
#120. Had stood there silently, watching, without interest or purpose, like a chemical compound on a photographic plate, absorbing visual shapes because they were there to be absorbed, but unable ever to form any estimate of the objects of her vision. #Quote by Ayn Rand
Shapes quotes by Vince Gironda
#121. Size without shape is grotesque. #Quote by Vince Gironda
Shapes quotes by Kim Stanley Robinson
#122. Strangely enough, without names they were still things. He could see them and think about them in terms of shapes, or numbers. Formula of description. Various combinations of conic sections and the six surfaces of revolution symmetrical around an axis, the plane, the sphere, the cylinder, the catenoid, the unduloid, and the nodoid; shapes without the names, but the shapes alone were like names. Spatializing language. #Quote by Kim Stanley Robinson
Shapes quotes by G.K. Chesterton
#123. You do believe it,' he said. 'You do believe everything. We all believe everything, even when we deny everything. The denyers believe. The unbelievers believe. Don't you feel in your heart that these contradictions do not really contradict: that there is a cosmos that contains them all? The soul goes round upon a wheel of stars and all things return; perhaps Strake and I have striven in many shapes, beast against beast and bird against bird, and perhaps we shall strive for ever. But since we seek and need each other, even that eternal hatred is an eternal love. Good and evil go round in a wheel that is one thing and not many. Do you not realize in your heart, do you not believe behind all your beliefs, that there is but one reality and we are its shadows; and that all things are but aspects of one thing: a centre where men melt into Man and Man into God?'
'No,' said Father Brown. #Quote by G.K. Chesterton
Shapes quotes by Michael Pollan
#124. Without its daydreams, the self is apt to shrink down to the size and shape of the estimation of others #Quote by Michael Pollan
Shapes quotes by Lee Labrada
#125. What I'm against is a sport that rewards mass for the sake of mass to the exclusion of all other physical properties of the physique. In other words, there comes a point where, if you keep adding muscle mass, the human body loses its beauty, shape and form. That's what I'm against. #Quote by Lee Labrada
Shapes quotes by Malcolm Gladwell
#126. If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires. (151) #Quote by Malcolm Gladwell
Shapes quotes by Arnold Palmer
#127. If Tiger Woods slamming his club into the ground is the biggest worry wehave, our sport isinprettygood shape. #Quote by Arnold Palmer
Shapes quotes by Charlotte Eriksson
#128. Great growth comes from loneliness. You have time to develop, dwell in your own mind and go a bit mad. All the great people are a bit mad. That's good to remember. Don't escape it.

Great growth comes from time spent in foreign lands, watching foreign people with foreign cultures. It makes you forget about your own land and race and town for a while. Great growth also comes from rooting yourself into one place from time to time. Unpack your bags, get a nice bed, a bookshelf, some friends. Learn to show up, keep in touch, stick around.

Growth comes in all sorts of forms and shapes, everywhere at all times, and it's yours to take and consume. Do what ought to be done. Here and now, to get you somewhere - anywhere. #Quote by Charlotte Eriksson
Shapes quotes by Holly Black
#129. You can break a thing, but you cannot always guide it afterward into the shape you want. #Quote by Holly Black
Shapes quotes by Jill Wagner
#130. 'Wipeout' is a giant obstacle course for adults of all shapes, sizes, and ages. Whoever wins takes home $50,000 and gets to brag to all of their coworkers that they made it out alive! #Quote by Jill Wagner
Shapes quotes by Franz Liszt
#131. Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light. #Quote by Franz Liszt
Shapes quotes by Thomas Muller
#132. When you want to be a good player in next years worldcup you wanna be in good shape to appear strong at the tournament. #Quote by Thomas Muller
Shapes quotes by Anita Barrows
#133. Often when I imagine you your wholeness cascades into many shapes. You run like a herd of luminous deer and I am dark, I am forest. You are a wheel at which I stand, whose dark spokes sometimes catch me up, revolve me nearer to the center. #Quote by Anita Barrows
Shapes quotes by John Cheever
#134. I dream that someone in space says to me: So let us rush, then, to see the world. It is shaped like an egg, covered with seas and continents, warmed and lighted by the sun. It has churches of indescribable beauty, raised to gods that have never been seen; cities whose distant roofs and smokestacks will make your heart leap; ballparks and comfortable auditoriums in which people listen to music of the most serious import; to celebrate life is recorded. Here the joy of women's breasts and backsides, the colors of water, the shapes of trees, athletes, dreams, houses, the shapes of ecstasy and dismay, the shape even of an old shoe, are celebrated. Let us rush to see the world. They serve steak there on jet planes, and dance at sea. They have invented musical instruments to express love, peaceableness; to stir the finest memories and aspirations. They have invented games to catch the hearts of young men. They have ceremonies to exalt the love of men and women. They make their vows to music and the sound of bells. They have invented ways to heat their houses in the winter and cool them in the summer. They have even invented engines to cut their grass. They have free schools for the pursuit of knowledge, pools to swim in, zoos, vast manufactories of all kinds. They explore space and the trenches of the sea. Oh, let us rush to see this world. #Quote by John Cheever
Shapes quotes by Lynne Truss
#135. Brackets come in various shapes, types and names:
1 round brackets (which we call brackets, and the Americans call parentheses)
2 square brackets [which we call square brackets, and the Americans call brackets] #Quote by Lynne Truss
Shapes quotes by Ray Bradbury
#136. What are we?" he asked. "Why, we are the miracle of force and matter making itself over into imagination and will. Incredible. The Life Force experimenting with forms. You for one. Me for another. The Universe has shouted itself alive. We are one of the shouts. Creation turns in its abyss. We have bothered it, dreaming ourselves to shapes. The void is filled with slumbers; ten billion on a billion on a billion bombardments of light and material that know not themselves, that sleep moving and move but finally to make an eye and waken on themselves. Among so much that is flight and ignorance, we are the blind force that gropes like Lazarus from a billion-light-year tomb. We summon ourselves. We say, O Lazarus Life Force, truly come ye forth. So the Universe, a motion of deaths, fumbles to reach across Time to feel its own flesh and know it to be ours. We touch both ways and find each other miraculous because we are One. #Quote by Ray Bradbury
Shapes quotes by Andy Murray
#137. This is the shape I'm in for the tournament. I feel or I felt extremely good before the match, and I did train very, very hard to get ready for the tournament. #Quote by Andy Murray
Shapes quotes by Ernest Hemingway,
#138. In going where you have to go, and doing what you have to do, and seeing what you have to see, you'll dull and blunt the instrument you write with. But I would rather have it bent and dull and know I had to put it to the grindstone again and hammer it into shape and put a whetstone to it, and know that I had something to write about, than to have it bright and shining and nothing to say, or smooth and well-oiled in the closet, but unused. #Quote by Ernest Hemingway,
Shapes quotes by Jason Dohring
#139. I learned how to get in shape without getting certain muscles too big that make you look like a meathead. #Quote by Jason Dohring
Shapes quotes by Joel Meyerowitz
#140. When you're on the street, and, as you're walking along, a woman turns the corner going away from you, and for an instant you have a glimpse of the side of her face, of the gesture of her shoulder, the shape of her body, and you are committed ... You are in love for an instant, or your senses are rocked for an instant. That person then disappears and is lost to you forever ... #Quote by Joel Meyerowitz
Shapes quotes by Robert Frost
#141. Let cloud shapes swarm, / Let chaos storm, / I wait for form. #Quote by Robert Frost
Shapes quotes by Jeff Goins
#142. Struggle shapes our character. And character dictates what we will become. #Quote by Jeff Goins
Shapes quotes by Joseph Stiglitz
#143. One has to always ask the question: Where can one be most effective in helping shape policies? It is always difficult when you're inside because you're very constrained. #Quote by Joseph Stiglitz
Shapes quotes by Leslie Jamison
#144. Childbirth shapes women as a horizon of anticipation. Women come into consciousness, she speculated, imagining a future pain toward which their bodies inevitably propel them. #Quote by Leslie Jamison
Shapes quotes by Frank Herbert
#145. The day the flesh shapes and the flesh the day shapes. #Quote by Frank Herbert
Shapes quotes by Tabitha King
#146. Places are extremely important when writing a long story because place shapes a character. #Quote by Tabitha King
Shapes quotes by Jared C. Wilson
#147. The way the church wins its people shapes its people. So the most effective way to turn your church into a collection of consumers and customers is to treat them like that's what they are. #Quote by Jared C. Wilson
Shapes quotes by Djuna Barnes
#148. When autumn shadows throw their patterns across the land, they are not the images of fragile, dying leaves, not the bared arms of lofty elms, not shadows of a fading summer; but swinging shapes as of books upon a strap, of round and square boxes held under an arm, of hurrying little people heading towards the nearest school. #Quote by Djuna Barnes
Shapes quotes by Janet Malcolm
#149. The distinguished dead are clay in the hands of writers, and chance determines the shapes that their characters assume in the books written about them. #Quote by Janet Malcolm
Shapes quotes by Richelle E. Goodrich
#150. Never give up.
This applies to more than goals and dreams, it is a maxim for basic daily struggles. It shapes one's life, including the will to continue to live. It supports love and committed relationships; it bolsters hope, faith, and charity; it is power in every area of existence. Never give up on anything or anyone of any worth, especially yourself. #Quote by Richelle E. Goodrich
Shapes quotes by Bernard Hopkins
#151. I don't know what being a 48-year-old feels like. There are a lot of 48 year olds that aren't in good shape. The pharmacy is making a killing off of them. #Quote by Bernard Hopkins
Shapes quotes by Don Hertzfeldt
#152. You have to leave the window open for better classeas to come along as you go. You can't grow too proud of your script. You have to let the thing shape itself. It guarantees the best classeas will always be used and it also keeps you from going braindead. If you grow bored and uninspired working on something, the audience will be able to tell. #Quote by Don Hertzfeldt
Shapes quotes by Robert Barry
#153. Words are objects of a color and a size and a form and a shape. #Quote by Robert Barry
Shapes quotes by Willem De Kooning
#154. Even abstract shapes must have a likeness #Quote by Willem De Kooning
Shapes quotes by Demi Lovato
#155. I'm an American for marriage equality. I believe that love comes in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. So whether you're LGBT or straight, your love is valid, beautiful, and an incredible gift. #Quote by Demi Lovato
Shapes quotes by Ravi Zacharias
#156. I do not believe for a moment that the Scriptures are against wealth. But the warning to those who make wealth their pursuit is a stern reality. Wealth must be processed through a philosophy of life that is greater than wealth itself. If not, it shapes the mind for bitter disappointments. #Quote by Ravi Zacharias
Shapes quotes by Lucy Grealy
#157. When a film's heroine innocently coughs, you know that two scenes later, at most, she'll be in an oxygen tent; when a man bumps into a woman at the train station, you know that man will become the woman's lover and/or murderer. In everyday life, where we cough often and are always bumping into people, our daily actions rarely reverberate so lucidly. Once we love or hate someone, we can think back and remember that first casual encounter. But what of all the chance meetings that nothing ever comes of? While our bodies move ever forward on the time line, our minds continuously trace backward, seeking shape and meaning as deftly as any arrow seeking its mark. #Quote by Lucy Grealy
Shapes quotes by Robert Collier
#158. Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in. #Quote by Robert Collier
Shapes quotes by Verlyn Klinkenborg
#159. Volunteer sentences are the relics of your education And the desire to emulate the grown-up, workaday prose that surrounds you, Which is made overwhelmingly of sentences that are banal and structurally thoughtless. A volunteer sentence is almost always a perfunctory sentence. That can change. But only after years of questioning the shapes of sentences you read, And every sentence you write. Don't let the word "years" alarm you. Think of it as months and months and months and months. You may think a volunteer sentence is an inspired one Simply because it volunteers. This is one reason to abandon the idea of inspiration. All the idea of inspiration will do Is stop you from revising a volunteer sentence. Only revision will tell you whether a sentence that offers itself is worth keeping. #Quote by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Shapes quotes by Frank Herbert
#160. This is the awe-inspiring universe of magic: There are no atoms, only waves and motions all around. Here, you discard all belief in barriers to understanding. You put aside understanding itself. This universe cannot be seen, cannot be heard, cannot be detected in any way by fixed perceptions. It is the ultimate void where no preordained screens occur upon which forms may be projected. You have only one awareness here - the screen of the magi: Imagination! Here, you learn what it is to be human. You are a creator of order, of beautiful shapes and systems, an organizer of chaos. #Quote by Frank Herbert
Shapes quotes by Mahatma Gandhi
#161. There is already enough superstition in our country. No effort should be spared to resist further addition in the shape of Gandhi worship. #Quote by Mahatma Gandhi
Shapes quotes by Mos Def
#162. Speech is my hammer bang the world into shape now let it fall - HUNGH #Quote by Mos Def
Shapes quotes by Sybil MacBeth
#163. To my surprise, I had not just doodled, I had prayed (I drew new shapes and names of each friend and focused on the person whose name stared at me from the paper). I had though OF each person as I drew but not ABOUT each person. I could just sit with them in a variation on stillness. I could hold them in prayer. #Quote by Sybil MacBeth
Shapes quotes by Louise Hansen
#164. Don't regret your past ... It has shaped you. Don't fear your future ... It is yours to shape. #Quote by Louise Hansen
Shapes quotes by Cynthia Ozick
#165. We were born to die; we were born to endure, on the way to death, sorrow-sorrow in manifold shapes. #Quote by Cynthia Ozick
Shapes quotes by Joseph Fiennes
#166. I think all experience is, in some way, shape or form, filtered down to help you, in your present moment. With Shakespeare, you're trying to act with a fairly archaic language, although in certain aspects, it's deeply modern. #Quote by Joseph Fiennes
Shapes quotes by Craig Thompson
#167. And slowly the snow began to melt. First, doing a number on children's constructions; Then retreating to the foundations of barns and other buildings. Mangy grass poked through the receding snow. Patches of white were swallowed up in the till of the fields. New shapes emerged. Areas of the forest became INACCESSIBLE now that the snow no longer weighed down the weeds and brier ... Nothing fits together anymore. #Quote by Craig Thompson
Shapes quotes by Jennifer Estep
#168. Art should look like art, trees and flowers and people, not weird shapes and splotches of color all smeared together. #Quote by Jennifer Estep
Shapes quotes by Vincent Canby
#169. Like Godard, Tati is also remarkably appreciative of the odd beauty that can be revealed in the shapes, patterns and colors created by the technology of planned obsolescence. #Quote by Vincent Canby
Shapes quotes by Kilroy J. Oldster
#170. Humankind's perpetual affinity for telling stories that depict the weal of life shapes and reflects human consciousness. Stories are the most ancient form of art. All societies, from the tribes scratching the earliest cave drawings, employed the art of storytelling. We hunger to hear other people's stories and to tell our own stories to an appreciative audience. #Quote by Kilroy J. Oldster
Shapes quotes by Nita Leland
#171. Don't dwell on your mistakes. Set achievable goals: a confident line, effective use of values, interesting shapes, exciting texture. #Quote by Nita Leland
Shapes quotes by Eric Liu
#172. A basic assumption shapes most Americans' mindset about labor: the belief that the death of unions isn't my problem because I'm not in a union. That assumption is wrong. Even if you aren't a member, your pay is influenced by the strength or weakness of organized labor. The presence of unions sets off a wage race to the top. Their absence sets off a race to the bottom. #Quote by Eric Liu
Shapes quotes by William Gaddis
#173. But what I remember is the countryside then, the brilliance of outdoors and outwindows, and the sunlight streaming through the lozenge shapes of the glass, and we were locked away from it, locked inside to worship. And there was the sun out there for everyone else to see. Good God, tell me Clovis wasn't lonely at dawn. Tell me he wasn't sick at the sunset. #Quote by William Gaddis
Shapes quotes by Warren G. Bennis
#174. Leaders learn by leading, and they learn bestby leading in the face of obstacles. As weather shapes mountains, problems shape leaders. #Quote by Warren G. Bennis
Shapes quotes by L.M. Montgomery
#175. But there is a destiny which shapes the ends of young misses who are born with the itch for writing tingling in their baby fingertips, and in the fullness of time this destiny gave to Emily the desire of her heart - gave #Quote by L.M. Montgomery
Shapes quotes by Constance Hale
#176. The flesh of prose gets its shape and strength from the bones of grammar. #Quote by Constance Hale
Shapes quotes by Margaret Atwood
#177. I sink down into my body as into a swamp, fenland, where only I know the footing ... .
I'm a cloud, congealed around a central object, the shape of a pear, which is hard and more real than I am and glows red within its translucent wrapping. Inside it is a space, huge as the sky at night and dark and curved like that, though black-red rather than black. #Quote by Margaret Atwood
Shapes quotes by Michael Ignatieff
#178. Family traditions are more than arguments with the dead, more than collections of family letters you try to decipher. A tradition is also a channel of memory through which fierce and unrequited longings surge, longings that define and shape a whole life. #Quote by Michael Ignatieff
Shapes quotes by Molly Harper
#179. The man was an unpredictable, sexy storm cloud. I never knew if he was going to make pretty shapes or rain all over my parade. #Quote by Molly Harper
Shapes quotes by Mindy Hall
#180. Every action or perceived inaction shapes credibility. #Quote by Mindy Hall
Shapes quotes by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
#181. People might not agree with me, but I think a woman should have a feminine shape, something you can get your hands on. You, on the other hand, look like you might be partial to the skinny type, a point of view I fully respect, don't misunderstand me. #Quote by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Shapes quotes by David Levithan
#182. I try to sketch her in my notebook, but I am not an artist, and all that comes out are the wrong shapes, the wrong lines. I cannot hold on to anything that's her. #Quote by David Levithan
Shapes quotes by Trinny Woodall
#183. The mantra is forget your size discover your shape and transform yourself. #Quote by Trinny Woodall
Shapes quotes by Thomas S. Monson
#184. The teacher not only shapes the expectations and ambitions of her pupils, but she also influences their attitudes toward their future and themselves. If she is unskilled, she leaves scars on the lives of youth, cuts deeply into their self-esteem, and distorts their image of themselves as human beings. But if she loves her students and has high expectations of them, their self-confidence will grow, their capabilities will develop, and their future will be assured. #Quote by Thomas S. Monson
Shapes quotes by John Milton
#185. So dear to heav'n is saintly chastity, That when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt, And in clear dream and solemn vision Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear, Till oft converse with heav'nly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th' outward shape. #Quote by John Milton
Shapes quotes by Stephen Mitchell
#186. In a cookie factory, different cookies are baked in the shape of animals, cars, people, and airplanes. They all have different names and forms, but they are all made from the same dough, and they all taste the same. #Quote by Stephen Mitchell
Shapes quotes by Tony Evans
#187. It's easier to shape a child than to repair an adult. #Quote by Tony Evans
Shapes quotes by Questlove
#188. I keep moving through time and time keeps moving through me. And through that process, life takes shape. The question is what shape it is. I'm not the first person to ask that question, or to see how absurd it is to think there's a real answer. Maybe life's a circle ... #Quote by Questlove
Shapes quotes by Holt McCallany
#189. I would say that one of the really special gifts about playing an athlete is that it's the best motivation you'll ever have to get in top shape and stay in top shape because you know that you're going to be expected to deliver. #Quote by Holt McCallany
Shapes quotes by Derrick Jensen
#190. The stories we are told shape the way we see the world, which shapes the way we experience the world. #Quote by Derrick Jensen
Shapes quotes by Alvar Aalto
#191. Human life is a combination of tragedy and comedy. The shapes and designs that surround us are the music accompanying this tragedy and this comedy. #Quote by Alvar Aalto
Shapes quotes by Dara Torres
#192. I've always kept my body in shape and I will continue to always keep my body in shape. #Quote by Dara Torres
Shapes quotes by Mameve Medwed
#193. For a writer, mail is not just a collection of bills and letters and offers to subscribe to Sports Illustrated. It's an umbilical cord, a connection to the outside world, the giver of pleasure and pain. It shapes the day, is the moment, inexorable as the tide, toward which all the hours rise and fall. #Quote by Mameve Medwed
Shapes quotes by A.S. Byatt
#194. [Loki] was beautiful, that was always affirmed, but his beauty was hard to fix or to see, for he was always glimmering, flickering, melting, mixing, he was the shape of a shapeless flame, he was the eddying thread of needle-shapes in the shapeless mass of the waterfall. He was the invisible wind that hurried the clouds in billows and ribbons...He was amused and dangerous, neither good nor evil. Thor was the classroom bully raised to the scale of growling thunder and whipping rain. Odin was Power, was in power. Ungraspable Loki flamed amazement and pleased himself.
The gods needed him because he was clever, because he solved problems. When they needed to break bargains they rashly made, mostly with giants, Loki showed them the way out. He was the god of endings. He provided resolutions for stories -- if he chose to. The endings he made often led to more problems.
There are no altars to Loki, no standing stones, he had no cult. In myths he was always the third of the trio, Odin, Hodur, Loki. In myths, the most important comes first of three. But in fairy tales, and folklore, where these three gods also play their parts, the rule of three is different; the important player is the third, the *youngest* son, Loki. #Quote by A.S. Byatt
Shapes quotes by Timothy J. Keller
#195. The essence of becoming a disciple is, to put it colloquially, becoming like the people we hang out with the most. Just as the single most formative experience in our lives is our membership in a nuclear family, so the main way we grow in grace and holiness is through deep involvement in the family of God. Christian community is more than just a supportive fellowship; it is an alternate society. And it is through this alternate human society that God shapes us into who and what we are. #Quote by Timothy J. Keller
Shapes quotes by Nora Roberts
#196. You'll feel better after you do a mile or two.'
'Why?' From her prone position, Emma threw up her hands. 'Who says? Who decided that people all of a sudden have to do miles every damn day, or that twisting themselves into unnatural shapes is good for them? I think it's the people who sell this hideous equipment, and the ones who design all the cute little outfits like the one you're wearing. #Quote by Nora Roberts
Shapes quotes by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
#197. We shape our life by deciding to pay attention to it. It is the direction of our attention and its intensity that will determines what we accomplish and how well. #Quote by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Shapes quotes by Henry David Thoreau
#198. The same law that shapes the earth-star shapes the snow-star. As surely as the petals of a flower are fixed, each of these countless snow-stars comes whirling to earth ... these glorious spangles, the sweeping of heaven's floor. #Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Shapes quotes by Frank E. Peretti
#199. God does not waste an ounce of our pain or a drop of our tears; suffering doesn't come our way for no reason, and He seems efficient at using what we endure to mold character. If we are malleable, He takes our bumps and bruises and shapes them into something beautiful. #Quote by Frank E. Peretti
Shapes quotes by Bill Goldberg
#200. Luckily I stayed in shape due to wrestling. #Quote by Bill Goldberg

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