Quotation Explorer - 'Sticks'

Ask a woman if she’s ambitious and she’ll look at you as if you just asked whether she sticks pins in puppies for fun. Ask a woman if she’s competitive and she’ll look at you as if you suggested that she’s a hooker. - Gina Barreca
Words are what sticks to the real. We use them to push the real, to drag the real into the poem. They are what we hold on with, nothing else. They are as valuable in themselves as rope with nothing to be tied to. - Jack Spicer
I love memory sticks. They seem to me to be magic. - Ruth Rendell
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words will never hurt. Lies. Words hurt. The words we remember. Well, the hurt feeling the words caused stays with us forever. - Jill Telford
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but your words will always kill me. - Denice Envall
Sticks and stones can break your bones, yet words will never hurt you…unless you believe them. - Charles F. Glassman
To the uneducated, an A is just three sticks.
One sticks to an opinion because he prides himself on having come to it on his own, and another because he has taken great pains to learn it and is proud to have grasped it: and so both do so out of vanity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I'd rather have names to hurt me, than my bones broken with sticks and stones. - Anthony Liccione
Power rarely ends up in the hands of those who start a revolution, or even those who further it; power sticks to those who bring it to a conclusion - Robert Greene
If one sticks too rigidly to one's principles, one would hardly see anybody. - Agatha Christie
The Earth loves us through its gravity and this love is ideal: It neither sticks to us nor let us to fly to the unknown darkness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You believe in a book that has talking animals, wizards, witches, demons, sticks turning into snakes, food falling from the sky, people walking on water, and all sorts of magical, absurd and primitive stories, and you say that we are the ones that need help? - Dan Barker
Yelling at living things does tend to kill the spirit in them. Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words will break our hearts... - Robert Fulghum
Sticks and stones can break your bones, but words can never hurt you…unless you believe them. - Charles F. Glassman
Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalties. - George Bernard Shaw
Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts... - Robert Fulghum
Sticks and stones may break my bones but your words were always the hardest. - Dominic Riccitello
Genuine feelings cannot be produced, nor can they be eradicated. We can only repress them, delude ourselves, and deceive our bodies. The body sticks to the facts. - Alice Miller
JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. - Ambrose Bierce
You are the poemthat sticks in my throatteaching me to whisperwith the voice of my heart. - Jessica Kristie
I think it's fair to say that I don't pick up languages. If anything, I roll around in them gracelessly and pray that something sticks. - Elizabeth Little
The reason death sticks so closely to life isn't biological necessity- its envy. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can. - Yann Martel
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will break my soul. - Kathryn Lopez
Some Women are the fire... and the right one will keep throwing sticks, to maintain their burning desires... K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Starting a new way is never easy so...keep starting until the start sticks. - Tim Fargo
A true leader sticks up for his followers. - Auliq Ice
Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can break hearts. - Tim Minchin
Betrayal is the only truth that sticks. - Arthur Miller
The good poet sticks to his real loves, to see within the realm of possibility. He never tries to hold hands with God or the human race.
PIG, n. An animal (_Porcus omnivorus_) closely allied to the human race by the splendor and vivacity of its appetite, which, however, is inferior in scope, for it sticks at pig. - Ambrose Bierce
Stones and sticks are thrown only at fruit-bearing trees. - Sumi
Sticks and stones can break your bones, yet words can never hurt you…unless you believe them. - Charles F. Glassman
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me', said some idiot who,1. Didn't realize HOW much words hurt2. Wasn't so smart - Oreo Queen
Up past the old lime kiln built into the side of a hill we take a hard right at a clearing lined by brittle apple trees still willing to bear fruit.I snap sticks beneath my feetand steal pictures of the view while you reach for something sweet, as much as it bowsto you. - Kristen Henderson
Assumption is one dreadful and incurable disease, which sticks to the soul and wiggles across the skin. - Aniruddha Sastikar
Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. - James Bryant Conant
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. - Albert Einstein
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