You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
— Rumi crawl quote
I am not handsome, but when women hear me play, they come crawling to my feet.
— Niccolo Paganini
Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place.
— Zora Neale Hurston
(on love) It's the only thing which allows men and women to stand in a world where gravity always seems to want to pull them down... bring them low... and make them crawl.
— crawl quotation by Stephen King
Run if you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must, just never give up.
It is any day better to stand erect with a broken and bandaged head then to crawl on one's belly, in order to be able to save one's head.
The violence betwen women is unbelievable.
Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.
Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy.
I am the camera's eye. I am the machine that shows you the world as I alone see it. Starting from today I am forevcr free of human immobility. I am in perpetual movement. I approach and draw away from things--I crawl under them--I climb on them--I am on the head of a galloping horse
A society which allows an abominable event to burgeon from its dung heap and grow on its surface is like a man who lets a fly crawl unheeded across his face or saliva dribble from his mouth -- either epileptic or dead.
Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must, just never give up.
We only seem to learn from Life that Life doesn't matter so much as it seemed to do -- it's not so burningly important, after all, what happens. We crawl, like blinking sea-creatures, out of the Ocean onto a spur of rock, we creep over the promontory bewildered and dazzled and hurting ourselves, then we drop in the ocean on the other side: and the little transit doesn't matter so much.
You can tear a poem apart to see what makes it tick.
.. You're back with the mystery of having been moved by words. The best craftsmanship always leaves holes and gaps... so that something that is not in the poem can creep, crawl, flash or thunder in.
The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to the shelter.
Water, water, everywhere,And all the boards did shrink.
Water, water everywhere,Nor any drop to drink.The very deep did rot: O Christ!That ever this should be!Yea, slimy things did crawl with legsUpon the slimy sea.
I get to do what I love every day. I get to crawl into someone else's head and I love that.
It makes my skin crawl to think about the violent ways snakes, lizards, alligators and other exotic creatures are raised and killed for boots, bags and belts.
Some people it seems to me would like for me to crawl in a hole and disappear forever. That's just not in my nature.
The anxiety does crawl up. The other night I was having panic attacks: 'Oh, my God, what's going to happen to me? Am I ever going to have another job?'
To really be tortured by a song, it needs to be more than just something you don't like or don't get; it has to make your skin crawl by getting under it. Strangely, that last clause could describe provocative or daring music, as well.
Once I decide to do something, I can't have people telling me I can't.
If there's a roadblock, you jump over it, walk around it, crawl under it.
The term 'celebrity' makes my skin crawl.
You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave.
People think I'm strong, but actually I wanted to crawl away.
I thought, I'm going to live in the country with my horse and I'll get a nine-to-five; I don't need this.
Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
They were so exhausted and seasick and all they could do was crawl up those beaches. And thousands of them lay dead in no time at all. It's unthinkable.
I'm not one of those James Joyce intellectuals who can stand back and look at the whole edifice... It was a slow process for me to just crawl out of it, like a snake leaving his skin behind.
As a young man you don't notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected.
For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through.
Me being a skinny guy, I could crawl into the steel pit.
And I think that if I were a for real celebrity that was recognizable everywhere, I'd just crawl under a rock and you know, have someone run over the rock with a car, or something.
Some astronauts sleep in sort of beds - compartments that you can open up and crawl into and then close up, almost like a little bedroom.
It's important for people to realize I don't want to be the It guy.
I want to crawl before I walk. I want to learn about things before I jump into them.
I need something to do when I'm not working, or I crawl up the walls.
So I've just taken up kung fu. I was looking for some kind of calming, relaxing activity. I tried yoga, but it wasn't really me.
But, if you observe children learning in their first few years of life, you can see that they can and do learn on their own - we leave them alone to crawl, walk, talk, and gain control over their bodies. It happens without much help from parents.
I forged myself out of a vacuum. I crawl along the highway on hacked off stumps year after year. Some wonder how and why. I never do.
I would rather do what I did than crawl in front of a ritualistic Left and lie the way those other comrades did betray my own soul.