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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades,
gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we
came in sight of the long stone buildings.
- Nellie Bly

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.
- Lucretius

The hardened mass of liquid stones had much stronger
qualities than those which had simply torn.
The skin remained a recognisable part of the molten stone.
- Andy Goldsworthy

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

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

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

The first money I ever earned was for drawing stone tools.
- Mary Leakey

I've been to war, and it's not easy to kill.
It's bloody and messy and totally horrifying,
and the consequences are serious.
- Oliver Stone

Every book is a quotation;
and every house is a quotation out of all forests,
and mines, and stone quarries;
and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The body is the substance of the stone.
- George Ripley

I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family.
- Joseph Barbera

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

Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it
is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
- Michelangelo

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

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

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

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

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

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

It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing
rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone.
And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work.
- Frank Borman

I rambled all the time.
I was just like that, like a rollin' stone.
- Muddy Waters

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

I would write plays for my grandmother,
who was stone deaf, my mother and the dog,
that was our audience.
- Jayne Meadows

I refused to beat my head against stone,
of course.
- Herbert Lom

Men admire the man who can organize
their wishes and thoughts
in stone and wood and steel and brass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A fool can throw a stone in a pond that 100 wise men can not get out.
- Saul Bellow

I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave.
- Manfred von Richthofen

And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own.
I would have written of me on my stone:
I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
- Robert Frost

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that
must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone

I've always seen modeling as a stepping stone.
- Tyra Banks

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish.
- Oliver Herford

Love doesn't sit there like a stone,
it has to be made,
like bread: remade all the time, made new.
- Og Mandino

I did not lose myself all at once.
I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain,
the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water.
- Amy Tan

Leave no stone unturned to help your clients realize
maximum profits from their investment.
- Arthur C. Nielsen

Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss,
and a little moss is a good thing on a man.
- John Burroughs

What would it profit thee to be the first Of echoes,
tho thy tongue should live forever, A thing that answers,
but hath not a thought As lasting but as senseless as a stone.
- Frederick Tennyson

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

No amounts of stone and bone could yield the kinds
of information that the paintings gave so freely.
- Mary Leakey

Labor is the fabled magician's wand,
the philosophers stone,
and the cap of good fortune.
- James Weldon Johnson

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

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them
strings with a bottleneck.
My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
- Muddy Waters

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

Then hast our the Red Stone perfect with less labour,
expense of time and costs, for the which ever thank God.
- George Ripley

There's an electrical thing about movies.
- Oliver Stone

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

We said we would leave no stone unturned to get to
Germany and now we are applying the same philosophy
towards our tournament preparations.
- John O'Neill

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
- Richard Lovelace

I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention.
To not be like your parents.
To not be like your friends.
To be yourself.
To cut yourself out of stone.
- Henry Rollins

A nickname is the heaviest stone that the devil can throw at a man.
It is a bugbear to the imagination, and,
though we do not believe in it, it still haunts our apprehensions.
- William Hazlitt

The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their
story is not given only on stone over their clay but
abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into
the stuff of other mens lives.
- Pericles

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

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

Live are a really good band.
I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love.
Even Oasis.
- Nuno Bettencourt

A small species of pinus was much prized,
and, when dwarfed in the manner of the Chinese,
fetched a very high price; it is generally grafted
on a variety of the stone pine.
- Robert Fortune

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


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