Quotation Explorer - 'Heads'

Nothing is over our heads if we hold them high enough. - Johnny Rich
...most people are almost blind and they don’t see most things and there is lots of spare capacity in their heads and it is filled with things which aren’t connected and are silly, like, I’m worried that I might have left the gas cooker on. - Mark Haddon
The wild women in his lap,' my father enthused, 'laying their breasts on his head.'There was a moment of stunned silence. Then my mother spoke slowly, with an edge to her voice. 'I think you mean "wild beasts laying their heads in his lap".''Do I? - Patrick Rothfuss
Leaders in OVER their heads is the mere result of getting ahead of their intended SEASON. - John Paul Warren
Like life, revenge can be a messy business... And both would be much simpler if only our heads could figure out which way our hearts will go. But the heart has its reasons, of which reason cannot know. - Emily Thorne
These heads sheltered by umbrellas be they of Zeb-un-Nisa, or Catherine of Cleopatra or Fenichka live with their own stories - Suman Pokhrel
Continuous Improvement is the way which always heads towards the Perfection. - Yogesh Chauhan
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold. - George Bernard Shaw
I’m an author. We don’t want to lead. We don’t need to follow. We stay home and make stuff up and write it down and send it out into the world, and get inside people’s heads. Perhaps we change the world and perhaps we don’t. We never know. We just make stuff up. - Neil Gaiman
There's always a parallel story. The paths not taken go on in our heads. - Elisabeth Eaves
It was like setting up a guillotine in the public square.You don't expect a thousand people to line up to put their heads in it. - Dave Eggers
We find what's in our own heads. - T. Scott McLeod
There is a way that the men speak to women that reminds me too much of Pa. They listen just long enough to issue instructions. They don’t even look at women when women are speaking. They look at the ground and bend their heads toward the ground. - Alice Walker
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi
She leaves my side and heads deeper intothe apartment singing, —if the spirit tries to hide, its temple far away… acopper for those they ask, a diamond for those who stay. - Nathan Reese Maher
Government should be a floor upon which the good of the people flourishes, not a ceiling upon which people bump their heads! - Todd Stocker
It's one thing to stick to your guns. It's quite another to hold those guns to the heads of your citizens. - Lori Goodwin
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her. - Ellen DeGeneres
The beast with many heads butts me away. - William Shakespeare
Information is what you put in empty heads to keep them empty. - Marty Rubin
What goes on in our heads solely determines the level at which we function in society, our physical health, and the degree of our mental and emotional stability and maturity. - Renee Cefalu
Sometimes the things in our heads are far worse than anything they could put in books or on film!! - C.K. Webb
Build my fear of what's out thereAnd cannot breathe the open airWhisper things into my brainAssuring me that I'm insaneThey think our heads are in their handsBut violent use brings violent plansKeep him tied, it makes him wellHe's getting better, can't you tell? - Metallica Welcome Home Sanitarium
You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world. - Ray Bradbury
Dreams are born in our heads, but they’re forged and perfected in the fire of experience. - Carol Tice
It is easy to get faith into our heads. It is hard to get faith into our bloodstream. - R.C. Sproul
There is nothing easier than lopping off heads and nothing harder than developing ideas. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life. - Mahatma Gandhi
The heads of strong old age are beautiful beyond all grace of youth. - Robinson Jeffers
Brilliance occurs, not when everyone is looking at you, but when they turn their heads.
Many search for happiness as we look for a hat we wear on our heads.
There are persons who always find a hair in their plate or soup for the simple reason that, when they sit down before it, they shake their heads until one falls in. - Christian Friedrich Hebbel
Jesus said the truth will set us free when we remain intimate with Him. (John 8:31-32) But, He can do so only when we allow Him to dismantle the wall that separates our heads from our hearts! ~ © gfp '42™ - Gary Patton
Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Arundhati Roy
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
I wished I hadn’t majored in women filling their pockets with stones and sticking their heads into ovens. Maybe tomorrow the pinhole would widen and I would want to be a marine biologist. - Kat Clark
[For the genuine believer] There are moments in life when God's pursuit of us seems like that of a persistent mosquito, constantly buzzing around our heads and causing us pain, and we are utterly powerless to shake him off. - Ian M. Duguid
There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots. - George Eliot
Walking women want to see the southern cross at night And so they set aside a sock, and tie their laces tight Yes mournful is the melody that echoes in their heads Without a beat they march along, believing Bach is dead.
Maybe it's just that some of us have had certain facts and truths slapped up against our heads so hard and so often that we have to see them and pay our respects to their reality. - Ralph Ellison
As much as love is the source of power for those who are centred in their hearts, as much fear is the source of illusionary power for those who insist on being led by their heads alone. - Raphael Zernoff
We did musical chairs to sit with our partner. Glasses were refilled and heads bent in pairs. Looking over the table, I was suffused with affection for my friends. If you could bottle this warm feeling and turn it into words, I thought, that would be the perfect toast. - Kerry Reichs
I'm homeless. I've taken to the belief that home is not where we lay our heads comfortably some nights, or where we entertain visiting friends. It's not where love is unconditional. When I look up and realize I haven't run away in a long time, I'll know I'm home. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Ever notice that phrenologists have funny-shaped heads? - The Covert Comic
If god meant for people to talk into cellphones, he would've put our mouths on the side of our heads. - Devon Sampson
We have to have the money to do the work we want to do, as well as to keep a roof over our heads and food on the table. Fat commissions are good, but not always easy to come by, and each new painting takes its time. So we need to find every way possible to earn extra income from our work. - Elizabeth Aston
Crowd is just a bunch of heads, it is their leader who is the mind. - Amit Kalantri
All one can really leave one's children is what's inside their heads. Education, in other words, and not earthly possessions, is the ultimate legacy, the only thing that cannot be taken away. - Wernher von Braun
Many people find bald, unvarnished truths so disturbing, they prefer to ram their heads in the sand and start dreaming at the first sign of scientific reality. - Charlie Brooker
Two heads are better than one .Three are just awesome . - ابراهيم خليل فقرا
If our identity is in our work, rather than Christ, success will go to our heads, and failure will go to our hearts. - Timothy J. Keller
If Layla and Majnoon had seen Rasoolallah and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr, they would have bowed their heads and admitted they knew nothing about love and sacrifice. - Shaykh Mohammed Aslam
Then the dreaded words, Your child has autism. These words echo in their heads like a freight train blasting through their hopes and dreams. - Dr. Linda Barboa
Your most precious possession is not your financial assets. Your most precious possession is the people you have working there, and what they carry around in their heads, and their ability to work together.
Lift up your heads, ye people,lift up your faces, too,open your mouths to sing His praise,and the rain will fall on you. - Aimee Semple McPherson
It’s said that ‘you have only one chance’ - but thereafter you have many chances don’t ever quit because chance has only a fifty-fifty probability and you never know when the probability will be in your favour. So toss around until heads you win and tails you don’t lose. - Amit Abraham
Swords can win territories but not hearts, forces can bend heads but not minds. - Mirza Tahir Ahmad
The stronger that women grow, the more prestige, fame, and money is accorded to the display professions: They are held higher and higher above the heads of rising women, for them to emulate. - Naomi Wolf
This reminds Faron of those stupid dogs that people put in their cars, that when the car moves, the dogs frantically nod their heads, like some demented, freshly graduated psychologist, with their first patients. - Gary Edward Gedall
Women have always been the strong ones of the world. The men are always seeking from women a little pillow to put their heads down on. They are always longing for the mother who held them as infants. - Coco Chanel
Submission is not in the bowing of heads or knees but in the humbling of your whole being (spirit, soul and body) - Ikechukwu Izuakor
The strategic adversary is fascism... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us. - Michel Foucault
We look wishfully to emergencies, to eventful, revolutionary times...and think how easy to have taken our part when the drum was rolling and the house was burning over our heads. -Ralph Waldo Emerson - Mitch Kynock
There were no fear of death in children’s eyes because they had seen hanging, stoning to death and chopping heads in playgrounds and parks. - M.F. Moonzajer
The bad fortune of the good turns their faces up to heaven; the good fortune of the bad bows their heads down to the earth. - Saadi
Every year, back come Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants. - Dorothy Parker
HYDRA, n. A kind of animal that the ancients catalogued under many heads. - Ambrose Bierce
It's not enough to bash in heads. You've got to bash in minds.
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer. - Mahatma Gandhi
Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful,people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. - Wilfred Peterson
In life there are heads and there are tails however when one starts to excrete thoughts out of the latter and proceed to relieve yourself out of the former than you've become too full of yourself. - Ryan Cayne
Because it’s no longer enough to be a decent person. It’s no longer enough to shake our heads and make concerned grimaces at the news. True enlightened activism is the only thing that can save humanity from itself. - Joss Whedon
Writers do not have the privilege of sleep. There is always a story coming alive in their heads, constantly composing. Whether they choose it or not. - Coco J. Ginger
Don't let success go to your heads and don't let failure into your hearts. - Will Smith
My wish is to ride the tempest, tame the waves, kill the sharks. I will not resign myself to the usual lot of women who bow their heads and become concubines. - Trieu Thi Choi
Tereza's death hurt me so much, it was as if I had two heads smashing into each other. One was full of mown love, the other of hate. I wanted the love to grow back. It grew like grass and straw, all mixed up together, and turned into an icy affirmation on my brow. That was my damn stupid plant. - Herta Müller
In life there are heads and there are tails however when one starts to excrete thoughts out of the latter and proceed to relieve yourself out of the former then you've become too full of yourself. - Ryan Cayne
The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. - Lewis Thomas
Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay.
Conflict is going to happen whether you want it or not. People will butt heads. Sometimes when you least expect it. - Jimmy Bise Jr.
A handsome parson is fit for nothing but ti put ideas into the young woman's heads. - Judith Brocklehurst
I suggest to wash tongues and heads with soap for some people. But I'm not sure that it would help; so you should just try to THINK. - LS.
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
Quote of the day."Al, for want of anything better to do, is standing nodding his head. This reminds Faron of those stupid dogs that people put in their cars, that when the car moves, the dogs frantically nod their heads, like some demented, freshly graduated psychologist, with their first patients. - Gary Edward Gedall
In philosophy, phenomenology is the study of the structures of experience and consciousness. Wine blind tasting is the best phenomenology, phenomenology par excellence, returning us from our heads into the world, and, at the same time, teaching us the methods of the mind. - Neel Burton
Two friends raised their heads up to the sky on a dark evening.-Look at the stars.--Let us make a wish.They each took a moment of silence.-What did you wish for?--For you to have peace with your wish. - J.R. Rim
Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it... - Wilferd Peterson
People who don't Think probably don't have Brains; rather, they have grey fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake.
When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort. - Jane Austen
Caveman used to be a hunter-gatherer...Modern man hunts for jobs(if he wants to be an employee) and for heads (if he is an employer), and later gathers paper in the form of currency notes, contracts, policies or shares. - Ankala V Subbarao
We always protect our heads, our faces,' he commented as he followed a half-step behind and to her left. It's pure instinct; to shield the eyes. The irony is that the blind have no eyes to protect, and suffer most of their injuries on their legs. But instinct can be blind, too. - Melinda Cross
Cooler heads prevail while things spin completely out of control. - Clifford Cohen
Why does truth carry such a dreadful face? Why does subjugation carry such a happy mask? It becomes sad when people understand that they can lead a better life as long as they bow their heads, ignoring the truth. - Lionel Suggs
I used to believe in 'em [lines]. I don't anymore. They in our heads. People like Miss Hilly is always trying to make us believe they there. But they ain't." - Aibileen - Kathryn Stockett
A good heart is better than all the heads in the world. - Edward L. Wheeler
Democracy is a brawl settled in advance by counting heads. - David P. Gontar
Only fools lay claims where lovers thread for when such love is renewed, lovers dance upon their heads. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
People who don't think probably don't have brains; rather, they have gray fluff that's blown into their heads by mistake.
Power will intoxicate the best hearts, as wine the strongest heads. No man is wise enough, nor good enough to be trusted with unlimited power. - Charles Caleb Colton
We kept our heads down and did our jobs. We controlled the only thing we could, which was the show. We did the thing. Because remember, the talking about the thing isn't the thing. The doing of the thing is the thing. - Amy Poehler
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