Quotation Explorer - 'Throat'

A question wells up inside me, a question so big it blocks my throat and makes it hard to breathe. Somehow I swallow it back, finally choosing another. "Are memories such an important thing?""It depends," she replies, and closes her eyes. "In some cases, they're the most important thing there is. - Haruki Murakami
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat. - Robert Frost
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. - Abraham Lincoln
That dip in the road- that sends your belly to your throat... that's how it feels when you kiss me. - Kellie Elmore
Life is like a medicine forced down your throat... You can spit it out all you want but ultimately you realize you have to swallow it to get better - Tahira Abrar
He cleared his throat and reminded himself that if you pissed Her Holiness off, they'd need barbecue tongs to pick up your steaming pieces. - J.R. Ward
Some words build houses in your throat. and they live there, content and on fire. - Nayyirah Waheed
Was that his name? I never had a chance to ask. He was too intent upon tearing out my throat for us to engage in idle chitchat. - John Connolly
We're going to right the world and live. I mean live our lives the way lives were meant to be lived. With the throat and wrists. With rage and desire, and joy and grief, and love till it hurts, maybe. But goddamn, girl. Live. - Sandra Cisneros
Everything is blood and vines. The mark of another day of revolving the body exact And the sky is ours our hope our blue our silence our throat of burning wildflowers. - Gwen Calvo
I don't want someone shoving his views down my throat, unless they're covered in a crunchy candy shell. - Stephen Colbert
Nostalgia dies in the pit of my throat from lack of exercise and I buried the word six feet under the pronunciation of hopeful tomorrows. - Taylor Patton
Violence does not necessarily take people by the throat and strangle them. Usually it demands no more than an ultimate allegiance from its subjects. They are required merely to become accomplices in its lies. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
And what of the dead? They lie without shoesin the stone boats. They are more like stonethan the sea would be if it stopped. They refuseto be blessed, throat, eye and knucklebone. - Anne Sexton
I can’t pinpoint the moment this all happened. The moment we broke. But we did.And it feels like acid in my throat. - Stacy Morris
Seize the day...by the throat! - Courage Wolf
I think your hair could blow every which ways in a high wind and still look pretty," he answered, then dropped his gaze and cleared his throat. "Uh, well, are you ready to go?" he added in a brisker tone."Joshua - Werner A. Lind
The Llama is a woolly sort of fleecy hairy goat, with an indolent expression and an undulating throat; like an unsuccessful literary man. - Hilaire Belloc
A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat. - Katharine Whitehorn
The only bearable thing about being human is that you can change, the second you feel like. Get it through your head that you changes, and cut yourself some slack before you fucking choke to death from all the apologies in your throat. - C.M. McKenna
A poem is never a put-up job, so to speak. It begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It is never a thought to begin with. - Robert Frost
I felt it burn all the way down my throat and into my stomach. I felt like I was dying. - Jeannie Walker
His fingers caressed the column of my tense throat. I shivered in fear. I hated not being able to see what was happening, it forced me to feel everything. - C.J. Roberts
I, myself, spent 9 years in an insane asylum and never had any suicidal tendencies, but I know that every conversation I had with a psychiatrist during the morning visit made me long to hang myself because I was aware that I could not slit his throat. - Antonin Artaud
Yes, even in your mouse moods you only play with the idea of not being." She cleared her throat again. "Biology, you see. It’s because of biology that we want to live and not to die. And it is because of biology that we come to a time when we want to die and not to live. - Aiden Chambers
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. - Robert Frost
Talking of Pleasure, this moment I was writing with one hand, and with the other holding to my Mouth a Nectarine -- how good how fine. It went down all pulpy, slushy, oozy, all its delicious embonpoint melted down my throat like a large, beautified Strawberry. - John Keats
I used to be free spirited, now I'm just free of sleep. I got a burning passion in my throat. I got a burning passion inside me. - Tegan Quin
A poem begins with a lump in the throat; a homesickness or a love sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words. - Robert Frost
Lies are served like a fine delicacy. But beware, the truth of it all will sour, lodge in your throat, and choke your very existence if you continue to believe them. - Jason E. Hodges
If you jotted down all of my ill-thought out comments, you could write a book entitled, Guide to Getting Punched in the Throat for Boneheads-Mad Hatter in "Death of the Mad Hatter" (Coming Soon!) - Sarah J. Pepper
Her scent blazed in my throat and I was glad. It was a pain that meant she was alive. As long as I burned, she was safe. - Stephenie Meyer
I shall seize fate by the throat. - Ludwig van Beethoven
I heard of a manwho says words so beautifullythat if he only speaks their namewomen give themselves to him.If I am dumb beside your bodywhile silence blossoms like tumors on our lipsit is because I hear a man climb stairsand clear his throat outside our door. - Leonard Cohen
The best way to get a drink out of a Vogon is to stick your finger down his throat. - Douglas Adams
my throat is starting to choke because i can still smell his scent that is lingering on my pillow from the last time he was here, with every breath i take. - Pia Carlotta Schwade
A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat. - Katharine Whitehorn
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