Quotation Explorer - 'Striking'

Everyone assumes writers spend their time lounging around, writing and occasionally striking a pose whilst having a think. - Sara Sheridan
She comes closer to me. She is beautiful, in the way lightning striking across a storm-swept sky is beautiful: dangerous and distant. - Kate Rooper
After a long time when the sun finally comes out of the clouds, the Earth salutes it by striking its best pose! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It was one of those striking moments in life where you find familiarity in the inexplicable. - Gerry Abbey
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game! - Babe Ruth
One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that the cat has only nine lives. - Mark Twain
For every thousand hacking at the leaves of evil, there is one striking at the root.
Whenever I see a photograph of some sportsman grinning over his kill, I am always impressed by the striking moral and esthetic superiority of the dead animal to the live one. - Edward Abbey
Such a deep silence surrounds me, that I think I hear moonbeams striking on the windows. - Lucian Blaga
It was considered at the time a striking proof of virtue in the young king that he was sorry for his father's death;but, as common subjects have that virtue too, sometimes, we will say no more about it. - Charles Dickens
He utilizesform for a striking lecture;young poets shiverinexperience,but thaw over their own work,fertilize magic. - Kristen Henderson
BELLADONNA, n. In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues. - Ambrose Bierce
"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives. - Mark Twain
Sometimes the slightest things change the directions of our lives, the merest breath of a circumstance, a random moment that connects like a meteorite striking the earth. Lives have swiveled and changed direction on the strength of a chance remark. - Bryce Courtenay
What is especially striking and remarkable is that in fundamental physics a beautiful or elegant theory is more likely to be right than a theory that is inelegant. - Murray Gell-Mann
Life is like a storm. At its worst, it's full of blinding fury, rage, and destruction. However, at its best, it is full of striking beauty and wonder. - Tanner Walling
Striking a balance in life is tough, but trying to strike balance and remain fair in the face of imbalance and oppression is even tougher. - Aisha Mirza
Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. - Honoré de Balzac
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. - George Orwell
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. - Babe Ruth
When I need some striking inspiration about deep depression for my new painting, I just need to go to check my bank account... - Hiroko Sakai
What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became. - Richard Russo
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a public library. - Samuel Johnson
The elaborate caution with which the British commander now proceeded stands out in striking contrast with the temerity of his advance upon Bunker Hill in the preceding year.
Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
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