Quotation Explorer - 'Bow'

I will not have my life narrowed down. I will not bow down to somebody else's whim or to someone else's ignorance". - bell hooks
Because two people in love don't make a hive mind. Neither should they want to be a hive mind, to think the same, to know the same. It's about being separate and still loving each other, being distinct from each other. One is the violin string one is the bow. - Graham Joyce
When lion saddled for hunt, he outfitted by bow and arrow to guard himself - H.B. Ida
If everyone bows in front of your wisdom, your greatest wisdom will be to tell them not to bow! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We spend so much of our life in activity…we almost feel uncomfortable just being but that is huge restorative break in the wild swirl of activity around us it’s like pulling back the bow in archery like taking that big deep breath in before you dive into your day. - davidji
I thought we were going to take a 20-mule team out to the Grand Canyon and get a Bunsen burner and a bow and arrow, and whatever you can catch you cook. And it’s gotta be gourmet and it better look good. - The Creators of Top Chef
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly. - Albert Einstein
Fate is cruel but maybe not random. Nature (meaning Death) always wins but that doesn't mean we have to bow and gravel to it. - Donna Tartt
In utter humility, bow to What Is. And in time, crying one's guts out, howling, bowing to IT, "knowing" comes. As a gift of the Divine. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The moon, like to a silver bow, new-bent in heaven. - William Shakespeare
We often bow down to our feelings without realizing how fickle and unreliable they are. - Joyce Meyer
I tip my hat to the new constitution, I take a bow for the new revolution, smile and grin at the change all around me. - The Who
The kosmos works by harmony of tensions, like lyre and bow. Good and evil are one. On the one hand God sees all as well, fair, and good; on the other hand a human being sees injustice here, justice there. Justice in our minds is strife. We cannot help but see war makes us as we are. - Heraclitus
Names are for those who do not know themselves." Makwi - from The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
Even great men bow before the Sun; it melts hubris into humility. - Dejan Stojanovic
A clarion call to the 7000 remnants who are yet to bow their knees to Baal, to arise and come out of the wilderness to take charge of the guard that would lead their Nations and church to the promise land - Sunday Adelaja
If you can bow in front of the justice at the height of your power, it means that you are really a just person! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it. - Ray A. Davis
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself to the usual lot of women who bow their heads and become concubines. - Trieu Thi Choi
Why does truth carry such a dreadful face? Why does subjugation carry such a happy mask? It becomes sad when people understand that they can lead a better life as long as they bow their heads, ignoring the truth. - Lionel Suggs
I tried to blow a yellow jacket out and now it's wearing a bow tie in its mouth. - Ana Claudia Antunes
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
Do not allow another person to set you back. Continue moving forward not backwards. When someone pulls you back, be like the arrow to a bow and spring forth greater than ever. And, what they thought would be your disadvantage, you turn it into your advantage. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
I can bow to fear and flee the pursuit of great things. I can bow to God and engage in the pursuit of making things great. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
for my grief's so greatThat no supporter but the huge firm earthCan hold it up: here I and sorrows sit;Here is my throne, bid kings come bow to it.(Constance, from King John, Act III, scene 1) - William Shakespeare
As Unto the bow the the cord is ,So unto the man is woman;Though she bends him, she obeys him,Though she draws him , yet she follows:Useless each without the other. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Hastra, you think you see, but you don't see this. You never have." Corgren, from The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
Since when has love ever looked for reasons, or evidence? Why would love bow to the reality of things, when it creates a reality of its own, so much more vivid, wherein everything resonates to the key of the heart? - Paul Murray
Wear Bow World Bow - Dr. Syed Abbas Muttaqui
Abba, Father, I adore You, I exalt You, I glorify You, I bow down before You. I worship You O God! I can't live without You. Jesus, Daddy, I You with all my heart. - Pazaria Smith
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life. - Mahatma Gandhi
The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation. - Miguel de Cervantes
To embrace the message of Christmas is to throw off my hedonistic rebellion and bow before the chafing reality that I can't save myself, and in that very act to be suddenly taken aback in that I've stumbled upon the very freedom I've longed for in the very place I'd least expected it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Justice lay on the edge o his blessed sword, but revenge - sweet as candy - filled his senses." The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon, The Bow of Destiny
The arrow belongs not to the archer when it has once left the bow; the word no longer belongs to the speaker when it has once passed his lips. - Heinrich Heine
I listened to Howard Stern every morning in college. I loved Howard. I still do, though I had to achingly bow out as my feminism solidified. (In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you.) - Lindy West
Some people will bring up evolutionary biology and apes, how female apes bow to male apes - that sort of thing. But the point is this: we are not apes. Apes also live in trees and eat earthworms. We do not. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
When his dead father touched his hand, Athson almost dropped the arrow." From The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
People do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre. - Heraclitus
If you bow at all, bow low. - Chinese Proverb
Bow your head down and SEE, Your Ego will vanish.Shed your EYES a little, Your heart will MELT. Resten your Teeth and SEE, Your health will improve. Stop your Tongue and SEE, Conflicts will be passed away.Shorten your desires and SEE, There will be a world of Happiness. - Sandy Raman
Ah, when to the heart of man Was it ever less than a treason To go with the drift of things, To yield with a grace to reason, And bow and accept the end Of a love or a season? - Robert Frost
love is like a rain bow can be seen in many different colors - Abby Taylor
Life is a circus: you go in, bow, run around, bow again and leave. - Storm Petersen
ANXIETY i will transform you into something useful and productive. I will not bow down to you. ~THE END - Jaeda DeWalt
When you are sad, do not bow your head in despair, lift it up; you can see and fight better when your head is up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
So an inerrant archer who's inaccurate." Hastra to Athson, from The Bow of Destiny - P. H. Solomon
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