quote by Naveen Patnaik

The sari's radiance, vigor and variety, produced by a single straight length of cloth, should give us in the West pause and make us think twice about the zipper, the dart and the shoulder pad.

— Naveen Patnaik

Most Powerful Darting quotations

Aurora hail, and all the thousand dies, Which deck thy progress through the vaulted skies: The morn awakes, and wide extends her rays, On ev'ry leaf the gentle zephyr plays; Harmonious lays the feather'd race resume, Dart the bright eye, and shake the painted plume.

Quick as a hummingbird...she darts so eagerly, swiftly, sweetly dipping into the flowers of my heart.

For before this I was born once a boy, and a maiden, and a plant, and a bird, and a darting fish in the sea.

Look at what you could have won!

Did you ever see a chameleon catch a fly? The chameleon gets behind the fly and remains motionless for some time, then he advances very slowly and gently, first putting forward one leg and then the other. At last, when well within reach, he darts his tongue and the fly disappears. England is the chameleon and I am that fly.

Beauty is at its most poignant when the cold hand of Death holds poised to wither it imminently.

Charm is the enchanted dart, light and subtle as a hummingbird.

But it is deceptive in one thing: like a sense of humor, if you think you've got it, you probably haven't.

To have a traitor for an ally is to have an enemy in waiting

All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts.

It's funny, how one can look back on a sorrow one thought one might well die of at the time, and know that one had not yet reckoned the tenth part of true grief.

One thing is certain, and I have always known it - the joys of my life have nothing to do with age. They do not change. Flowers, the morning and evening light, music, poetry, silence, the goldfinches darting about

Great Britain have won 40% of their medals in cycling.

If only there was snooker, darts and a dog show.

This discourse, and the present frame of my mind, lead me rather to speak to those, who by feeling Satan's fiery darts, know assuredly that there is a devil.

Satan never wastes a fiery dart on an area covered in armor.

Darts players are probably a lot fitter than most footballers in overall body strength.

I've got a nice little crafty deal with the people in Barbados;

10 days out there teaching the locals how to play darts for an hour a day. Get paid for that as well.

I would rather play with forked lightning, or take in my hand living wires with their fiery current, than to speak a reckless word against any servant of Christ, or idly repeat the slanderous darts which thousands of Christians are hurling on others, to the hurt of their own souls and bodies.

The pain of the flesh is naught to that of the heart

We live in a dancing matrix of viruses;

they dart, rather like bees, from organism to organism, from plant to insect to mammal to me and back again, and into the sea, tugging along pieces of this genome, strings of genes from that, transplanting grafts of DNA, passing around heredity as though at a great party.

So in the Libyan fable it is told That once an eagle, stricken with a dart, Said, when he saw the fashion of the shaft: With our own feathers, not by others' hands, Are we now smitten.

Virtue, dear friend, needs no defense, The surest guard is innocence: None knew, till guilt created fear, What darts or poisoned arrows were

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart.

How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.

Haste makes waste, so I rarely hurry. But if a ferret were about to dart up my dress, I'd run.

Of all the griefs that harass the distress'd, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest; Fate never wounds more deep the generous heart, Than when a blockhead's insult points the dart.

A blindfolded monkey throwing darts at a newspaper's financial pages could select a portfolio that would do just as well as one carefully selected by experts.

A kitten is the most irresistible comedian in the world.

Its wide-open eyes gleam with wonder and mirth. It darts madly at nothing at all, and then, as though suddenly checked in the pursuit, prances sideways on its hind legs with ridiculous agility and zeal.

It is a fine line, in all of us, between civilization and savagery.

To any who think they would never cross it, I can only say, if you have never known what it is to be utterly betrayed and abandoned, you cannot know how close it is.

Love is like quicksilver in the hand.

Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch is, and it darts away.

Memories are like fireflies darting across the surface of my mind, showing me here and there images so sharp and vivid that I catch my breath in wonder before the vignette disappears, sinking like a pebble into the quicksand of regret and recrimination.

If you will not die for us, you cannot ask us to die for you.

Nothing good bursts forth all at once.

The lightning may dart out of a black cloud; but the day sends his bright heralds before him, to prepare the world for his coming.

Satan never wastes a fiery dart by aiming at a spot covered by armor.

The bull's eye is located dead center in our inconsistency. That's where the enemy plans to bring us down.

So I fancied a game of darts with my mate.

He said, 'Nearest the bull goes first.' He went 'Baah' and I went 'Moo'. He said 'You're closest.'

The sunshine dreaming upon Salmon's heightIs not so sweet and whiteAs the most heretofore sin-spotted SoulThat darts to its delightStraight from the absolution of a faithful fight.