Quotation Explorer - 'Laid'

It is difficult to describe paths of thought where there are already many paths laid down, and not fall into one of the grooves - Ludwig Wittgenstein
He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign. - Victor Hugo
I feel like I've been ironing all day in high heels and no brassiere. ~Tizzy Donovan, Laid Out and Candle Lit - Ann Everett
He loved to meditate on a land laid waste, Britain deserted by the legions, the rare pavements riven by frost, Celtic magic still brooding on the wild hills and in the black depths of the forest, the rosy marbles stained with rain, and the walls growing grey. - Arthur Machen
Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd when he stands before the king whose hand is to be laid upon him in honour. - Kahlil Gibran
My head was playing an irresistible music that only me was hearing it, and I laid down as if I was a siren waiting for someone to wash away her fear of being seen. You were the river which caught me when I was falling from the sky as a leaf , and you said even if I don’t remember you, you do. - Kenza Slaoui
A life which has never been laid open in penitence and faith before God has little permanence in eternity. - R.K. Harrison
They say the best laid plans often go a lie, Because no matter how detailed the preparation, A plan will always have a weak point and there will always be those looking to exploit it. To do into the plan failure and the perpetrator along with it. - Emily Thorne
Between the calendar and checkbook, ones priorities are laid bare. - L.R.W. Lee
From the moment I picked up your book until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. - Groucho Marx
The best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men, Gang aft agley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain, For promis'd joy! (The best laid schemes of Mice and Men oft go awry, And leave us nothing but grief and pain, For promised joy!) - Robert Burns
Reading is the multiplier of success. Reading instantly gives you access to a treasure trove of wisdom and experience laid out by those who have gone before you, especially those who have already walked the road you’re walking on right now. - Kevin J. Donaldson
Cannot you conceive that another man may wish well to the world and struggle for its good on some other plan than precisely that which you have laid down? - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
With regards to getting laid and getting AIDS: Being interesting can be an interesting guy’s downfall. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Many marriages would have been laid to rest a long time ago, if they were not on a life-support machine called other people’s opinions and/or expectations. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
He(Prophet Muhammad) laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - B. Margoliouth
Still, she stood looking fabulous like a princess should, licking her blood red lips the moment she laid her eyes on the beautiful prince. It was appetite on first sight. - Cameron Jace
We all have the best laid plans for our children, and they go and ruin it all by growing up any way they want to. What the hell was it all for, then? (Real Life and Liars) - Kristina Riggle
Perhaps Fate laid out your life for you like a dress on a bed, and you could either wear it or go naked. - Laini Taylor
The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on woman. - Nancy Astor
If all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised. - Dorothy Parker
Time has laid its healing hand upon the wound when we can look back at the the pain we once fainted under, and no bitterness or despair arises in our heart. - Jerome K. Jerome
In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman. - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
If all the economists in the world were laid end to end, they wouldn't reach any conclusion. - George Bernard Shaw
He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building. - Niccolo Machiavelli
He laid his head on Reid's shoulder and shut his eyes, buoyed toward sleep by the affectionate comb of fingers through his hair. He could stay just so, and be content for all his days. - Tamara Allen
If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all. - Francois de Fenelon
Get off of my shoulders. The foundation has been laid, now its time for you to build on it and get to work. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library. - Frank Zappa
Around the circle eyes began to glisten as Carol's awe of the Gospel laid bare the shame of those of us whose senses had been dulled to its wonder. - Barbara Hughes
Y'ever notice how you never seem to get laid on Thanksgiving? I think it's because all the coats are on the bed. - George Carlin
The pattern's laid out on the bedWith dozens of colors of threadBut you've got the needleI guess that's the point in the end - Amanda Palmer
Can you imagine how many people got laid in here?" Abby said, walking to the other side of the Jacuzzi. - J.C. Joranco
If they laid all the coeds from Yale end to end...I wouldn't be surprised. - Dorothy Parker
Baloney is the lie laid on so thick you hate it. Blarney is flattery laid on so thin you love it. - Fulton J. Sheen
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. - Bible
He laid the foundation of a universal government. His law was one for all. Equal justice and love for everyone. - George Rivorie
I don't know why I can't let the insults go, but I can't. I'm the product of every hurt that's ever been laid on me. - Julie Anne Peters
Words dazzle and deceive because they are mimed by the face. But black words on a white page are the soul laid bare. - Guy de Maupassant
You must sit down to speak this language,It is so heavy you can't be polite or chatter in it.For once you have begun a sentence, the whole course of your life is laid out before you"-quoted in "The Geography of Bliss - Bill Holm
The Chinese did not admire a bent back; goddesses and warriors stood straight. Still there must have been a marvelous freeing of beauty when a worker laid down her burden and stretched and arched. - Maxine Hong Kingston
There are two sides to life for every individual: a personal life, in which his freedom exists in proportion to the abstract nature of his interests, and an elemental life within the swarm of humanity, in which a man inevitably follows laws laid down for him. - Leo Tolstoy
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments. - William H. Borah
My grief were thoroughly weighed, and my calamity laid in the balances together! For now it would be heavier than the sand of the desert. - Compton Gage
If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to the library. - Frank Zappa
The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid.
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. - Solon
What in your life is calling you,When all the noise is silenced,The meetings adjourned...The lists laid aside,And the Wild Iris bloomsBy itselfIn the dark forest...What still pulls on your soul?—RUMI - Robin Gregory
If you laid all of the lawyers in the world, end to end, on the equator ---- It would be a good idea to just leave them there. - Unknown
In matters of religion and matrimony I never give advice, because I will not have anybody's torments in this world or the next laid to my charge. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
The rage for railroads is so great that many will be laid in parts where they will not pay. - George Stephenson
If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. - George Bernard Shaw
At that moment Homero saw him with his heart and laid down his weapons - Gabriel García Márquez
What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup. - Boris Pasternak
If all these sweet young things were laid end to end, I wouldn't be the slightest bit suprised. - Dorothy Parker
Self-education is the only possible education; the rest is mere veneer laid on the surface of a child's nature. - Charlotte M. Mason
My mother always told meNo monster lived beneath my bed,But she had failed to warn meIt laid on top of it instead. - Erin Hanson
Did I not feel that the time has come for the questions of women's wrongs to be laid before the public? Did I not believe that women herself must do this work, for women alone understand the height, the depth, the breadth of her degradation. - Seneca Falls Convention, 1848 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men's business is nobody's business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Like all weak men he laid an exaggerated stress on not changing one's mind. - W. Somerset Maugham
And now also the ax is laid unto the root of the trees. - Bible
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