Quotation Explorer - 'Pick'

Pick the paper off the floor, throw it in the trash, study—even if you think you already know the subject, say thank you for an act of kindness, and be the support you want to receive. You want to become a master of the mundane, making it easier to be a sorcerer of success. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
Kurt pick his way around testing for heat before taking each step and avoiding places where the ash was heaps up. - Nick Hastings
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe. -, naturalist, explorer, and writer (1838-1914) - John Muir
Her Brooklyn accent only comes out when she's angry. This is the best part....I pick at my pancakes while she tells me, simply, "It's ok to change your mind." About a feeling, a person, a promise of love. I can't stay just to avoid contradicting myself. I don't have to watch him cry. - Lena Dunham
I've never been able to understand 'faith' myself, nor to see how a just God could expect his creatures to pick the one true religion out of an infinitude of false ones - by faith alone. It strikes me as a sloppy way to run an organization, whether universe or a smaller one. - Robert A. Heinlein
But it's like no matter how much energy you pour into getting to the station on time, or getting on the right train, there's still no guarantee that anybody's gonna be there for you to pick you up when you get there. - Nancy Oliver
Governments neither help us to get out of poverty and hunger, nor let us die. It is time that we must pick one. - M.F. Moonzajer
There are many things that we would throw away, if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. - Oscar Wilde
The flame of the inn is dim tonight,Too many vacant chairs.The sun has lost too much of its light,Too many songs have taken flight,Too many ghosts on the stairs.Charon, here's to you as man against man,I wish I could pick 'em the way you can! - Grantland Rice
Your mind is a magic pot, from which you pick the things, and manifest life out of it. If you don’t tell your mind, your priorities, it will be easier for your mind, to pick anything, to serve you with your life. - Roshan Sharma
In choosing a mate, don't pick the tallest and most handsome or the most beautiful. Don't choose one just because that person raises your physical passions. Look for the person who is good from within, the one with substance and worth. - Helen Quist Milligan
Picking up the pieces of a shattered dream is better than having no pieces to pick up at all. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The best feeling in the world might be when you finish a book and you get to pick out another. - Kira Hawke
I'm glad I didn't have to fight in any war. I'm glad I didn't have to pick up a gun. I'm glad I didn't get killed or kill somebody. I hope my kids enjoy the same lack of manhood. - Tom Hanks
Life is rather a short walk through eternity. Be they seeds, pups or infants, on the trek they all pick up weight, sensitivity and awareness. Then, much before the end of the run, they deteriorate, lead, legs and lungs. The tragicomedy of existence: the long walk of slow decay. - Dagobert D. Runes
Life is made up of a few moments all strung together like pearls. Each moment is a pearl, and it is up to us to pick the ones with the highest luster. If we do not have time to do great things, take a few gentle moments and do small things in a great way. - Joyce Hilfer
You never help anyone without helping yourself. You never pick up anyone without making yourself stronger. - Debasish Mridha
There are still some wonderful people left in this world! They are diamonds in the rough, but they're around! You'll find them when you fall down– they're the ones who pick you up, who don't judge, and you had to fall down to see them! When you get up again, remember who your true friends are! - C. JoyBell C.
Dreams begin when you stop to pick up the penny - you realize the continual effort you must endure to have something worth obtaining. - Bernice Miller
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
Did I ever tell you about a nasty habit that flight attendants pick up on the job? We learn to always keep smiling, even when we're out of Bloody Mary Mix. - Eric Wald
But I can no longer ready any faith's Napoleonic saber rattling without picturing smoking rubble on cable news. I guess if I had to pick a spiritual figurehead to possess the deed to the entirety of Earth, I'd go with Buddha, but only because he wouldn't want it. - Sarah Vowell
We are semipermeable membranes. We can pick and choose which troubles are worthy of our attention. What sinks us can only do so with our permission; a boat stays afloat until the water gets in. - Joyce Rachelle
Nobody owns life, but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death. - William S. Burroughs
well, I haven't heard from you since you went to pick up the treadmill so I am assuming some big, burly, longshoreman has absconded with you and I'll never see you again. And you didn't even get to run on your treadmill! - Debbie Grant
Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. - Charles M. Schulz
Whenever you fall, pick up something
My dear boy, your thinking has no structure, no foundation. You pick up your primary ideas from TV shows. You're like a fart in the bathtub. ['The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes'] - Richard Walter
Don't let anyone tell your story. Pick up a pen and write your own. - Majid Kazmi
Autumn is hereand I am in love.My heart has taken residence in my mind.I pick the crisp ochre leaves and put them in my pocket.I am in love. - Kamand Kojouri
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
Words are all we have, really. We have thoughts but thoughts are fluid. Then we assign a word to a thought and we're stuck with that word for that thought, so be careful with words. I like to think that the same words that hurt can heal. It’s a matter of how you pick them. - George Carlin
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
It's not necessarily about what career you pick. It's about how you do what you do. - Cory Doctorow
The festive season isn’t just a time to teach children about Jesus and giving, it’s also a time to teach your children about those less fortunate. This year, encourage your children to pick a present and give it to a child who has none, or take them to a charity drive. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
For friends that always pick you up when you fallAnd catapult you when you want to fly. - S.L. Jennings
Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
On a plane you can pick up more and better people than on any other public conveyance since the stagecoach.
Here we are then, I was thinking, in a war to the finish between everything I love and everything I hate. Fine. We will win and they will lose. A pity that we let them pick the time and place of the challenge, but we can and we will make up for that. - Christopher Hitchens
Read. Everything you can get your hands on. Read until words become your friends. Them when you need to find one, they will jump into your mind, waving their hands for you to pick them. And you can select whichever you like, just like a captain choosing a stickball team. - Karen Witemeyer
Sometimes love will pick you up by the short hairs...and jerk the heck out of you. - Denise Dobbs
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before. - Mae West
Amen,' I exclaim, accidentally spitting out a Raisinet. I pick up the chocolate with a Kleenex and stuff it in my purse. Ten bucks says a month from now I'll have forgotten about it and will finally have said heart attack when I assume a rat shat in there. - Jen Lancaster
I wonder whether, perhaps without realizing it, we seek out the books we need to read. Or whether books themselves, which are intelligent entities, detect their readers and catch their eye. In the end, every book is the I Ching. You pick it up, open it, and there it is, there you are. - Andrés Neuman
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. - Jonathan Kozol
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up. - Oscar Wilde
You don't get to pick your own nickname. They've gotta give you one. It's like we're all tryin' to make pets out of each other and we're not comfortable unless we get to name 'em. - Laura Moncur
Tatiana is a ridiculously curvy thing of dreams, with smooth succulent thighs, long strawberry blond cascading beneath a teal bandana, and a nympho sparkle in her eyes that says pick me, lick me, spank me, or I punish you. Raw innocence and mayhem at once. - Brett Tate
Part of the journey in life is slipping and falling along the way; in these times true friends are the ones who pick you up and dust you off. - Ken Poirot
Just because we're fictional characters doesn't mean you can pick us up and move us anywhere you want.--the people of Lake Woebegon - Garrison Keillor
You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. - Dr. Seuss
maybe in some cases, people see us fall and crack, see us as a failure. We gotta live with it, i live by our own code we shouldn't be ashamed if we fall, for every fall we get up and pick up ourselves a larger chance we win the next time because we learned. - jinnuljr.
Eating is always a decision, nobody forces your hand to pick up food and put it into your mouth.
If you cannot forgive and forget, pick one. - Robert Brault
Are we not all books waiting for someone to pick us up and read the pages that people missed? - Shannon L. Alder
Men are not naturally faithful creatures. They have an ego that is in constant need of stroking and usually anything in a skirt fits that need. I never feel the need to make a man jealous in retribution for his infidelity. I simply pick up the wine and find a new taster... - Virginia Alison
Resentment is like a drug. Once you pick it up, it will only get worse and worse until you surrender and do the work to let it go. - Samantha Leahy
This is the responsibility we all owe to ourselves– that the purpose of our existence be to positively affect others with our gift and this does not begin when we feel we have become something. It begins when we decide to pick our gift and align it with it’s purpose. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present, and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. - Audrey Hepburn
When you walk into a chocolate store, suddenly the most difficult decision you will ever have to make in your life, is which chocolates to pick! It is pure torture! Especially when you are in Belgium surrounded by Belgian chocolates! - C. JoyBell C.
It's a strange sensation to pick up a book you read and enjoyed just a few months ago and discover you don't remember it. - Daniel Keyes
If you can't forgive and forget, then pick one and do it ... - Jim Brault
Experience life, pick up a good book and appreciate the moment, for the moment, not the replay. - Serina Hartwell
Misperceiving that there is one correct choice is a common mistake. Coming to understand that there are usually a few good choices--and then there's the one you pick, commit to, and make great--is the best way to make flexible, optimal, good decisions in life. - Katie Couric
I was never one to patiently pick up broken fragments and glue them together again and tell myself that the mended whole was as good as new. What is broken is broken - and I'd rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived. - Margaret Mitchell
Nay, you don't throw away those misplaced beads.. you find them, pick them up and make a new necklace.. probably not as beautiful as you imagined..but wearable nevertheless.. - Sanhita Baruah
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. - John Muir
This is what Helen has learned: it is possible to be so tired you cannot reach for the sky, you cannot breathe. You can’t even talk. You can’t pick up the phone. You can’t do a dish or dance or cook or do up your own zipper. - Lisa Moore
Take a look and pick up a book, you never know what you might just find. - Carmela Dutra
Freud, one of the grand masters of narrative, knew that the past is not fixed in the way that linear time suggests. We can return. We can pick up what we dropped. We can mend what others broke. We can talk with the dead. - Jeanette Winterson
During their lifetimes, every man and woman will stumble across a great opportunity. Sadly, most of them will simply pick themselves up, dust themselves down and carry on as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
The only justification for looking down on anyone, is that you're going to stop and pick them up. - Quincy Jones
How could she ever know that someone would pick her story up and carry it with him everywhere? - Markus Zusak
Wildflower; pick up your pretty little head, It will get easier, your dreams are not dead. - Nikki Rowe
Don't forget, and don't let your reader forget, that the small world in which you have held him for the last hour or two hasn't ended. Be aware, and make him aware, that tomorrow all of its remaining inhabitants will pick up the broken fragments of their lives, and carry on. - Joseph Hansen
It's considered good sportsmanship not to pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling. - Mark Twain
I think it's fair to say that I don't pick up languages. If anything, I roll around in them gracelessly and pray that something sticks. - Elizabeth Little
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.
Do what you love, love what you do, leave the world a better place and don't pick your nose. - Jeff Mallett
If karma doesn't catch up, God will surely pick up the slack. - Anthony Liccione
In times of turmoil, void or suffering, closely stays the images mirroring the lived, far seems the unknown to be; pick yourself a lens to see through, your eyes touch the distant mountains and the lived past disappears into ponzo illusions. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
When you optimize your talents very well, you can pick money from people's pockets and nobody will ever get the guts to call you a thief. - Israelmore Ayivor
People inspire you, or they drain you. PICK THEM WISELY. - Hans F. Hasen
Ladies pick funny things to be proud of. - Harper Lee
Dating is like pushing your tray along in a cafeteria. Nothing looks good, but you know you have to pick something by the time you reach the cashier. - Caprice Crane
the fact about marriage is that it's never perfect, there is always struggle but you have to pick who you willing to struggle with - D WordSmith
Rejoice not at thine enemy's fall - but don't rush to pick him up either. - Jewish Proverb
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man. - Mark Twain
Have your one good cry, pick your chin up, smile, and move on to the positive. - Auliq Ice
You don’t create your thoughts, but you choose your thoughts. To pick the right thoughts at a right time is what wisdom is all about. - Roshan Sharma
By shaping the menus we pick from, technology hijacks the way we perceive our choices and replaces them with new ones. But the closer we pay attention to the options we’re given, the more we’ll notice when they don’t actually align with our true needs. - Tristan Harris
I want every girl in the world to pick up a guitar and start screaming. - Courtney Love
If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write. - Martin Luther
Power is dangerous. It corrupts the best and attracts the worst. Power is only given to those who are prepared to lower themselves to pick it up. - Ragnar Lothbrok
Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. - Sir Winston Churchill
You will never develop courage if you don’t stand in the middle of the battle afraid and pick up the sword anyways, to defend what is right. You might feel like you are outnumbered, but heroes always are. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down. - Malcolm X
When you meet a man who is broken, pick him up and carry him. When you meet a woman who’s broken, put her all into your arms. Cause we don’t know where we come from we don’t know where we are. - Laurie Anderson
when you pick a flower, you become so besotted in its beauty; you dare not judge how it became that way, let it be the same lesson for humans; Spread your light, not your pain. - Nikki Rowe
The one ironclad rule is that I have to try. I have to walk into my writing room and pick up my pen every weekday morning. - Anne Tyler
The wand picks you, you don't pick the wand. - J.K. Rowling
Genes are overrated...Genes never helped anybody pick the right foods or hit the gym floor at 6 am. Its you as a person; its always been YOU! - Dr Deepak Hiwale, aka 'The Fitness Doc'
You can spend your life judging people or, you can spend it making friends. Take your pick. - Carroll Bryant
It is not what you say, but how you say it. "Pick that pencil up! -would you mind picking up the pencil? - would you please pick up the pencil?" The way things are said, makes a huge difference in what people think of you. I told my daughter this many times. - Linda B D
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. - Gloria Naylor
Solitude would be ideal if you could pick the people to avoid. - Karl Kraus
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go... And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. - Gloria Naylor
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose. - Robin Williams
The good psychic would pick up the phone before it rang. Of course it is possible there was noone on the other line. Once she said "God Bless you" I said, "I didn't sneeze" She looked deep into my eyes and said, "You will, eventually." And damn it if she wasn't right. Two days later I sneezed. - Ellen DeGeneres
Pick a sunset, and we'll ride off into it together. - T. M. Brenner
The world’s most successful people didn’t wait for someone else to pick them, but instead, they picked themselves. - Adam Smith
Everything is in the root. If you pick the weed without getting the root out of the soil, be assured, it is going to grow back. - Sheila Burke
It is only when we see the worst that Man can offer, that we begin to see the best that Man still holds. If they are blinded by greed, then it’s time to pick up our virtual stones so we can start knocking sense into ‘em... - Faith Brashear
Today I tried to pick up something I was standing on. It didn't work out well. - Peter James West
You have to pick yourself up. Or else no one will. - Jessiie Mahadeo
In search of love and music my whole life has beenIlluminationCorruptionAnd diving, diving, diving, diving down To pick up on every shiny thing - Joni Mitchell
He cleared his throat and reminded himself that if you pissed Her Holiness off, they'd need barbecue tongs to pick up your steaming pieces. - J.R. Ward
Earth is crammed with heaven, and every bush is aflame with the glory of God. But only those who see take of their shoes; the rest just pick the berries. - Elizabeth Browning
Some people say you pick up the Dirty Boogie where you left it off. Others say you pick it up where you would have been had you never gotten off it. - James Lee Burke
Mrs. Murdo, walkind even more briskly to keep her spirits up, was crossing Harken Square when something fell to the pavement just in front of her with a terrific thump. How extraordinary, she thought, bending to pick it up. It was sort of a bundle. She began to untie it. - Jeanne DuPrau
They wouldn't call it falling in love if you didn't get hurt sometimes, but you just pick yourself up and move on.
If you truly believe you need to pick a mobile phone that "says something" about your personality, don't bother. You don't have a personality. A mental illness, maybe - but not a personality. - Charlie Brooker
A COnNeCtworker is a networker who is always taking into account the needs of others. Approaching people with a service attitude to bring them value and build a relationship. Then when that person is looking for a reliable service provider in a particular industry, they will pick the COnNeCtworker. - Michele Jennae
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man. - Mark Twain
Skateboarding has taught me two things - that symbolise a meaning of life. How to keep a balance and how to pick yourself up when you've fallen. - Nikki Rowe
Instead of begging to be picked by others, you have the choice to pick yourself and build your brand - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star. - Paul A.M. Dirac
Being strong doesn't mean that you never break! Being strong means that even if you break into a million pieces, you still have the courage to pick those pieces up, put them back together, and keep going on. - Manprit Kaur
remember 's First Rule of Writers and Agents, learned by bitter personal experience: You don't need one until you're making enough for someone to steal ... and if you're making that much, you'll be able to take your pick of good agents. - Stephen King
Your audience is one single reader. I have found that sometimes it helps to pick out one person-a real person you know, or an imagined person-and write to that one. - John Steinbeck
And it was then that I realized that families might be the ones who pick us up time and again but strangers also rescue us-even if they don't know they're doing so. - Martin Pistorius
Imagination allows us to conceive of delightful future possibilities, pick the most amazing one, and pull the present forward to meet it. - Jason Silva
Find someone who has a life that you want and figure out how they got it. Read books, pick your role models wisely. Find out what they did and do it. - Lana Del Rey
A historian cannot pick and choose his facts; he must deal with all the evidence. - Barbara W. Tuchman
Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
We are best friends.Always remember I will pick you up...after I finish laughing. - Rachel Isnaeni
Life will have less drama if you keep your circle small. You don’t have to be friends with anyone. Pick people who will influence you. Pick the people who share the same interests and radiate the positivity that you have. - Dembe Michael
People stumble over the truth from time to time,but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened. - Winston S. Churchill
GOD is super intelligent - says GO & DO GOOD things, if not I may pick you as an ODD human & like a honest DOG knows what to do next! - Ningraj
Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. - Evelyn Underhill
Don't do things half-assed. If a thing is worth doing at all, it's worth doing as well as you can possibly do it. Pick out something you think is worthwhile and do it or work at it with passion. Do it with all your might.
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
you have to be the prude or the slut, and if you pick one, other people hate you for it, and you can’t trust anyone anymore, because they’re all after the same thing, and you see that you can never go back to how was before… - Ned Vizzini
One of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said Okay, I’m gonna tell you what to do. If the kid’s bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock... - Johnny Depp
My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended against any consensus, any majority, anywhere, any place, any time. And anyone who disagrees with this can pick a number, get in line, and kiss my ass. - Christopher Hitchens
[W]hat I like best is staying home and reading. Being rich is not about how many homes you own. It’s the freedom to pick up any book you want without looking at the price and wondering whether you can afford it. - John Waters
If you have fallen down, you cannot go further down, so pick yourself up and aim high, you've got nothing to lose. - Unarine Ramaru
Those who waste bread will be condemned to as many years in purgatory as the number of crumbs wasted and will have to pick those crumbs up, one by one, with their eyelids. - Paula Pettini
When we try to pick out any­thing by itself, we find it hitched to every­thing else in the Uni­verse. - John Muir
The future isn't written in the stars. There are no guarantees. So claim your adulthood. Be intentional. Get to work. Pick your family. Do the math. Make your own certainty. Don't be defined by what you didn't know or didn't do.You are deciding your life right now. - Meg Ray
We may never pick up a paintbrush or sculpt a masterpiece, but each one of us—without exception—is an artist in our own way. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
Love is like a pane of glass.. It can take harsh beatings from the weather around it... But if it gets hit in the right place it shatters.. And when you try to pick it up... You end up getting cut. - Tyler Hoyt
If you ever have to choose between loving two people, always pick the second. If you really loved the first, you wouldn't have fallen in love with the second. - Johnny Depp
I'm convinced that the world, more than ever, needs the music only you can make. And if it takes extra courage to keep playing in spite of your loss, many will applaud the effort. And who knows? Others may be inspired to pick up their broken instruments, their broken lives, and begin again. - Steve Goodier
When a girl is beautiful, she gets to pick - she never has to wait for someone to choose her. - Adriana Trigiani
Pick the weeds and keep the flowers. - Kelly Clarkson
It was a two-gallon Styrofoam cooler - one of the cheap ones that you can pick up at any service station in the summer season and then listen to it squeak to the point of homicidal dementia. - Craig Johnson
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
Backstory is like a flavour you can’t quite pick, lurking in the layers of a curry. You know it’s there and it enhances the flavour, but it’s intangible and fleeting. Use it sparingly! - Sandy Vaile
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened. - Winston S. Churchill
When you reap the harvest of your land, do not reap to the edges of your field or pick the fallen fruit. Leave these for the poor and the stranger. - Leviticus 19:10
If they really want us to be happy, they'd let us pick ourselves. - Lauren Oliver
The only reason a true friend won't be there to pick you up is because they are lying beneath you from trying to break your fall. - Tommy Cotton
Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all. - Margaret Fuller
I will do" gives you a great chance to win; "I will try" gives you a great chance to lose. Pick your words wisely. - Farshad Asl
A novel is a hearty meal, but poems are the Belgian chocolates of the bookshelf. You can pick one and linger over it. Savour the aroma, the taste, the melting texture, the sweet craving it leaves behind! Or you can scoff down as many as you can eat. It’s up to you. - Vicky Arthurs
Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. - Winston Churchill
God can pick sense out of a confused prayer. - Richard Sibbes
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
In order to pick something up, you've got to put something down. - Todd Stocker
When we find money in the street, we happily pick it up, even if it’s just a buck, but when we bump into love, we tend to be so picky. - Stefan Emunds
Why do we fall?So we can learn to pick ourselves back up. - Batman Begins
It's the problem in seeing too much of the world. In loving too much of it. You can only live in one place at a time. And eventually, you pick your spot, and the memories of all the others just become ghosts. - Daniel Abraham
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
You may want the alpha, but the alpha has his pick. - Donna Lynn Hope
During the gold rush its a good time to be in the pick and shovel business - Mark Twain
I've had cancer twice and if I had to pick one fate for you, cancer or fertility problems-I'd pick cancer. - Kelly Corrigan
Pick the things you do in this day wisely. - Summerlyn Guthrie
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