Quotes of Carving

“ A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ Failure is God's own tool for carving some of the finest outlines in the character of his children. ”

- Thomas Hodgkin

“ I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water. ”

- Amy Tan

“ The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon. ”

- Charles Buxton

“ When she goes about her kitchen duties, chopping, carving, mixing, whisking, she moves with the grace and precision of a ballet dancer, her fingers plying the food with the dexterity of a croupier. ”

- Craig Claiborne

“ Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves. ”

- Adrienne Clarkson

“ The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Madam de Stael pronounced architecture to be frozen music; so is statuary crystalized spirituality. ”

- Louisa May Alcott

“ A Mercury is not made out of any block of wood. ”

- Unknown

“ We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them. ”

- Anais Nin
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