Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.— Laozi
Terrific Hard Rock quotations
Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem!
Mothers are the rocks of our families and a foundation in our communities.
In gratitude for their generous love, patient counsel, and lifelong support, let us pay respect to the women who carry out the hard work of motherhood with skill and grace, and let us remember those mothers who, though no longer with us, inspire us still.
May your character not be a writing upon the sand, but an inscription upon the rock!
Don't be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.
Live with your memories and keep them as memories and that’s great.
Forget the bad times just remember the good ones and you know and hope tomorrow is a good day
The music I like to play is Rock 'N Roll.
I like to rock like a wild animal. I like to rock it well enough to whip a yak's ass. I love to rock it good on a horse's ass. I like to rock it real hard. I love to rock it all the way to Russia. I like to kick out the Jazz and kick it out all the way.
It's gonna be okay, no matter how hard your rock bottom is, you can rise above it and you can come back.
Valhalla on the right. Paradise regained on the left. Stuck between a Godiva truffle and a chocolate eclair. Between a rock and a very hard place. Two very hard places from the looks of it.
I forever felt that I've fallen right between the crack of way too young for the first generation of classic rock 'n' roll and too old to be brand-new. It's hard.
Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.
The feeling you get from playing to a good audience is hard to describe without sounding as though you are talking silly. But reaction is important. You might feel in yourself that you're doing it ok but it's when you get the live reaction that you know you're doing it right.
Hard rock for me is AC/DC, Def Leppard, Tesla, Kiss.
Metal tends to be louder, ruder, darker, like Judas Priest, Slayer, Iron Maiden.
Interior decorating is a rock-hard science compared to psychology practiced by amateurs.
The tree is happy because it is scarcely sentient;
the hard rock is happier still, it feels nothing: there is no pain as great as being alive, no burden heavier than that of conscious life.
I'm a hard man to fight and an easy man to please.
.. A Rock n' Roll Outlaw on a Sweet Romance.. I Want To Be Your Man.
If we repeatedly read the Bible without the help of the Holy Spirit, it tends to reinforce our own prejudices and rock-hard doctrinal positions. We end up merely finding ammunition for what we already believe. We become so spiritually proud, so convinced of our own positions, that the Spirit is hindered in helping us to grow in the things of God.
Time after time mankind is driven against the rocks of the horrid reality of a fallen creation. And time after time mankind must learn the hard lessons of history-the lessons that for some dangerous and awful reason we can't seem to keep in our collective memory.
No it is not easy to write. It is as hard as breaking rocks. Sparks and splinters fly like shattered steel.
Ian Gillan, Roger Glover and I wanted to be a hard rock band - we wanted to play rock and roll only.
For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.
If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful.
Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.
Mount Harris is of basaltic formation, but I could not observe any columnar regularity in it, although large blocks are exposed above the ground. The rock is extremely hard and sonorous.
Being a new band, I just can't think of a better way to get your name out to all of the Hard-Rock crowd than playing with twenty of the biggest Hard-Rock bands in the world.
The blues are real important. It's where most of the hard rock n' roll came from.
Gems, in fact, are a species of mineral flowers;
they are the blossoms of the dark, hard mine; and what they want in perfume, they make up in durability.
I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them.
I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock - though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
I find it hard to take rock groups very seriously or treat them with respect.
There is something absurd about these gloomy young men getting together and banging away.
I have always felt I was more accurately a Hard Rock musician.
The feminine is more powerful than the masculine, the soft is more powerful than the hard, the water is more powerful than the rock.
The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars.
I feel like a stone you have picked up and thrown to the hard rock bottom of your heart.
Well I listened to mostly rock music, and I felt like hip hop was like an extension of rock music when it was done well. So energetically, again I felt like it was in line with punk rock and maybe hard rock, more than it was in line with R&B, which I never really liked.
How should Spring bring forth a garden on hard stone? Become earth, that you may grow flowers of many colors. For you have been heart-breaking rock. Once, for the sake of experiment, be earth!