Quotation Explorer - 'Bend'

The future will never bend to the fleeting hopes of the man."From "Lucifer's Ladder: God of the Fallen, Book One - W.D. Frank
Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward. - Roy T. Bennett
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
I don't exercise. If God wanted me to bend over, he'd put diamonds on the floor. - Joan Rivers
Loneliness is not the enemy of your joy as long as you know how you should always destroy the pensive mood that remains with you like a friend who never stands up for you when you’re forced to bend - Munia Khan
Strength is not defined by the load you bear, it’s defined by the amount you can bend before breaking. - Blake Mays
A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn. - Helen Keller
Swords can win territories but not hearts, forces can bend heads but not minds. - Mirza Tahir Ahmad
Books must be treated with respect, we feel that in our bones, because words have power. Bring enough words together they can bend space and time. - Terry Pratchett
We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day. - Stephen Jay Gould
Those who love you the most, let yo bend your notes - Paresh Shah
Only by maintaining positive thoughts, by dispelling doubt and negativity, will you impress your desires upon the universe, making it bend to your will. - Stephen Richards
Be flexible like trees; when the wind blows bend, but do not break. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All fingers are not same in length but when they are bent all stands equal. Life becomes easy when we bend and adjust to situations. - herryicm
Every English poet should master the rules of grammar before he attempts to bend or break them. - Robert Graves
If God wanted us to bend over he'd put diamonds on the floor. - Joan Rivers
I don't exercise. If God had wanted me to bend over, he would have put diamonds on the floor. - Joan Rivers
Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it; humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference. - Ken Poirot
And as we round the bend toward Ivy Cottage, he tugs my braid just the way he always has ever since I was six, and then he reaches down and takes my hand.Maybe sometimes dreams really do come true. - Heather Vogel Frederick
Bend the rules only if you have learned them; break the rules only if you have mastered them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back.
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
You may bend, but you will not be broken. - Chris Burkmenn
A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up. - Anonymous
Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. - Helen Keller
Like a yogi, bend your thoughts to change your life. - Debasish Mridha
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. - William Congreve
When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. - Saint Francis de Sales
Those who love you the most, let you bend your notes - Paresh Shah
Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. - Franz Kafka
Soul bonds can't be broken. They only bend for a while . . . - Diane J. Reed
Maybe we're all ongoing stories, defined at various stages of life, or whenever people oblige us to declare ourselves. Fiction is marvelous for studying this, allowing the writer and reader to leap decades in a sentence. No other art lets you bend time as much. - Tom Rachman
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
There is a way that the men speak to women that reminds me too much of Pa. They listen just long enough to issue instructions. They don’t even look at women when women are speaking. They look at the ground and bend their heads toward the ground. - Alice Walker
(Referring to the piano's natural shape) Isn't it a shame when those big fat opera singers lean against the pianos and bend them? - Victor Borge
Fate does not bend for us-we must bend to it. - Richard Paul Evans
Be sure to bend but never break - Nikki Rowe
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face. - Helen Keller
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Suffering can bend & break us. But it can also break us open to become the persons God intended us to be. It depends on what we do with the pain. If we offer it back to God, He will use it to do great things in us & through us, because suffering is fertile... it an grow new life. - John Green
Ever poised on that cusp between past and future, we tie memories to souvenirs like string to trees along life’s path, marking the trail in case we lose ourselves around a bend of tomorrow’s road. - Susan Lendroth
It is, I think, a far lesser offense to blatantly ignore God’s directions for our lives rather than arrogantly think ourselves shrewd enough to be able to bend them to our liking without breaking them and therefore breaking ourselves. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Control.... is not what we need.What we need is to bend to the tempest like pine and palm trees - flexible, adaptive, attuned, yet fully rooted in our principles. - Patricia Pearson
Conversationally, we were Fred and Ginger -- spin, slide, shuffle, bend. - Marisa de los Santos
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