quote by C. S. Lewis

I suggest to you that it is because God loves us that he gives us the gift of suffering. Pain is God's megaphone to rouse a deaf world. You see, we are like blocks of stone out of which the Sculptor carves the forms of men. The blows of his chisel, which hurt us so much are what make us perfect.

— C. S. Lewis

Jittery Blowing It quotations

An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?


Blowing it quote When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmill
When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others build windmills.

Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties.

When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger, Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but strong in spirit to resist.

Blowing it quote May the Sun bring you by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the
May the Sun bring you by day, may the moon softly restore you by night, may the rain wash away your worries, may the breeze blow new strength into your being, may you walk gently through the world and know it's beauty all the days of your life.
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As touching nature I am a worm of this earth, and yet a subject of this commonwealth; but as touching the office wherein it has pleased God to place me, I am a watchman... For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly.

Every time I close my eyes blowing that trumpet of mine, I look right into the heart of good old New Orleans. It has given me something to live for.

[Photography] ties back into this feeling of wanting to watch things fall and the moment before they break. Fireworks are that way for me - this lovely thing that blows up and is gone. It all goes back to this desire to record things before they disappear - the original reason we take pictures, right?


Blowing it quote To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you
To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.

Be like a solid tower whose brave height remains unmoved by all the winds that blow; the man who lets his thoughts be turned aside by one thing or another, will lose sight of his true goal, his mind sapped of its strength.

Prohibition... goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes... A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.

There are times when the mind is dealt such a blow it hides itself in insanity.

While this may not seem beneficial, it is. There are times when reality is nothing but pain, and to escape that pain the mind must leave reality behind.

Blowing it quote Going to blow up so big my critics and haters are forced to see my face every da
Going to blow up so big my critics and haters are forced to see my face every day.

Courage! Do not fall back; in a little the place will be yours. Watch! When the wind blows my banner against the bulwark, you shall take it.

The rice grain suffers under the blow of the pestle.

But admire its whiteness once the order is over. So it is with men and the world we live in. To be a man one must suffer the blows of misfortune.


When it blows here, even the seagulls walk.

Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.

Life passes most people by while they're making grand plans for it.

O God, when my faith gets overladen with dust, blow it clean with the wind of your Spirit. When my habits of obedience get stiff and rusty, anoint them with the oil of your Spirit. Restore the enthusiasm of my first love for you.

If the words 'life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness' don't include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isn't worth the hemp it was written on.


C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot;

C++ makes it harder, but when you do it blows your whole leg off.

Five or six hundred [aristocratic] heads lopped off would have assured you repose and happiness; a false humanity has restrained your arm and suspended your blows; it will cost the lives of millions of your brothers.

To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.

I had a stick of CareFree gum, but it didn't work.

I felt pretty good while I was blowing that bubble, but as soon as the gum lost its flavor, I was back to pondering my mortality.

I've been around for almost 10 years in the game but somehow I still look like I'm like on my second or third album or something. So it's good cause it doesn't blow up my age.


Yearning for Allah and His meeting is like the gentle breeze blowing upon the heart, extinguishing the blaze of the Dunya. Whosoever caused his heart to settle with his Lord shall be in a state, calm and tranquility, and whosoever sent it amongst the people shall be disturbed and excessively perturbed.

Dirt makes a man look masculine. Let your hair blow in the wind, and all that. It's OK. All you have to do is look neat when you have to look neat.

Culture is a perversion. It fetishizes objects, creates consumer mania, it preaches endless forms of false happiness, endless forms of false understanding in the form of squirrelly religions and silly cults. It invites people to diminish themselves and dehumanize themselves by behaving like machines.

Music is not math. It's science. You keep mixing the stuff up until it blows up on you, or it becomes this incredible potion.

It's like someone jammed an electric light bulb in your face, and busted it.

I thought half my head was blowed off...When he knocked me down I could have stayed there for three weeks.


Since we cannot defeat Israel in war, we do this in stages.

We take any and every territory that we can of Palestine, and establish a sovereignty there, and we use it as a springboard to take more. When the time comes, we can get the Arab nations to join us for the final blow against Israel.

If you can go out there and stand up for what it is you believe in no matter how many times you are knocked down, in the end the swinging of your own blows will exhaust them.

The problem is not to find the answer, it's to face the answer

I always look for an intense experience, an intense ride.

There is nothing better than a good zombie movie where you run crazy and blow at monsters! It was a physical shoot and I enjoyed it.

A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.


The deepest words of the wise man teach us the same as the whistle of the wind when it blows or the sound of the water when it is flowing.

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

This is one more piece of advice I have for you: don't get impatient.

Even if things are so tangled up you can't do anything, don't get desperate or blow a fuse and start yanking on one particular thread before it's ready to come undone. You have to realize it's going to be a long process and that you'll work on things slowly, one at a time.

Yo I'm seventeen, already sniffin blow.

I tell my friends its asthmary time I itch my throat, I got a new show for MTV, Pimp My Boat.