Quotation Explorer - 'Clay'

Who should we be trying to make the most proud? Our family? Our friends? Our teachers or bosses? What about the one who molded us out of the earth itself, who formed us like clay, and instilled within us the very breath of life that shaped the universe? - James D. Maxon
These earthenware bowls are fragile and easily broken, they are only made of a little clay on which fortune has precariously bestowed a shape, and the same could be said of mankind. - José Saramago
I have you and even if we never meet or ever see each other, we have left our thumbprints in the thick, moist clay of each other's lives. - Hugh Elliott
Our love was bornoutside the walls,in the wind,in the night,in the earth,and that's why the clay and the flower,the mud and the rootsknow your name. - Pablo Neruda
At best we are but clay, animated dust; but viewed as sinners, we are monsters indeed. Let it be published in heaven as a miracle that the Lord Jesus should set His heart's love upon people like us. - Alistair Begg
She was mined for the childrenin her, one daughter, then another, a short seam, quick to clay, and not a single son to save them. - Robert Wrigley
Steep fall to the groundshatteringlike clay pigeons missed by bad shotsand unsteady hands. - Jessica Kristie
But now, O Lord, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. - Isaiah 64 8
The sole social evil is darkness; humanity is identity, for all men are made of the same clay. - Victor Hugo
Sometimes consequences are building blocks fashioned of granite when successes are shaped of clay. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Children are like clay in the hands of teachers. Like a sculptor we can chisel and carve their personalities with our behavior. - Balroop Singh
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
Markings in dry clay disappearOnly when the clay is soft again.Scars upon the self disappearOnly when one becomes soft within. - Ming-Dao Deng
What's the difference between a Dice Clay concert and a Klan rally? Nothing. Trick question.
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move.We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness insidethat holds whatever we want.We hammer wood for a house, but it is the inner spacethat makes it livable.We work with being, but non-being is what we use. - Lao Tzu
If only we were not that seedling of Creation,Of Earth and its generations,If only we had remained simple Clay or Ember,Or something in between,Then we would not have to see This World, its Lord, and its Hell, twice over. - Adonis
We left you there, lonely,Beauty your power,Wisdom your watchman,To hold the clay tower.from 'The Tale of the Tiger Tree - Vachel Lindsay
I dream in fire but work in clay. - Arthur Machen
The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay. - William Shakespeare
We live in a world where a hut made of clay is more durable than brick buildings, because poverty doesn't allow it to be reconstructed. - Munia Khan
A good human being can still be molded from bad clay - Levon Peter Poe
My mind is like clay, but thank goodness God knows how to mold it! - Mary Kate
Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes. - Jacques Barzun
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