Quotation Explorer - 'Cutting'

Our thoughts and emotions strain our life force, drain our energy, carrying us away, cutting us from the people we are with and the beauty of places we are in. - Canny Gogia
Writing a mystery is like drawing a picture and then cutting it into little pieces that you offer to your readers one piece at a time, thus allowing them the chance to put the jigsaw puzzle together by the end of the book. - Ashwin Sanghi
re: cutting glass..."You have to be in command of the glass, telling it where to release its hold on itself. Just like life. Otherwise it will splinter. - Susan Vreeland
Before a diamond shows its brilliancy and prismatic colors it has to stand a good deal of cutting and smoothing.
Get over your aggression, as Trees are also part of nature, when you don't cut their branches, people start cutting the whole trees. - Daniyal Umar
The warrior learns of the spiritual realm by dwelling on the cutting edge of the sword, standing at the edge of the fire pit, venturing right up to the edge of starvation if necessary. Vibrant and intense living is the warrior's form of worship. - Stephen K. Hayes
It is a truth universally acknowledged that one only comes up with clever, cutting remarks long after the other party is happily slumbering away. - Lauren Willig
Evil is a double-edged sword, if you use it you'll end up cutting you - Sinelo Caliché
The beauty of the world...has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder. - Virginia Woolf
Jonah shifts to lean back a little farther, moaning as he does. Holy heck, my leg hurts, he says, still with that strained, forced lightness.Again, Hallelujah mimics his tone. ‘Holy heck’? That’s cutting it close.I have a gash in my leg the size of the Mississippi. I can say whatever I want. - Kathryn Holmes
Too bad all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair. - George Burns
That's the thing about being a former fat camp champ: when asked if I'd change my past if I could, I always answer no. The pain of being an overweight kid, the humiliation, make you think twice before ever cutting anyone else down. - Stephanie Klein
Cutting out drama... Healthy mind and body choices... Intent followed by action... Keeping real friends and letting go of the pretends... Livin' clean for Twenty Seventeen! - Steve Maraboli
A person cannot tell the truth, if they don't live the truth & they can't live the truth, if they don't know the truth_ Cutting Truths - Michael Levy
ThinK: for a thin sneaking into a vast sea of Knowledge, and the water enables the clarity to see through. The Hindu mythology has it that thinner than water is nothing but Knowledge.Higher the cutting edge clarity, higher is the productivity. - Priyavrat Thareja
I learned an important lesson in the art of debate. Present your argument clearly, arm yourself with cutting wit and of course, bob and weave!
There is probably an element of malice in our readiness to overestimate people - we are, as it were, laying up for ourselves the pleasure of later cutting them down to size. - Eric Hoffer
There was a brown substance inside and Chase had no doubt: it was heroin. Only a tiny amount, but very pure." - Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.2 - Stefania Mattana
The laughter of children isn't mean or cutting, but pure and simple fun. - Marty Rubin
Many people could say things in a cutting way, Nanny knew. But Granny Weatherwax could listen in a cutting way. She could make something sound stupid just by hearing it. - Terry Pratchett
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair. - George Burns
In our desire to impose form on the world and our lives we have lost the capacity to see the form that is already there; and in that lies not liberation but alienation, the cutting off of things as they really are. - Colin E. Gunton
It’s a bizarre act of self-mutilation to say that ‘I don’t get on with science fiction and fantasy, therefore I’m never going to read any’. What a shame. All those great books that you’re cutting yourself off from. - David Mitchell
An attempt to achieve the good by force is like an attempt to provide a man with a picture gallery at the price of cutting out his eyes. - Ayn Rand
The stoical scheme of supplying our wants by lopping off our desires, is like cutting off our feet when we want shoes. - Jonathan Swift
I am grateful to those who have betrayed me… They thought they were just stabbing me in the back, but they were also cutting me free from their poisonous life. - Steve Maraboli
A censor is an expert in cutting remarks. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to. - Laurence J. Peter
Wrists are made for bracelets, not cutting. - Kellin Quinn
Spike: Bloody hell, woman, you're cutting off my circulation!Buffy: You don't have any circulation.Spike: Well, it pinches - Joss Whedon
Knowledge is not made for understanding; it is made for cutting. - Michel Foucault
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us - Orison Swett Marden
Every heart needs a cutting part sharper than a blade to stab agony - Munia Khan
It wouldn't do to go mixing up the present and the past, and cutting bits out of one to fit into the other. - E. Nesbit
If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason. - Jack Handy
Too bad the only people who know how to run the country are busy driving cabs and cutting hair. - George Burns
The problem with the cutting edge is that someone has to bleed.
Cheers went up around the decks as the Dolphins oars began to move as one in and out shifting and cutting away at the sea beneath, SICANIA RISING - Daniel P Buckley
If an artist wants to use his mind for creative work, cutting oneself off from society is a necessary thing - Glenn Gould
Maybe life is all about twirling under one of those midnight skies, cutting a swathe through the breeze and gently closing your eyes. - Sanober Khan
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