Quotation Explorer - 'Lightning'

When you become a raindrop in your mind Thunder is the closest friend you may find Wind lashed trees, dark clouds, lightning or the dust Everything you will bear once you adjust - Munia Khan
The world," he said, "is not a wish-granting factory," and then he broke down, just for one moment, his sob roaring impotent like a clap of thunder unaccompanied by lightning, the terrible ferocity that amateurs in the field of suffering might mistake for weakness. - John Green
The looming storm broke in the end. And it is the storm I will remember, the sound of the downpour splattering over the steps of the Tuileries, the dark sky and the pink lightning. I could have stayed like that for centuries. - Hélène Berr
Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and the almost right word is like the difference between lightning and the lightning bug, and people think he was good, right ? Didn't write any decent characters, as far as I can tell, but otherwise fine. - Adam Rex
The affections are like lightning; You cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen
They're so cold, these scholars!May lightning strike their foodso that their mouths learn howto eat fire! - Friedrich Nietzsche
Be Like Lightning Which Has The Power To Animate Or Destroy Life.... It's Up To You Which Side You Wanna Take.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
So Lightning says to Mud,What would happen if I struck your blood?And Mud says, Brother, It would hurt, And make me the motherOf every living thing.But, Fire Boy, you ain’t lifting my grass skirtUntil you burn me a ring. - Sherman Alexie
She comes closer to me. She is beautiful, in the way lightning striking across a storm-swept sky is beautiful: dangerous and distant. - Kate Rooper
What is the likelihood, of winning the lottery, then lose it all the next day when you step out your front door and get struck by lightning? Probably, very slim, but then anything is possible. - Anthony Liccione
Lightning hides the colour of night - Munia Khan
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same; and Linton's is as different as a moonbeam from lightning, or frost from fire. - Emily Brontë
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant--Success in Circuit liesToo bright for our infirm DelightThe Truth's superb surpriseAs Lightning to the Children easedWith explanation kindThe Truth must dazzle graduallyOr every man be blind-- - Emily Dickinson
I love rainstorms...the thunder, lightning, wind, all of it. So much going on at once, so many emotions...just like me. - April Mae Monterrosa
Sometimes it feels like you've set off a spectacular lightning show in my heart, and I wonder if other people can see the flashes through my skin. - John Mark Green
They (the French) have taken genius instead of reason for their guide, adopted experiment instead of experience, and wander in the dark because they prefer lightning to light. - Gouverneur Morris
Like vanishing dew,a passing apparitionor the sudden flashof lightning -- already gone --thus should one regard one's self. - Ikkyu
Your body is like a dew-drop on the morning grass, your life is as brief as a flash of lightning. Momentary and vain, it is lost in a moment. (From 'Fukan zazengi') - Dōgen
The air is cold and dusk has descended. In the distance lightning flickers and a far away rumble of thunder awakens my thoughts and makes me remember. - Donna Lynn Hope
They say all marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightning. - Clint Eastwood
...prose unfolds in time; and time contains both obstacles and revelations. Prose develops, the way characters and situations do. It requires a flow. A poem is an instant, lightning across the sky. Prose is before the storm, the storm, after the storm. - Molly Peacock
Electricity is really just organized lightning - George Carlin
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug. - Mark Twain
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone. - Hodding Carter
He who has much to proclaim one day, stays silently much immersed within himself: he who has to kindle the lightning one day, must for a long time--be a cloud. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He started hammering the ground with all his might and the sky opened up, raining heavily on him. He looked at the sky, heard that thunder and saw that lightning. He laughed maniacally before raising the hammer again. - Akshay Vasu
Always Believe In Yourself.... If You're Down And Broken For A Reason, Rise Up And Focus.... Remember Strong Lightning Only Happens When Two Heavy Clouds Collide & Crack Each Other.... You Are That Lightning Which Is The Product of The Clash Between Your Purpose & Failure.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Living appears good, long, and tiresome, but it is way too short than a single stroke of lightning. - Aniruddha Sastikar
I would kiss you in the middle of the ocean during a lightning storm cuz I'd rather be left for dead than wondering what thunder sounds like. - Andrea Gibson
Well don't you know the sound of anger brings a dark result.And every insult is like a lightning bolt. - Third Eye Blind
life is full of wonders, but you ca't have rainbows without rain, lightning and thunder - O. S. Hickman
Lightning can best be seen in the dark...Bright persons do best in bad circumstances - Erik Tanghe
And somewhere amidst the storm raging inside, between the twilight of lust and desire, entwined within the whirlwind of swirling emotions, it happened. In one lightning strike, the illusion crumbled. For I realised the naked truth... - Virginia Alison
Fill the world with acid rain clouds and you will be in a new era of evolution, due to the changed electromagnetic frequencies emissions and light emissions from the lightning clouds. A new era of global environmental radiation! - Steven Magee
It is not that I believe that there are too many idiots in this world, just that lightning isn't distributed right. - Mark Twain
Finding the book was like kissing a lightning bolt. - Karen Miller
I’m not looking for anything, but who knows. Lightning is weird. - Dominic Riccitello
When I was young, I thought it is thunder that kills people. But when I learnt physics in the high school, I discovered that it is rather the lightning that does the killing. The voice of the thunder itself is just a noise. The lightning is the poise! - Israelmore Ayivor
If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees. - Lao Tzu
A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times. - Randall Jarrell
If you're brighter than a lightning bug, don't show your ass - Stanley Victor Paskavich
hapIf you're brighter than a lightning bug, don't show your ass - Stanley Victor Paskavci
A whole tree of lightning stood in the sky. She kept looking out the window, suffused with the warmth from the fire and with the pity and beauty and power of her death. The thunder rolled. - Eudora Welty
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time. - Willie Tyler
Struck by lightning! Struck by lightning! - J.R.R. Tolkien
Create lightning bolt ideas during brainstorms by causing disturbances in your atmosphere. - Ryan Lilly
Ani saw herself clearly in that moment, as a face in darkness gains sudden dimensions in a flash of lightning - a young girl, a silly thing, a lapdog, a broken mare. - Shannon Hale
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