Quotation Explorer - 'Gray'

All cats are gray in the dark. - Benjamin Franklin
These wrinkles are nothingThese gray hairs are nothing,This stomach which sagswith old food, these bruisedand swollen ankles, my darkening brain,they are nothing.I am the same boymy mother used to kiss. - Mark Strand
Growing gray hair is the glory of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You don’t need a long beard to be a sage;you need to be teachable.You don’t need gray hair to be wise;you need to be sensible. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The sky's gray and there's mizzle. It's so soft on my skin--it's nothing like rain. It's even softer than the lightest drizzle! Lift my face up, so it can kiss my skin." The Panopticon - Jenn Fagan
Gray hairs signify old age, not wisdom.Muscles signify strength, not health.Laughter signifies amusement, not joy.Weeping signifies pain, not weakness.Smiling signifies courteousness, not love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
Gray skies are just clouds passing over. - Duke Ellington
Gray hair is the glory of a long life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
want to live like there's no tomorrow. Love like I'm on borrowed time. It's good to be alive." ~ Musician Jason Gray - Jason Gray
I'd rather see the world as a rainbow than endless shade of gray. - Amani Abbas
No need to look to see if your former home has vanished yet into the humdrum gray behind you; you'll be able to feel it, the sudden eclipse of the tractor beam the house puts out. Of its forcefield of sadness. - Garth Risk Hallberg
The planet's tyrant, dotard Death, had held his gray mirror before them for a moment and shown them the image of things to come. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure , than to take rank with those poor spires who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory or defeat. - Theodore Roosevelt
De las Gray, que más de una flor nace y florece sin ser vista, perfumando pródigamente el aire del desierto. - Jane Austen
Had I known but yesterday what I know today,I’d have taken out your two gray eyesAnd put in eyes of clay;And had I known but yesterday you’d be no more my ownI’d have taken out your heart of fleshAnd put in one of stone - Tam Lin Neville
People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,with dim, small lights.Clouds which move across gray skiespast churcheswith towers darkened in the dusk.One who leans against granite railinggazing into the evening waters,His hands resting on old stones. - Franz Kafka
Welcome to the house of Gray and Graves where we never lie still and death is only the beginning ... - C.M. Stunich
I know gray areas too well. I write for silent audiences. - Antonia Perdu
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer
Next she turned the gun upward and thrust the muzzle into her mouth. Now it was aimed directly at her cerebrum-- the gray labyrinth where consciousness resided. - Haruki Murakami
Businesspeople are like sharks, not just because we're gray and slightly oily, or because our teeth trail the innards of those we have eviscerated, but because we must move forward or die. - Stanley Bing
Hair is gray and the firers are burning. So many dreams on the shelf. You say I wanted you to be proud of me. I always wanted that myself. - Tori Amos
Shades of gray. Even if our colors are bright, as long as we stay silent, we are like a gray mouse. In praise of our speaking out. - Lara Biyuts
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through. - Anthony Burgess
Gray areas are just the inability to distinguish between darkness and light. - Ron Brackin
The paradox of life; I wish to have healthy long life. But no one wants to show the glory of the gray hair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It was very sad under the trees. Although spring was well advanced, in the deep shade there was nothing but death-rotten leaves, gray and white fungi, and over everything a funeral hush. - Nathanael West
. . .then his face changed suddenly, as if his skin had been torn downward. Surprise, then shock. His skin gone gray. - Kimberly Cuttler
My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder. - William Golding
The day stared back an empty gray, with not a speck of white to give character to the lifeless sky. - Ashley Madau
The room had lost its morning light, the glow of expectation and potential. The daylight was now gray, and the new day was already used, a little soiled by mistaken thoughts and makeshift undertakings. - Tove Jansson
The glory of age is beauty of gray hair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
...because you are young and you live in a confusing world of gray shades where compromises are easy and often."Keep you heart right. - Phạm Đức Trung Kiên
Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up. - Allen Klein
American consumers benefit from disparity & exploitation. I benefit from disparity & exploitation & so does my family. there is no way to be a consumer in this country without causing pain" --casey gray - author of Discount - & my New HERO - Casey Gray
gray hair is gods graffiti - Bill Cosby
Gray hair is God's graffiti. - Bill Cosby
Bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave. - Bible
Worrying about gray hair when your weight's soaring out of control is like mowing your lawn while your house is on fire. - Edward Ugel
I love the gray area between right and wrong. - Dan Brown
Color makes no difference; the peeps are gray, the seals are black, and the crabs yellow; but we don't care, and are all friends. It is very unkind to treat you so. - Louisa May Alcott
Sometimes my life is in gray color but sometimes it is just like a rainbow. - Pēteris Bitāns
Those who are coming from the gutters know that from time to time a piece of us will break off and float back to the floor from whence it came. Wealth can gray your eyes at the edges, money does not make you hover above human qualities, you are only a flawed being with much material gain. - Crystal Evans
The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing. - Bill Watterson
People who don't think probably don't have brains; rather, they have gray fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake.
And this gray spirit yearning in desireTo follow knowledge like a sinking star,Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. - Alfred Tennyson
A few blossoms float into the room. They drop like frayed yellow ribbons on the gray carpet. - Eileen Granfors
People say - popular culture advocates - government demands that we sell our souls, for nothing but the cheapest of baubles and bling, if even that. If you do sell, the result is a gray, cheerless, and dreary existence. - Mike Klepper
Evening came, a paw, to the gray hut by the river. - William Stafford
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