Quotation Explorer - 'Knees'

A clarion call to the 7000 remnants who are yet to bow their knees to Baal, to arise and come out of the wilderness to take charge of the guard that would lead their Nations and church to the promise land - Sunday Adelaja
We will spend the rest of the day inventing a kind of love that no longer exists in the world, a kind of love no army can pillage at the outposts, no rumor could bring to its knees like a traitor. - Richard Jackson
Submission is not in the bowing of heads or knees but in the humbling of your whole being (spirit, soul and body) - Ikechukwu Izuakor
When my son speaks of playing sports, I've always told him: playing on the team is great, but aspire to be the guy who owns the team. I've always told my son: most of the guys on the team will end up bankrupt with bum knees, but not the guy who owns that franchise. - Brandi L. Bates
The greatest men stand on their values and pray on their knees. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The battle for our lives, and the lives of our children, our husbands, our friends, our families, and our nation, is waged on our knees. - Stormie Omartian
You know that feeling you get when you pass by a cop doing like 20 over, when your stomach hits the floor and you get weak in the knees and it seams like time just stops for a min? Thats how i feel every time i see her. I love it. - Andrew Vyvyan
He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray. - Homer
A nation aimlessly drifting away from God is a nation for which prayer is a rudder and praise is a sail. And it is the man or woman on their knees that builds the former and gives wind to the latter. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The violence between women is unbelievable...women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding. - Tori Amos
My knees will not tremble at the sight of a King but I will kneel down before a man of humility. - Princess Maleiha Bajunaid Candao
If you want your prayers answered, you get off your knees and do the one thing you’re praying someone else will do for you. - Shannon L. Alder
Therefore, a search for God's will should begin on your knees. He will meet you there. Remember that Jesus promised, "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you" (Matthew 7:7). - James C. Dobson
Learn to pray. Pray often. Pray in your mind, in your heart. Pray on your knees. Prayer is your personal key to heaven. The lock is on your side of the veil. And I have learned to conclude all my prayers with ‘Thy will be done’ (Matthew 6:10; see also Luke 11:2; 3 Nephi 13:10). - Boyd K. Packer
What is a strong woman? One whose very embrace can weaken the knees and soften the heart of the one she embraces, not by force, but by love which is the strongest force of all. - Toni Sorenson
Bullies will knock you to your knees then tell you to get up and fight. Stay on your knees because God is there with you and is preparing an army to fight for your right to live. - Shannon L. Alder
I'm above crawling on my knees for certain favors. What you cannot give me: I cannot beg for it. This is not arrogance or pride. This is having a clear understanding of my self worth.‪ - joseph ejiro
Better to die on one's feet than to live on one's knees. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Have you ever seen a world fall to its knees? Watch, and learn. - Ob Nixilis (Magic: The Gathering)
The battle for our lives, and the lives of our children, our husbands, our friends, our families, & our nation, is waged on our knees. - Stormie Omartian
Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent? - Dave Barry
I pray every single moment of my life; not on my knees but with my work. My prayer is to lift women to equality with men. Work and worship are one with me. - Susan B. Anthony
It is better to die on your feet than live on your knees. - Emiliano Zapata
Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees. - Swedish Proverb
If you ever want to see heaven, watch a bunch of young girls play. They are all sweat and skinned knees. Energy and open faces. - Amy Poehler
My heart is crushed, my knees are weakened. My tears drench my pillow, my tears flood my bed every night. Do you know how much I miss you father of my children. - Euginia Herlihy
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. Thats the essence of it. - Vince Lombardi Jr.
To show you all my scars, is not to tell you that this Dunya would always leave you wounded, and bruised, and on knees, but to show you that see, healing is always possible. Healing is easy. Healing is beautiful. - Khadija Rupa
In the evenings she got on her knees and inflicted her piety on her sister: - David Brooks
Prayer is beyond any question the highest activity of the human soul. Man is at his greatest and highest when upon his knees he comes face to face with God. - D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
If you do what is bad, Lay upon your knees and call upon HIM, and he will guide you in the right way. - Margaret Slade
I wish i were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart. - Julia L. Roberts
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. - Victor Hugo
It is better to die fighting than to die on your knees. - Emiliano Zapata
Sometimes It feels like time is an evil clown that we always imagine. It gives you everything you ask for, and when you are about to happily embrace every gift that you have received it snatches away everything laughing and clapping at you, watching you fall on your knees and break into pieces. - Akshay Vasu
Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night.
I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it. - Kobe Bryant
They say that every snowflake is different. If that were true, how could the world go on? How could we ever get up off our knees? How could we ever recover from the wonder of it? - Jeanette Winterson
Apologizing is different from begging, it doesn't change your status, go ahead and get on your knees, spill tears if you got it, for the person you offended, if at all you had a place in their hearts, you'll be totally forgiven and accepted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Victories are won while on your knees! Keep praying for those who rise up against you. Fear not. The Lord has rectified the problem. Prayer is POWERFUL!! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
You are doing the best you can, and that best results in good to yourself and to others. Do not nag yourself with a sense of failure. Get on your knees and ask for the blessings of the Lord;then stand on your feet and do what you are asked to do. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Her lips full and inviting, she has an infectious laugh and glassy cackle in her eyes, and a 2000 volt sexual charisma that beckons me like a fluff girl on scuffed knees. - Brett Tate
Sealing your lips makes your eyes talk Truth creeps beneath your lame feet’s walk Knees stiffen when blood vessels stalk A pounding heart’s lies hard as rock - Munia Khan
Cheer up, love. Have faith it will get better, and if it don’t, well darlin’ that is what your knees are for. Pray pray pray. - Jennifer Megan Varnadore
The Pilgrim Fathers landed on the shores of America and fell upon their knees. Then they fell upon the aborigines.
I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day. - Abraham Lincoln
Someone who claims to write with emotion recollected in tranquility, is a fool and a liar. To understand is to tremble. To recollect is to re-enter and riven......I admire the authority of being on one's knees in front of an event. - Harold Brodkey
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees. - Emiliano Zapata
-I would die for you-You lie -If I lie, why do I stand here before you and beg on my knees to get you back? -Because you're feeling alone -If need your love-You don't need me, you only need a person-And you're that person-No I'm not-But I love you-That what I do - M
God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. - Bede Griffiths
In this present moment we are either smaller than we once were or else are on our knees. - Alan Moore
Six foot six he stood on the groundHe weighed two hundred and thirty-five poundsBut I saw that giant of a man brought downTo his knees by love - Johnny Cash
If typos are God's way of keeping a writer humble, plot holes certainly keeps one on their knees. - E.A. Bucchianeri
So, with my knees pierced by needles and my shoulder sewn together by the slender thread of endorphins, I keep to my genuflection and end my story the only way that really fits. As a prayer that seals surrender. World without end. Amen. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles. - Benedict Cumberbatch
Falling in love is painful on the knees. - Jon Bon Jovi
IMMORTALITY, n. A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
Life doesn't stop. It doesn't stop progressing forward and it never stops trying to bring you to your knees. It will test your strengths and exploit your weakness, and I'm not sure that is always such a bad thing. - Christy Aldridge
God didn’t design your life so you would constantly fall down, but he does hope that you will be brought to your knees. - Shannon L. Alder
How could children have spotted what everyone else couldn’t? Because we haven’t killed off our imaginations, Aedan mumbled behind a wrapping of arms and knees. - Jonathan Renshaw
I wash off the night in the water, my scrapes and aches numbed by the sea. My bones have become boughs, all scarred knees and gnarled kuckles. None of us are the same person we once were, since the human body replaces itself every seven years; there have been at least six different mes. - Philip Hoare
When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
MAMMON, n. The god of the world's leading religion. The chief temple is in the holy city of New York. He swore that all other religions were gammon, And wore out his knees in the worship of Mammon. Jared Oopf - Ambrose Bierce
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