Authors that match 'gras'.

Gunter Grass German Author (1927-)
Gunther Grass German Author (1927-)
Charles Grassley American Politician (1933-)
Chuck Grassley American Politician (1933-)
Richard Grasso American Businessman (1946-)
Paul Greengrass (-)

Quotations that match 'gras'.

At the beginning of the season, I set my goal to see if I can lead the league in scoring, because I feel I have that kind of ability. A lot of guys say it, but it's not really in their grasp. I feel that's really in my grasp.
[ Ability Because Beginning Feel Goal Grasp Guys Kind Lead League Lot Really Say Scoring Season See Set Their]
If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
[ Grasped Haven Head Just Keep Losing Possible Situation Theirs Your]
The older, thinner, and less productive grass lands, however, frequently can be made to produce much larger yields of feed in corn than if left, as they are, in unproductive grass.
[ Corn Feed Frequently Grass However Lands Larger Left Less Made Much Older Produce Productive Than Thinner Unproductive Yields]
The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp.
[ Bird Does Grasp Hand Only Paradise Upon]
One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
[ Age Beyond Delights Going Grasp Known Youth]
I didn't have big movie offers, or any big agents wanting to work with me. I had to go grassroots, start at the bottom and go on 150 auditions before someone finally gave me a shot.
[ Agents Any Auditions Before Big Bottom Finally Gave Go Grassroots Had Movie Offers Shot Someone Start Wanting Work]
While one man can discover a certain thing by himself, another is never able to understand it, even if taught by means of all possible expressions and metaphors, and during a long period; his mind can in no way grasp it, his capacity is insufficient for it.
[ Able Another Capacity Certain Discover During Even Expressions Grasp Himself His Insufficient Long Man Means Metaphors Mind Never Period Possible Taught Thing Understand Way While]
When kids can't afford to see it anymore maybe we'll have a whole resurgence of garage bands all over America and this New Wave thing will start to mean something on a grass roots level.
[ Afford America Anymore Bands Garage Grass Kids Level Maybe Mean New Over Resurgence Roots See Something Start Thing Wave Whole Will]
In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country. In the West the land was level, and there were no trees. The grass grew thick and high.
[ Country Evenings Grass Grew High Land Level Long Ma Talked Thick Trees Were West Western Winter]
You may have heard that back in the States there are some people who are smoking grass. I don't know how you feel, but it's sure easier than cutting the stuff.
[ Back Cutting Easier Feel Grass Heard How Know May Smoking Some States Stuff Sure Than]
There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success.
[ Activism Campaigns Efforts Elections Enormous Everything Finance Grassroots Having Level Living More Often Our Progressive Success Terrific Than Wage]
The aging process has you firmly in its grasp if you never get the urge to throw a snowball. Age
[ Aging Firmly Get Grasp Never Process Snowball Throw Urge]
The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. Politics
[ Crabgrass Democrats Elected Get Government Lawn Make Party Prove Remove Republicans Richer Says Smarter Taller Then Will Work Your]
One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables, only about seven can be grasped in one act, but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased.
[ Act Capacity Case Consciousness Familiarity Frequent Gradually Grasped Increased Increasing May Needs Only Repetition Say Sequence Series Seven Syllables Unfamiliar]
Often we can help each other most by leaving each other alone; at other times we need the hand-grasp and the word of cheer.
[ Alone Cheer Each Help Leaving Most Need Often Other Times Word]
Postmodernism surely requires an even greater grasp of symbolism, as it's increasingly an art of gesture alone.
[ Alone Art Even Gesture Grasp Greater Increasingly Postmodernism Requires Surely Symbolism]
Pigs eat grass if they are very hungry, but they can't use it as a regular source of food.
[ Eat Food Grass Hungry Pigs Regular Source Use Very]
Lie down and listen to the crabgrass grow The faucet leak, and learn to leave them so.
[ Crabgrass Down Faucet Grow Leak Learn Leave Lie Listen Them]
I used to listen to country and western and blues, John Lee Hooker, spirituals, the Bluegrass Boys, and Eddie Arnold. There was a radio station that come on everyday with country, spirituals, and the blues.
[ Arnold Bluegrass Blues Boys Come Country Eddie Everyday John Lee Listen Radio Station Used Western]
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. Nature
[ Across Clouds Day Float Grass Idleness Lie Listening Means Murmur Rest Sky Sometimes Summer Time Trees Under Waste Watching Water]
A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.
[ Child Circumstance Concerned Cooks Cough Fact Feeling Grasp Helps Hidden His Homework Inner Kindly More Mother Never Same Some Than Too Wall Well World]
I don't feel that I have any great grasp of technique that I should pass along to people.
[ Along Any Feel Grasp Great Pass Should Technique]
I call it small government, grass-roots activism: The Tea Party activists are a part of it, FreedomWorks is part of it. FreedomWorks is the longest-standing, most active organization within this movement.
[ Active Activism Activists Call Government Most Movement Organization Part Party Small Tea Within]
What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball.
[ Ball Day Football Grass Great Green Need Some]
Especially moments when things are very difficult and complicated for me and I am still trying to grasp what is happening and I am still trying to understand and to reach family back home.
[ Am Back Complicated Difficult Especially Family Grasp Happening Home Moments Reach Still Things Trying Understand Very]
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
[ Back Behind Bright Bring Find Flower Forever Glory Grass Grieve Hour Nothing Now Once Radiance Rather Remains Sight Splendor Strength Taken Though Which Will]
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation.
[ Action Contemplation Grasped Only World]
I love to promote our sport. I love grass-roots tennis. I love coaching. I love all parts of the sport. I love the business side.
[ Business Coaching Love Our Parts Promote Side Sport Tennis]
The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.
[ Any Church Communications Confronting Employ Full Gospel Grasp Him How Impact Longer Man Media Message Question Religious Street Today Whether]
Robots do not hold on to life. They can't. They have nothing to hold on with - no soul, no instinct. Grass has more will to live than they do.
[ Grass Hold Instinct Life Live More Nothing Robots Soul Than Will]
I was never into the Bluegrass, Bill Monroe and stuff like that.
[ Bill Bluegrass Into Monroe Never Stuff]
Punk rock really came out of N.Y. as a philosophy before the groups were ever recorded. I had a kind-of intellectual interest in the idea of creating a new scene that could be a grassroots thing.
[ Before Came Could Creating Ever Grassroots Groups Had Idea Intellectual Interest New Out Philosophy Punk Really Recorded Rock Scene Thing Were]
I had a quick grasp of the secret to sanity, it had become the ability to hold the maximum of impossible combinations in one's mind.
[ Ability Become Combinations Grasp Had Hold Impossible Maximum Mind Quick Sanity Secret]
I just want to be able to sit on grass as long as I want to, without anybody telling me to leave. Everything is so restricted, here, in that you actually have to stand behind a line, you can't go up the Canyon and enjoy the view.
[ Able Actually Anybody Behind Canyon Enjoy Everything Go Grass Here Just Leave Line Long Restricted Sit Stand Telling Up View Want Without]
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. Nature
[ Believe Grass Leaf Less Stars Than]
I used my imagination to make the grass whatever color I wanted it to be.
[ Color Grass Imagination Make Used Wanted Whatever]
It is important that the audience should understand every syllable of every word, for only then can they grasp the meaning of the song.
[ Audience Every Grasp Important Meaning Only Should Song Syllable Then Understand Word]
Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
[ Acquired Artist Beauty Conception Direct Expression Grasp Individual Lives Power Ratio Relative Time Truth]
You know, I was such a big Beatles fan, and when I'd buy a new album I'd invariably hate it the first time I heard it 'cause it was a mixture of absolute joy and absolute frustration. I couldn't grasp what they'd done, and I'd hate myself for that.
[ Absolute Album Beatles Big Buy Cause Done Fan First Frustration Grasp Hate Heard Invariably Joy Know Mixture Myself New Such Time]
Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass. Nature
[ Breathless Flung Grass Hill Kissed Laughed Lovely Sun Us Windy]
One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it.
[ Grasping Idea Live Shadow Without]
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
[ Blade Cut Either Grasp Handle Knives Mishaps Serve Them Us]
When I drive through a field, I want to see green grass sometimes, and I don't want to see black and white.
[ Black Drive Field Grass Green See Sometimes Through Want White]
Imagine a thousand more such daily intrusions in your life, every hour and minute of every day, and you can grasp the source of this paranoia, this anger that could consume me at any moment if I lost control.
[ Anger Any Consume Control Could Daily Day Every Grasp Hour Imagine Intrusions Life Lost Minute Moment More Paranoia Source Such Thousand Your]
Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.
[ Answer Being Concern Concerns Contains Grasped Itself Life Meaning Other Our Preliminary Qualifies Question Religion State Ultimate Which]
I like almost everything, even country twang, disco, blue grass and accordions.
[ Almost Blue Country Disco Even Everything Grass Twang]
What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time.
[ Appraisal Believed Color Fabric Flavor Gave Grasp Him His Impact Interested Made Man News Sought Stood Texture Time]
That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice.
[ August Cigar Cut Cutting Football Freshly Friday Grass High Makes Night Popcorn Practice Reminds School Smell Smoke Stadium Think]
I still drink vodka; I'm not an advocate of drinking, but I'm no angel. I don't like grass, because it just makes me hungry.
[ Advocate Angel Because Drink Drinking Grass Hungry Just Makes Still Vodka]
Altogether, St. Louis is a growing place, and the West has a large hand and a strong grasp.
[ Altogether Grasp Growing Hand Large Louis Place St Strong West]
At the lowest cognitive level, they are processes of experiencing, or, to speak more generally, processes of intuiting that grasp the object in the original.
[ Cognitive Experiencing Generally Grasp Level Lowest More Object Original Processes Speak]
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp. Or what's a heaven for?
[ Ah Exceed Grasp Heaven His Man Reach Should]
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
[ Also Blade Every Eyes God Grass Made Minds Open Our Star Through Us Visible Will]
All over the land are vast and handsome pastures, with good grass for cattle, and it strikes me the soil would be very fertile were the country inhabited and improved by reasonable people.
[ Cattle Country Fertile Good Grass Handsome Improved Inhabited Land Over Reasonable Soil Strikes Vast Very Were Would]
Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp, Or what's a heaven for?
[ Ah Exceed Grasp Heaven His Man Reach Should]
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
[ Beware Grasping Lest Lose Shadow Substance]
I come here to speak poetry. It will always be in the grass. It will also be necessary to bend down to hear it. It will always be too simple to be discussed in assemblies.
[ Also Always Assemblies Bend Come Discussed Down Grass Hear Here Necessary Poetry Simple Speak Too Will]
If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
[ Been Civilization Female Grass Had Hands Huts Left Living Still Would]
But even at the height of these scandals, even at the time when our finances were at their worst, the NAACP branches - the grassroots - kept plugging away. They kept doing what they do, and they do it well.
[ Away Branches Doing Even Finances Grassroots Height Kept Naacp Our Plugging Scandals Their These Time Well Were Worst]
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
[ Beware Grasping Lose Shadow Substance]
URGE is a grassroots charity. We organized to get some incubators to give to the hospital for the kids. We donate money to orphanages.
[ Charity Donate Get Give Grassroots Hospital Kids Money Organized Orphanages Some Urge]
Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.
[ Grasped Miracles Once Possible Struggle]
You could cover the whole earth with asphalt, but sooner or later green grass would break through.
[ Break Could Cover Earth Grass Green Later Sooner Through Whole Would]
Dishonesty is so grasping it would deceive God himself, were it possible.
[ Deceive Dishonesty God Grasping Himself Possible Were Would]
There are great amateur bodies that have good programs right from the grassroots level to professionals.
[ Amateur Bodies Good Grassroots Great Level Professionals Programs Right]
It was my dream that I had clenched in a fist of discontent and wouldn't release. But time had now pried every finger open. There is peace in an open and upraised hand that isn't grasping for anything.
[ Anything Clenched Discontent Dream Every Finger Fist Grasping Had Hand Now Open Peace Pried Release Time]
When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.
[ Appropriate Cried Family Feeling Finally Grasped Liberals Own Popular Purposes Rhetoric Strength Symbolism Their Values]
But there is no withdrawal, but with tobacco there is terrible withdrawal, it is almost impossible for a lot of people. I did , I went cold turkey, they never had any patches in those days but grass was not difficult, alcohol not difficult, but tobacco - oh my god.
[ Alcohol Almost Any Cold Days Did Difficult God Grass Had Impossible Lot Never Oh Patches Terrible Those Tobacco Turkey Went Withdrawal]
Frank Sinatra taught me how to do him. It took me seven years to master him. He would tell me, tap your foot, Rich, and don't forget to grasp your sleeve.
[ Foot Forget Frank Grasp Him How Master Rich Seven Sinatra Sleeve Tap Taught Tell Took Would Years Your]
The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
[ Attractive Conversational Exceeds Grasp His Possible Reach Someone Whose]
For the most part our grassroots members are serious, nice, tolerant people.
[ Grassroots Members Most Nice Our Part Serious Tolerant]
I recall feeling an almost delicious terror when one day I found myself alone in the midst of tall June grasses that grew high as my head. But here the secret working of self consciousness is almost too entangled with the things of the past for me to explain it.
[ Almost Alone Consciousness Day Delicious Entangled Explain Feeling Found Grasses Grew Head Here High June Midst Myself Past Recall Secret Self Tall Terror Things Too Working]
Surely the President can agree with us, that theft from government is not good. I know it's bold. It's out on the edge. I know from a Chicago-Springfield background it's hard to fully grasp that honesty could be part of government.
[ Agree Background Bold Could Edge Fully Good Government Grasp Hard Honesty Know Out Part President Surely Theft Us]
I've always said that one night, I'm going to find myself in some field somewhere, I'm standing on grass, and it's raining, and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the very point I've been dreaming of getting to. Dreams
[ Always Been Dreaming Field Find Getting Going Grass Know Love Myself Night Person Point Raining Said Some Somewhere Standing Very]
The Spanish troops returned and we could yet discover the grass beaten down in the direction which they went.
[ Beaten Could Direction Discover Down Grass Returned Spanish Troops Went Which Yet]
Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future.
[ Combustion Future Grassroots Politics Spontaneous]
If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
[ Arithmetic Attempt Entirely Far Game Get Grasp Limited Logical Mathematics Might Our Physical Poker Probability Processes Reasoning Scientific Should Understanding Use Very Well Were World]
Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.
[ Big Crab Grass Lawn Life Sisters]
Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle to grasp even the most basic financial principles that will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future.
[ Adults Allow Basic Even Financial Future Grasp Indicate Manage Money Most Prepare Principles Struggle Studies Their Them Will Young]
They came down on us because we had a grass-roots, real people's revolution, complete with the programs, complete with the unity, complete with the working coalitions, where we crossed racial lines.
[ Because Came Coalitions Complete Crossed Down Had Lines Programs Racial Real Revolution Unity Us Where Working]
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the sermon on the mount.
[ Atom Grasped Mount Mystery Rejected Sermon]
The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory.
[ Accepting Am Argentinean Before Behalf Bill Certain Civil Feel Government Grants Grasp Handed Hands Joy Just Laurel Nation Our Proclaiming Receiving Rights Tremble Us Victory Women]
Guys like John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg and Stefan Edberg were also very good grass court players.
[ Also Bjorn Borg Court Good Grass Guys John Players Very Were]
China's cinema has been rising for some time; it has more exposure, so my chances of becoming internationally known are better. But the first thing I have to do is learn English. If I can grasp the language, then perhaps I can think about the U.S.
[ Becoming Been Better Chances China Cinema English Exposure First Grasp Internationally Known Language Learn More Perhaps Rising Some Then Thing Think Time]
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.
[ Been Books Coming Disappointing Find Grass Had Natural Out Startling Story Themselves Were Wonders Written]
May you live to see the green grass growing over your grave.
[ Grass Grave Green Growing Live May Over See Your]
Sometimes it takes years to really grasp what has happened to your life.
[ Grasp Happened Life Really Sometimes Takes Years Your]
Green is my favorite. And it's my favorite because it's the color of my wife's eyes, grass, trees, life, and money, and mother earth!
[ Because Color Earth Eyes Favorite Grass Green Life Money Mother Trees Wife]
Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
[ Change Comes Curtains Dawn Grass Hidden Little Men Perfume Wind]
No poem is easily grasped; so why should any reader expect fast results? Poetry
[ Any Easily Expect Fast Grasped Poem Reader Results Should Why]
Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily, Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings, and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean.
[ Able Buildings Egypt Grasp Greece Important Journeys Mean Really Saw Sicily Student These Things Were Where Which]
Why harass with eternal purposes a mind to weak to grasp them?
[ Eternal Grasp Harass Mind Purposes Them Weak Why]
There are three critical ingredients to democratic renewal and progressive change in America: good public policy, grassroots organizing and electoral politics.
[ America Change Critical Democratic Electoral Good Grassroots Ingredients Organizing Policy Politics Progressive Public Renewal Three]
There is not one blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make us rejoice.
[ Blade Color Grass Intended Make Rejoice Us World]
You have it within your grasp to be regarded as one of the greatest legislative sessions in the history of the state. If you're bold and if you're ready to aggressively reach for our future, all the ingredients are here. The opportunities are waiting for us.
[ Aggressively Bold Future Grasp Greatest Here History Ingredients Legislative Opportunities Our Reach Ready Regarded Sessions State Us Waiting Within Your]
It is very hard for me to switch from clay to grass.
[ Clay Grass Hard Switch Very]
In twenty years you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked.
[ Back Before Fabulous Grasp How Lay Look Looked Much Now Photos Possibility Really Recall Twenty Way Years Yourself]
Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance.
[ Able Adopts Also Architect Assign Fails Forms Grasping Instead Mere Practical Reasons Shadow Substance Sufficient Theoretic Wherefore]
And I'd like to give my love to everybody, and let them know that the grass may look greener on the other side, but believe me, it's just as hard to cut.
[ Believe Cut Everybody Give Grass Greener Hard Just Know Look Love May Other Side Them]
I am conscious of my inability to grasp, in all its details and positive developments, any very large portion of human knowledge.
[ Am Any Conscious Details Developments Grasp Human Inability Knowledge Large Portion Positive Very]
But most Canadians have recognized to a greater or lesser extent that despite much of the so-called progress of the affluent society, essential ingredients to a meaningful life seem to be either entirely lacking, or at best, difficult to grasp.
[ Affluent Best Canadians Despite Difficult Either Entirely Essential Extent Grasp Greater Ingredients Lacking Lesser Life Meaningful Most Much Progress Recognized Seem So-Called Society]
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
[ Any Clear Fully Grasp Import Never Notion Opposite Statement True Until Untrue Would]
Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e. it always increases.
[ Always Difficult Entropy Grasp Increases Law Nothing Obeys Second Software Thermodynamics Weighs]
There's a snake lurking in the grass.
[ Grass Lurking Snake]
In fact, it is often times a detriment for the Government to preemptively legislate on an issue before we can either define it or grasp its impact.
[ Before Define Detriment Either Fact Government Grasp Impact Issue Legislate Often Times]
I think music needs to be presented in a way so that kids can grasp songs, dances, simple music that's associated with some particular defining moment in human experience.
[ Associated Dances Defining Experience Grasp Human Kids Moment Music Needs Particular Presented Simple Some Songs Think Way]
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it's just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
[ Grasped Haven Head Just Keep Losing Possible Situation Theirs Your]
I can get a better grasp of what is going on in the world from one good Washington dinner party than from all the background information NBC piles on my desk.
[ Background Better Desk Dinner Get Going Good Grasp Information Nbc Party Piles Than Washington World]
So I quit my job and went to the New England Culinary Institute for the full two years and worked in the restaurant industry after that until finally I thought I had a grasp on what I needed to do what I do.
[ After Culinary England Finally Full Grasp Had Industry Institute Job Needed New Quit Restaurant Thought Two Until Went Worked Years]
The soldiers did go away and their towns were torn down; and in the Moon of Falling Leaves (November), they made a treaty with Red Cloud that said our country would be ours as long as grass should grow and water flow.
[ Away Cloud Country Did Down Falling Flow Go Grass Grow Leaves Long Made Moon November Our Ours Red Said Should Soldiers Their Torn Towns Treaty Water Were Would]
Radical simply means "grasping things at the root."
[ Grasping Means Radical Root Simply Things]
To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
[ Artist Artists Brain Dead Experience Fact Flash Granted Held Insight Living Matter Moments Previously Serves Sometimes Soul Sudden Transient Truth Where Which]
Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it - in a decade, a century, or a millennium - we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?
[ Beautiful Been Behind Century Could Decade Each Grasp How Idea Millennium Other Otherwise Say Simple Stupid Surely Will]
We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church, which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning, its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is.
[ Church Contents Good Grasp How Into Introduce Life Lord May Meaning Our Purpose Salvation See Taste Which]
I believe though I do not comprehend, and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind.
[ Believe Cannot Comprehend Faith Grasp Hold Mind Though]
Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
[ Dry Excitement Go Grass Grow Investing Las More Paint Should Take Vegas Want Watching]
I'm frustrated by something, it's my fault for exposing myself to it in the first place. The rumor mill always seemed like a grass fire to me. Why walk out in the middle of the field, it's just going to flame out and go away just like everything else does?
[ Always Away Does Else Everything Exposing Fault Field Fire First Flame Frustrated Go Going Grass Just Middle Mill Myself Out Place Rumor Seemed Something Walk Why]
I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
[ Able Am Become Being Flowers Following Grasp Having Her Nature Owe Painter Perhaps Without]
But by reading them again and again finally I was able to grasp the essential part. What emotion, enthusiasm, enlightenment and confidence they communicated to me! I wept for joy.
[ Able Again Communicated Confidence Emotion Enlightenment Enthusiasm Essential Finally Grasp Joy Part Reading Them Wept]
When I talk about my husband, I feel as if people roll their eyes. It's like when you're 16 and order a martini, and the waiter says, 'Do you think I'm stupid?'. They can't grasp that I'm old enough to be married.
[ Enough Eyes Feel Grasp Husband Married Martini Old Order Roll Says Stupid Talk Their Think Waiter]
If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe.
[ Am Because Believe Cannot Capable God Grasping Must Objectively Precisely]
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude.
[ Circumstances Even Finite Grasp Infinite Infinitude Life Minds Much Our Out Possibilities Purpose Surrounded These Yet]
I remember just lying in the grass, staring at the clouds, wondering where they drifted off to after they floated over Texas. I never would have imagined that one day I would follow one of those clouds and find myself in Hollywood.
[ After Clouds Day Drifted Find Floated Follow Grass Hollywood Imagined Just Lying Myself Never Off Over Remember Staring Texas Those Where Wondering Would]
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. Sports
[ Beat Birds Fly Grass Grows Job Just Pound Sand Up Waves]
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys". Family
[ Boys Brother Come Dad Father Grass Mother Out Play Raising Reply Say Tearing Up Used Would Yard]
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
[ Beat Die Grass Grow Had Hearing Heart Human Keen Life Ordinary Other Roar Should Side Silence Squirrel Vision Which Would]
It seems like bluegrass people have more great stories to tell than other musicians.
[ Bluegrass Great More Musicians Other Seems Stories Tell Than]
It is the test of a novel writer's art that he conceal his snake-in-the-grass; but the reader may be sure that it is always there.
[ Always Art Conceal His May Novel Reader Sure Test Writer]
It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
[ Better Delusion Far Grasp However Persist Really Reassuring Satisfying Than Universe]
Unless everyone grasps the importance of having only two children per couple, wars won't be over just oil anymore, they will be over water and food.
[ Anymore Children Couple Everyone Food Having Importance Just Oil Only Over Per Two Unless Wars Water Will Won]
All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.
[ Fail Grasp Islam Knowing Lenient Many Muslims Others Religion Systems Teaches Their These Tolerated Too Towards Understand Value Which]
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.
[ Actor Dedication Duty Express Full Grasp His Interpret Life Problem Significance]
Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
[ Advancing Alarm Arm Between Boldly Brilliance Chairs Christmas Corner Eager Falling Fragrant Grasping Kisses Knee Legs Moving Pleasure Reassured Retreating Rising Sudden Tables Take Taking Toys Tree]
I don't believe anybody can really grasp everything that's even in one textbook.
[ Anybody Believe Even Everything Grasp Really Textbook]
The art music of the West has developed through out its history by means of individual geniuses, and out of the soil supporting them; non-Western musicians were born, and grew like the grasses of the field.
[ Art Born Developed Field Geniuses Grasses Grew History Individual Means Music Musicians Out Soil Supporting Them Through Were West]
Less emphasis on inventories, I think, may tend to dampen business cycles, because business cycles are typically in the grasp of inventory cycles and heavy industry cycles.
[ Because Business Cycles Emphasis Grasp Heavy Industry Inventories Inventory Less May Tend Think Typically]
I don't really have a favorite bass player. I listen to a lot of bluegrass. But then again, I'm not a typical bluegrass bass player. I was really into the Grateful Dead, and I still am - I don't listen to them too much, but for me they are a big influence.
[ Again Am Bass Big Bluegrass Dead Favorite Grateful Influence Into Listen Lot Much Player Really Still Them Then Too Typical]
They who grasp the world, The Kingdom, and the power, and the glory, Must pay with deepest misery of spirit, Atoning unto God for a brief brightness.
[ Brief Brightness Deepest Glory God Grasp Kingdom Misery Must Pay Power Spirit Unto World]
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. Nature
[ Carpet Grass Lush Luxurious More Most Needles Persian Pine Rug Than Welcome]
I have never quite grasped the worry about the power of the press. After all, it speaks with a thousand voices, in constant dissonance.
[ After Constant Grasped Never Power Press Quite Speaks Thousand Voices Worry]
The jury had down right contempt for punk rock grass roots ethics.
[ Contempt Down Ethics Grass Had Jury Punk Right Rock Roots]
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.
[ Begin Blade Creating Easier Grass Hard Make Oak Only Than Thing]
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
[ American Commander Course Grasp Helm Must Port President Resembles Sea Seek Ship Steer]
If grass were legalized, it would help our drug problem enormously.
[ Enormously Grass Help Legalized Our Problem Were Would]
It was so much fun playing simple American bluegrass. I got to meet Doc Watson.
[ American Bluegrass Fun Got Meet Much Playing Simple Watson]
Early Bluegrass is my favorite kind of music, not to many people know that.
[ Bluegrass Early Favorite Kind Know Many Music]
Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
[ Alight Always Beyond Butterfly Down Grasp Happiness Just May Pursued Quietly Sit Upon Which Will Your]
Star Trek has brought so much of what I want within my grasp.
[ Brought Grasp Much Star Trek Want Within]
Don't get me wrong, some of the mis-informed articles I have read over the last few weeks have been incredibly frustrating, but for my part I fully appreciate the opportunity I have been given and want to grasp it firmly.
[ Appreciate Articles Been Few Firmly Frustrating Fully Get Given Grasp Incredibly Last Opportunity Over Part Read Some Want Weeks Wrong]
Lastly, his tomb shall list and founder in the troughs of grass. And none shall speak his name.
[ Founder Grass His Lastly List Name None Shall Speak Tomb]
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep for, not the dead.
[ Bury Dead Forgetfulness Grass Grows Love Over Thing Weep]
Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
[ Complain Defect Depends Grasping Judgment Many Memory Much Nothing Order Others Our Regularity Retain Thoughts Very Want]
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive.
[ Alive Blade Blue Fields Fills Grass Joy Message Move Nature Power Rejoice Sight Simple Skies Soul Springing Things Understand Up Your]
It was very natural for me to want to disappear into dark theater, I am really very shy. That is something that people never seem to fully grasp because, when you are an actor, you are meant to be an exhibitionist.
[ Actor Am Because Dark Disappear Exhibitionist Fully Grasp Into Meant Natural Never Really Seem Shy Something Theater Very Want]
The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.
[ Any Attention Awesome Becomes Blade Close Even Gives Grass Itself Magnificent Moment Mysterious Thing World]
Conducting, I tried it once off the cuff, and quickly realized there were subtle aspects that I was missing. There is a lot more to it that I was able to grasp simply by watching conductors.
[ Able Aspects Conducting Conductors Grasp Lot Missing More Off Once Quickly Realized Simply Subtle Tried Watching Were]
Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good television news is always substance over form.
[ Always Been Form Good Grasp Managers News Over Slow Some Substance Television]
A man is educated and turned out to work. But a woman is educated and turned out to grass.
[ Educated Grass Man Out Turned Woman Work]
A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life. Humor
[ Armor Deep Down Good Grasp Heart Humor Joy Laughter Life Lips Needed Person Pretty Sense Sign Some]
Conservatives sense a link between television and drugs, but they do not grasp the nature of this connection.
[ Between Connection Conservatives Grasp Link Nature Sense Television]
I have seen the times when the grassroots has moved the Congress. We listen way more often to our constituents than the lobbyists. And the grassroots are going to have to do it.
[ Congress Constituents Going Grassroots Listen Lobbyists More Moved Often Our Seen Than Times Way]
I ascribe a basic importance to the phenomenon of language. To speak means to be in a position to use a certain syntax, to grasp the morphology of this or that language, but it means above all to assume a culture, to support the weight of a civilization.
[ Above Ascribe Assume Basic Certain Civilization Culture Grasp Importance Language Means Morphology Phenomenon Position Speak Support Syntax Use Weight]
Only when one is able to grasp wideness can one possess it.
[ Able Grasp Only Possess]
It is difficult to determine the cause of grass fires. There is usually nothing left behind when we get there, like a cigarette or a gas can, for us to determine what started it.
[ Behind Cause Cigarette Determine Difficult Fires Gas Get Grass Left Nothing Started Us Usually]
To know the laws is not to memorize their letter but to grasp their full force and meaning.
[ Force Full Grasp Know Laws Letter Meaning Memorize Their]
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once.
[ Art Grasped Journalism Literature Once Read Something Twice Will Writing]
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
[ Am Convinced Creature Cries Dangerous Ever Few Give Grasping Grave Man Many More Power Vested Whether]
If you support the war on drugs in its present form, then you're only paying lip-service to the defense of freedom, and you don't really grasp the concept of the sovereign individual human being.
[ Being Concept Defense Form Freedom Grasp Human Individual Only Paying Present Really Sovereign Support Then War]
Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by, and turned to, the infinite.
[ Act Being Faith Finite Grasped Infinite Turned]
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
[ Ability Being Created Day Exist God Grasp Immortality Infinite Made Man Only Such Surely Would]
Art is the most passionate orgy within man's grasp.
[ Art Grasp Man Most Passionate Within]
I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay.
[ Am Away Clay Defy Destiny Free Grasp Hidden Living Made Meaning Revolutionary Walk Will Words]
I can't sit on grass without a blanket.
[ Blanket Grass Sit Without]
I've also gotten to play in front of a million people in Central Park when there was a grass roots movement calling for nuclear disarmament - it was about 1982 - they called it Peace Sunday.
[ Also Called Calling Central Disarmament Front Gotten Grass Million Movement Nuclear Park Peace Play Roots Sunday]
As is known, it is in the realm of experience inaugurated by psychoanalysis that we may grasp along what imaginary lines the human organism, in the most intimate recesses of its being, manifests its capture in a symbolic dimension.
[ Along Being Capture Dimension Experience Grasp Human Imaginary Intimate Known Lines Manifests May Most Organism Psychoanalysis Realm Recesses Symbolic]
Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War.
[ Better Catharsis Expressed Grassroots History How Injustice Mind Moral Opposition Popular Powerful Resistance Shown Sometimes Still Through Vietnam War Your]
A large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.
[ Adventures Everything Grasped Heart Him His Interests Large Life Little May Span Volume Within]
For me, it is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
[ Better Delusion Far Grasp However Persist Really Reassuring Satisfying Than Universe]
My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism.
[ Advocate Answer Appointment Behalf Ceo Children Decision Empowerment Ending Grassroots Oppose Racism Really Strengthen Their Those Want Women]
A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
[ Always Breathless Cannot Element Excited Grasp His Keeps Leader Others Public Sleeve Surprise True Up Which]
The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades. It is a river of grass.
[ Brown Central Everglades Expanse Fact Grass Green Light Meaning Miracle Moving Over Pours River Saw Shining Slowly Water]
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
[ Does Grass Grow Peak Volcano Which Zeal]
They have stolen the public lands. They have grasped all to themselves, and by their unprincipled greed brought a crisis of unparalleled distress on forty millions of people, who have natural resources to feed, clothe and shelter the whole human race.
[ Brought Crisis Distress Feed Forty Grasped Greed Human Lands Millions Natural Public Race Resources Shelter Stolen Their Themselves Unparalleled Unprincipled Whole]
The fulness of the godhead dwelt in every blade of grass.
[ Blade Dwelt Every Godhead Grass]
The face of nature and civilization in this our country is to a certain point a very sufficient literary field. But it will yield its secrets only to a really grasping imagination. To write well and worthily of American things one need even more than elsewhere to be a master.
[ American Certain Civilization Country Elsewhere Even Face Field Grasping Imagination Literary Master More Nature Need Only Our Point Really Secrets Sufficient Than Things Very Well Will Worthily Write Yield]
What some people interpret as brooding melancholy is serenity. I don't feel required to grasp all the time.
[ Brooding Feel Grasp Interpret Melancholy Required Serenity Some Time]
Sure, science involves trial and error. Scientists refine theories each day. But as they do, they help us grasp more clearly the wonders of the world and the universe.
[ Clearly Day Each Error Grasp Help Involves More Refine Science Scientists Sure Theories Trial Universe Us Wonders World]
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it. Change
[ Change Exactly Grasp Hands Merely Mind Power Same World]
From our broadcasting box you can't see any grass at all. It is simply a carpet of humanity.
[ Any Box Broadcasting Carpet Grass Humanity Our See Simply]
Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life. Nature
[ Blade Draws Each Earth Faith Grass His Land Life Man Rooted Spot Strength Together Whence Which]
My suggestion is that at each state the proper order of operation of the mind requires an overall grasp of what is generally known, not only in formal logical, mathematical terms, but also intuitively, in images, feelings, poetic usage of language, etc.
[ Also Each Etc Feelings Formal Generally Grasp Images Intuitively Known Language Logical Mathematical Mind Only Operation Order Overall Poetic Proper Requires State Suggestion Terms Usage]
You can't slow the game here. It's grass, it's always going to be fast.
[ Always Fast Game Going Grass Here Slow]
The spoken word was the first technology by which man was able to let go of his environment in order to grasp it in a new way.
[ Able Environment First Go Grasp His Man New Order Spoken Technology Way Which Word]
Leaders grasp nettles. Leadership
[ Grasp Leaders]
I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
[ Before Could Desert Ditch Full Grass Green Had Live Understand Value]
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. Anger
[ Anger Burned Coal Else Gets Grasping Holding Hot Intent Someone Throwing]
I so wanted to perform, and I grasped every opportunity.
[ Every Grasped Opportunity Perform Wanted]
Until we can fully grasp the extent of corruption and fraud involved in the administration of the Oil-for-Food program, and until the United Nations decides to cooperate in the investigation, no American taxpayer dollars should go to the United Nations.
[ Administration American Cooperate Corruption Decides Dollars Extent Fraud Fully Go Grasp Investigation Involved Nations Program Should Taxpayer United Until]
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
[ Ages Been Contest Executive Grasp Liberty Power Rescue]
Bluegrass is really a big part of my background.
[ Background Big Bluegrass Part Really]
In the last camp they all ate grass, until the authorities forbade them to pull it up. They were accustomed to having the fruits of their little communal gardens stolen by the guards, after they had done all the work; but at the last camp everything was stolen.
[ Accustomed After Ate Authorities Camp Communal Done Everything Forbade Fruits Gardens Grass Guards Had Having Last Little Pull Stolen Their Them Until Up Were Work]
The world has become one big grassy knoll, crawling with lone gunmen who think they're the Warren Commission.
[ Become Big Commission Crawling Lone Think Warren World]
Extend a hand whether or not you know it shall be grasped.
[ Extend Grasped Hand Know Shall Whether]
Listen to any musical phrase or rhythm, and grasp it as a whole, and you thereupon have present in you the image, so to speak, of the divine knowledge of the temporal order.
[ Any Divine Grasp Image Knowledge Listen Musical Order Phrase Present Rhythm Speak Temporal Thereupon Whole]
All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.
[ Alone Better Capable Chance Existence Fact Grasping Greater Hunts Lion Manage Own Pack Rely Species Strength Struggle Survival Than Their Those Upon Which Wolf]
But the worst of all is, according to the old phrase, while the grass grows, the horse starves, but the man of money is the man for Nova Scotia. Those may do extremely well.
[ According Extremely Grass Grows Horse Man May Money Nova Old Phrase Scotia Starves Those Well While Worst]
It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance.
[ Around Cell Fact Family Genes Grasses Looks Our Parent Progeny Resemblance Share Still Take Those Whales]
The grass isn't always greener on the other side!
[ Always Grass Greener Other Side]
A man who wants time to read and write must let the grass grow long.
[ Grass Grow Long Man Must Read Time Wants Write]
I believe Georgia should aspire to nothing less than greatness. And I believe greatness is within our grasp.
[ Aspire Believe Georgia Grasp Greatness Less Nothing Our Should Than Within]
I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day, when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint, and invite the public - I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras.
[ Altars Day Enjoy Food Homes Invite Joseph More Much Public Saint Serve Set Than Tribute Up Visiting]
Burn down your cities and leave our farms, and your cities will spring up again as if by magic; but destroy our farms and the grass will grow in the streets of every city in the country.
[ Again Burn Cities City Country Destroy Down Every Farms Grass Grow Leave Magic Our Spring Streets Up Will Your]
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. Nature
[ Appreciate Grass Knowing Meaning Patience Persistence Trees Understand]
Can't disagree with the need for a grasp of history.
[ Disagree Grasp History Need]
Inflation is the crabgrass in your savings.
[ Crabgrass Inflation Savings Your]
There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.
[ Grass Shoots Uninteresting]
Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.
[ Acquaintances After Any Bluegrass Brought Festivals Friends Made Meet More Music Renew Than Together World Year]
The idea of stardom was difficult to grasp. It was like being schizophrenic; there was her, the woman on television, and the real me.
[ Being Difficult Grasp Her Idea Real Schizophrenic Stardom Television Woman]
But he that dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose.
[ Crave Dares Grasp Never Rose Should Thorn]
There will be, I think, an attempt to grasp again the surprise and accidents of nature and a more intimate and sympathetic study of its moods, together with a renewed wonder and humility on the part of such as are still capable of these basic reactions.
[ Accidents Again Attempt Basic Capable Grasp Humility Intimate Moods More Nature Part Reactions Renewed Still Study Such Surprise Sympathetic These Think Together Will Wonder]
Like sheep that get lost nibbling away at the grass because they never look up, we often focus so much on ourselves and our problems that we get lost.
[ Away Because Focus Get Grass Look Lost Much Never Often Our Ourselves Problems Sheep Up]
You have to remember we're just performers, that we seldom have any kind of grasp on real life.
[ Any Grasp Just Kind Life Performers Real Remember Seldom]
I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them.
[ Am Bear Cattle Eat Envy Go Grass Horses Looking Love Make Sick Their Them Work Young]
Slavery to monarchs and ministers, which the world will be long freeing itself from, and whose deadly grasp stops the progress of the human mind, is not yet abolished.
[ Abolished Deadly Freeing Grasp Human Itself Long Mind Ministers Monarchs Progress Slavery Stops Which Whose Will World Yet]
God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart.
[ Apart Finger God Grass Heart Lay Push Thy]
I love the long grass coming up to meet the willows.
[ Coming Grass Long Love Meet Up]
A real foolproof way to do it is play your stuff by hook or by crook and build up a grass roots following.
[ Build Crook Following Foolproof Grass Hook Play Real Roots Stuff Up Way Your]
The dirt was OK, but once you hit the grass... Wet grass is slippery.
[ Dirt Grass Hit Ok Once Slippery Wet]
Bluegrass is wonderful music. I'm glad I originated it.
[ Bluegrass Glad Music Originated Wonderful]
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
[ Able Cannot Find Flowers Found Friend God Grows How Moon Move Nature Need Noise Restlessness See Silence Souls Stars Sun Touch Trees]
Even though mother's issues are not front page news, they touch us all personally, some more than others, and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement.
[ Believe Engagement Even Front Grassroots Issues More Mother News Others Page Passionately Personally Power Some Than Though Touch Us]
I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I'm not interested in something, I don't grasp it.
[ Certainly Dyslexic Failed Grasp Had Interested Iq Left Old Reasons School Something Tests Understanding Whatsoever Would Years]
To those of you who study history, economics, sociology, literature and language I present the challenge of the utilization of the enormous resources in our grasp to the problem of creating a genuinely good life for yourselves and your children.
[ Challenge Children Creating Economics Enormous Genuinely Good Grasp History Language Life Literature Our Present Problem Resources Sociology Study Those Utilization Your Yourselves]
I think we lost a great deal of sympathy and support with the way in which the crisis was handled, most importantly I think when we appeared to be grasping for too much at one time instead of identifying our priorities in a much more responsible fashion.
[ Appeared Crisis Deal Fashion Grasping Great Handled Identifying Importantly Instead Lost More Most Much Our Priorities Responsible Support Sympathy Think Time Too Way Which]
It's slightly complicated for people to grasp the idea of a head of state in human form.
[ Complicated Form Grasp Head Human Idea Slightly State]
I asked the waiter, 'Is this milk fresh?' He said, 'Lady, three hours ago it was grass.'
[ Ago Asked Fresh Grass Hours Lady Milk Said Three Waiter]
One is always considered mad, when one discovers something that others cannot grasp.
[ Always Cannot Considered Discovers Grasp Mad Others Something]
I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.
[ Able Again Alone Been Believe Does Exist Exists Felt Future Grasp Meaning Nature Never Nor Occasions Out Such Time]
There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.
[ Aggressive Art Beyond Define Depths Difficult Equally Experience Grasp Great History Man Moods Nature Only Our Perceptive Qualities Revelations Science Spirit Them World Worlds]
A statesman... must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
[ Events Garment God Grasp Hears Hem His Leap Must Sounding Statesman Steps Then Through Until Up Wait]
The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work.
[ Acoustic Bands Bluegrass Community Did Doing Dying Folk Here Local Music Other Own Place Projects Record Rock Son Started Then Well Work]
Anyone who watches golf on television would enjoy watching the grass grow on the greens.
[ Anyone Enjoy Golf Grass Greens Grow Television Watches Watching Would]
Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects than the over worked teachers.
[ Better Developed Grasp Often Over Subjects Teachers Than Very Worked]
I think the intelligent thing about it is that you have to carefully listen to it all to grasp it, and because I'm not in every scene - colossal disappointment to everybody that it may be - I'm not getting the full picture here today while recording it.
[ Because Carefully Colossal Disappointment Every Everybody Full Getting Grasp Here Intelligent Listen May Picture Recording Scene Thing Think Today While]
It is fundamentally important that Grasso resign so that the New York Stock Exchange can restore its moral authority.
[ Authority Exchange Fundamentally Important Moral New Resign Restore Stock York]
Poetry is the art which is technically within the grasp of everyone: a piece of paper and a pencil and one is ready.
[ Art Everyone Grasp Paper Pencil Piece Poetry Ready Technically Which Within]
I do think there is something to be said for those who have significant experience at state level and have run campaigns or have been deeply involved in grass roots political campaigns and who have actual hands-on experience.
[ Actual Been Campaigns Deeply Experience Grass Hands-On Hands-On Involved Level Political Roots Run Said Significant Something State Think Those]
You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.
[ Aging Belief Between Biology Body Free Grasping Link Your Yourself]
Modern Western thought will pass into history and be incorporated in it, will have its influence and its place, just as our body will pass into the composition of grass, of sheep, of cutlets, and of men.
[ Body Composition Grass History Incorporated Influence Into Just Men Modern Our Pass Place Sheep Thought Western Will]
Personal columnists are jackals and no jackal has been known to live on grass once he had learned about meat - no matter who killed the meat for him.
[ Been Columnists Grass Had Him Jackals Killed Known Learned Live Matter Meat Once Personal]
What is the student but a lover courting a fickle mistress who ever eludes his grasp?
[ Courting Eludes Ever Fickle Grasp His Lover Mistress Student]
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
[ Actor Dedication Duty Express Full Grasp His Interpret Life Problem Significance]
Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now?
[ Children Closer Grass Ground Now Were]
I'm thankful to be breathing, on this side of the grass. Whatever comes, comes.
[ Breathing Comes Grass Side Thankful Whatever]
My father, though, could run very much faster. It was impossible to compete with him on the grass. But it was astonishing how slow old people were. Some of them could not run up a hill and called it trying to climb stairs.
[ Astonishing Called Climb Compete Could Faster Father Grass Hill Him How Impossible Much Old Run Slow Some Stairs Them Though Trying Up Very Were]
In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal.
[ Any Base Building Campaign Goal Important Ongoing Support Ultimate Winning]
The best thing I ever heard was in the '60s. I heard Jimi Hendrix play 'I Can Hear The Grass Grow' after a rehearsal, and it was brilliant.
[ After Best Brilliant Ever Grass Grow Hear Heard Hendrix Jimi Play Rehearsal Thing]
I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer. Baseball is the belly-button of our society. Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.
[ Back Baseball Beer Bring Change Grass Natural Nickel Our Out Policy Rest Society Straighten World Would]
On a grassroots level we say that man can touch more than he can grasp.
[ Grasp Grassroots Level Man More Say Than Touch]
Actually I ran away from school when I was 13. No one could find me, and the police were called. I was just hiding in a little thicket of grass at my school, and went to sleep.
[ Actually Away Called Could Find Grass Hiding Just Little Police Ran School Sleep Went Were]
The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation. The hand is the cutting edge of the mind.
[ Action Contemplation Cutting Edge Grasped Hand Mind Only World]
It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.
[ Believe Cinema Colleagues Grasp History Impact Made Took While]