quote by Warsan Shire

Later that night, I held an atlas on my lap, ran my fingers across the whole world, and whispered, ‘where does it hurt?’ It answered, everywhere, everywhere, everywhere.

— Warsan Shire

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Laps quote No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch.

No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch.

Police on my drawers I had to pause 40 ounce in my lap And it's freezing my balls

But grief still has to be worked through.

It is like walking through water. Sometimes there are little waves lapping about my feet. Sometimes there is an enormous breaker that knocks me down. Sometimes there is a sudden and fierce squall. But I know that many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.

Laps quote Children are made readers in the laps of their parents

Children are made readers in the laps of their parents

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

I keep chicks in my lap, throwing me head fakes!

Pansies in soft April rains Fill their stalks with honeyed sap Drawn from Earth's prolific lap.

Laps quote There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.

I believe in destiny. But I also believe that you can’t just sit back and let destiny happen. A lot of times, an opportunity might fall into your lap, but you have to be ready for that opportunity. You can’t sit there waiting on it. A lot of times you are going to have to get out there and make it happen.

Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.

Satan will be ready to help forward such thoughts as a fit medium to lift thee up , and slacken thy care in duty for the future. Such discoveries do indeed bear witness to the truth of thy grace, but not to the degree and measure of it. The weak child may be, yea, is, oftener in the lap than the strong.

You have a 45mm automatic pistol on your lap, and I have a 35mm camera on my lap, and my weapon is just as powerful as yours. (To Black Panther militant Eldridge Cleaver)

If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you;

but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.

I'm no one's lap dog, you can't put me on a leash.

I never use a napkin on my lap at a restaurant...because I believe in myself.

No louder shrieks to pitying heaven are cast, When husbands or lap-dogs breathe their last.

This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven.

I don't have a problem with delegation.

I love to delegate. I am either lazy enough, or busy enough, or trusting enough, or congenial enough, that the notion leaving tasks in someone else's lap doesn't just sound wise to me, it sounds attractive.

Whoever will be free must make himself free.

Freedom is no fairy gift to fall into a man's lap. What is freedom? To have the will to be responsible for one's self.

I remember learning to drive on my dad's lap.

Did you guys ever do that? He'd work the brakes. I'd work the wheel. Then I went to take the driver's test and sat on the examiner's lap. I failed the exam. But he still writes to me. That's the really nice part.

The unpleasant sound Bush is emitting as he traipses from one conservative gathering to another is a thin, tinny "arf" - the sound of a lap dog.

Come into my lap and sit in the center of your soul.

Drink the living waters of memory and give birth to yourself. What you unearth with stun you. You will paint the walls of this cave in thanksgiving.

There is nothing like lying flat on your back on the deck, alone except for the helmsman aft at the wheel, silence except for the lapping of the sea against the side of the ship. At that time you can be equal to Ulysses and brother to him.

Why can't we build orphanages next to homes for the elderly? If someone were sitting in a rocker, it wouldn't be long before a kid will be in his lap.

When an eighty-five pound mammal licks your tears away, then tries to sit on your lap, it's hard to feel sad.

Unlike the boundaries of the sea by the shorelines, the "ocean of air" laps at the border of every state, city, town and home throughout the world.

My schedule has not calmed down, but I'm definitely not so devastated as I used to be. Definitely cooler now. A lot of blessings have fallen into my lap, and I'm very thankful to receive all of them.

Good things aren't supposed to just fall into your lap.

God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first.

Nothing is born of nothing, least of all knowledge, modernity, or enlightened thought; progress is made in tiny surges, in successive laps, like an endless relay race. But there are links without which nothing would be passed on, and for that reason, they deserve the gratitude of all who benefited from them.

I've been in more laps than a napkin.

A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.

What happiness it is to listen to rain at night;

joyful relief, ease; a lapping-round and hushing and brooding tenderness, all are mingled together in the sound of the fast-falling rain. God, looking down upon the rainy earth, sees how faint are these lights shining in little windows, - how easily put out.

For a quick lap at the Nrburgring, you've probably experienced more in seven minutes...than most people have experienced in all their life in the way of fear, in the way of tension, in the way of animosity towards machinery and to a racetrack.

To think, "I am a sinner, oh Father, save me," is a defective approach! You should say, "I am your son, I am your daughter, oh Father, take me on your lap, I am your child." This will be the approach. You should forget what you do not want.

He himself will go into the drain and take his boy in his own lap.

He will clean his dress, clean his clothes, clean his body; and afterward he will say, "My boy, you should walk carefully."

She's been on more laps than a napkin.

Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.

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