Quotation Explorer - 'Thrust'

At school, new ideas are thrust at you every day. Out in the world, you'll have to find your inner motivation to seek for new ideas on your own. - Bill Watterson
Enlightenment is not about attaining an ultimate level of intelligence or intellect. It is regained by shedding all the ideas, illusion and binds thrust on you and that you then so readily accrue. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If there comes among you a prophet saying ‘Let us return to the darkness,’ you shall stone him, because he has sought to thrust you away from the light. - David Litwack
I could smell death in the air and I knew it was mine. I could see the world spinning around me and I could sense the blows being thrust into my body. I blacked out. - Anna M. Aquino
Two forces pervade human life, the Gita says: the upward thrust of evolution and the downward pull of our evolutionary past. - Eknath Easwaran
Women being the weaker vessels, are ever thrust to the walls. - William Shakespeare
Dear God, that man has a magnificent body.' ............. 'It’s like having a cupcake thrust in front of your face and not being allowed to have a lick of the icing. - J.L. McCoy
Next she turned the gun upward and thrust the muzzle into her mouth. Now it was aimed directly at her cerebrum-- the gray labyrinth where consciousness resided. - Haruki Murakami
Some people may have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them.
In unremarkable texts we soon trip on phrases that penetrate into us, as if a sword has thrust up to its hilt inside us. - Nicolás Gómez Dávila
Familiarity is the dagger thrust into the heart of fear. - Todd Stocker
Enlightenment is not about attaining a ultimate level of intelligence or intellect. It is regained by shedding all the ideas, illusion and binds thrust on you and that you then so readily accrue. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
[To my enemy:] Some are great, some are born great, some have greatness thrust upon them! And then there's you. - Reginald Dipwipple
Be not afraid of greatness: some men are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. - William Shakespeare
HAND, n. A singular instrument worn at the end of the human arm and commonly thrust into somebody's pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust upon him should try to get along without it for a week.
The great lie is like a sword that has been thrust into the heart of humankind. - Compton Gage
In Islam, it is the "moderate" who is left to split hairs,because the basic thrust of the doctrine is undeniable: convert, sub-jugate, or kill unbelievers; kill apostates; and conquer the world. - Sam Harris
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Only when we are thrust into the deepest and most terrible corner of life, do we see our real friends emerge from the shadows , one by one- shining the light of comfort and hope. Those are the ONLY friends that matter. - Ansul Noor
Some are born leaders, some achieve leadership, and some have leadership thrust upon them. Which of these are you, or would you rather not bother? - Maurice Flanagan
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. - Joseph Heller
Love an enemy with unconditional trust.Reveal his treasure to him without any thrust. - Debasish Mridha
I love her, but every hug leaves bullet holes in my chest. Every kiss is another scar upon my flesh. Every thrust, every touch, every moan that escapes her lips...they are famine to my soul, and I still can't let her go. - Hubert Martin
Real leaders do not want power, they are thrust into it.
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