Quotation Explorer - 'Nerve'

Every nerve in my body says to run after Thaddeus and tell him everything. But I know there's no way he can know the truth. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Often it feels like I am breathing today only because a few years back I had no idea which nerve to cut... - Sanhita Baruah
In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty. - Christopher Morley
The sad thing was in the knowing that all their nerve would get them nowhere in the world and that they were lost as all the people in Brooklyn seem lost when the day is nearly over and even though the sun is still bright, it is thin and doesn’t give you warmth when it shines on you. - Betty Smith
You just go on your nerve. - Frank O'Hara
I had had my night of weeping...I had purged myself of useless emotions that terrible night, now every nerve every sinew, every thought was bent on a single purpose - Elizabeth Peters
It is in my internal and external struggles, when it feels like someone is river-dancing on my last nerve, that the fruit of the Spirit is developed. - Matt Chandler
One hour of thoughtful solitude may nerve the heart for days of conflict - girding up its armor to meet the most insidious foe.
A husband is what's left of the lover after the nerve has been extracted. - Helen Rowland
Strain every nerve to gain your point. - Cicero
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve. - J. K. Rowling
When other people reject positive changes you make for yourself, there is always some nerve to get to the root of in those other people.
Just about a month from now I'm set adrift, with a diploma for a sail and lots of nerve for oars. - Richard Halliburton
In trying to justify the humanities, as in trying to live a life, what may turn out to matter most is holding one's nerve. - Stefan Collini
Solitude is strength; to depend on the presence of the crowd is weakness. The man who needs a mob to nerve him is much more alone than he imagines. - Paul Brunton
I had one elegantly folded cookie—a short paper nerve baked in an ear. - Lorrie Moore
A husband is what's left of the lover once the nerve has been extracted. - Helen Rowland
Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve. - J. K. Rowling
I am unable to believe in a God susceptible to prayer. I simply haven't the nerve to imagine a being, a force, a cause which keeps the planets revolving in their orbits, and then suddenly stops in order to give me a bicycle with three speeds. - Quentin Crisp
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
You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve - J.K. Rowling
It's not enough to be nice in life. You've got to have nerve. - Georgia O'Keeffe
Is it a fact or have I dreamt it that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time? - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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