Quotation Explorer - 'Stir'

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood...Make big plans, aim high in hope and work. - Daniel H. Burnham
When my country, into which I had just set my foot, was set on fire about my ears, it was time to stir. It was time for every man to stir. - Thomas Paine
It's worth making time to find the things that really stir your soul. That’s what makes you really feel alive. You have to say ‘no’ to other things you’re used to, and do it with all your heart. - Roy T. Bennett
Leading people is like cookingDon’t stir too much It annoys the ingredients And spoils the food - Rick Julian
Some people just love to stir the pot, but don't realize they're cooking themselves. - Richie Norton
Both the grand and the intimate aspects of nature can be revealed in the expressive photograph. Both can stir enduring affirmations and discoveries, and can surely help the spectator in his search for identification with the vast world of natural beauty and wonder surrounding him. - Ansel Adams
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.... Make big plans... aim high in hope and work. - Daniel H. Burnham
Why is propaganda so much more successful when it stirs up hatred than when it tries to stir up friendly feeling? - Bertrand Russell
By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul. - Theodore Bikel
Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top. - Edward Abbey
A book with the genuine power to stir and comfort its readers. - Mitch Albom
Take a scientific fact or theory, add a futuristic or other-worldly setting, stir in an imaginative plot and fascinating characters, and a science fiction novel emerges from the cosmic mix. - Yvonne Coleman
If the Communists win Europe and a large part of the world, it will not be because they know how to stir up discontent or how to infect people with hatred, but because they know how to preach hope. - Eric Hoffer
Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. - Bible
This was not what we wanted to hear that morning. Adventures inspire, tall tales excite, and fantasies stir the imagination, but sad stories seldom ever buoy the spirit. We all paused to take in the sad news. - J.W. Lord
It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched. - George Gissing
Even when I try to stir myself up, I just get irritated because I can't make anything come out. And in the middle of the night I lie here thinking about all this. If I don't get back on track somehow, I'm dead, that's the sense I get. There isn't a single strong emotion inside me. - Banana Yoshimoto
Words are not meant to stir the air only: they are capable of moving greater things. - Natsume Soseki
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
If you wish in this world to advance, your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, or trust me, you haven't a chance. - W. S. Gilbert
It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched. - George Gissing
A quarrel is like buttermilk, the more you stir it, the more sour it grows. - Bolivian Proverb
We cannot prepare our fate, but we can stir it up. - Munia Khan
If you are aware of the kind of hunger, regrets and frustrations that follows rumpy pumpy, you would stir clear from hanky panky. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Dream no small dreams. They have no power to stir the hearts of men. - Victor Hugo
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