Quotes of Crumb

“ I've heard it in the chillest land And on the strangest sea, Yet never, in extremity, It asked a crumb of me. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms. ”

- George Wald

“ Donuts. Is there anything they can't do? ”

- Matt Groening

“ Mmmm...Forbidden donut. ”

- Homer Simpson

“ AHHH. Donuts... What can't they do. ”

- Homer Simpson

“ The problems of language here are really serious. We wish to speak in some way about the structure of the atoms. But we cannot speak about atoms in ordinary language. ”

- Werner Heisenberg

“ Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. ”

- Desmond Tutu

“ It would be a poor thing to be an atom in a universe without physicists, and physicists are made of atoms. A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms. ”

- George Wald

“ The wise learn from the experience of others, and the creative know how to make a crumb of experience go a long way. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him. ”

- Crystal Eastman

“ The year goes wrong, and tares grow strong, Hope starves without a crumb; But God's time is our harvest time, And that is sure to come. ”

- Lewis J. Bates

“ I am not interested in picking up the crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights. ”

- Henry McNeal Turner

“ Civilization must be destroyed. The hairy saints of the North have earned this crumb by their complaints. ”

- Wallace Stevens

“ Yet the dogs eat of the crumbs which fall from their masters' table. ”

- Bible

“ It's really too bad a lot of crumby stuff is so much fun sometimes. ”

- J.D. Salinger

“ We live in a world of theophanies. Holiness comes wrapped in the ordinary. There are burning bushes all around you. Every tree is full of angels. Hidden beauty is waiting in every crumb. Life wants to lead you from crumbs to angels, but this can happen only if you are willing to unwrap the ordinary by staying with it long enough to harvest its treasure. ”

- Macrina Wiederkehr

“ Truth is one, but error proliferates. Man tracks it down and cuts it up into little pieces hoping to turn it into grains of truth. But the ultimate atom will always essentially be an error, a miscalculation. ”

- Rene Daumal

“ It seemed like in the States, you could make a cheap movie if it was a horror movie, and it could look crumby without production value and still be effective for a sale, the audience would still be frightened by it and they wouldn't react badly to its cheap quality… ”

- Sam Raimi

“ There are many reasons for keeping a diary: to make a note of facts that one considers important; to open one's heart, to give vent to one's feelings, to make confessions; from the instinct of economy which sometimes encourages a writer to make good use of even the smallest crumbs of his life, so that he may have one more book to publish; or again from vanity and self-satisfaction. ”

- Alberto Moravia

“ It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided, but the men divided into mere segments of men, broken into small fragments and crumbs of life, so that all the little piece of intelligence that is left in a man is not enough to make a pin, or a nail, but exhausts itself in making the point of a pin or the head of a nail. ”

- John Ruskin
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