Quotes of Clasp

“ Worry is like racing the engine of an automobile without letting in the clutch. ”

- Corrie ten Boom

“ When you know a thing, to hold that you know it; and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it — this is knowledge. ”

- Confucius

“ Don't fear change, embrace it. ”

- Anthony J. D’Angelo

“ What I want back is what I was Before the bed, before the knife, Before the brooch-pin and the salve Fixed me in this parenthesis; Horses fluent in the wind, A place, a time gone out of mind. ”

- Sylvia Plath

“ Neither art thou the man to catch the fiend and hold him! ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ The fanatic is not really a stickler to principle. He embraces a cause not primarily because of its justness or holiness but because of his desperate need for something to hold onto. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ My father was an eminent button-maker at Birmingham,... but I had a soul above buttons. ”

- George Colman

“ O cunning enemy that, to catch a saint, With saints dost bait thy hook: most dangerous Is that temptation that doth goad us on To sin in loving virtue. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Grab your oars and clutch your souls! ”

- Herman Melville

“ He's made as many clutch shots as anybody who has ever played this game. ”

- Larry Bird

“ And you, enchantment, Worthy enough a herdsman — yea, him too, That makes himself, but for our honor therein, Unworthy thee-if ever henceforth thou These rural latches to his entrance open, Or hoop his body more with thy embraces, I will devise a death as cruel for thee As thou art tender to't. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ It is all right to say exactly what you think if you have learned to think exactly. ”

- Marcelene Cox

“ It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then. ”

- Richard Armour

“ A hug is the shortest distance between friends. ”

- Unknown

“ A pint can't hold a quart-if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it. ”

- Margaret Deland

“ The more we try to catch hold of the present moment the more elusive it becomes. It is like trying to clutch water in ones hands. The harder we grip, the more it slips through our fingers. ”

- Alan Watts

“ The moon is a silver pin-head vast, That holds the heaven's tent-hangings fast. ”

- William R. Alger

“ You can as easily love without trusting as you can hug without embracing. ”

- Robert Brault

“ I have heard the languages of apocalypse, and now I shall embrace the silence. ”

- Neil Gaiman

“ God seems to have the receiver off the hook. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ A pint can't hold a quart — if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it. ”

- Margaret Deland

“ A hug is two hearts wrapped in arms. ”

- Unknown

“ You must loose a flie to catch a trout. ”

- George Herbert

“ Once the bear's hug has got you, it is apt to be for keeps. ”

- Harold Macmillan

“ He who hugs too much, hugs badly! ”

- Jeanne Calment

“ Lovers embrace that which is between them rather than each other. ”

- Khalil Gibran

“ The truly religious man does not embrace a religion; and he who embraces one has no religion. ”

- Khalil Gibran

“ I embrace my rival, but only to strangle him. ”

- Jean Racine

“ All the vessels of the tabernacle in all the service thereof, and all the pins thereof, and all the pins of the court, shall be of brass. ”

- Bible

“ If you want to catch beasts you don't see everyday, You have to go places quite out-of-the-way. You have to go places no others can get to. You have to get cold, and you have to get wet, too. . ”

- Dr. Seuss
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