Quotation Explorer - 'Shot'

Here once the embattled farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In a room wherepeople unanimously maintaina conspiracy of silence,one word of truthsounds like a pistol shot. - Czesław Miłosz
On romance books: We might assume then that men, major consumers of thrillers, westerns, and detective fiction, enjoy being beaten up, tortured, shot, stabbed dragged by galloping horses, and thrown out of moving vehicles. - Daphne Clair
Passion without purpose is like a shot without a target. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
I don’t care to be pretty, Blue shot back hotly, I care to look on the outside like I look on the inside. - Maggie Stiefvater
Being shot out of a cannon is always better than being squeezed through a tube. - Hunter S. Thompson
Give me a shot to rememberAnd you can take all the pain away from meA kiss and I will surrenderThe sharpest lives are the deadliest to leadA light to burn all the empiresSo bright the sun is ashamed to rise and beAnd I'm in love with all of those vampiresSo you can leave like the sane abandoned me - Gerard Way
A winner keeps playing until the winning shot. - Debasish Mridha
Tiered body, mined, with soul. When ones must swim through all the fake while it is what it is not what one thinks it can be worded it in to and or glamour shot it to be. - Shane Edward Thompson
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long-bow; its force depends on the strength of the hand that draws it. But argument is like an arrow from a cross-bow, which has equal force if drawn by a child or a man.
If you can endure, if you can persevere, if you can work and not grow weary, if you're both obsessed and talented, well, you might have a shot. - Auliq Ice
If there is a sacred moment in the ethical pursuit of game, it is the moment you release the arrow or touch off the fatal shot. - Jim Posewitz
We get one shot at this thing called life. Let's make it matter. - Chris Hill
If everyone who had a gun just shot themselves, there wouldn't be a problem. - George Harrison
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not - Charles Barkley
A well hit golf shot is a feeling that goes up the shaft, right through your hands and into your heart. - Ben Hogan
Stoop and you'll be stepped on; stand tall and you'll be shot at. - Carlos A. Urbizo
Rather do what is nothing in the purpose than to be idle, that the devil may find thee doing. The bird that sits is easily shot when the fliers escape the fowler. Idleness is the Dead Sea that swallows all the virtues, and is the self-made sepulcher of a living man. - Francis Quarles
Life is a one shot deal, it is entirely up to you what you do with it. Me? I intend to make it the best I can, for as long as I can. - Akiroq Brost
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em. - Harry S Truman
When I was twelve, I went hunting with my father and we shot a bird. He was laying there and something struck me. Why do we call this fun to kill this creature who was as happy as I was when I woke up this morning. - Marv Levy
He shot everything that moved in a blind fury. It was as if he were floating outside his body, his flesh acting on pure animal instinct. To kill or be killed. It was exhilarating. - Rebecca M. Gibson
There are two kinds of teachers: the kind that fill you with so much quail shot that you can't move, and the kind that just gives you a little prod behind and you jump to the skies. - Robert Frost
22 Brutal Dating Truths You Have To Accept If You Want A Shot At Lasting Love - priti
ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon- shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it. Dr. Samuel Johnson beautifully said of another author's ideas that they were "concatenated without abruption." - Ambrose Bierce
I guess it’s also not a good thing when you start relating yourself to a late nineteenth century nut bag who shot himself, but hey, you’ve got to relate to something if you ever want to feel relevant. - Molli Fields
Relationships with negative people are simply tedious encounters with porcupines. You don’t have the remote knowledge how to be close to them without quills being shot in your direction. - Shannon L. Alder
The word is a prism through which the two beams shot from heart and head are refracted into the colours of the Universe. - Paul Grimsley
Working on television is like being shot out of a cannon. They cram you all up with rehearsals, then someone lights a fuse and - BANG - there you are in someone's living room. - Tallulah Bankhead
Live with the current day, otherwise someday you'll wake up and realise that all remarkable and gorgeous moments have passed towards your eyes, while you're waiting for the best shot to reveal yourself - Alexander Zalan
Years ago a black man spoke about love and was crucified. Then Martin Luther King spoke about equality and was shot. Can you SEE why? - Daniel Marques
My God! The English language is a form of communication! Conversation isn't just crossfire where you shoot and get shot at! Where you've got to duck for your life and aim to kill! Words aren't only bombs and bullets —no, they're little gifts, containing meanings! - Philip Roth
Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction - the things that constitute real success - is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile. - William Raspberry
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first. - Ernest Hemingway
When my dad was young he shot marbles. When I was young I played Marble Madness on my Nintendo Entertainment System. - Kevin James Breaux
Tennis taught me to take chances, to take life as it comes. To hit every ball that comes to me no matter how hard it looks, to give it my best shot. - Thisuri Wanniarachchi
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it’s worse when you see them wearing dark glasses, having streamers around their necks and a hat on their antlers. Because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
Keep working. Keep trying. Keep believing. You still might not make it, but at least you gave it your best shot. If you don’t have calluses on your soul, this isn’t for you. Take up knitting instead. - David Eddings
We lie under the network of arching shells and live in a suspense of uncertainty. If a shot comes, we can duck, that is all; we neither know nor can determine where it will fall." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 6 - Erich Maria Remarque
My lips have touched more bottles than lovers and I'm half a shot away from psychotic. - Denice Envall
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face... - Lady Gaga
I took a chance, I took a shot And you may think I’m bullet-proof, but I’m not. You took a swing, I took it hard. And down here from the ground I see who you are - Taylor Swift
Now to life...I grant you the ability to give, to take, to expedite, to wander, to love, to hate, to charge, to expend...All of life is beautiful for what it makes of us. With only this single shot, let us leap into the unknown with our eyes open and our hearts ready. - Rachel La Rae Wilhelm
A dream, a wild dream of removing ourselves from the cares and sorrows of this miserable world and creating a world of our own. A long shot, yes, but who’s to say it can’t happen? - Paul Austerter
I have some bad news. Bjork cannot be here tonight. She was trying on her Oscar dress and Dick Cheney shot her. - Jon Stewart
How 'bout a shot of truth in that denial cocktail. - Jennifer Salaiz
The word "good" has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man. - G.K. Chesterton
Get a shot of love to prevent the infection called depression. - Debasish Mridha
I like video games, but they're really violent. I'd like to play a video game where you help the people who were shot in all the other games. It'd be called 'Really Busy Hospital. - Demetri Martin
Life will astound you when you give something a shot after being shot down. - Julieanne O'Conner
I want you to know that I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London. - Boris Johnson
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell. - William T. Sherman
FLAG, n. A colored rag borne above troops and hoisted on forts and ships. It appears to serve the same purpose as certain signs that one sees and vacant lots in London -- "Rubbish may be shot here." - Ambrose Bierce
While hunting in Africa, I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How an elephant got into my pajamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result. - Sir Winston Churchill
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns. - George Santayana
Stuffed deer heads on walls are bad enough, but it's worse when they are wearing dark glasses and have streamers in their antlers because then you know they were enjoying themselves at a party when they were shot. - Ellen DeGeneres
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
To have not shot his friend in the face would have sent a message to the quail that America is weak. - Jon Stewart
A book is simply a snap shot of the full story. - Erica Goros
The enemy has demanded a surrender at discretion otherwise the garrison are to be put to the sword if the fort is taken. I have answered the demand with a cannon shot, and our flag still waves proudly from the walls. I shall never surrender nor retreat. - William Travis, at the Alamo
One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it. - Truman Capote
I shot an arrow into the air, and it stuck. - Graffito
No, I'm not a good shot, but I shoot often. - Theodore Roosevelt
I will now sing another song for your pleasure. Now, if you like Phil Collins...you should be shot in the head. - Robert Clark
Life is a strong drink served up in an extremely short, and fragile shot glass. We shouldn't waste a single drop. - Samantha Sotto
A friend of mine told a story about a date with a guy she was really excited about: He stood her up. He then called her, begging her forgiveness and giving some excuse. She told him to get lost, telling him that he only gets one shot with her, and he blew it. - Greg Behrendt
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times ive been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
Sometimes you have to take a shot in the dark to discover the light. - A.D. Posey
You only get one shot in this life. So let me do all the good I can for my fellow man. For I will not pass this way again. - Anonymous
This war's not over! Not by a long shot! --Enoch - S.R. Ford
To take this one shot at life and live it with God is to take this one shot and have it reverberate across and around my world as if it were a million shots and more. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Writers really don't retire, you know. They have to be taken out and shot. - James Salter
When I thought I felt better, grief shot its silver tip arrow at my heart to remind me that it was still there.Excerpt From: Holster, S.G. Thirty Seconds to Die. iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright.Check out this book on the iBooks Store - S.G. Holster
There is no past, present, or future; there is only meow, right meow, and what you do with your one shot at life. - Aaron Dennis
HYPOCHONDRIASIS, n. Depression of one's own spirits. Some heaps of trash upon a vacant lot Where long the village rubbish had been shot Displayed a sign among the stuff and stumps -- "Hypochondriasis." It meant The Dumps. Bogul S. Purvy - Ambrose Bierce
Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.
I once shot an elephant in my pajamas, how he got in my pajamas I'll never know. - Groucho Marx
One clear moment, one of trance One missed step, one perfect dance One missed shot, one and only chance Life is all...but one fleeting glance. - Sanober Khan
Sometimes, you have to shot block a friend's prayer because she's asking God to bless an obviously bad dating relationship. - jonathon acuff
Life will test you, hurt you, betray you, break you, swallow you, shatter you... but as long as it doesn't leave you, you still have a shot. - Manoj Vaz
Is fuel efficiency really what we need most desperately? I say that what we really need is a car that can be shot when it breaks down. - Russell Baker
You are the enemy and a vessel through which the cure flows - if Christ lives in you, then you are an embodiment of the very shot this hostile and crying world needs as it, in every waking moment, struggles belligerently to resist. - Criss Jami
Oh, there were many here who were justly shot by unjust men. - Arthur Miller
Every once in life everyone has one time opportunity. So take your best shot or go to your mama and cry your ass off. - Revaz Eristavi
The only idea they have ever manifested as to what is a government of consent, is this--that it is one to which everybody must consent, or be shot. - Lysander Spooner
In March of that year, I saw a man named Paul Barkley shot to death. It happened late at night in the parking lot of a café in Santa Rosa called Galileo’s. - Frederick Weisel
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
Whenever you come upon a free supply of high-quality corn, provided unexpectedly right there in the middle of the forest, be careful! The people who put it there are probably sitting nearby in a stand, just waiting to take a shot at you. Keep your eyes and ears open! - James C. Dobson
We as a black culture have been through so much from slavery, lynching, dogs sicced on us,water hosed down, shot and killed in America. But we shall still overcome everything! - Alcurtis Turner
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