Authors that match 'wooden'.

John Wooden American Coach (1910-)

Quotations that match 'wooden'.

Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands. Jared Diamond
[ Advantages Americans Animals Armies Could Defeat Dozen Enabled Few Had Indian Military Mounted Native Numbering Only Repeatedly Ridden Spaniards Stone Those Thousands Troops Weapons Wooden]
Sometimes you get a glimpse of a semicolon coming, a few lines farther on, and it is like climbing a steep path through woods and seeing a wooden bench just at a bend in the road ahead, a place where you can expect to sit for a moment, catching your breath. Lewis Thomas
[ Ahead Bench Bend Breath Catching Climbing Coming Expect Farther Few Get Glimpse Just Lines Moment Path Place Road Seeing Sit Sometimes Steep Through Where Wooden Woods Your]
For ten years Caesar ruled with an iron hand. Then with a wooden foot, and finally with a piece of string. Spike Milligan
[ Caesar Finally Foot Hand Iron Piece Ruled String Ten Then Wooden Years]
At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it. Peter Ustinov
[ Age Four Generals Grow Hats Never Only Out Paper Some Swords Us Wooden]
Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews. Bill Hybels
[ Ago Because Cool Delivered Finally Glass Horrors Movie Stained Theater Thirty Thought Were Wooden Years]
He took me from not being able to write a word in terms of writing screenplays to being the king of wooden dialogue. George Lucas
[ Able Being Dialogue King Screenplays Terms Took Wooden Word Write Writing]
Peter was 2 years and 10 months old when we began to study him. He was afraid of a white rat, and this fear extended to a rabbit, a fur coat, a feather, cotton wool, etc., but not to wooden blocks and similar toys. Mary C. Jones
[ Afraid Began Blocks Coat Cotton Etc Extended Fear Feather Fur Him Months Old Peter Rabbit Rat Similar Study Toys White Wooden Wool Years]
I loved the atmosphere of the dance studios - the wooden floors, the big mirrors, everyone dressed in pink or black tights, the musicians accompanying us - and the feeling of ritual the classes had. Suzanne Vega
[ Accompanying Atmosphere Big Black Classes Dance Dressed Everyone Feeling Floors Had Loved Mirrors Musicians Pink Ritual Studios Tights Us Wooden]
Genius of a kind has always been with me; an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality; an excellent, strong woman's body and a pitiably starved soul. Mary MacLane
[ Always Been Body Certain Empty Excellent Genius Heart Kind Quality Soul Starved Strong Taken Woman Wooden]
Motion-picture studio floors used to be all wooden and not smooth at all. This was difficult when moving a camera around on a dolly. Desi Arnaz
[ Around Camera Difficult Dolly Floors Moving Smooth Studio Used Wooden]
In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes worn down to the surface of the mud, sometimes projecting slightly above it. Charles Lyell
[ Above Ancient Bottom Depth Down Feet Lakes Many More Mud Observed Parts Piles Projecting Shallow Slightly Sometimes Surface Swiss Than Water Where Wooden Worn]
We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us. Maria Cantwell
[ Against Enron Heart Lawsuit Punched Rest Stake Through Until Us Will Wooden]
When you repeat, in that wooden and perfunctory way, that our situation is better than others, that we're 'well-placed to weather the storm', I have to tell you that you sound like a Brezhnev-era apparatchik giving the party line. Daniel Hannan
[ Better Giving Line Others Our Party Repeat Situation Sound Storm Tell Than Way Weather Wooden]
The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom. Thomas Coventry
[ Best Kingdom Walls Wooden]
Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us. Roald Dahl
[ Assembly Benches Facing Hall Held Perched Platform Prayers Rows Sat Teachers Up Us Were While Wooden]
God can be realized through all paths. All religions are true. The important thing is to reach the roof. You can reach it by stone stairs or by wooden stairs or by bamboo steps or by a rope. You can also climb up by a bamboo pole. Ramakrishna
[ Also Bamboo Climb God Important Paths Pole Reach Realized Religions Roof Rope Stairs Steps Stone Thing Through True Up Wooden]
The great mystery is why robots come off so well in science-fiction films when the human characters are often so astoundingly wooden. John Podhoretz
[ Characters Come Films Great Human Mystery Off Often Robots Science-Fiction Science-Fiction Well Why Wooden]
The attitude and capacity of the factory, the old metal table and the new ideas of the wooden furniture quickly and naturally suggested the possibility of metal furniture. Donald Judd
[ Attitude Capacity Factory Furniture Ideas Metal Naturally New Old Possibility Quickly Suggested Table Wooden]
A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match. Charles Dickens
[ Able Another Either Gets Getting Got Guarantee Legs Make Natural Pay Person Them Two Wooden]
A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron. Joseph Stalin
[ Diplomat Dry Iron Sincere Water Wooden]
I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes or removed them except to stick a needle every hour in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction. I did absolutely nothing. William S. Burroughs
[ Absolutely Addiction Bath Changed Clothes Did Every Except Flesh Grey Had Hour Needle Nor Nothing Removed Stick Taken Them Wooden Year]
We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can. Ethel Waters
[ Bathe Bathtub Big Had Kitchen Lard Mom Never Tin Wooden Would]
I went across the fields to avoid the straight highways, along the firing lines where people were shooting at a small wooded hill, which is now covered with wooden crosses and lines of graves instead of spring flowers. Max Beckmann
[ Across Along Avoid Covered Crosses Fields Firing Flowers Graves Highways Hill Instead Lines Now Shooting Small Spring Straight Went Were Where Which Wooden]
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Always Combined Courtesy Find Golden House Intelligence Often Room Wooden]
My mother would put me on a wooden box at the stove and tell me to call her if certain things would happen. Like if the steam turns blue, that is danger! Paul Prudhomme
[ Blue Box Call Certain Danger Happen Her Mother Put Steam Stove Tell Things Turns Wooden Would]
Imagine this guy hits Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger and knocks him out. You hit Mike Hammer over the head with a wooden coathanger, he'll beat the crap out of you. Mickey Spillane
[ Beat Crap Guy Hammer Head Him Hit Hits Imagine Knocks Mike Out Over Wooden]
One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel, and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn. Do you call that Art? Franz Schubert
[ Art Bites Blows Brass Call Cheeks Cudgel French His Horn Into Mouthpiece Other Out Wooden]
Obviously, our children, who have been playing with their computers since the age of five or six, don't have quite the same brain as those who were brought up on wooden or metal toys, whose brains are certainly atrophied by comparison. Claude Vorilhon
[ Age Been Brain Brains Brought Certainly Children Comparison Computers Five Metal Obviously Our Playing Quite Same Since Six Their Those Toys Up Were Whose Wooden]
There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul. Jean Cocteau
[ Characters Indeed Love Many Soul Souls Those Too Wood Wooden]