You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you.
You have to go to them sometimes.
I am not born for one corner; the whole world is my native land.
Still round the corner there may wait
A new road or a secret gate
And though I oft have passed them by
A day will come at last when I
Shall take the hidden paths that run
West of the Moon, East of the Sun.
One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner, in this world. That's where the old stuff came from.
Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff.
You must corner the inner facts...
Though I am often in the depths of misery, there is still calmness, pure harmony, and music inside me. I see paintings or drawings in the poorest cottages, in the dirtiest corners. And my mind is driven toward these things with an irresistible momentum.
If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner.
Popularity is exhausting. The life of the party almost always winds up in a corner with an overcoat over him.
I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.
I'm an introvert somewhat. There could be a room full of people, I'll go stand in the corner.
Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.
If a man knew anything, he would sit in a corner and be modest;
but he is such an ignorant peacock, that he goes bustling up and down, and hits on extraordinary discoveries.
I didn't have a good childhood because I never could get along with other kids.
I was the child that sat in the corner eating lunch by herself.
It is time for us to turn a corner and come together, put our differences behind us and focus on the future.
I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player, or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around.
Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him.
Most of the things we decide are not what we know to be the best.
We say yes, merely because we are driven into a corner and must say something.
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds.
Though men now possess the power to dominate and exploit every corner of the natural world, nothing in that fact implies that they have the right or the need to do so.
No one has a corner on success. It is his who pays the price.
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought...
Cornering is like bringing a woman to climax.
There should be a moral principle there that says, let's green the ghetto first.
Let's go to those communities where they have the least ability to pay for that retrofit and make sure they get that help, make sure they get that support. And give the young people standing on those corners the opportunity to put down those handguns and pick up some caulking guns and be a part of the solution.
I want to look at life - at the commonplaces of existence - as if we had just turned a corner and run into it for the first time.
Men must turn square corners when they deal with the Government.
It is the around-the-corner brand of hope that prompts people to action, while the distant hope acts as an opiate.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.
Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.
Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no. And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
Nikki lives around the corner from me and I see him all the time.
We talk a lot, and of course we're still friends. That was our baby, Motley Crue, we put that band together.