Quotation Explorer - 'Blows'

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.
A straw vote only shows which way the hot air blows. - O. Henry
To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. - William Wordsworth
Let us be the wind of love that touches every heart and blows away all of the misery and sadness. - Debasish Mridha
If seen from the outside, our lives are like leaves from the trees that seem to just feel the blows of the wind outside. But they have their life of their own so long as they are attached to the tree. An eye of introspection can make miracles happen for each one of us. - Taranpreet Singh
The simplicity of life never ceases to amaze me, and the many ways we complicate it blows my mind. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
She blows kisses to the one who danced through her dreams and leaves a trail of moon dust on her heart... - Virginia Alison
A friend is the wax that keeps the flame lit, an enemy is the wind that blows it out. - Anthony Liccione
Be flexible like trees; when the wind blows bend, but do not break. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Sometimes a strong wind blows suddenly and you leave your beloved tree without saying even goodbye, like a pale autumn leaf! This uncertainty of life makes every moment in life infinitely precious. - Mehmet Murat ildan
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood. - William Shakespeare
He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face. - Benjamin Franklin
It's an ill wind that blows when you leave the hairdresser. - Phyllis Diller
Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything...death is not...It's the absence of presence, nothing more...the endless time of never coming back...a gap you can't see, and when the wind blows through it, it makes no sound... - Tom Stoppard
You don't need a weather man to know which way the wind blows. - Bob Dylan
A breeze blows up, touching my cheek like a little child's kiss. It flutters a piece of paper. "Trash, out there? Must belong to one of us." We move closer, and when I reached for it, I find...... a perfect paper airplane. - Ellen Hopkins
The calm serenity of the breeze as it blows across the ocean releases the tangled web within my mind. - J Kahele
I could smell death in the air and I knew it was mine. I could see the world spinning around me and I could sense the blows being thrust into my body. I blacked out. - Anna M. Aquino
You don't learn anything just by reading books.You learn only by receiving blows. - Swami Prajnanpad
'Tis an ill wind that blows no minds. - Malaclypse the Younger
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. - Robert Ingersoll
I'm supposed to a man who never blows his composureA boy trapped in a war, forced to be a soliderThe weight of the world just put on top of my shouldersBut if there's one thing I know for sureIt's that my mind has had its exposureAnd my emotional turmoil has finally had its closure - Tommy Tran
Government is a gun that shoots money at your enemy and blows up in your face. - Stefan Molyneux
Soft moonlight touches my lips and cheeks,I feel your soul dance in my heart.Breeze of the Southern sea blows my hair,I feel your love touch my flowers of desire,In my garden roses dance with the kindness of air.I feel my soul wanting her bliss to share. - Debasish Mridha
With red clay between my toes,and the sun setting over my head,the ghost of my mother blows in,riding on a honeysuckle breeze, oh lord,riding on a honeysuckle breeze. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Love is the strength through which a heart starts speaking,Vertiginous windstorm that opens the door to madness.An inspiration that keeps us awake whilst sleeping,Magical breeze that blows away the sadness. - Nino Varsimashvili
Life is a sparring partner;adversity is its gloves.Life is an opponent;adversity is its blows. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. - Bodie Thoene
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. - Cicero
...You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. - Bob Dylan
Wagner drives the nail into your head with swinging hammer blows.
Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it. - Bill Cosby
When the wind blows, the weak are carried away by it, the strong resist it, and the wise manipulate it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When someone beats a rug,the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Wind is the sacred music of the leaves; wherever and whenever the wind blows, over there leaves start their holy dancing frantically! - Mehmet Murat ildan
one blow in anger [would] kill, probably, a child from aged two to eight. Those over eight would take two blows to kill. - Patricia Highsmith
The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms. - Thich Nhat Hanh
Hope is like a word made with cloud, without faith, it quickly blows away. - Anthony Liccione
The Wind that Blows, the Water that Flows, the Sun that Glows, are all proof that a Power exists. Believe and Experience the Universal Power. - RVM
I look into his sorrowless eyes and a door in my heart blows open. And when we kiss, i see that on the other side of that door is sky. - Jandy Nelson
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.
Do not speak harshly to any one; those who are spoken to will answer thee in the same way. Angry speech is painful: blows for blows will touch thee.
Unless she scares the hell out of you, blows the cobwebs from your mind, scorches your heart with passion, melts your chains with goodness and lights a fire in your pants...then she is not the one. - Shannon L. Alder
The sun rises, the sun falls, the wind blows and the birds sing no matter where you are. These are experiences that unite us all... something we can all enjoy together - Melanie Charlene
Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
...if you give such a creature two blows with a whip, there are, indeed, two pains: but there is no co-ordinating self which can recognise that 'I have had two pains'. - C.S. Lewis
Absence extinguishes small passions and increases great ones, as the wind blows out a candle, and blows in a fire.
The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools. - Henry Beston
Some little pieces of sand are so full of ego that they see themselves as a giant rock! But then the wind blows, the big ego flies in the air! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A man and woman in search of something are always blown apart, but it's the same wind that blows them. - Frank O'Connor
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