Quotation Explorer - 'Drawing'

The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood. - Buddha
The ultimate obscenity is not caring, not doing something about what you feel, not feeling! Just drawing back and drawing in, becoming narcissistic. - Rod Serling
The castle? The monster? The man of learning? I only just thought of it. Surely you know that just as the momentous events of the past cast their shadows down the ages, so now, when the sun is drawing toward the dark,our own shadows race into the past to trouble mankind's dreams. - Gene Wolfe
When I draw something, I try to build some kind of history into it. Drawing an object that has a certain amount of wear and tear or rust; or a tree that is damaged. I love trying to render not just the object, but what it has been through. - Alan Lee
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. - Robert Benchley
Be Lion in drawing a Line - Zeeshan Ahmed
Drawing is the art of being able to leave an accurate record of the experience of what one isn't, of what one doesn't know. A great drawer is either confirming beautifully what is commonplaceor probing authoritatively the unknown.::: ::: - Brett Whiteley
Writing is an abstract art of drawing pictures of the conscious and subconscious mind with words. - Debasish Mridha
Writing is my passion. It’s in my blood like a talent is. Like dancing, or singing, or drawing, I write. I can never stop writing. It helps me to express everything I’m afraid to talk about out loud when I need to say it the most. It’s my pacifier in a way... - Melissa C. Hamilton
Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes. - Clare Ansberry
In inventing [General Juan Manuel de] Rosas’ self-justification, I have taken the liberty of drawing almost exclusively on the words of Tony Blair, and the various self-justifications he produced to defend his foreign policy adventures with George Bush in the Middle East and the Central Asia. - Harry Thompson
He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Drawing up her spear, Ellemist lunged towards the mighty leviathan. - Muse
Sometimes Füsun yawned so beautifully that I would think that she had forgotten the entire world and that she was drawing from the depths of her soul a more peaceful life, as one might draw cold water from a well on a hot summer day. - Orhan Pamuk
A drawing of a tree shows not a tree but a tree being looked at - John Berger
Humor is a rubber sword--it allows you to make a point without drawing blood. - Mary Hirsch
A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself. - David M. Ogilvy
I keep drawing the trees, the rocks, the river, I'm still learning how to see them; I'm still discovering how to render their forms. I will spend a lifetime doing that. Maybe someday I'll get it right. - Alan Lee
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. - Unknown
Real development is not leaving things behind, as on a road, but drawing life from them, as on a root. - G. K. Chesterton
If you're the only one that can see the genius in you, It's best you revisit the drawing board. - Nike Thaddeus
Looking at her always reminded me of a rose that was dripping blood. I always felt it was drawing all the life from inside. Just to look beautiful on the outside. - Akshay Vasu
We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives...not looking for flaws, but for potential. - Ellen Goodman
Create a massive drawing of what God has promised you. - Euginia Herlihy
Marriage: putting one's hand into a bag of snakes on the chance of drawing out an eel. - Leonardo da Vinci
But the strong base and building of my love is as the very centre of the earth, drawing all things to it. - William Shakespeare
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. - Samuel Butler
A timeless energy encircles the world, drawing humanity into its grasp, eternally swirling, pulling souls together, tearing them apart in the eternal struggle of love, life and loss... - Virginia Alison
The nation that will insist on drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards. - William Francis Butler
Humor is a rubber sword - it allows you to make a point without drawing blood. - Mary Hirsch
Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow. - Kurt Vonnegut
He knew that all the hazards and perils were now drawing together to a point: the next day would be a day of doom, the day of final effort or disaster, the last gasp. - J.R.R. Tolkien
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
Time will do his own drawing upon us but we will do our own drawing upon time as well! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We are all different. God made us that way. Drawing a line in the sand due to that is indeed unfortunate. - Jill Telford
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere. - G. K. Chesterton
Drawing and painting is like a quickie in bed. Were as novel writing is a long term relationship, much more fulling. - Tara Dobbs
Everyday nature is drawing a new picture just to keep herself alive and pretty. - Debasish Mridha
The ink line drawing flowed the cursive journey,created on paper canvas that brought the story to life. - Jazz Feylynn
Failures are very public, and successes are short lived. It's the pleasure of drawing funny pictures that makes up for it. - Bill Watterson
If an artist is not only he who sings or paints, but he who express himself by words or drawing then I can consider myself as one. - Amen Muffler
I have learned that what I have not drawn I have never really seen, and that when I start drawing an ordinary thing, I realize how extraordinary it is, sheer miracle. - Frederick Frank
You know, people ask me. They say 'Dan, three years later do you really want to be drawing cat whiskers on your face?' but they don't understand. The cat whiskers, they come from within. - Dan Howell
One great function of Bible verses: To keep us from drawing false inferences from other Bible verses. - John Piper
Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace. - Oscar Wilde
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali
I suppose no matter what I'm drawing, there will always be some sort of question in my mind about it. A work of art (even cartoon art)is never really finished; it is abandoned. - Brooke McEldowney
Peter Pastmaster and the absurdly youthful colonel of the new force were drawing up a list of suitable officers in Bratts Club. 'Most of war seems to consist of hanging about,' he said. 'Let's at least hang about with our own friends. - Evelyn Waugh
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