Quotation Explorer - 'Crack'

Our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. - Vladimir Nabokov
But hope, I can tell you, is an exhausting emotion; perhaps, along with fear, the most exhausting of all. It is like juggling eggs: the hope is the shell, and inside is despair. A single crack and the despair might spill everywhere, stain everything. - Sam Taylor
It's not that easy to find someone I can relate to. I'm tough to crack because I'm shy. - Kristin Kreuk
Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. - Unknown
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
Shall I crack any of those old jokes, master,At which the audience never fail to laugh? - Aristophanes
The moment we decide to throw more energy into fighting for our mate than with him, the crack of a fist on the enemy's jaw splits the ears of angels. - Beth Moore
She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell. - Marita Bonner
If the stories come, you get them written, you're on the right track. Eventually everyone learns his or her own best way. The real mystery to crack is you. - Bernard Malamud
Waves crack with wicked fury against me ship's hull while ocean currents rage as the full moon rises o're the sea." (Cutthroat's Omen: A Crimson Dawn) - John Phillips
I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic. - George Carlin
The wolf blood, Arya remembered now. I'll be as strong as Robb, I said I would. She took a deep breath, then lifted the broomstick in both hands and brought down across her knee. It broke with a loud crack, and she threw the pieces aside. 'I am a direwolf, and done with the wooden teeth. - George R.R. Martin
Alvin didn't cry, didn't curse, didn't holler.... He was too far gone to roar on that day or even to crack. Only I did.... Only I cracked, alone, later in the one place in our house where I knew I could go to be apart from the living and all that they cannot not do. - Philip Roth
Good writing should help us see the world in new ways, it should crack open our generosity towards each other. That's what I hope my work does anyway. I want someone to read it and know that they aren't alone in the universe. I want my words to act as connective tissue. - Patrick Hicks
Human beings don’t necessarily exist inside of (or correspond to) the neat racial, gendered or national boxes into which we often unthinkingly place them.It’s a mistake to ask literature to reinforce such structures. Literature tends to crack them. Literature is where we free ourselves. - Mohsin Hamid
You're all trying to figure out what went wrong inside my head. Fucking idiots. You'll never crack the code that's inside my head. You'll never get into my castle. You'll never even get past the gate. - Brent Runyon
Reading is a tool no one can take away. A million bad things may happen in life and it'll still be with you, like a flashlight that never needs a battary. Reading can offer a crack of light on the blackest of nights. - Blue Balliett
There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws. - Ayn Rand
I always see the crack in the glass before I see the window. - Richard Wentworth
Always Believe In Yourself.... If You're Down And Broken For A Reason, Rise Up And Focus.... Remember Strong Lightning Only Happens When Two Heavy Clouds Collide & Crack Each Other.... You Are That Lightning Which Is The Product of The Clash Between Your Purpose & Failure.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. - Vladimir Nabokov
I also think you should take care of yourself. You can crack up a little when these things go on for so long. You've got to bring a healthy self in here. That will help him most. He needs to feel your strength. And you need to do what you have to keep it. - Elizabeth Berg
We humans are made up of stardust. Our eyes reflect starlight. And when we crack it escapes and shines through. - Vanshika Dhyani
Fiction is an urgent business. It is the Dying Us telling stories to the Dying Us, trying to crack the nonsense in our heads open with a big hammer pronto, before Death arrives. - George Saunders
Don't crack anything unless it's a smile, or an Easter egg :) - Elaine S
so much of the world is plunged in darkness and chaos...So ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack in everythingThat’s how the light gets in. - Leonard Cohen
Every crack in the sidewalk has a story to tell. - Marty Rubin
When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
I always believed that If I’m not carrying at least a slight poetically painful crack in my heart I’ve been cheated by nature. - Annie Ali
maybe in some cases, people see us fall and crack, see us as a failure. We gotta live with it, i live by our own code we shouldn't be ashamed if we fall, for every fall we get up and pick up ourselves a larger chance we win the next time because we learned. - jinnuljr.
If thinking and reason crack under pressure of emotional convulsions or when commissioned facts are resulting from fibs and fake constructions, truth may be in great peril. ( Blame storming) - Erik Pevernagie
Those who fail to understand mystery are doomed to crack it - Dean Cavanagh
Only a small crack ... but cracks make caves collapse. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
It is harder to crack prejudice than an atom. - Albert Einstein
Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That's how the light gets in. - Leonard Cohen
A person should not crack a joke regularly until he is making money out of it like a comedian, else most people around him are most likely to treat him like a crack only. - Anuj Somany
Trust is like a mirror, you can fix it if it's broken, but you can still see the crack in that mother fucker's reflection. - Lady Gaga
Nothing good can come from a crack of dawn meeting on a Monday morning. - Kathy Bryson - Fighting Mad
I am not a day dreamer, I am a believer, that after every painful love I have gone through, it is just an experience to crack open the deepest parts of my core and allow to me to delve into a passion so rare, that I will find a love that was almost, never meant to be. - Nikki Rowe
She, the clear heart'ed soul shall show a small crack (in heart) as clearly as the equally transparent, but dirty rogue can cleverly hide it. - Priyavrat Thareja
The crack in your heart allows light in. ~ GOOD FORTUNE page 238 - Leslie Bratspis
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