Quotations that match 'thrust'.

A great free joy surges through me when I work... with tense slashes and a few thrusts the beautiful white fields receive their color and the work is finished in a few minutes. Clyfford Still
[ Beautiful Color Few Fields Finished Free Great Joy Minutes Receive Surges Tense Their Through White Work]
We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity. Raoul Vaneigem
[ Commonplace Controlling Dreams Escape Free Into Manipulating Only Our Play Subjectivity Surrendering]
I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into politics from even a modestly cerebral background is the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics. Chris Patten
[ Anybody Background Cerebral Cut Even Goes Into Modestly Most Much Politics Surprises Think Thrust Vulgarity]
I... was not too happy to suddenly take on this public role thrust upon me. They just assumed I was the Joan of Arc of the women's movement. And I wasn't at all. It put a lot of unnecessary pressure on me. Bea Arthur
[ Arc Assumed Happy Joan Just Lot Movement Pressure Public Put Role Suddenly Take Thrust Too Unnecessary Upon Women]
At an unprecedented time with the worst attack ever on our soil, our President displayed extraordinary determination, leadership and resolve when history was thrust upon him and the United States. Olympia Snowe
[ Attack Determination Displayed Ever Extraordinary Him History Leadership Our President Resolve Soil States Thrust Time United Unprecedented Upon Worst]
We thrust our fingers into our ears to stop its moan; but it was no good; the cry cut like a drill into our heads, dragging minutes into hours, hours into years. We withered and grew old between those cries. Ernst Toller
[ Between Cries Cry Cut Dragging Drill Ears Fingers Good Grew Heads Hours Into Minutes Moan Old Our Stop Those Thrust Withered Years]
And there had to be a dagger thrust in the heart of the left to tell them that you are no longer gonna give five years for a Smith Act prosecution or one year for Contempt of Court, but we're gonna kill ya! Julius Rosenberg
[ Act Contempt Court Dagger Five Give Gonna Had Heart Kill Left Longer Prosecution Smith Tell Them Thrust Ya Year Years]
Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately. Frank Dane
[ Greatness Lately Some Them Thrust Upon]
Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Very few have excellence thrust upon them. John W. Gardner
[ Excellence Few Greatness Some Them Thrust Upon Very]
It is true that the movie is perhaps my most politically-charged. The story is thrust into motion by the idea of what do you do when your 13 year old daughter comes home pregnant. And not only is she pregnant, but she wants to keep the baby. Todd Solondz
[ Baby Comes Daughter Home Idea Into Keep Most Motion Movie Old Only Perhaps Pregnant She Story Thrust True Wants Year Your]
We have no general conceptual thrust for the band, other than trying to make music that keeps our interest. When things are novel, they are probably things we have discovered by accident or investigation rather than by design. Steve Albini
[ Accident Band Conceptual Design Discovered General Interest Investigation Keeps Make Music Novel Other Our Probably Rather Than Things Thrust Trying]
The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks, thrust up to a great height above the sea-level. Edward Burnett Tylor
[ Above Consists Great Height Interior Mass Mexico Rocks Thrust Up Volcanic]
Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns. Robert Duvall
[ Gave Man Montana Ranch Spending Thrust Two Uncle Westerns Wisdom Years Young]
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. Joseph Heller
[ Achieve Born Mediocre Mediocrity Men Some Them Thrust Upon]
We decided that the environment was an integral part of our policies and the political thrust of our government. We gave it the priority and we sustained it with the money required to make it happen. Brian Mulroney
[ Decided Environment Gave Government Happen Integral Make Money Our Part Policies Political Priority Required Sustained Thrust]
No one can be happy who has been thrust outside the pale of truth. And there are two ways that one can be removed from this realm: by lying, or by being lied to. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Been Being Happy Lied Lying Outside Pale Realm Removed Thrust Truth Two Ways]
If the composer withholds more than we anticipate, we experience a delicious falling sensation; we feel we have been torn from a stable point on the musical ladder and thrust into the void. Levi Strauss
[ Anticipate Been Composer Delicious Experience Falling Feel Into Ladder More Musical Point Sensation Stable Than Thrust Torn Void]
Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape. Mervyn Peake
[ Break Day Each Glass Great Landscape Live Pass Room Senses Splintered Through Unless Walls]
The law is not thrust upon man; it rests deep within him, to waken when the call comes. Martin Buber
[ Call Comes Deep Him Law Man Rests Thrust Upon Waken Within]
Oh yeah, I mean, it wasn't a very good guitar, most good guitars have got thrust rods in the necks that you can adjust or that'll keep them in shape, you know keep them straight. This one just, well it turned into a bow and arrow after a couple of months. Eric Clapton
[ Adjust After Arrow Bow Couple Good Got Guitar Guitars Into Just Keep Know Mean Months Most Necks Oh Shape Straight Them Thrust Turned Very Well Yeah]
We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us. O. Henry
[ Achieve Climate May Thrust Upon Us Weather]
Nirvana was like that- Nirvana was like the only band to come out of that- it was like the same thing, Seattle was like this whole scene and it was like this big scene that was thrust upon America. Jon Fishman
[ America Band Big Come Nirvana Only Out Same Scene Seattle Thing Thrust Upon Whole]
Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. William Shakespeare
[ Achieve Afraid Born Great Greatness Some Them Thrust Upon]
Why thrust your kid into that? You try to protect them from all the bad people out there. John Aniston
[ Bad Into Kid Out Protect Them Thrust Try Why Your]
Remember that mindsets can not be changed through force and coercion. No idea can ever be forcibly thrust upon any one. Pervez Musharraf
[ Any Changed Coercion Ever Force Forcibly Idea Mindsets Remember Through Thrust Upon]
The divine law indeed has excluded women from this ministry, but they endeavour to thrust themselves into it; and since they can effect nothing of themselves, they do all through the agency of others. John Chrysostom
[ Agency Divine Effect Endeavour Excluded Indeed Into Law Ministry Nothing Others Since Themselves Through Thrust Women]
I choose to worship not believing in God and government should not thrust a religious idea down my throat. Michael Newdow
[ Believing Choose Down God Government Idea Religious Should Throat Thrust Worship]
Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them. Joseph Heller
[ Achieve Born Mediocre Mediocrity Some Them Thrust Upon]
Remember the picture of the president in the classroom, being told of the attack by chief of staff Andy Card? The American people thought they were seeing a man suddenly thrust into a grave challenge no one could have anticipated. Howard Fineman
[ American Andy Anticipated Attack Being Card Challenge Chief Classroom Could Grave Into Man Picture President Remember Seeing Staff Suddenly Thought Thrust Told Were]
The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered. Thomas Paine
[ Abilities Bare Blanket Down Fall Feet Left Man Must Other Pull Scanty Short Shoulders Side Thrust Too Uncovered Upon Your]
God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers, And thrusts the thing we have prayed for in our face, A gauntlet with a gift in it. Elizabeth Barrett Browning
[ Answers Face Gauntlet Gift God Our Prayed Prayers Sharp Some Sudden Thing]
As a kid, I sensed history going on all around me, but the basic thrust of it didn't move me. James Ellroy
[ Around Basic Going History Kid Move Sensed Thrust]
So I took the bright red stick and at the center of the nation's hoop I thrust it in the earth. Black Elk
[ Bright Center Earth Hoop Nation Red Stick Thrust Took]
We haven't sat down with Scott and Caroline and said, Now you realize that there's X amount of pounds of thrust. And this can happen and that can happen. Christa McAuliffe
[ Amount Down Happen Haven Now Pounds Realize Said Sat Scott Thrust]