Quotations that match 'lightning'.

Nothing good bursts forth all at once. The lightning may dart out of a black cloud; but the day sends his bright heralds before him, to prepare the world for his coming. Augustus Hare
[ Before Black Bright Bursts Cloud Coming Dart Day Forth Good Heralds Him His Lightning May Nothing Once Out Prepare Sends World]
And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning. Story Musgrave
[ Came Epiphany Expressed Flying Interest Just Lightning Military Nasa Pilot Pilots Scientists Soon Stroke Test Were]
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron. Lee Trevino
[ Afraid Caught Course During Even God Golf Hit Hold Lightning Storm Up]
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning. Black Elk
[ Breath Breathed Lightning]
Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid. Richard Branson
[ Again Avoid Lightning Rather Something Which Would]
The other guys just caught lightning in a bottle with a great game. Rick Pitino
[ Bottle Caught Game Great Guys Just Lightning Other]
I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning and they come along and they lead. The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats, they do exist. They have existed. Oliver Stone
[ Alexander Along Believe Come Exist Existed Greats Lead Leaders Lightning World]
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box. Henri Cartier-Bresson Art
[ Act Box Brief Camera Creative Enough Fleeting Instant Just Lasts Level Lightning Little Long Moment Prey Trap Your]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion. John Ruskin
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning. Samuel Butler
[ Dew Evanescent Flash Human Life Lightning Morning]
I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies. Eden Ahbez
[ Am Being Earth Galaxies Heaven Lightning Rain Thunder Wind]
The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character. Charles Eastman
[ Always Awe Character Elements Fire Forces Frost Intermediate Lightning Majestic Nature Powers Regarded Secondary Spiritual Water Were Wind]
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true. Woodrow Wilson
[ History Lightning Only Regret Terribly True Writing]
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen. Lee Iacocca
[ Affections Cannot Fallen Lightning Strike Tell Till Where Will]
Many injuries and deaths can be prevented through an understanding of the dangers of power lines, electrical appliances, extension cords, and lightning. Richard Neal
[ Appliances Cords Dangers Deaths Electrical Extension Injuries Lightning Lines Many Power Prevented Through Understanding]
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph. Ken Kesey
[ Lightning Rather Rod Than]
Electricity is really just organized lightning. George Carlin Funny
[ Electricity Just Lightning Organized Really]
Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. Franz Grillparzer
[ Flash Genius Lightning Resembles Sun Wisdom]
I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun. Kristen Bell
[ After Angeles Anything Depends Friends Fun Go Grease Lightning Little Los Lot Mean Mood Out Rock Time]
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone. Hodding Carter
[ Around Darkness Else Everything Flash Gone Leaves Lightning Lights Loud Makes News Noise Suddenly Television Then Up]
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew. Charles Dickens
[ Bottled Bring Clean Corkscrew Lightning]
I seem to be some sort of lightning rod. I just really irritate people, you know? I really do. Howard Stern
[ Irritate Just Know Lightning Really Rod Seem Some Sort]
Because of my political views, I've been targeted as a lightning rod, someone who's too far out there. John Turner
[ Because Been Far Lightning Out Political Rod Someone Targeted Too Views]
I'm not scared of very much. I've been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years. Lee Trevino
[ Been Corps Four Hit Lightning Marine Much Scared Very Years]
When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar, and the lightnings blaze around us it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post. Luther Martin
[ Around Blaze Brave Firm His Man Post Rages Roar Stands Tempest Then Truly Us]
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time. Willie Tyler
[ Lightning Place Reason Same Second Strike Time Twice]
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice. Lee Trevino
[ Back Beat Been Divorced Had How Lightning Operations Struck Twice Two]
Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it. Percy Bysshe Shelley
[ Consumes Contain Ever Lightning Poetry Sword Which Would]
Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc. Sergei Eisenstein
[ Account Any Birds Bound Description Employing Etc Even Exaggerated Find Itself Landscapes Less Lightning Person Verbal]
A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times. Randall Jarrell
[ Five Lifetime Lightning Man Manages Out Poet Six Standing Struck Times]
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning. Clint Eastwood
[ Heaven Lightning Made Marriages Say Thunder]
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain. Horace
[ Crash Fall Heavier High Highest Lightning Lofty Mountain Pine Shaken Strikes Towers Winds]
The mills of God work like lightning compared with the law. Mary Stewart
[ Compared God Law Lightning Mills Work]
Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. Gerard Manley Hopkins Nature
[ Beautiful Does Ear Echoing Eggs Hear Heavens Him Lightning Little Long Look Lovely Low Lush Nothing Shoot Sing Spring Strikes Through Thrush Timber Weeds Wheels Wring]
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. Joseph Addison
[ Breaks Cheerfulness Clouds Daylight Fills Flash Gloom Keeps Kind Lightning Mind Mirth Moment Perpetual Serenity Steady Through Up]
Thunder and lightning. I have never - never - skied in thunder and lightning. It was a trip, for sure. John Bauer
[ Lightning Never Sure Thunder Trip]
My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning. James Otis
[ Almighty Dear Eternity Flash God His Hope Into Lightning Out Providence Righteous Shall Sister Take Time Will]
Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver. The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain. Buffalo Bill
[ Bill Brain Dead Fell His Lightning Pulled Quick Shot Stranger Through Wild]
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age. Bill Bryson
[ Age Farmer Kill Lightning Old Only Over Rolling Things Three Tractor]
He must be lightning slow. Ron Atkinson
[ Lightning Must Slow]
We always expect tremendous criticism. It is my role to be the lightning rod ... to attract the attacks against the organization for our work, and that is a difficult role. On the other hand, I get undue credit. Julian Assange
[ Against Always Attacks Attract Credit Criticism Difficult Expect Get Hand Lightning Organization Other Our Rod Role Tremendous Undue Work]
I loved being outside. We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings. Loretta Lynn
[ Being Bugs Diamond Fingers Hold Lightning Loved Our Outside Pretend Rings Were]
A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning. James Dickey
[ Hoping Lightning Outside Poet Rain Someone Stands Struck]