quote by Barry Mann

No matter what you do, you'll never run away from you.

— Barry Mann

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Metaphor quote Normality is a paved road. It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.
Normality is a paved road. It's comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow on it.

Helvetica is the jeans, and Univers the dinner jacket. Helvetica is here to stay.

Never be afraid to be a poppy in a field of daffodils.

Everything has seasons, and we have to be able to recognize when something's time has passed and be able to move into the next season. Everything that is alive requires pruning as well, which is a great metaphor for endings.

My initial thoughts about what a title can do was to set mood and the prime underlying core of the film's story, to express the story in some metaphorical way. I saw the title as a way of conditioning the audience, so that when the film actually began, viewers would already have an emotional resonance with it.


Life is like an elevator. On your way up, sometimes you have to stop and let some people off.

When we become hollow bones there is no limit to what the Higher Powers can do in and through us in spiritual things.

Your body is the ground and metaphor of your life, the expression of your existence. It is your Bible, your encyclopedia, your life story. Everything that happens to you is stored and reflected in your body. In the marriage of flesh and spirit divorce is impossible.

Hope is a song in a weary throat.

Tell the image makers and magazine sellers and the plastic surgeons that you are not afraid. That what you fear the most is the death of imagination and originality and metaphor and passion. Then be bold and LOVE YOUR BODY. STOP FIXING IT. It was never broken.


Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.

Our tools are extensions of our purposes, and so we find it natural to make metaphorical attributions of intentionality to them; but I take it no philosophical ice is cut by such examples.

Pain is the best instructor, but no one wants to go to his class.

The passed Pawn is a criminal, who should be kept under lock and key.

Mild measures, such as police surveillance, are not sufficient


Hundreds of years ago, Indian artists created visual images of dancing Shivas in a beautiful series of bronzes. In our time, physicists have used the most advanced technology to portray the patterns of the cosmic dance. The metaphor of the cosmic dance thus unifies ancient mythology, religious art and modern physics.

An image is a bridge between evoked emotion and conscious knowledge;

words are the cables that hold up the bridge. Images are more direct, more immediate than words, and closer to the unconscious. Picture language precedes thinking in words; the metaphorical mind precedes analytical consciousness.

Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity.

I don't see a different purpose for it now.

Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.

If your life were a book, and you were the author, how would you want your story to go?


Fear is the disease. Hustle is the antidote.

Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.

People who speak in metaphors should shampoo my crotch.

Kurds are like fire, if approached kindly they will warm you, if approached badly they will burn you

I'm a little pencil in the hand of a writing God, who is sending a love letter to the world.


If these United States can be called a body, then Kentucky can be called its heart.

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A bodybuilder is a sculptor who carries with him his own material.

The metaphor is so obvious. Easter Island isolated in the Pacific Ocean — once the island got into trouble, there was no way they could get free. There was no other people from whom they could get help. In the same way that we on Planet Earth, if we ruin our own [world], we won't be able to get help.

God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought.

It's as simple as that.

Poetry teaches us music, metaphor, condensation and specificity.


Movement is my medicine, my meditation, my metaphor and my method, a living language we can rely upon to tell us the truth about who we are, who we are with, and where we are going. There is no dogma in the dance.

Somebody is waiting on the other side of your obedience.

I don't go into the studio with the idea of 'saying' something.

What I do is face the blank canvas and put a few arbitrary marks on it that start me on some sort of dialogue.

Today is the child of yesterday and the parent of tomorrow.

The work you produce today will create your future.

A great brand is a story that’s never completely told.

A brand is a metaphorical story that connects with something very deep – a fundamental appreciation of mythology. Stories create the emotional context people need to locate themselves in a larger experience.

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