Quotes of Strand

“ We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as courses, and they come back to us as effects. ”

- Herman Melville

“ Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it. ”

- Horace Mann

“ Words from the thread on which we string our experiences. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Words form the thread on which we string our experiences. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ The beginning of a habit is like an invisible thread, but every time we repeat the act we strengthen the strand, add to it another filament, until it becomes a great cable and binds us irrevocably thought and act. ”

- Orison S. Marden

“ No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread. ”

- Robert Burton

“ The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ No cord or cable can draw so forcibly, or bind so fast, as love can do with a single thread. ”

- Robert Burton

“ Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster. ”

- Cyril Connolly

“ One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few and they are more beautiful if they are a few. ”

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

“ I think it is just stupid economics for a government to approach economic management from a strand of thinking regarding unions as enemies. ”

- Bob Hawke

“ Great blunders are often made, like large ropes, of a multitude of fibers. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Some places speak distinctly. Certain dank gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwrecks. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ And they possessed all the coasts of the Amorites, from Arnon even unto Jabbok, and from the wilderness even unto Jordan. ”

- Bible

“ The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy. ”

- Mark Helprin

“ Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other? ”

- George Eliot

“ Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. ”

- Chief Seattle

“ Faith is the centerpiece of a connected life. It allows us to live by the grace of invisible strands. It is a belief in a wisdom superior to our own. Faith becomes a teacher in the absence of fact. ”

- Terry Tempest Williams

“ She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint ”

- Henry O. Porter

“ Spain: A whale stranded upon the coast of Europe. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ The sweetest lives are those to duty wed, whose deeds both great and small are close-knit strands of an unbroken thread, where love enables all. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ Whatever befalls the earth befalls the son of the earth. Man did not weave the web of life; he is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. ”

- Chief Seattle

“ Zeal without humanity is like a ship without a rudder, liable to be stranded at any moment. ”

- Owen Felltham

“ Well, I thought the Sex Pistols were the cream of the crop. They came in and topped everybody, for sure. They took all the existing strands and made a perfect package out of them. ”

- Richard Hell

“ Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. ”

- Chief Seattle

“ There is a cheap literature that speaks to us of the need of escape. It is true that when we travel we are in search of distance. But distance is not to be found. It melts away. And escape has never led anywhere. The moment a man finds that he must play the races, go the Arctic, or make war in order to feel himself alive, that man has begun to spin the strands that bind him to other men and to the world… ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. ”

- attributed Chief Seattle

“ The greatest blunders, like the thickest ropes, are often compounded of a multitude of strands. Take the rope apart, separate it into the small threads that compose it, and you can break them one by one. You think, ''That is all there was!'' But twist them all together and you have something tremendous. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ The ritual of marriage is not simply a social event; it is a crossing of threads in the fabric of fate. Many strands bring the couple and their families together and spin their lives into a fabric that is woven on their children. ”

- Portuguese Jewish
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