Quotations that match 'lightning'.Because of my political views, I've been targeted as a lightning rod, someone who's too far out there.
[ Because Been Far Lightning Out Political Rod Someone Targeted Too Views]
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.
[ Alexander Along Believe Come Exist Existed Greats Lead Leaders Lightning World]
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
[ Back Beat Been Divorced Had How Lightning Operations Struck Twice Two]
I loved being outside. We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
[ Being Bugs Diamond Fingers Hold Lightning Loved Our Outside Pretend Rings Were]
Electricity is really just organized lightning. Funny
[ Electricity Just Lightning Organized Really]
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
[ Lightning Rather Rod Than]
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
[ Bottled Bring Clean Corkscrew Lightning]
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.
[ Around Blaze Brave Firm His Man Post Rages Roar Stands Tempest Then Truly Us]
Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid.
[ Again Avoid Lightning Rather Something Which Would]
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. Art
[ Act Box Brief Camera Creative Enough Fleeting Instant Just Lasts Level Lightning Little Long Moment Prey Trap Your]
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.
[ Breaks Cheerfulness Clouds Daylight Fills Flash Gloom Keeps Kind Lightning Mind Mirth Moment Perpetual Serenity Steady Through Up]
A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
[ Hoping Lightning Outside Poet Rain Someone Stands Struck]
I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
[ Am Being Earth Galaxies Heaven Lightning Rain Thunder Wind]
He must be lightning slow.
[ Lightning Must Slow]
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.
[ Around Darkness Else Everything Flash Gone Leaves Lightning Lights Loud Makes News Noise Suddenly Television Then Up]
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.
[ Almighty Dear Eternity Flash God His Hope Into Lightning Out Providence Righteous Shall Sister Take Time Will]
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
[ History Lightning Only Regret Terribly True Writing]
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
[ Age Farmer Kill Lightning Old Only Over Rolling Things Three Tractor]
Many injuries and deaths can be prevented through an understanding of the dangers of power lines, electrical appliances, extension cords, and lightning.
[ Appliances Cords Dangers Deaths Electrical Extension Injuries Lightning Lines Many Power Prevented Through Understanding]
I'm not scared of very much. I've been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years.
[ Been Corps Four Hit Lightning Marine Much Scared Very Years]
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. 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]
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
[ Dew Evanescent Flash Human Life Lightning Morning]
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
[ Lightning Place Reason Same Second Strike Time Twice]
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.
[ After Angeles Anything Depends Friends Fun Go Grease Lightning Little Los Lot Mean Mood Out Rock Time]
Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver. The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
[ Bill Brain Dead Fell His Lightning Pulled Quick Shot Stranger Through Wild]
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.
[ Account Any Birds Bound Description Employing Etc Even Exaggerated Find Itself Landscapes Less Lightning Person Verbal]
The other guys just caught lightning in a bottle with a great game.
[ Bottle Caught Game Great Guys Just Lightning Other]
I seem to be some sort of lightning rod. I just really irritate people, you know? I really do.
[ Irritate Just Know Lightning Really Rod Seem Some Sort]
A poet is a man who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightning five or six times.
[ Five Lifetime Lightning Man Manages Out Poet Six Standing Struck Times]
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
[ Affections Cannot Fallen Lightning Strike Tell Till Where Will]
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.
[ Came Epiphany Expressed Flying Interest Just Lightning Military Nasa Pilot Pilots Scientists Soon Stroke Test Were]
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.
[ Against Always Attacks Attract Credit Criticism Difficult Expect Get Hand Lightning Organization Other Our Rod Role Tremendous Undue Work]
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
[ Action English Get Incense Lightning Might Modern Out Passion Religion Smoke Sooner Than True Your]
Thunder and lightning. I have never - never - skied in thunder and lightning. It was a trip, for sure.
[ Lightning Never Sure Thunder Trip]
Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
[ Consumes Contain Ever Lightning Poetry Sword Which Would]
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.
[ Always Awe Character Elements Fire Forces Frost Intermediate Lightning Majestic Nature Powers Regarded Secondary Spiritual Water Were Wind]
The mills of God work like lightning compared with the law.
[ Compared God Law Lightning Mills Work]
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
[ Crash Fall Heavier High Highest Lightning Lofty Mountain Pine Shaken Strikes Towers Winds]
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.
[ Before Black Bright Bursts Cloud Coming Dart Day Forth Good Heralds Him His Lightning May Nothing Once Out Prepare Sends World]
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.
[ Afraid Caught Course During Even God Golf Hit Hold Lightning Storm Up]
Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.
[ Flash Genius Lightning Resembles Sun Wisdom]
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
[ Breath Breathed Lightning]
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
[ Heaven Lightning Made Marriages Say Thunder]