Quotation Explorer - 'Thrown'

... each of us describes our existence by means of objects which are indifferent to us, which survive us, and which are then thrown back into the common stock from which they are soon gathered again and ascribed other roles in other circumstances. - Andrew Motion
This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. - Sid Ziff
You cannot become a peacemaker without communication. Silence is a passive aggressive grenade thrown by insecure people that want war, but they don't want the accountability of starting it. - Shannon L. Alder
Anger is an agro-chemical that makes self-destruction to grow faster. Like a stone thrown upward, all angry people eventually fall down into the dirty ditch of sorrowful self-harm and a pathetic loss of real-self. - Israelmore Ayivor
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
Nobel prize money is a lifebelt thrown to a swimmer who has already reached the shore in safety. - George Bernard Shaw
The greater the fruit a tree bears, the greater the number of stones thrown at it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. It is up to you to give [life] a meaning. - Jean-Paul Sartre
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights. - Desmond Tutu
Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them. - Dr. Martin Henry Fischer
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away. - Sir Arthur Helps
gratitudenoun \ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\ 1. The word thrown in your face by people who covet what you want and believe that your lack of contentment is a sin. Often, these people believe success is what you have already and obtaining anything else is optional, but not required. - Shannon L. Alder
The idea of freedom is a piece of dry bread thrown to people so that they can break their teeth with it. - Marino Baccarini
World, they have taken the small children like butterflies and thrown them, beating their wings, into the fire-- - Nelly Sachs
A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver. - Eleanor Hamilton
Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does. - Jean-Paul Sartre
If you must catch, you must not fear what is being thrown. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
The hurt, resentment, the revenge, the pride, and regret are thrown hard and fast like snowballs in the winter. Some major ones hit hard; some minor ones just roll off, while others stick for an elongated time…as long as we stay in the cold frosty air of not letting go. - Wes Adamson
Trust, is the stone thrown into the sea, sinking deep in all its murkiness, unable to see what it once lived and believed to be a promise. - Anthony Liccione
When a person thinks you are too good for them, they create a wall without even taking a chance. The best life that God has in store for a person is often thrown away because of what he or she thinks they deserve. True love is not the life you had, but the life you never realized you could have. - Shannon L. Alder
He who marries a widow will often have a dead man's head thrown in his dish. - Spanish proverb
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress. - George Eliot
All's taken away: my love and my power.The body, thrown into city it hates,Finds no joy in the sunlight. With every hourThe blood grows colder in my veins. - Anna Akhmatova
I was once thrown out of a mental hospital for depressing the other patients. - Oscar Levant
She’d said she loved him. She'd put that impossible, unimaginably beautiful gift in his hands and he’d thrown it back at her. To save her. To save himself. - V.S. Carnes
A word into the silence thrown always finds its echo somewhere where silence opens hidden lexicons. - Dejan Stojanovic
On romance books: We might assume then that men, major consumers of thrillers, westerns, and detective fiction, enjoy being beaten up, tortured, shot, stabbed dragged by galloping horses, and thrown out of moving vehicles. - Daphne Clair
Everyone in the life before was cranky, I think, because they just wanted to know.--After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned - Dave Eggers
Will people not be thrown face down into Hell only on account of the harvest of their tongue? - Anonymous
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success? - Elbert Hubbard
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy next to me. - Woody Allen
The term "work" is getting thrown around as though everyone seems to be doing so. The question is, working for what? Every time I am at work, it means I am getting closer to my goal. Once you have the vision, you work towards it. - J.R. Rim
My trust in you was like the small child’s; who, when thrown in the air, expects to be caught, but you dropped me down, and not a moan escaped my lips. - Faraaz Kazi
A cucumber should be well-sliced, dressed with pepper and vinegar, and then thrown out. - Samuel Johnson
nothing can block your light. what's for you will be yours even when shade is thrown - Alexandra Elle
I’ve known people that the world has thrown everything at to discourage them...to break their spirit. And yet something about them retains a dignity. They face life and don’t ask quarters. - Horton Foote
Haters are my favorite. I´ve built an empire with the bricks they´ve thrown at me. Keep on hating... - CM Punk
The prelude to Tristan and Isolde sounded as if a bomb had fallen into a large music factory and had thrown all the notes into confusion.
My heart may be bruised and scarred, bleeding slow drip-drip with every thump and every other thump-thump that widens unsealable wounds. My heart is the strongest part of me. It's survived everything I've thrown at it and much more than it should. - Hubert Martin
All writers should be put in a box and thrown in the sea. - Gordon B. Hinckley
It's still horrible to wish the worst on anyone. I'm sure she had her reasons. Maybe people hurt her feelings, the same way I was hurt. A single word can feel like a rock being thrown at you. - Alice Hoffman
London, London, London town,You can toughen up or get thrown around. - Kano
To be thrown upon one's own resources, is to be cast into the very lap of fortune; for our faculties then undergo a development and display an energy of which they were previously unsusceptible. - Benjamin Franklin
The people you work with are just people you were thrown together with. Y'know, you don't know them, it wasn't your choice. And yet you spend more time with them thanyou do your friends or your family. - Tim Canterbury
A writer looks at an issue and asks, 'What if this were to occur? Or what if that was thrown into the mix? What would that look like? - Venita Ellick
Bruised, beaten, shaken, weakened, tossed, thrown, lost, alone, heard, helped, healed, hope... it still works. - N'Zuri Za Austin
Pray for "all men." We usually pray more for things than we do for men. Our prayers should be thrown across their pathway as they rush in their downward course to a lost eternity. - E.M.Bounds
The strategist is a chess player thrown into life. - VIRGIL PROFEANU
Choosing to Let Go crashes the pity party thrown by all the What ifs and If onlys. - Justin Young
I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me. - Woody Allen
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. - C. S. Lewis
We just have to believe and excise our faith: The Lord answered, 'If you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to thi mulberry tree, 'May you be uprooted and thrown into the sea,' and it would obey you!(Luke 17:6, NLT). - Euginia Herlihy
When a pebble is thrown into a lake, everything, down to the furthermost depths, moves with it. ... And if, afterwards, everything seems as it was, the level of the lake has none the less been raised by imperceptible, incalculable degree. The old order has been overthrown -- by a pebble. - Théophile Thoré
Stones and sticks are thrown only at fruit-bearing trees. - Sumi
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me, the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth. But, since my duty has not been incompatible with the admission of that remembrance, I have given it a place in my heart. - Charles Dickens
Being a parent is like being a catcher. You gotta handle whatever is thrown your way. - Tom Swyers
Inspiration shouldn't respond to time, rather the other way around. Time must be altered to inspiration, "Timing is wrong" NO! Timing is never wrong. Sacrifice and the likes gets thrown in at this point. - Unarine Ramaru
For the last 2 years I even have been making an attempt to downsize my makeup assortment. I appraise what is passed on to friends and family and what must been thrown away each few months. This has left Maine with a makeup assortment that i actually fancy victimization. I have - raman kundal
His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork. - Mae West
Be like seeds; do not see dirt thrown at you as your enemy, but as ground to grow. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We are a pluralist civilisation because we allow mosques to be built in our countries, and we are not going to stop simply because Christian missionaries are thrown into prison in Kabul. If we did so, we, too, would become Taliban. - Umberto Eco
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