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Positive Quotes about Stone

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Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw

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What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
- W. Clement Stone

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

It does not do to dwell on dreams, ...
and forget to live.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Love doesn't just sit there like a stone;
it has to be made,like bread,
remade all the time, made new.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

 

Be careful the friends you choose -
for you will become like them.
- W. Clement Stone

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

Nature teaches more than she preaches.
There are no sermons in stones.
It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
- John Burroughs

Who made the rule that life has to be so serious?
One would think that "life is serious" had been engraved
upon stone tablets to judge from how most lives are lived.
Get a life, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat - dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Fling but a stone, the giant dies.
- Matthew Green

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise,
a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.
- Ansel Adams

Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
- Lucretius

Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side.
In our case, the dynamic is reversed.
The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone.
- Edward Hall

We recorded our first CD, Sixteen Stone,
with a small budget and never dreamed that we would
enjoy such a high success.
It was simply fantastic.
- Gavin Rossdale

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
- Francis Bacon

If you pinch the sea of its liberty,
though it be walls of stone or brass,
it will beat them down.
- John Cotton

It is a power stronger than will.
Could a stone escape from the laws of gravity? Impossible.
Impossible, for evil to form an alliance with good.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

Leave no stone unturned.
- Euripides

There may be problems we still need to tease out,
but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city.
- Sebastian Coe

If any have a stone to throw It is not I,
ever or now.
- Elinor Wylie

Under that heart of stone beat muscles of pure flint.
- Sid Waddell

A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories.
- Andy Goldsworthy

The drop of rain maketh a hole in the stone,
not by violence, but by oft falling.
- Hugh Latimer

I enjoy sports.
I get a real joy from playing sports but I don't look for those movies.
Oliver Stone wanted to know if I would do Any Given
Sunday and it just didn't appeal to me.
- Kevin Costner

Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone and anvil
is rightwise king born of all England.
- Thomas Malory

My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist.
- John E. Walker

If you make an error, use it as a stepping stone to
a new idea you might not have otherwise discovered.
- Roger von Oech

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand,
but we must build as if the sand were stone.
- Jorge Luis Borges

It's frightening and unnerving to watch a stone melt.
- Andy Goldsworthy

I was raised a Christian and was a stone-faced acid head.
- Ken Kesey

If you can take the hot lead enema, then you can cast the first stone.
- Lenny Bruce

You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give
me one man to remember me just once a year.
- Damon Runyon

It is the city of mirrors, the city of mirages,
at once solid and liquid, at once air and stone.
- Erica Jong

Africa is a cruel country; it takes your heart and
grinds it into powdered stone -
and no one minds.
- Elspeth Huxley

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak,
became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.
- Thomas Carlyle

It was a challenge, to work with Oliver Stone.
- Anthony Hopkins

I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban,
and the new Norah Jones.
I love, love, love Norah.
- Deborah Cox

We just want to be remembered before something is set in stone.
- Bill Dana

The stone often recoils on the head of the thrower.
- Elizabeth I

The basis, the corner-stone of this Government,
was the perfect equality of the free,
sovereign, and independent States which made it.
- Robert Toombs

It...
is the best opportunity we've had in the last 25 years
to bring about a settlement in Northern Ireland,
and I think we should leave no stone unturned to achieve that.
- Dick Spring

Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column,
or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction
of something much bigger than ourselves.
- Adrienne Clarkson

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which,
like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals,
you will have added your conception,
your artful piece of stone.
- Adrienne Clarkson

But which is the stone that supports the bridge?
- Kublai Khan

I've become so earthy.
And I never was earthy.
I'm doing all kinds of different roles which are not
at all like the intellectual and the legal mind of Ben Stone.
- Michael Moriarty

I am not saying that Hitler was a choir boy.
But I am saying, let him who was innocent in the Second
World War cast the first stone.
- Ernst Zundel

There are so many things that are misunderstood or
not recognized about my father's music because they've
been filtered by people who work for magazines like Rolling Stone.
- Dweezil Zappa

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society;
as the blazing meteor,
when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone,
is really, if physics is to be believed,
observing the effects of the stone upon himself.
- Bertrand Russell

In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with
their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary
range of built-in furniture.
- Stephen Gardiner

Just because I look sexy on the cover of Rolling Stone
doesn't mean I'm naughty.
- Britney Spears

The drops of rain make a hole in the stone,
not by violence, but by oft falling.
- Lucretius

And you can tell the writers who do it -
Robert Stone,
for example, who with each new novel is doing something new.
I appreciate that in other writers.
- Tobias Wolff

I've always loved War's Low Rider and Sly Stone's Thank You,
and I just wanted to put my take on them.
- Barry White

Freud was a hero.
He descended to the Underworld and met there stark terrors.
He carried with him his theory as a Medusa's head which
turned these terrors to stone.
- R. D. Laing

Under every stone lurks a politician.
- Aristophanes

I had a great deal of pressure to move to LA after
Romancing the Stone came out and I'd become very popular.
But people came to me anyway.
- Kathleen Turner

Let him that is without stone among you cast the first
thing he can lay his hands on.
- Robert Frost

When I started working for Rolling Stone,
I became very interested in journalism and thought
maybe that's what I was doing,
but it wasn't.
- Annie Leibovitz

All us Youngs could throw.
I used to kill squirrels with a stone when I was a kid,
and my granddad once killed a turkey buzzard on the fly with a rock.
- Cy Young

I've become friends with Michael Mann and Oliver Stone;
I've seen those guys work and that was great to see.
- Antoine Fuqua

One can build from ordinary stone a humble house or the finest chateau.
- Leon N. Cooper

I would have written of me on my stone:
I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
- Robert Frost

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age,
but the idea is that you will never slack on the music
and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
- Joshua Homme

We may be up against a stone wall, but we don't have
to bloody our heads against it unless we choose to.
- William Glasser

I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone
in order to make an abstract form and space;
quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism.
- Barbara Hepworth


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