Quotation Explorer - 'Sharp'

Ahhh. A man with a sharp wit. Someone ought to take it away from him before he cuts himself. - Peter da Silva
In nature there are few sharp lines. - A. R. Ammons
Believe me, I know a lot about harm's way. It turns sharp left off the road to Shitsville when you're least expecting it. - Philip Kerr
My rage is derived from eyes so sharp they see through the idiocy being passed off as sophistication. Under the cloak of universal themes and terms such as freedom, change, and acceptance, madness ensues, being readily welcomed by those whose mind's eye questions nothing. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
I wear my Viking helmet because the horns define how sharp my brains are. If you try to rub me the wrong way, I will stick you with both of my horns. - Flavor Flav
The sharp knife of a short life, wellI've had, just enough time. - Kimberly Perry
There's a fine edge to new grief, it severs nerves, disconnects reality--there's mercy in a sharp blade. Only with time, as the edge wears, does the real ache begin. - Christopher Moore
HOSTILITY, n. A peculiarly sharp and specially applied sense of the earth's overpopulation. Hostility is classified as active and passive; as (respectively) the feeling of a woman for her female friends, and that which she entertains for all the rest of her sex. - Ambrose Bierce
Women's Tongues are as sharp as two-edged Swords, and wound as much, when they are anger'd. - Margaret Cavendish
As I’m fond of saying, if you want to find utopia, take a sharp right on money and a sharp left on sex and it’s straight ahead. - Penn Jillette
Old age doth in sharp pains abound;We are belabored by the gout,Our blindness is a dark profound,Our deafness each one laughs about.Then reason's light with falling rayDoth but a trembling flicker cast.Honor to age, ye children pay!Alas! my fifty years are past! - Pierre-Jean de Béranger
Tea should be as bitter as wormwod and as sharp as a two eged swordKit Snicket (a series of unfortunate events) - Lemony Snicket
If you have a sharp brain, then you are an artist. - mohammad rishad sakhi
I write only when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o'clock sharp. - W. Somerset Maugham
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use. - Washington Irving
WITTICISM, n. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted, and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke." - Ambrose Bierce
There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. - Ansel Adams
Short time seems long in sorrow's sharp sustaining. - William Shakespeare
She always did feel sharp for things that was done wrong to her. I think she felt hurts more, say, than me. It's cause she's smarter; she got more person to hurt. - Joann Greenberg
She wept a river of tears holy water, sent to soften the sharp edges of sorrow a gentle hollowing out, carving new chambers in her hearta hallowed vessel for holding sacred, the tears of others... - Kate Mullane Robertson
Truth has sharp teeth, so do not expect anything beautiful (to see) when it smiles to you. - Ratko Petrović
The body is poisoned through the mouth, even so is the heart through the ear ... And even if we do mean no harm, the Evil One means a great deal, and he will use those idle words as a sharp weapon against some neighbor's heart. - Francis de Sales
Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care. - Paul Farmer
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
My pain is constant and sharp, and I do not hope for a better world for anyone. - Bret Easton Ellis
Whenever someone starts talking about 'fair competition' or indeed, about 'fairness' in general, it is time to keep a sharp eye on your wallet, for it is about to be picked. - Murray N. Rothbard
This new world was a vicious, sleek world made of street lights and tight jeans, sharp smiles and fast cars. This was a city, edited. A city, pared down to its bare minimums, beautiful and abusive. - Maggie Stiefvater
Perhaps it's no coincidence that the word words is an anagram of sword. Well-used words cut through ambiguity and confusion like a sharp sword in the hands of an expert swordsman. - Anu Garg
Magic has big sharp teeth. When it bites, it doesn't nibble. It takes big, bloody chunks. So be very, very careful. - William Blystone
It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myself, that I am only a sword made sharp to smite the unclean forces, an enchanted sword to cleave and disperse them.Grant, O Lord, that I may not break as I strike! Let me not fall from Thy hand! - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Keep your friends close, enemies closer. Takes little effort to drive a sharp knife through their hearts when they outlive their uselessness! - Akuku Mach Pep
If the point is sharp, and the arrow is swift, it can pierce through the dust no matter how thick. - Bob Dylan
Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art. - Freya Stark
I know the scent of betrayal. I may be kind to you, but don't mistake my kindness for weakness. After all, the Angels have a sharp sword too - Joshua De Vera Bautista
Learning is the ecstasy of life which keeps our hearts young and our minds sharp. - Debasish Mridha
Get sleep....get sharp!! - Cary S. Kart
My mind is sharp, my luck is fast, nothing is impossible for me. - Tanmaya Guru
That felt strange. How sharp a rent a handful of moments made in the fabric of a life. - Guy Gavriel Kay
Only as you do know yourself can your brain serve you as a sharp and efficient tool. Know your own failings, passions, and prejudices so you can separate them from what you see. - Bernard M. Baruch
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind. - Menander
And for the season it was winter, and they that know the winters of that country know them to be sharp and violent, and subject to cruel and fierce storms. - William Bradford
Inside, my soul is curled tightly bearing the burden of massive sins from another life. And my eyes look far at the hell around me... a sharp grin tugs at the corner of my lips. - Hubert Martin
The eloquence of the pen is just as sharp as the point of a sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Love sees sharply, hatred sees even more sharp, but jealousy sees the sharpest for it is love and hate at the same time. - Arab proverb
There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life.
She was poetry written in pen, scribbled and scrawled again and again. Ink splattered across the page. And within those scratched words, those small, sharp incisions, an image can be seen and you're left to wonder what, in the end, this all could mean. - Hubert Martin
The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood. - Buddha
I am not a man of fear, but I am a man that knows how to fear. Without fear, we become lazy. Without fear, we become reckless. Fear doesn't limit a man, it keeps the man sharp. - Lionel Suggs
One remembers horrors, I think, for the rest of one's life, but memories do not always remain so sharp, and with time, and new circumstance, do not affect us so powerfully. - Elizabeth Aston
It is one of those lessons that every child should learn: Don't play with fire, sharp objects, or ancient artifacts. - Patricia Briggs
What would I put in my bottom drawer? I would put only sharp objects, the clean lines of broken glass, the honed steel of paring knives, the tiny saw-teeth of bread knives and the soothing edges of razor blades, I weigh knives in my hands like strange comforters. - Kate Atkinson
...occasionally I wished I could walk through a picture window and have the sharp, broken shards slash me to ribbons so I would finally look like I felt. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
There smites nothing so sharp, nor smelleth so sour as shame. - William Langland
Cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp focus. Wisdom is more like a wide-angle lens. - Edward de Bono
Knives are sharp, but are equally confusing. - Nathan Hassall
The dream begins, most of the time,with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you on to the next plateau sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth - Dan Rather
Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. - William Shakespeare
There is nothing like the razor sharp tongue of a good friend to cut through the lies we tell ourselves. - Laura Moncur
A sharp stick is better than a blunt sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It does not take sharp eyes to see the sun and the moon, nor does it take sharp ears to hear the thunderclap. Wisdom is not obvious. You must see the subtle and notice the hidden to be victorious.
In moderate doses melancholy can be strangley comforting, darkly sweet; it can by providing contrast, give an exquisitely sharp edge to happiness, especially to pleasures of the flesh.
What? No defense? Any student of mine must be able to defend his ideas against an attack. No matter how you spend your life, your wit will defend you more often than a sword. Keep it sharp! - Patrick Rothfuss
Life is a path to reach destination.However once it is reached ,implies Life had all kind of sharp turns one time or other for all - N.Manoj
Wisdom is a sharp chisel to carve out your future. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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