When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on.— Theodore Roosevelt
Killer Knotted quotations
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
If you look closely at a tree you'll notice it's knots and dead branches, just like our bodies. What we learn is that beauty and imperfection go together wonderfully.
Knots Landing is the best thing that ever happened to me.
Although the threads of my life have often seemed knotted, I know, by faith, that on the other side of the embroidery there is a crown.
Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
These seven centers, these seven chakras Yoga and Tantra have talked about down the ages, are nothing but five knots in your body electric current. They can be changed; they can be rearranged. They can be given a new shape, form. Two lovers can be transformed so deeply that all their seven centers can start meeting.
Chance. It weaves through our lives like a golden thread, sometimes knotting, tangling, and breaking along the way. Loose threads are left hanging, but the in and out, the back and forth continues, the weaving goes on. It doesn't stop.
The ulterior motives with which you absorb and assimilate Evil are not your own but those of Evil. The animal wrests the whip from its master and whips itself in order to become master, not knowing that this is only a fantasy produced by a new knot in the master's whiplash.
Jace,” she said. “Why are you doing this to me?” “Because you’re lying to me. And you’re lying to yourself.” Jace’s eyes were blazing, and even though his hands were stuffed into his pockets, she could see that they were knotted into fists.
I always wanted to be an actor, but with a speech impediment it's kind of tough.
I decided to roll the dice and take an acting class, which was very, very nerve-wracking... my stomach would just be in knots.
It's too hot for me to bother with wearing my hair down in the summer.
I'd rather pin it up in braids, or throw it in a top knot so I don't have to think about it the rest of the day.
Jem knotted his fingers in the material of Will's sleeve.
"You are my parabatai," he said, "You said once I could ask anything of you.
We learn the rope of life by untying its knots.
Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
You spoke about things they couldn't see and so they laughed.
Yet to row up the dark river against the current, to take the unknown road blindly, stubbornly, and to search for words rooted like the knotted olive tree- let them laugh. And to yearn for the other world to inhabit today's suffocating loneliness, this ravaged present- let them be.
The Alexander Technique has helped me to undo knots, unblock energy and deal with almost paralysing stage fright
We will soon create intelligences greater than our own .
.. When this happens, human history will have reached a kind of singularity, an intellectual transition as impenetrable as the knotted space-time at the center of a black hole, and the world will pass far beyond our understanding.
Long ago in China, knot-makers tied string into buttons and frogs, and rope into bell pulls. There was one knot so complicated that it blinded the knot-maker. Finally an emperor outlawed this cruel knot, and the nobles could not order it anymore. If I had lived in China, I would have been an outlaw knot-maker.
Every time I wake up I have this huge dreadlock in the back, and I don't know why. It's not like I sleep like a maniac or anything. It gets knots out really easy, and it's handy.
Good writing takes place at intersections, at what you might call knots, at places where the society is snarled or knotted up.
We all have an old knot in the heart we wish to untie.
A man must be able to cut a knot, for everything cannot be untied;
he must know how to disengage what is essential from the detail in which it is enwrapped, for everything cannot be equally considered; in a word, he must be able to simplify his duties, his business and his life.
If by the time we're sixty we haven't learned what a knot of paradox and contradiction life is, and how exquisitely the good and the bad are mingled in every action we take, and what a compromising hostess Our Lady of Truth is, we haven't grown old to much purpose.
I am not a yachting person, by nature, but I have just enough experience on the sea under sail to feel a certain nostalgia for it when I see a big white racing yacht heeled over at cruising speed on the ocean, and I can still tie a mean bowline knot on just about anything in less than 10 seconds.
Up from Earth's Centre through the Seventh Gate rose, and on the Throne of Saturn sate; And many a Knot unravel'd by the Road; But not the Master-knot of Human Fate.
This tragic brow, these closed eyes, eyebrows raised and knotted.
When the body sinks into death, the essence of man is revealed.
Man is a knot, a web, a mesh into which relationships are tied. Only those relationships matter. The body is an old crock that nobody will miss. I have never known a man to think of himself when dying. Never.
Writing a poem is unwriting a knot, like untying a shoelace that is clubbing your foot.
It's easier to avoid the snares of love than to escape once you are in that net whose cords and knots are strong; but even so, enmeshed, entangled, you can still get out unless, poor fool, you stand in your own way.
we love what we love and who we love who we love and why we love why we love and find a falling shoelace knotted and strung between the fingers of strangers
There are millions of people in the world, and the spirits will see that most of them you never have to meet. But there are one or two you are tied to, and the spirits will cross you back and forth, threading so many knots until they catch and you finally get it right.
Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.
Dreams are stories made by and for the dreamer, and each dreamer has his own folds to open and knots to untie.