Quotes of Blow

“ Oft expectation fails, and most oft where most it promises; and oft it hits where hope is coldest; and despair most sits. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Allow me to offer my congratulations on the truly admirable skill you have shown in keeping clear of the mark. Not to have hit once in so many trials, argues the most splendid talents for missing. ”

- Thomas De Quincey

“ If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use the pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time; a tremendous whack. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ The general root of superstition: namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ You can't hit a home run unless you step up to the plate. You can't catch a fish if you don't put your line in the water. You can't reach your goals if you don't try. ”

- Kathy Seligman

“ There are only five things you can do in baseball: run, throw, catch, hit, and hit with power. ”

- Leo Durocher

“ Such is the patriot's boast, where'er we roam,His first, best country ever is, at home. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ And Silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, everyone should be serene, slow-pulsed and calm. ”

- Robert Green Ingersoll

“ We aim above the mark to hit the mark. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,And waste its sweetness on the desert air. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ This is the way the world ends, This is the way the world ends, Not with a bang but a whimper. ”

- T.S. Eliot

“ Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft! ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrate to some stroke of the imagination. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ”

- Oprah Winfrey

“ The worst use that can be made of success is to boast of it. ”

- Arthur Helps

“ I'm thrilled to be going out on the road again. I can't wait to bring not only the hits that people know and love but to share the new music from 'Libra' with the audience. ”

- Toni Braxton

“ At the same time that I'm finding the color world I want, I'm also trying to make the imagery, you know, by the nature of the strokes themselves. ”

- Chuck Close

“ A government is not an old pair of socks that you throw away. ”

- Boris Yeltsin

“ Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it. ”

- Stephen Harper

“ Homesickness is a bit like seasickness. You don't know how awful it is unti you get it, and when you do, it hits you right in the top of the stomach and you want to die. ”

- Roald Dahl

“ Let Zephyr only breathe And with her tresses play. ”

- William Drummond

“ When you play this game 20 years, go to bat 10,000 times, and get 3,000 hits, you know what that means? you've gone 0 for 7,000. ”

- Pete Rose

“ I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic. ”

- Dudley Moore

“ It came to a point where there was that curiosity factor: Was he going to hit 80? I'm sure it went through his head. ”

- Phil Jackson

“ The winds that never moderation knew, Afraid to blow too much, too faintly blew; Or out of breath with joy, could not enlarge Their straighten'd lungs or conscious of their charge. ”

- John Dryden
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