quote by Mikhail Gorbachev

It seems that the most important thing about Reagan was his anti-Communism and his reputation as a hawk who saw the Soviet Union as an 'evil empire.'

— Mikhail Gorbachev

Emotional Hawk quotations

When torrential water tosses boulders, it is because of its momentum.

When the strike of a hawk breaks the body of its prey, it is because of timing.

In my day, I, being the first supermodel, I hawked everything.

Theorists write all the popular books on science: Heinz Pagels, Frank Wilczek, Stephen Hawking, Richard Feynman, et al. And why not? They have all that spare time.

As a hawk flieth not high with one wing, even so a man reacheth not to excellence with one tongue.

To read Helen Macdonald's memoir, H Is for Hawk, is to feel as though Emily Bronte just turned up at your door, trailing all the windy, feral outdoors into your living room.

To say anything negative about Stephen Hawking is like bullying a blind man.

He has an unfair disadvantage, and that gives him a free pass on some of his absurd ideas.

[Black Hawk] has fought for his countrymen, the squaws and papooses, against white men, who came year after year, to cheat them and take away their lands. You know the cause of our making war. It is known to all white men. They ought to be ashamed of it.

And there's nothing wrong with being a lizard either. Unless you were born to be a hawk.

Stood alone on a mountain top, starin' out at the Great Divide.

I could go east, I could go west, it was all up to me to decide. Just then I saw a young hawk flyin' and my soul began to rise.

In Washington they have their hawks and doves and in Ottawa we have our parrots.

History will remember the inhabitants of this century as the people who went from Kitty Hawk to the moon in 66 years, only to languish for the next 30 in low Earth orbit. At the core of the risk-free society is a self-indulgent failure of nerve.

The silence holds with its gloved hand the wild hawk of the mind.

Say, will the falcon, stooping from above, Smit with her varying plumage, spare the dove? Admires the jay the insect's gilded wings? Or hears the hawk when Philomela sings?

Only in silence the word, only in dark the light, only in dying life: bright the hawk's flight on the empty sky.

The trombone is not meant for romance.

.. any instrument that hawks up it's own loogie every ten minutes is not meant for wooin' the ladies.

When I meet a woman, I don't think, 'Gee, I wonder if she's read the latest thesis by Stephen Hawking? I think, 'Great tits.'

If you want to make a mythical creature, just take a regular animal and add wings to it. A horse becomes a pegasus, a lion becomes a griffin, and a hawk... becomes a double hawk.

The wild hawk to the wind-swept sky The deer to the wholesome wold;

And the heart of a man to the heart of a maid, As it was in the days of old.

I see you watching me like a hawk. I don't mind about the things you talk. But if you touch me something's got to give. I live the life I love and I love the life I live.

Most businesses change in character and quality over the years, sometimes for the better, perhaps more often for the worse. The investor need not watch his companies' performance like a hawk; but he should give it a good, hard look from time to time.

A serious writer is not to be confounded with a solemn writer.

A serious writer may be a hawk or a buzzard or even a popinjay, but a solemn writer is always a bloody owl.

It's just that [the Hawks have made] a lot of changes.

A lot of their great players have moved on. They have a lot of new faces and a lot of young guys who are going to be a part of this team for a long time. It'll take time. They've got a nice little core to start with.

I'm a big proponent of Hawk-Eye. I think it's a wonderful addition, not only for the players, but more importantly for the fans.

Grunge was so self-consciously lowbrow and nonaspirational that it seemed, at first, impervious to the hype and glamour normally applied swiftly to any emerging trend. But sure enough, grunge anthems found their way onto the soundtracks of television commercials, and Dodge Neons were hawked by kids in flannel shirts saying, 'Whatever.'

The AvowalAs swimmers dareto lie face to the skyand water bears them,as hawks rest upon airand air sustains them;so would I learn to attain freefall, and floatinto Creator Spirit's deep embrace,knowing no effort earnsthat all-surrounding grace.

Stephen Hawking: Brainier than Kurt Cobain's garage wall.

Beating Newt Gingrich in a popularity contest is like beating Stephen Hawking in 'Dancing with the Stars.'

Well, sometimes love seems easy. Like..it's easy to love rain...and hawks. And it's easy to love wild plums...and the moon. But with people, seems like love's a hard thing to know. It gets all mixed up. I mean, you can love one person in one way and another person in another way. But how do you know you love the right one in every way?

My wife watches me like a hawk.

You think so logically... like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically... like a kite without a tail plummeting to earth.

The air was cool enough to make the warm sun pleasant on one's back and shoulders, and so clear that the eye could follow a hawk up and up, into the blazing blue depths of the sky.

When a caterpillar eats a leaf, then a thrush eats the caterpillar, or when a hawk eats the thrush only 5 to 20% of usable energy is transferred from one level to the next. ... Thus herbivores will account for a much smaller fraction of the biomass [than plants] and the carnivores for a still smaller fraction.

A pine needle fell in the forest. The hawk saw it. The deer heard it. The white bear smelled it

The power of love is a curious thing, make one man weep, make another man sing.

Change a hawk to a little white dove, more than a feeling, that's the power of love.

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