Quotation Explorer - 'Named'

If "Frailty, thy name is woman", Frailty must be a man named as 'woman - Munia Khan
Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. - Eleanor Roosevelt
A wiry crewman named Kobis sat at the end of a couch, reading a book in the low light, clearly relishing the closest thing he ever found to peace and quiet - V.E. Schwab
In the Belgian backwaters, south of Bruges, there lives a reclusive English composer, named Vyvyan Ayrs. You won’t have heard of him because you’re a musical oaf, but he’s one of the greats. - David Mitchell
If you were going to give a medal to the least delightful person on Earth, you would have to give that medal to a person named Carmelita Spats, and if you didn't give it to her, Carmelita Spats was the sort of person who would snatch it from your hands anyway.
The last thing I ever wanted was to be alive when the three most powerful people on the whole planet would be named Bush, Dick and Colon. - Kurt Vonnegut
Dreams like a podcast,Downloading truth in my ears.They tell me cool stuff.""Apollo?" I guess, because I figured nobody else could make a haiku that bad.He put his finger to his lips. "I'm incognito. Call me Fred.""A god named Fred? - Rick Riordan
Thirty-five craters on the moon are named for Jesuit scientists and mathematicians. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Vengeance is the outer shell of a blade which carries the core named Justice. Justice is the wind that decides Vengeance’s course. - LordBloodySoul
We may not have the power to move mountains, but if we have the power to take someone's hand and named them loved and forgiven we have power enough. - Dianne Astle
She has this strange habit of playing with toy,A toy named "Heart....... - Naim Ibn Iqbal Khan نعيم خا
LAST, n. A shoemaker's implement, named by a frowning Providence as opportunity to the maker of puns. Ah, punster, would my lot were cast, Where the cobbler is unknown, So that I might forget his last And hear your own. Gargo Repsky - Ambrose Bierce
I need just be a bayonet, a bayonet named Diving Punishment. I wish I'd been born a storm. Or a menace. Or a single grenade. No heart, no tears, just as a terrible gale'd have been good. If [by doing this] I become that, then so be it. - Kohta Hirano
This is why we said 'ain't'and 'he don't'.We wanted words to fitour cold linoleum,our oil lamps, ourouthouse. We knewbetter but it was wrongto use a languagethat named ghosts,nothing you could touch. - Vern Rustsala
But what's in a name? We have named all of the stars and all the planets, even though they might already have names of their own. What a nerve! - Stanislaw Law
I named my dog Stay, so I can say, 'Come here, Stay! Come here, Stay! - Steven Wright
The earth had two childrenA son named Adamand a daughter - Karan Patade
All was shattered, and all but memory lost, and one memory above all others, of him who brought the Shadow and the Breaking of the World. And him they named Dragon. - Robert Jordan
Dominicans are in fact, Haitians by default.Since the natives named the whole island named Haïti, stop being a dolt. - Ricardo Derose
I have a cat named Trash. In the current political climate it would seem that if I were trying to sell him (at least to a Computer Scientist), I would not stress that he is gentle to humans and is self-sufficient, living mostly on field mice. Rather, I would argue that he is object-oriented.
I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I should have named names. - Jodi Picoult
Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable. - René Daumal
If we were able to distill all human experience to its essence, it would be a question on the lips of a man named Jesus. As he asked Peter, he asks all mankind, "Who do you say that I am?" "Our idea of God," observed Thomas Merton, "tells us more about ourselves than about Him. - Ron Brackin
PYRRHONISM, n. An ancient philosophy, named for its inventor. It consisted of an absolute disbelief in everything but Pyrrhonism. Its modern professors have added that. - Ambrose Bierce
I'm named after my great grand-mother...while you've never heard of her, in my mind she's practically a celebrity. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
You should be happy because I was certain (predictable) with u, rest of the world named me VOLCANO. - Balkrishn Sanmotra
In March of that year, I saw a man named Paul Barkley shot to death. It happened late at night in the parking lot of a café in Santa Rosa called Galileo’s. - Frederick Weisel
This ferry was taken over by the Yumas and operated for them by a man named Callaghan, but within days it was burned and Callaghan's headless body floated anonymously downriver, a vulture standing between the shoulderblades in clerical black, silent rider to the sea. - Cormac McCarthy
There is a girl.I named her love.She has a father. His name is desire.Her mother has a name,but not always the same. We call her destiny.Love calls her mommy. - Debasish Mridha
The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. - Lao-Tzu
There was a young woman named Jenny, Whose limericks weren't worth a penny. Her rhythm and rhyme Were perfectly fine But whenever she tried to write any, She always had one line too many. - Anonymous
I will love to be called a foolish man of peace, than to be named a wise man of war. Show me your weapons of war and I will show you my Bible of peace! - Israelmore Ayivor
As midnight came, he named every star in the sky after her. - Frauke Heyde
Walk the midway and hear the carnival barker.Come see the freak named after his deceased father.Come see the prince who wants to abdicate his throne.Come see the son whose name is carved on a gravestone. - Sherman Alexie
The Great Way is not named; Great Discriminations are not spoken; Great Benevolence is not benevolent; Great Modesty is not humble; Great Daring does not attack. If the Way is made clear, it is not the Way. - Chuang Chou
Truth is, something exists, and everything exists for a reason. Regardless if the reason is known or unknown, knowable or unknowable, reason exists and can be named. - John K. Brown
The Slave master named Mahmel Was a nasty kind of thug, so Stiggy dropped a rock on him and squashed him like a bug. - John Flanagan
I also know a Were-Pomeranian named Phoebe Fluffenstuff that will gut someone with her samurai sword as casually as you would slice a pie - James R Tuck
By a route obscure and lonelyHaunted by ill angels only,Where an eidolon, named NIGHT,On a black throne reigns upright,I have reached these lands but newlyFrom an ultimate dim Thule --From a wild, weird clime that lieth, sublime,Out of SPACE, out of TIME. - Edgar Allan Poe
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