Quotes of Cleft

“ The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. ”

- Vladimir Nabokov

“ Too many children in foster care are falling through cracks.... Be a hero — take the time learn about adoption today. ”

- Bruce Willis

“ For 'tis a truth well known to most, That whatsoever thing is lost, We seek it, ere it comes to light, In every cranny but the right. ”

- William Cowper

“ Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, That's how the light gets in. ”

- Leonard Cohen

“ Every man's work, pursued steadily, tends to become an end in itself, and so to bridge over the loveless chasms of his life. ”

- George Eliot

“ Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. ”

- Leonard Cohen

“ I got addicted. News, particularly daily news, is more addictive than crack cocaine, more addictive than heroin, more addictive than cigarettes. ”

- Dan Rather

“ Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince: And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before. ”

- Jacob Riis

“ When nothing seems to help, I go look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before. ”

- Jacob Riis

“ My voice, I have to say, is kind of miraculous because I was born with a cleft palate. ”

- Gale Gordon

“ A reputation once broken may possibly be repaired, but the world will always keep their eyes on the spot where the crack was. ”

- Joseph Hall

“ Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism. ”

- Florence E. King

“ Chinks in America's egalitarian armor are not hard to find. Democracy is the fig leaf of elitism. ”

- Florence King

“ Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel. ”

- Charles Haddon Spurgeon

“ Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel. ”

- Charles Spurgeon

“ There is a crack in everything God has made. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ A sudden violent jolt of it has been known to stop the victim's watch, snap his suspenders and crack his glass eye right across. ”

- Irvin S. Cobb

“ Either God is in the whole of nature, with no gaps, or He's not there at all. ”

- L. A. Coulson

“ Chemistry can be a good and bad thing. Chemistry is good when you make love with it. Chemistry is bad when you make crack with it. ”

- Adam Sandler

“ If I owned Texas and Hell, I would rent out Texas and live in Hell. ”

- Philip Sheridan

“ The service we render others is the rent we pay for our room on earth. ”

- Wilfred Grenfell

“ If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through chinks of his cavern. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ I have been breaking silence these twenty-three years and have hardly made a rent in it. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Anxiety never yet successfully bridged any chasm. ”

- Giovanni Ruffini

“ He has a head that is for rent unfurnished. ”

- Unknown

“ I always wake up at the crack of ice. ”

- Joe E. Lewis

“ The beauty myth moves for men as a mirage; its power lies in its ever-receding nature. When the gap is closed, the lover embraces only his own disillusion. ”

- Naomi Wolf

“ It ain't no sin if you crack a few laws now and then, just so long as you don't break any. ”

- Mae West
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