Quotes of Cracking

“ Our masks, always in peril of smearing or cracking, in need of continuous check in the mirror or silverware, keep us in thrall to ourselves, concerned with our surfaces. ”

- Carolyn Kizer

“ There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. ”

- Don Delillo

“ Worldly riches are like nuts; many a tooth is broke in cracking them, but never is the stomach filled with eating them. ”

- R. Venning

“ The banging and slamming and booming and crashing were something beyond belief. ”

- Mark Twain

“ If you aren't crashing, you aren't skiing. ”

- Unknown

“ As the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of a fool. ”

- Bible

“ I don't want to be Babe Ruth. He was a great ballplayer. I'm not trying to replace him. The record is there and damn right I want to break it, but that isn't replacing Babe Ruth. ”

- Roger Maris

“ We've had some problems around here with our snapping. We signed a new snapper today. Hopefully that is going to resolve itself. ”

- Bill Parcells

“ We call them Twinkies. You've seen them on television acting the news, modeling and fracturing the news while you wonder whether they've read the news - or if they've blow-dried their brains, too. ”

- Linda Ellerbee

“ Not to find one's way in a city may well be uninteresting and banal. It requires ignorance — nothing more. But to lose oneself in a city — as one loses oneself in a forest — that calls for a quite different schooling. Then, signboard and street names, passers-by, roofs, kiosks, or bars must speak to the wanderer like a cracking twig under his feet in the forest. ”

- Walter Benjamin
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