Quotations that match 'sink'.

Science was something that really caught my attention. It was something I really could sink my teeth into. Michael P. Anderson
[ Attention Caught Could Into Really Science Sink Something Teeth]
One leak will sink a ship: and one sin will destroy a sinner. John Bunyan
[ Destroy Leak Ship Sin Sink Sinner Will]
The ground swell is what's going to sink you as well as being what buoys you up. These are cliches also, of course, and I'm sometimes interested in how much one can get away with. Paul Muldoon
[ Also Away Being Cliches Course Get Going Ground How Interested Much Sink Sometimes Swell These Up Well]
Art history is less explosive than the rest of history, so it sinks faster into the pulverized regions of time. Robert Smithson
[ Art Explosive Faster History Into Less Regions Rest Sinks Than Time]
Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy. August Strindberg
[ Backward Because Demands Energy Every Evolution Means Nature Painful Person Personal Progress Sink Something Step Unnatural Wasted Watch Why]
In this business you either sink or swim or you don't. David Smith
[ Business Either Sink Swim]
There's something about doing theatre in London - it sinks a little bit deeper into your soul as an actor. It's something about the tradition of theatre, about performing on the West End stage. Christian Slater
[ Actor Bit Deeper Doing End Into Little London Performing Sinks Something Soul Stage Theatre Tradition West Your]
Helsinki isn't all that bad. It's a very nice city, and it's cold really only in wintertime. Linus Torvalds
[ Bad City Cold Nice Only Really Very Wintertime]
Daley may be sinking. The hot water has gone from his chest to his neck. Don Rose
[ Chest Daley Gone His Hot May Neck Sinking Water]
I don't theorize too much. I sort of let the experience sink in, and I have to discover what the character is by doing it, and having those thoughts that she's thinking. Jill Clayburgh
[ Character Discover Doing Experience Having Much She Sink Sort Thinking Those Thoughts Too]
They told me that the hotels had maybe two rooms set up for people with disabilities, but if they got there too late, and didn't get one of these rooms, they couldn't take a shower. The room wasn't hooked up for them, or maybe the sink was too high. Gregory Hines
[ Disabilities Get Got Had High Hooked Hotels Late Maybe Room Rooms Set Shower Sink Take Them These Told Too Two Up]
Every one should find some suitable time, day or night, to sink into his depths, each according to his own fashion. Not every one is able to engage in contemplative prayer. Johannes Tauler
[ Able According Contemplative Day Depths Each Engage Every Fashion Find His Into Night Own Prayer Should Sink Some Suitable Time]
Save for thee and thy lessons, man in society would everywhere sink into a sad compound of the fiend and the wild beast; and this fallen world would be as certainly a moral as a natural wilderness. Hugh Miller
[ Beast Certainly Compound Everywhere Fallen Fiend Into Lessons Man Moral Natural Sad Save Sink Society Thee Thy Wild Wilderness World Would]
I don't have a lot to share with other men. My heart sinks when I get into a taxi and someone starts talking to me about football. David Walliams
[ Football Get Heart Into Lot Men Other Share Sinks Someone Starts Talking Taxi]
It's interesting to fantasize having a man sink his teeth into your neck for sustenance, knowing that it isn't going to be terribly painful but rather very exciting. Frank Langella
[ Exciting Fantasize Going Having His Interesting Into Knowing Man Neck Painful Rather Sink Sustenance Teeth Terribly Very Your]
You know, now it's sinking in. It's taken me a long time to realize - and it is sinking in - how important this book is. And I have a certain distance now. I've done it such a long time ago. Eric Carle
[ Ago Book Certain Distance Done How Important Know Long Now Realize Sinking Such Taken Time]
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose. Walter Savage Landor
[ Bear Certain Deal Great Hand Moderate Occasions Other Poetry Prose Sinks Under Weight]
Often undecided whether to desert a sinking ship for one that might not float, he would make up his mind to sit on the wharf for a day. Lord Beaverbrook
[ Day Desert Float His Make Might Mind Often Ship Sinking Sit Undecided Up Whether Would]
The anchors now made are contrived so as to sink into the ground as soon as they reach it, and to hold a great strain before they can be loosened or dislodged from their station. William Falconer
[ Anchors Before Contrived Great Ground Hold Into Loosened Made Now Reach Sink Soon Station Strain Their]
Scientists have proven that it's impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don't listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet. Carl Lewis
[ Feet Impossible Into Kind Listen Proven Scientists Sinking Talk Thoughts Way Your]
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking. James Russell Lowell
[ Baseness Deeper Easier Get Ocean Sinking]
When I die, it will be a shipwreck, and as when a huge ship sinks, many people all around will be sucked down with it. Pablo Picasso
[ Around Die Down Huge Many Ship Shipwreck Sinks Sucked Will]
When you have to cope with a lot of problems, you're either going to sink or you're going to swim. Tom Cruise
[ Cope Either Going Lot Problems Sink Swim]
This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water. Charles Olson
[ Blessings Count Drop Faucet Leak Makes Morning Sink Small Snow Time Water Which]
Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted. Albert Pike
[ Begins Exhausted Faith Reason Sinks Where]
A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion. Sai Baba
[ Applies Back Becomes Built Foundations Ground House Illusion Into Last Man Must Otherwise Principle Same Sink Soft Solid Swallowed Too Up Will World]
The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile. And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching - not only the fundamentals of hockey, but also the life values - are sinking in. Bobby Orr
[ Also Biggest Fundamentals Get Hockey Hopefully Kids Lessons Life Only Out See Seeing Sinking Smile Teaching Thing Values Will]
A small leak can sink a great ship. Benjamin Franklin
[ Great Leak Ship Sink Small]
Shuddering under the autumn stars, each year, the head sinks lower and lower. Georg Trakl
[ Autumn Each Head Lower Sinks Stars Under Year]
And Fall, with her yeller harvest moon and the hills growin' brown and golden under a sinkin' sun. Roy Bean
[ Brown Fall Golden Harvest Her Hills Moon Sun Under]
Later, I could take something off my slider and I could make my fastball sink, so I really had four pitches. Dennis Eckersley
[ Could Fastball Four Had Later Make Off Pitches Really Sink Slider Something Take]
We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that American carriers were nearby. Jack Adams
[ Air Alerted American Attacks Carriers Damaging Fact However Japanese Made Nearby Several Sinking Vessels Were]
The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds. Joseph Addison
[ Age Amidst Away Crush Dim Elements Fade Flourish Grow Himself Immortal Matter Nature Shall Shalt Sink Stars Sun Thou Wars Worlds Wrecks Years Youth]
Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim. James A. Garfield
[ Best Compelled Happen Man Nine Out Overboard Poverty Sink Swim Ten Thing Times Tossed Uncomfortable Young]
Advice is like snow - the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper in sinks into the mind. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Advice Deeper Dwells Falls Into Longer Mind Sinks Snow Softer Upon]
Weak minds sink under prosperity as well as adversity; but strong and deep ones have two high tides. David Hare
[ Adversity Deep High Minds Ones Prosperity Sink Strong Tides Two Under Weak Well]
I play the unsinkable Molly Brown, which is where she got her name from, because she survived. Marilu Henner
[ Because Brown Got Her Molly Name Play She Survived Where Which]
There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market. Joseph Hume
[ Abundant Always British Continental Corn English Foreign Market Opening Our Ports Price Proof Raise Sink Tends]
Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger. Bill Cosby
[ Any Appetite Calls Chair Danger His Into Man Pipe Returns Sinks Today Work]
A day may sink or save a realm. Alfred Lord Tennyson
[ Day May Realm Save Sink]
There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight. Vaclav Havel
[ Bottom Broad Daylight Descend Just Misery Must Our See Sink Stars Times Truth Understand Well]
Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats. Woody Allen Marriage
[ Basically Bath Boats Come Home Immature She Sink Wife]
My grandfather was Catholic; my grandmother, Jewish. Crossing over from Bavaria, as immigrants to the United States, the ship started to sink. My grandmother jumped overboard. My grandfather followed, to save this girl he had never met. Emanuel Celler
[ Catholic Crossing Followed Girl Grandfather Grandmother Had Immigrants Jewish Jumped Met Never Over Overboard Save Ship Sink Started States United]
Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day. Linus Torvalds
[ Around California Cold Day Last Lot Make May Nicer Out Remember Shorts Still Time Walk]
I drilled holes in the floor of the club, and it's sinking. Bobby Darin
[ Club Floor Holes Sinking]
The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board. Grover Cleveland
[ Board Democracy May Mutiny Ship Sink Storms Those Through Weathered Which]
Poetry seems to sink into us the way prose doesn't. I can still quote verses I learned when I was very young, but I have trouble remembering one line of a novel I just finished reading. Jack Prelutsky
[ Finished Into Just Learned Line Novel Poetry Prose Quote Reading Remembering Seems Sink Still Trouble Us Verses Very Way Young]
It is a sign that your reputation is small and sinking if your own tongue must praise you. Matthew Hale
[ Must Own Praise Reputation Sign Sinking Small Tongue Your]
Honor sinks where commerce long prevails. Walter Bagehot
[ Commerce Honor Long Prevails Sinks Where]
Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things. Diane Feinstein
[ Carbon Changes Changing Climate Degrees Diminishes Does Dynamic Earth Fact Impacts Industrial Kills Look Much Number Ocean Oh Our Revolution Say Since Sink Some Species Things Very Warmed]
Every man's dream is to be able to sink into the arms of a woman without also falling into her hands. Jerry Lewis Funny
[ Able Also Arms Dream Every Falling Hands Her Into Man Sink Without Woman]
The house of Austria has publicly used every effort to deprive the country of its legitimate Independence and Constitution, designing to reduce it to a level with the other provinces long since deprived of all freedom, and to unite all in a common sink of slavery. Lajos Kossuth
[ Austria Common Constitution Country Deprive Deprived Designing Effort Every Freedom House Independence Legitimate Level Long Other Provinces Publicly Reduce Since Sink Slavery Unite Used]
The surrender of life is nothing to sinking down into acknowledgment of inferiority. John C. Calhoun
[ Acknowledgment Down Inferiority Into Life Nothing Sinking Surrender]
We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose. George Orwell
[ After Belong Class Dreadful Feared Further Get Into Lose May Middle Nothing Probably Sink Sinking Struggles Where Will Without Working]
I'm definitely incredibly attracted to the aesthetic of what is typically deemed goth stuff, but. A lot of my experience growing up was in being around that kind of thing, and it's just what sinks into a person's brain. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Aesthetic Around Attracted Being Brain Deemed Definitely Experience Goth Growing Incredibly Into Just Kind Lot Person Sinks Stuff Thing Typically Up]
But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house; that was done many thousands of years ago. Arne Jacobsen
[ Abroad Ago Asked Come Course Done Emerge Fortunately Found Haven Home House Impressions Inspiration Invented Later Many May None Sink Thousands Us Well Years]
I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they're the first to be rescued off sinking ships. Gilda Radner
[ Clothes Cry Cute First Man Much Off Rather Rescued Ships Sinking Than Wear Woman Women]
Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine. Charles Dickens
[ Fan Flame Friendship Pass Rosy Sinking Wine Wing]
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression. Confucius
[ Feel Oppression Should Sink Sorrow Under]
I am really not of the school of naturalism. I like style, and you can use more style in theater than in film roles. I love to sink my teeth into a part. Marisa Tomei
[ Am Film Into Love More Naturalism Part Really Roles School Sink Style Teeth Than Theater Use]
When an actor asks you to read his script, your heart sinks. The number of scripts I've been given by actors that are so unbelievably terrible! Richard Grant
[ Actor Actors Asks Been Given Heart His Number Read Script Scripts Sinks Terrible Unbelievably Your]
When you're writing about people that are not very well off, you seem to see the kitchen sink. So it was a bit of a sort of cosy phrase that got used a bit too much. Timothy West
[ Bit Got Kitchen Much Off Phrase See Seem Sink Sort Too Used Very Well Writing]
The more we try to rest ourselves from our Egos, the deeper we sink into it. Emile M. Cioran
[ Deeper Egos Into More Our Ourselves Rest Sink Try]
The pressure of getting an order right is greater than sinking a putt. Amy Alcott
[ Getting Greater Order Pressure Putt Right Sinking Than]
We rise in glory as we sink in pride. Andrew Young
[ Glory Pride Rise Sink]
I am one of those who would rather sink with faith than swim without it. Stanley Baldwin
[ Am Faith Rather Sink Swim Than Those Without Would]
His style has the desperate jauntiness of an orchestra fiddling away for dear life on a sinking ship. Edmund Wilson
[ Away Dear Desperate Fiddling His Life Orchestra Ship Sinking Style]
Give us this day our daily taste. Restore to us soups that spoons will not sink in and sauces which are never the same twice. Raise up among us stews with more gravy than we have bread to blot it with Give us pasta with a hundred fillings. Robert Farrar Capon
[ Among Blot Bread Daily Day Give Gravy Hundred More Never Our Pasta Raise Restore Same Sauces Sink Spoons Taste Than Twice Up Us Which Will]
When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success. Enya
[ Deeply Forget Into Making Music Myself Process Sink Success]
I got this idea about being afraid to let go of something and being afraid of sinking into a state of almost anesthesia, where you have to trust other people. Just the paranoia of it all. And it seemed to suit the frenetic track. So I just wrote it out and, you know, said it. Nick Rhodes
[ Afraid Almost Anesthesia Being Frenetic Go Got Idea Into Just Know Other Out Paranoia Said Seemed Sinking Something State Suit Track Trust Where Wrote]
In a movie like this, the relationship between the two guys is crucial. It sinks or swims on how these two guys are together. I think we did a good job. Eddie Murphy
[ Between Crucial Did Good Guys How Job Movie Relationship Sinks Swims These Think Together Two]
However low a man sinks he never reaches the level of the police. Quentin Crisp
[ However Level Low Man Never Police Reaches Sinks]
It probably won't sink in until I've retired from running but I'm a much better athlete than two years ago. Michael East
[ Ago Athlete Better Much Probably Retired Running Sink Than Two Until Won Years]
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. Alan Watts
[ Because Drown Faith Float Grab Hold Instead Relax Sink Swim Trust Water Will Yourself]
You, I, we all encounter behaviors that we might say, I wouldn't do that. But she has a huge amount of contact with how people live. She sees more hospices and sink estates than most people. Prince Andrew
[ Amount Behaviors Contact Encounter Estates How Huge Live Might More Most Say Sees She Sink Than]
I got very cross with the term, kitchen sink. It just meant that you invaded different kinds of houses, where it was very difficult to avoid kitchen sink. Timothy West
[ Avoid Cross Different Difficult Got Houses Invaded Just Kinds Kitchen Meant Sink Term Very Where]
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire. James Joyce
[ Cold Her Mind Polished Quagmire Sinking Stones Through Words]
Neither facts nor pictures seem to sink into our centers of feeling any more. Robert Welch
[ Any Centers Facts Feeling Into More Neither Nor Our Pictures Seem Sink]
The more highly public life is organized the lower does its morality sink. E. M. Forster
[ Does Highly Life Lower Morality More Organized Public Sink]
I've been employed by the University of Helsinki, and they've been perfectly happy to keep me employed and doing Linux. Linus Torvalds
[ Been Doing Employed Happy Keep Linux Perfectly University]
A raised weight can produce work, but in doing so it must necessarily sink from its height, and, when it has fallen as deep as it can fall, its gravity remains as before, but it can no longer do work. Hermann von Helmholtz
[ Before Deep Doing Fall Fallen Gravity Height Longer Must Necessarily Produce Raised Remains Sink Weight Work]
The reason given by the President in asking Congress to declare war against Germany is that the German government has declared certain war zones, within which, by the use of submarines, she sinks, without notice, American ships and destroys American lives. George William Norris
[ Against American Asking Certain Congress Declare Declared Destroys German Germany Given Government Lives Notice President Reason She Ships Sinks Submarines Use War Which Within Without Zones]
One time I went into a restroom and a girl followed me in. I signed an autograph for her in the sink. It was pretty funny because she was in a guy's restroom and she wasn't embarrassed at all. Zac Efron
[ Autograph Because Embarrassed Followed Funny Girl Guy Her Into Pretty Restroom She Signed Sink Time Went]
For sleep, one needs endless depths of blackness to sink into; daylight is too shallow, it will not cover one. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
[ Blackness Cover Daylight Depths Endless Into Needs Shallow Sink Sleep Too Will]
The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Back Become Believe Credulous Danger Enough Great Habit Inquiring Into Lose Merely Must Savagery Should Sink Society Testing Them Then Things Though Wrong]
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Commerce Honour Long Prevails Sinks Where]
How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest! William Collins
[ Blest Brave Country How Rest Sink Sleep Their Wishes]
It sounds mercenary and it smacks of rats leaving the sinking ship. But get real, when everyone is bailing out, you don't want to be the last man standing. Robbie Fowler
[ Everyone Get Last Leaving Man Mercenary Out Rats Real Ship Sinking Smacks Sounds Standing Want]
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. Jacques Yves Cousteau
[ Beneath Birth Carries Earth Free Gravity His Man Only Shoulders Sink Surface Weight]