Quotation Explorer - 'Pluck'

A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck. - James A. Garfield
While a man desires a woman,His mind is boundAs closely as a calf to its mother.As you would pluck an autumn lily,Pluck the arrow of desire. - Dhammapada
As I write, My fingers tap tap the keys the way Ravi Shankar's fingers pluck and strum the strings of his sitar. - Christina Westover
This heart is a hurricane, turbulent with ache screaming winds of grief waiting to make the skyfall, to pluck the cloudsfrom their beds with itswhipping winds - Jack Southfield
Don't pluck a rose's petals and then ask the rose why it is sad. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Out of this nettle - danger - we pluck this flower - safety. - William Shakespeare
If you enjoy the fruit, pluck not the flower. - Anonymous
Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow... And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart? - William Shakespeare
They grab you by the breasts, they pluck your derriere, they stuff you in a pot, they saute you with sperm, they grab you by the beak, they stick you in a house, they fatten you up on conjugal oil, they shut you up in your cage. And now, lay. - Hélène Cixous
I am slowly learning to pluck the flowers of my past from the weeds, and place them in the window where I can see them first. ~Call Me Tuesday - Leigh Byrne
Criticism has plucked the imaginary flowers on the chain not in order that man shall continue to bear that chain without fantasy or consolation, but so that he shall throw off the chain and pluck the living flower. - Karl Marx
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