Quotation Explorer - 'Trembling'

I always have a sense of trembling, but so does a compass, after all. - Jerzy Kosiński
Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Arundhati Roy
He came like a whisperLeft like a dreamNothing to prove he had ever been.But sweat on her browand her trembling feet is the hint of a secret kisson her lips.... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
My life has been long, and believing that life loves the liver of it, I have dared to try many things, sometimes trembling, but daring, still. - Maya Angelou
Meanwhile here I am- Earthborn woman, a mere barbaric maula, geting deeper into Imperial Space with each passing light second. I should be trembling with fear, I suppouse. No. Let the Emperor tremble. Laylah is here! - Robert Silverberg
An idea is like a rare bird which cannot be seen. What one sees is the trembling of the branch it has just left. - Lawrence Durrell
Those who generate fog are Wizards of Oz hoping desperately that nobody pulls the curtain to reveal a trembling little writer behind it. This seldom happens. Readers who dare to point out that incomprehensible writing can't be comprehended risk being told that the problem is theirs. - Ralph Keyes
In your trembling touch of love, I lost my past, present, and future. - Debasish Mridha
Old age doth in sharp pains abound;We are belabored by the gout,Our blindness is a dark profound,Our deafness each one laughs about.Then reason's light with falling rayDoth but a trembling flicker cast.Honor to age, ye children pay!Alas! my fifty years are past! - Pierre-Jean de Béranger
Even now I remember those pictures, like pictures in a storybook one loved as a child. Radiant meadows, mountains vaporous in the trembling distance; leaves ankle-deep on a gusty autumn road; bonfires and fog in the valleys; cellos, dark window-panes, snow. - Donna Tartt
Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd when he stands before the king whose hand is to be laid upon him in honour. - Kahlil Gibran
Suddenly she bent down and kissed his fingers and went quickly away. But he sat for a long time in the gathering clouds trembling with happiness and trying to penetrate into the meaning of these things. - Thorton Wilder
The Waves is an extraordinary achievement ... It is trembling on the edge. A little less - and it would lose its poetry. A little more - and it would be over into the abyss, and be dull and arty. It is her greatest book. - E.M. Forster
POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When we wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive. - Ambrose Bierce
Look back on Time, with kindly eyes -He doubtless did his best -How softly sinks that trembling sunIn Human Nature's West - - Emily Dickinson
There was no world, no land, no god or heaven or earth outside of their two bodies naked and trembling in the act of love. - Roman Payne
And I remember quiet evenings trembling close to you... - Tom Waits
We see it [the as-yet unseen, probable new planet, Neptune] as Columbus saw America from the coast of Spain. Its movements have been felt, trembling along the far-reaching line of our analysis with a certainty hardly inferior to that of ocular demonstration. - William Herschel
Love is trembling happiness. - Kahil Gibran
To give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania. To presume to point a man to the right and ultimate goal to point with a trembling finger in the RIGHT direction is something only a fool would take upon himself. - Hunter S. Thompson
Fear has been the original parent of superstition, every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of invisible enemies - Edward Gibbon
You rang my heart like a church bell at midnight. Trembling, I awoke to the sweet sound of love. - John Mark Green
Love is the most melodious of all harmonies and the sentiment of love is innate. Woman is a delightful instrument of pleasure, but it is necessary to know its trembling strings, to study the position of them, the timid keyboard, the fingering so changeful and capricious which befits it. - Honoré de Balzac
At the end of your comfort zone is where adventure begins and life dances with trembling joy. - Debasish Mridha
Don't stand in the hallway trembling; join the dance. - Marty Rubin
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