Quotation Explorer - 'Whip'

The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border. - Robert Burns
As I see it, life is an effort to grip before they slip through one's fingers and slide into oblivion, the startling, the ghastly or the blindingly exquisite fish of the imagination before they whip away on the endless current and are lost for ever in oblivion's black ocean. - Mervyn Peake
If I set out to prove something I am no real scientist-- I have to learn to follow where the facts lead me-- I have to learn to whip my prejudices... - Spallanzani
Falling in love with humans is like walking into a pantry and realizing you're trapped in it without Whip Cream, and Cherries. - AainaA-Ridtz
But no sooner had morning broken than he took hold of his whip and ceremoniously stepped out to address his slaves. Each blow was liberating, it was like unshaking proof of the great lie of God’s existence. - Juhani Peltonen
I have seen a peaceful expression turn to anger as fast as a whip cracks, and so the look on the face might mean less than what it seems to be. - Erica Eisdorfer
I catch movement from the corner of my eye. A tell slender boy stands near us, just a few feet away. Adrenaline bangs through my system. I shove Abel behind me and whip my knife from where I’d hidden it in my boot. Who the hell are you? - Georgia Clark
How you can argue with those who whip, stone and murder people because they wanted to live their life? - M.F. Moonzajer
Do you belong to the religion that whip, stone and murder people; because they wanted to enjoy their life. - M.F. Moonzajer
Who talks most about freedom and equality? Is it not those who hold the bill of rights in one hand and a whip for affrighted slaves in the other? - Alexander Hamilton
...if you give such a creature two blows with a whip, there are, indeed, two pains: but there is no co-ordinating self which can recognise that 'I have had two pains'. - C.S. Lewis
Laughter is a whip that keeps us in line. It's horrible to be laughed at against your will. Either you suppress unwelcome laughter or you start controlling it. - Keith Johnstone
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