Quotation Explorer - 'Smooth'

You have to touch the tree to know whether it's smooth or rough. - Marty Rubin
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
A smooth sea never made a skilled marine. - English Proverb
Troubles are usually brooms and shovels that smooth the road to the good man's fortune; and many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.
...Why the hell are we conditioned into the smooth strawberry-and-cream mother-goose, Alice-and- Wonderland fable, only to be broken on the wheel as we grow older and become aware of ourselves as individuals with a dull responsibility in life? - Sylvia Plath
For aught that I could ever read, could ever hear by tale or history, the course of true love never did run smooth. - William Shakespeare
She was smooth and beautiful under his rough, callused hands-an amorous balm to soothe the ugliness of war. - Madeline Martin
The course of true love never did run smooth said by lysander - William Shakespeare
How the story is read is very important is it soft, is it in dry way or smooth... - Deyth Banger
Her heart longed for some ark into which it could fly and be at rest. Rough or smooth she did not care, so long as it was warm. - Thomas Hardy
Seems like the world is spinning smooth without a bump or squeak except when love comes in. Then the whole machine just quits like a loud load of wash on imbalance--the buzzer singing to high heave, the danger light flashing. - Sandra Cisneros
A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner. - English Proverb
If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death. - Pythagoras
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this the task and mighty labor lies. - Virgil
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as raven's claws. - Jim Morrison
I think of these desert years of mine, not of my choosing. Maybe if it were all smooth and comfortable, if my pride and professionalism were defining life for me, God's steel-quiet, penetrating word would have been lost in the babble and sheen of success. - Luci Shaw
Sense howEven the smooth stones acheWith stories of their ownIn the shuddering light of day. - Scott Hastie
A little politeness might smooth the way ahead. Knowing it was his turn to be dispatched, the best he could hope for was as swift a death as the one Massetti had so thanklessly received. - Victoria Lamb
A circle's unity and never ending smoothness is how we can aim to feel inside. Smooth, gentle, accepted, no rough edges, only love for all parts of our selves. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Be wary of smooth talkers. Words are rarely at your disposal if something is wholly, truly, completely true. - Joyce Rachelle
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
For aught that I could ever read,Could ever hear by tale or history,The course of true love never did run smooth. - William Shakespeare
A fight is like the perfect storm. It is risky and dangerous. But, as the African proverb goes, Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. Fights are often learning opportunities—if we’re willing to dig deep enough past our own egos. - lauren klarfeld
My storm is my own...Enter if you dare. However, bear in mind that the tempest of desire is fraught with unpredictability from the highest peaks to the depths of the abyss. Do not expect a smooth ride, but expect a true and passionate one... - Virginia Alison
may came home with a smooth round stoneas small as a world and as large as alone. - E.E. Cummings
Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent. - H. P. Lovecraft
We none of us expect to be in smooth water all our days. - Jane Austen
There is nothing I like better than conversing with aged men. For I regard them as travelers who have gone a journey which I too may have to go, and of whom I ought to inquire whether the way is smooth and easy or rugged and difficult. Is life harder toward the end, or what report do you give it? - Plato
Even the blind man can see the beauty as it rides upon the sound of a voice, edge itself between the lines on his fingerprints to be spread upon the smooth snippets of life he touches. - Adri Sinclair
I pray this new year will be greater, smooth and brings best aroma to our smelling, normal burning for toothpicks, blue colours for great celebration, unlimited joy from nw, then and beyound in JESUS name ★FEYIKOGBON★ - oladosu feyikogbon
Is there any smooth path to success? No. You must learn to travel on many rugged roads to find the straight path. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The woman's face was grimly drawn, an ugly expression on an indescribably beautiful face. This is the Shadowdun. You know who I am, but I wish to know you more. What is your name? Her voice was rich; it sounded sweet and smooth in Athena's ears, like soft honey. She hated every last word. - Kendra Sunderson
I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony. I do not crave security. I wish to hazard my soul to opportunity. - Peter O'Toole
The rough must always accompany the smooth. Without one or the other one learns nothing about oneself. - Solange nicole
Nobody's journey is seamless or smooth. We all stumble. We all have setbacks. It's just life's way of saying, "Time to change course." - Oprah Winfrey
She is the ocean, gentle, smooth and calm on the surface…I am the fooling diver, braving her deep, dark, dangerous depth… - Dinesh Kumar Biran
Is there any smooth road to success? - Lailah Gifty Akita
So it ever must be in the conflicting scenes of life, in the long, weary march, each one walks alone. We may have many friends, love, kindness, sympathy and charity, to smooth our pathway in everyday life, but in the tragedies and triumphs of human experience, each mortal stands alone. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
That all is as thinking makes it so and you control your thinking. So remove your judgements whenever you wish and then there is calm - as the sailor rounding the cape finds smooth water and the welcome of a waveless bay. - Marcus Aurelius
One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's. - Michael Ignatieff
Be careful for the smooth sailing path because it doesn't take you anywhere. - Euginia Herlihy
Women who focus on style over substance usually find themselves in a big fucking hole, with other men who want to fuck the hole. Oh so smooth, and none sophistacted. Because, you know, how sophisticated can hole-fucking really be - Emilie Autumn
We all have our own road to walk. Whether rocky, curving, straight or smooth, what good is a lonely road? It’s when we run and intersect with other roads that defines our road. When road meets road do we get direction, and choices to cross into another life. - Anthony Liccione
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