Quotation Explorer - 'Shake'

The people in your life will either help you shake hands with yourself or they’ll teach you what you don’t want. Everyone, eventually, does one or the other. All pain transforms to learning. All love transforms to self-awareness. - Vironika Tugaleva
If I could find the words, if I could shake the world,If I could turn back time would you still be there?If I could find the words to say,If I could shake the world to break you down,Then would you still be there? - Of Mice & Men
But no one can rid himself of the preaching clergyman. He is the bore of the age, the old man whom we Sinbads cannot shake off, the nightmare that disturbs our Sunday's rest, the incubus that overloads our religion and makes God's service distasteful. - Trollope Anthony 1815-1882
O friend unseen, unborn, unknown,Student of our sweet English tongue,Read out my words at night, alone:I was a poet, I was young.Since I can never see your face,And never shake you by the hand,I send my soul through time and spaceTo greet you. You will understand. - James Elroy Flecker
Minds need the unusual, because the unusual has the power to shake the mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When a quiet man is moved to passion, it seems the very earth will shake. - Stephanie Barron
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. - Mahatma Gandhi
There are some moments you won't completely heal from, those rare ones you will take torn open to the grave but throughout all the big moments that shake you up there will be countless tiny experiences that help you laugh all over again. - Nikki Rowe
We love because we can lose. If there was no threat of separation, no death to shake us to our core, we probably wouldn't love much at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
I wiggle my shoulders, I shake my legs, I walk up and down the stage, I hop around on one foot. But I never bump and grind. Why, that's vulgar. I'd never do anything vulgar before an audience. My mother would never allow it. - Elvis Presley
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date. - William Shakespeare
He shook his head, trying to shake the convoluted thoughts loose. He couldn't worry about it right now. Not about how Thomas felt, or how Quinn did, or even how he, himself did. They were where they were, and there were things to do. First and foremost, there was a baby to deliver. - Breeana Puttroff
Shake it off little girl, dry your tears, suck it up and face your fears. - Sai Marie Johnson
At its best, this is my calling. At its worst, it is a mad compulsion that I just can’t shake. - Zoe Klein
I Still Have Everything You Gave MeIt is dusty on the edges.It is slightly rotten.I guard it without thinking.I focus on it once a yearwhen I shake it out in the wind.I do not ache.I would not trade. - Naomi Shihab Nye
On a visit or vacation to Toba Lake,you may say 'Horas' to Batak people,when we meet, visit and shake hands. - Toba Beta
Philip Roth is a good writer, but I wouldn't want to shake hands with him.
Because it’s no longer enough to be a decent person. It’s no longer enough to shake our heads and make concerned grimaces at the news. True enlightened activism is the only thing that can save humanity from itself. - Joss Whedon
To be the salt, you also need to be the shaker. To shake the world. Shake the truth. Shake the people. Shake the word. Have it sprinkle, melt and preserve humanity. - Anthony Liccione
If there is a very strong love behind you that you can lean against to it, nothing can ever shake you very strongly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Ask yourself...If I walk a tight rope,will I fall ,If I shake my balance of thought will it deter me and if I stay focused will I succeed?.~bns - Bluenscottish
CodaPerhaps to love is to learnto walk through this world.To learn to be silentlike the oak and the linden of the fable.To learn to see.Your glance scattered seeds.It planted a tree. I talkbecause you shake its leaves. - Octavio Paz
You can't shake hands with a clenched fist. - Indira Gandhi
If you fall, rise up, shake off the dust and try again. - Gladys Bejani
You’ll feel afraid at times. You’ll feel weak at times. But remember, fear and weakness are not your enemies. They are forms of evolutionary wisdom in the face of danger. Take some time to assess the situation and shake the weakness and fear off your limbic system. - Abhijit Naskar
What would life be if we didn't shake and wake ourselves up once and a while - Heather Richards
Shake those stars from your hair, pretty Moonchild. It's time to dance with the noonday sun! - Jaeda DeWalt
It’s a funny thing, friendship. One minute a person is driving you crazy, making you want to shake them, and the next minute you realize what a crappy place the world would be without them in it. - Natasha Friend
A wealthy and wise man doesn't shake hands with people, he gives an helping hand. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything. - George Gordon Byron
You must be Independent, Independent, Independent - don't talk so much but do more - go your own way and let your neighbour go his... Shake off all the props - the props tradition and authority give you - and go alone - crawl - stumble - stagger - but go alone. - Charles Rennie Mackintosh
As I am a work in progress, you shall see me more or less? Don't shake me out if I digress. As of me less, from me more of my work, I guess. - Ana Claudia Antunes
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
Doubt never brings anything better; Doubt only gets the goodies of doubt! Shake your doubt! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
What is wrong with you?' I shake my head. 'Pull it together.' And that's what it feels like: pulling the different parts of me up and in like a shoelace. I feel suffocated, but at least I feel strong. - Veronica Roth
To get fruits from the tree branches, shake them with hands; to get fruits from men, shake them with clever ideas! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Few things come to shake us up and few things pass to teach us how to let go then many things come and remind us what it's all about. It's life and the only person who will control how you feel about all the guts and glory in its path is you. - Nikki Rowe
Shake up your life a bit. Get rid of the cobwebs. Take the road less traveled. Most people live within the confines of their comfort zone. Yogi Raman was the first person to explain to me that the best thing you can do for yourself is regularly move beyond it. - Robin Sharma
Writers are not here to conform. We are here to challenge. We're not here to be comfortable—we're here, really, to shake things up. That's our job. - Jeanette Winterson
Tried a lot,but can't find a companion like you my dear solitude. Let us shake our hands again. - sandeep bhat
Men are afraid to rock the boat in which they hope to drift safely through life's currents, when, actually, the boat is stuck on a sandbar. They would be better off to rock the boat and try to shake it loose. - Thomas Szasz
Shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit, and look on death itself. - William Shakespeare
Cruelty and fear shake hands together. An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence. - Honoré de Balzac
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin, and desire nothing but God, and I care not a straw whether they be clergymen or laymen; such alone will shake the gates of hell and set up the kingdom of heaven on Earth. - John Wesley
Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off. - Terry Pratchett
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree? - Logan Pearsall Smith
Think enthusiastically about everything; but especially about your job. If you do, you'll put a touch of glory in your life. If you love your job with enthusiasm, you'll shake it to pieces. You'll love it into greatness. - Norman Vincent Peale
I have a tendency to break rules and shake things up. I would say that with me people never know what is real and what is fiction. And I like that because reality is relative. - Nuno Roque
I don't travel in circles where people say, 'I have faith, I believe this in my heart and nothing you can say or do can shake my faith.' That's just a long-winded religious way to say, 'Shut up.' - Penn Jillette
[For the genuine believer] There are moments in life when God's pursuit of us seems like that of a persistent mosquito, constantly buzzing around our heads and causing us pain, and we are utterly powerless to shake him off. - Ian M. Duguid
The distant soul can shake the distant friend's soul and make the longing felt, over untold miles. - John Masefield
There are two kinds of great power which can shake the earth: Mega earthquakes and big ideas! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I just never let anything bother me, man. I know myself really well. Nobody's opinion of me can shake my opinion of myself. - Ruben Studdard
The question why I don't shake hand with someone,A reason is Behind;Scumbags call it Attitude but they really don't know its actually the antimatter Waqas is composed of. - Waqas Bin Ehsan
Even though your life is Rainy and muggy you can fight through it just Make sure you know what is happening And make sure you don't take to much pressure on it just shake it off! - Skye Daphne
It is better to hug than shake hands. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If I shake hands with anti-Me it will be the end of me. - Siren Waroe
I stand here alone- to shake off the blue - divyaelizabeth
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn. - Anne Frank
A simple dream, a simple thoughtCan generate actions to shake the world. - Debasish Mridha
That time of year thou may'st in me behold, When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold,- Bare ruin'd choirs, where late the sweet birds sang. - William Shakespeare
There are persons who always find a hair in their plate or soup for the simple reason that, when they sit down before it, they shake their heads until one falls in. - Christian Friedrich Hebbel
The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices. - Frederick The Great
[Taken from a BBC documentary]Tariq was born in Lahore, now in Pakistan, then part of British-ruled India, in 1943. A Catholic school education did nothing to shake his life-long atheism, which he shared with his communist parents. - Tariq Ali
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