Quotation Explorer - 'Lightly'

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. - Thomas Paine
lIf someone tries to steal your watch, by all means fight them off. If someone sues you for your watch, hand it over and be glad you got away so lightly. - John Mortimer
There was a large sting near his upper lip. I touched it lightly. Does it hurt?My gaze moved from his lips up to his eyes. He was looking at me in a way that made me blush.Yes, he responded quietly. - Colleen Houck
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. - Sid Ziff
Take no duty of the Guard lightly. Friends must not be enemies Just as enemies must not be friends.Discerning the two is a life's work. - David Petersen
She knew the way of things. She knew ifyou weren't always stepping lightly as a bird the wholeworld came apart to crush you. Like a house of cards.Like a bottle against stones. Like a wrist pinned hardbeneath a hand with the hot breath smell of want andwine. . . . - Patrick Rothfuss
Power can be hoarded by the mighty or stolen from the innocent.Power provides the ability to choose. But has a proclivity for corruption. The use of power is not to be taken lightly, for it is never without consequence. - Emily Thorne
A simple child. That lightly draws its breath. And feels its life in every limb. What should it know of death? - William Wordsworth
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest. - Euripides
Because one of the properties of music is to entertain and to, I don't mean this lightly, distract us from the things that pull us down. Music should be not only a source for political ideas but also a source of hope. - Dave Matthews
What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; it's dearness only that gives everthing its value. - Thomas Paine
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly. - M.F.K. Fisher
And we mustn't lose our sense of humor," Mrs. Which said. "The only way to cope with something deadly serious is to try to treat it a little lightly. - Madeleine L'Engle
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. - - Rabindranath Tagore
She wasn't ordinary, I liked her that way. Mystery oozed from her pours as she walked so lightly I could have mistaken her for an angel. - Nikki Rowe
No one ever stated their troubles As lightly as they might. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Magic is a dangerous thing, child. It isn’t something to use lightly. - Kevis Hendrickson
To insure good health: Eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life. - William Londen
Feed a fever, starve a cold. Lightly sup with rickets.
THERE'S NO REASON TO SLEEPCURLED UP AND BENT.IT'S NOT COMFORTABLE,IT'S NOT GOOD FOR YOU, AND ITDOESN'T PROTECT YOU FROM DANGER.IF YOU'RE WORRIED ABOUT AN ATTACKYOU SHOULD STAY AWAKEOR SLEEP LIGHTLY WITHLIMBS UNFURLED FOR ACTION. - Jenny Holzer
Policymakers cannot take the situation lightly, for at its worst, it speaks to intergenerational inequity a breaking of the social contract between two generations. - Usman W. Chohan
One day, Kaname's lips will lightly touch this neck of yours, and slowly, Kaname's teeth will sink in... If you hear the sound of Kaname drinking your own blood, Yuki-chan, then, for sure, you'll feel ecstasy. - Matsuri Hino
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. - Rabindranath Tagore
There is no repentance where a man can talk lightly of sin, much less where he can speak tenderly and lovingly of it. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I see people teaching how to make an impact, but i don't want to make dents, i want to walk lightly on the earth, grateful for universal grace. - Jay Woodman
Take hold lightly; let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love. - Spanish Proverb
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly... it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as Freedom should not be highly rated. - Thomas Paine
Be brave enough to never yearnFor that you cannot hold closeIn your heart forever.Tread lightly, cherish compassionAnd live in the moment without fear. - Scott Hastie
you must not come lightly to the blank page. - Stephen King
I'd discovered that the range of beauty in breasts is wide; while one should never lightly say that a pair is ugly, one can easily say that a pair of breasts is beautiful. Hedgehogs are beautiful sometimes; so are baby pigs. - Mo Yan
Like a floating feather in the air, take life very lightly and joyfully adjust to the flow of life. - Debasish Mridha
no one sleeps more beautifully than you. But i am afraid that you will waken just now, and touch me with an indifferent glance, lightly passing, and commit the murder of beauty. - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Today is Your Day to Dance Lightly with Life. It Really Is. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
For I have trained myself and am training myself always to be able to dance lightly in the service of thought - Søren Kierkegaard
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly. - Unknown
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow. - Thomas Paine
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives everything its value. - Thomas Paine
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