Quotation Explorer - 'Crushed'

Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth! Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain! Once there was The People - it shall never be again! - Rudyard Kipling
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street 'experts' were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
Nature cares nothing for logic, our human logic: she has her own, which we do not recognize and do not acknowledge until we are crushed under its wheel. - Ivan Turgenev
We want to avoid suffering, death, sin, ashes. But we live in a world crushed and broken and torn, a world God Himself visited to redeem. We receive his poured-out life, and being allowed the high privilege of suffering with Him, may then pour ourselves out for others. - Elisabeth Elliot
Science Magazine wouldn't in a dream think about publishing a single Chinese term. Chinese words and brands must be suppressed, crushed even, hold back at all costs. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
Perfume is the scent that pours out of a flower's soul when crushed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Hope is a flower which refuses to be crushed under life's brutal heel. - John Mark Green
I was making pancakes the other day and a fly flew into the kitchen. And that's when I realized that a spatula is a lot like a fly swatter. And a crushed fly is a lot like a blueberry. And a roommate is a lot like a fly eater. - Demetri Martin
It is not important that how you are crushed, it is important that how much time you sustain it. Be sustainable !! - Aditya Pandya
Truth crushed to the earth is truth still and like a seed will rise again. - Jefferson Davis
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street "experts" were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
In a story, you must always listen for the voice you cannot hear, the one that has been ignored or silenced. In that crushed voice, there is a strain of truth, as a crushed grape yields a drop of wine. - Patricia Storace
I believe that God has planted in every human heart the desire to live in freedom. And even when that desire is crushed by tyranny for decades, it will rise again. - George W. Bush
He’d thought it would be the right thing to say, but she scoffed a little… and that, more than anything—more than the prospect of having his ribs crushed in or his face pulled off or his neck stretched on a rope—scared him out of his wits. - V.S. Carnes
He never wanted to see that look of disppointment in her eyes again, yet he couldn't allow himself to be crushed under his own yearning. - Frank Lee
Surely your longings and feelings arise from the God who created you. They were created in order to be filled, not crushed. Surely we shall find peace not by eliminating desire, but by finding its fulfillment and satisfaction in the One who created it. - Sundar Singh
Deep is a wounded heart, and strong A voice that cries against a mighty wrong; And full of death as a hot wind's blight, Doth the ire of a crushed affection light. - Felicia Hermans
She was crushed by society like a mosquito fending for its unborn young - Owen Jones
Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
A rose’s beautiful scent is extracted only when it is crushed. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You don't know what it means to live the life that you could have lived, if an event over which you have no control, an unforeseeable circumstance, had not distracted and diverted you, and at times crushed you, as has happened to me. - Luigi Pirandello
A sure way to have someone crushed by their doubt is to preach a sermon on how to remove your doubt. - Matt Chandler
L'artGreen arsenic smeared on an egg-white cloth, Crushed strawberries! Come, let us feast our eyes. - Ezra Pound
I wind up stretched across the couchstill nodding with Sherlock Holmesexamining our crushed veins - Jim Carroll
My heart is crushed, my knees are weakened. My tears drench my pillow, my tears flood my bed every night. Do you know how much I miss you father of my children. - Euginia Herlihy
Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. - Mark Twain
She was part of the machine she tended, and every faculty that was not needed for the machine was doomed to be crushed out of existence. - Upton Sinclair
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