Quotation Explorer - 'Solid'

Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame. - Gautama Buddha
But for the most part, people - of the right kind - are good. For them I put on my corset of cheerfulness, a solid serviceable garment. It holds in the bulgings and oozings of emotion, and soon I find they are, temporarily, stilled. - Anna Lyndsey
The problem with most people who say they believe, however, is that said belief is only a thin layer of solid ice which rests over a vast ocean that is likewise deep with non-solid disbelief. - Stephen Richards
All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.
Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. - C. S. Lewis
It's impossible to walk through solid rock... You have to walk between the molecules that make up the rock. - J.M. Dattilo
Make sure you stand firm on the solid rock. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A person who is truly positive will not merely advise others to stay away from the negative people ,but will also back-up own point with a solid action/reason somewhere as why s/he calls someone a toxic. - Anuj Somany
In the topsy-turvy world of heavy rock, it's often useful to have a nice, solid piece of wood in your hands.
A loving heart, determination, faith, courage, trust, belief, truth, and a solid soul create the wings with which we fly. - A.D. Posey
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. - J.K. Rowling
They say blood is thicker than water, but I say ice, can be more solid than blood, when times get cold. - Anthony Liccione
The physical reinvention of the world is endless, relentless, fascinating, exhaustive; nothing that seems solid is. If you could stand at just a little distance in time, how fluid and shape-shifting physical reality would be, everything hurrying into some other form, even concrete, even stone. - Mark Doty
Your present interests are not a solid basis of a career decisions. So, stop following your passion and Do What Is Valuable.! - Moutasem Algharati
I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn’t even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I’d found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged. - Emma Watson
It takes many years to lay the solid foundation for final success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind. - Mary Shelley
Sometimes I feel like I’m not solid. I’m hollow. There’s nothing behind my eyes. I’m a negative of a person. All I want is blackness, blackness and silence. - Sylvia Plath
To minimize hatred and oppression, our love roots must be deep and solid. - Auliq Ice
Most important jobs of a parent: unconditional love, comfort and protection, and a solid platform and values for future success - M. James Airey
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
Everything you've learned in school as "obvious" becomes less and less obvious as you begin to study the universe. For example, there are no solids in the universe. There's not even a suggestion of a solid. There are no absolute continuums. There are no surfaces. There are no straight lines. - R. Buckminster Fuller
O, that this too too solid flesh would melt, Thaw and resolve itself into a dew! Or that the Everlasting had not fix'd His canon 'gainst self-slaughter! O God! God! How weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable Seem to me all the uses of this world! - William Shakespeare
mr youse needn't be so spryconcernin questions artyeach has his tastes but as for ii likes a certain partygimme the he-man's solid blissfor youse ideas i'll match yousea pretty girl who naked isis worth a million statues - E.E. Cummings
A positive MIND is a solid WEAPON. - Henry Johnson Jr
The audience knows the truth, the world is simple. It's miserable, solid all the way through. But if you could fool them, even for a second, then you can make them wonder, and then you got to see something really special. - Christopher Nolan
Merely having an open mind is nothing. The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid. - G.K. Chesterton
Peace between countries must rest on the solid foundation of love between individuals. - Mahatma Gandhi
Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman. - Margaret Fuller
So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent. - Sir Winston Churchill
My marriage had its ups and downs like anyone's, but when it came down to it, I knew it was solid. I miss that sort of security, and that sort of connection with someone. - John Scalzi
When you start speaking the "TRUTH" it creates enemies out of Ignorance. But always learn to speak the truth, though, it should be a solid weapon to a positive progression. - Henry Johnson Jr
Thanks to my solid academic training, today I can write hundreds of words on virtually any topic without possessing a shred of information, which is how I got a good job in journalism. - Dave Barry
For a true artist, difficulties become opportunities and clouds become solid present. - Alejandro Jodorowsky
If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon. - Alfred A. Montapert
Stand firm on the solid rock! - Lailah Gifty Akita
To go through hurt, you have to stumble on the rocks in order to walk on solid ground. - Alyssa Tillmon
For rock solid friendship, never lie to your friends. - Saru Singhal
Any writer of horror needs to at least have a good, solid love of the genre. Also, good horror writers need to have a slightly twisted sense of humor. Without humor, horror just isn’t as good. - Alistair Cross
My bounce-around life had taught me that dreams were dangerous things - they look solid in your mind, but you just try to reach for them. It's like gathering clouds. - Kirby Larson
There's a lot going on in Marquis' book, as the author smartly builds off a solid premise...A fresh concept and protagonist that breathe life into a conventional but exciting actioner."-- - Kirkus Reviews
To reform a world, to reform a nation, no wise man will undertake; and all but foolish men know, that the only solid, though a far slower reformation, is what each begins and perfects on himself. - Thomas Carlyle
Your motivation has to be rock solid. You have to want it so bad that even th threat of death won't take it from you. - Orson Scott Card
Nothing can be the total truth in the worlds of manifestation and the more solid your concepts, the more likely they are going to sink you, sooner or later. - Enza Vita
A heart given freely is the most vulnerable and selfless thing one can offer another human being. It can be as fragile and needy as a newly born infant, or as solid and self-supporting as a granite pillar, yet it is the hands of the recipient that determines its ultimate fate. - Mark W. Boyer
Your integrity is sacrosanct. It is who you are. Never let anyone step on your integrity - that's absolutely where you must stand solid. - Ret. Gen. Peter Pace
Thoughts might not be solid and always obtainable, but they become your reality when emotions are attached to them. Over time, they become your wants and form an attachment to your behavior. - Shannon L. Alder
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
The knowledge of faith consists in assurance rather than in comprehension. . . . We add the words sure and firm in order to express a more solid constancy of persuasion. - John Calvin
For any reputable person or organization to be successful, that person's or organization's actions must be based on solid information, not conspiracy theories, not hearsay, not rumors, and certainly not fear mongering. - Mike Klepper
When you get to the end of all the light you know and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly. - Edward Teller
I pride myself in being a technology innovator, so our specialty at Veeam is our laser-focused commitment to R&D, but you cannot build solid solutions without knowing what the goals are for your customers. - Ratmir Timashev, CEO Veeam
There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way. - Harriet Lerner
God has permitted the great lie for a short time only. That time is now coming to an end. Believers in the lie! You have been raised on the milk of your concrete beliefs. Now it is time for you to be weaned to partake of the solid food of the new age, the "New World Order. - Compton Gage
Identity politics divides us; fiction connects. One is interested in sweeping generalizations, the other in nuances. One draws boundaries, the other recognizes no frontiers. Identity politics is made of solid bricks; fiction is flowing water. - Elif Shafak
Liberty is like those solid and tasty foods or those full-bodied wines which are appropriate for nourishing and strengthening robust constitutions that are used to them, but which overpower, ruin and intoxicate the weak and delicate who are not suited for them. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Islam appears to me like a perfect work of architecture. All its parts are harmoniously conceived to complement and support each other; nothing is superfluous and nothing lacking; and the result is a structure of absolute balance and solid composure. - Muhammad Asad
Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Look! A trickle of water running through some dirt! I'd say our afternoon just got booked solid! - Bill Watterson
Third, it is helpful to seek advice from those who are spiritually mature and solid in their faith. A godly counselor or pastor can assist you in avoiding the common mistakes that confuse many young people. - James C. Dobson
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
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