Quotation Explorer - 'Knee'

The customs are as formalised as an eighteenth-century minuet, and a child at the race's knee learns the moves and twirls by osmosis and observation. - Maya Angelou
This is new. Old Quinn would not have worn a skirt on her first day of sophomore year. Old Quinn would have worn a pair of jeans (hole in the knee? even better) and a t-shirt advertising the Providence Prep volleyball team, or some other sports team I didn’t play for. - Selena Brooks
I've never had major knee surgery on any part of my body.
You can't always expect people to apply your wisdom when they didn't use wisdom before they found themselves knee deep in their version of justice. - Shannon L. Alder
Arabella dangled her legs out of the bedroom window and closed her eyes. She felt a butterfly brush against her knee, rubbed her skin against the mortar and bricks, drank in the warmth of the morning sunshine on her face, her arms her feet. - Puline Fisk
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
My mother-in-law had a pain beneath her left breast. Turned out to be a trick knee. - Phyllis Diller
The wolf blood, Arya remembered now. I'll be as strong as Robb, I said I would. She took a deep breath, then lifted the broomstick in both hands and brought down across her knee. It broke with a loud crack, and she threw the pieces aside. 'I am a direwolf, and done with the wooden teeth. - George R.R. Martin
When you've been hurt enough as a kid (maybe at any age), it's like you have a trick knee. Most of your life, you can function like an adult, but add in the right portions of sleeplessness and stress and grief, and the hurt, defeated self can bloom into place. - Mary Karr
Grandmother's knee is a wonderful place to learn about the Bible, ghosts, and even Santa Claus, but a mighty poor place to learn about history. - L.B. Taylor Jr.
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
Life do your worst; we are plump of knee and mild of eye, we are douce, glib and blithe; we inherit the semi, while others inherit the wind. - Hilary Mantel
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of children tends toward the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
The healthy, the strong individual, is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he has an abscess on his knee or in his soul.
A little knee time first thing in the day keeps u standing all day! - Evinda Lepins
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