Stand for something or you will fall for anything. Today's mighty oak is yesterday's nut that held its ground.— Rosa Parks
Colossal Mighty Oaks quotations
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.
The mighty Oak was once a little nut that stood its ground.
Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground.
The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.
You've got to stand for something or you'll fall for anything.
Just as the acorn contains the mighty oak tree, the Self has everything it needs to fulfill its destiny. When the inner conditions are right, it naturally emerges.
Roman influence seeds itself, sprouting mighty oaks right through the modern forest of computers, digital disks, microviruses and space satellites.
Storms make oaks take roots.
I trust and believe that this College, this seed that we have sown, will grow to shelter and nurture generations who may add most notably to the strength and happiness of our people, and to the knowledge and peaceful progress of the world. 'The mighty oak from an acorn towers; A tiny seed can fill a field with flowers.'
The dream in your heart may be bigger than the environment in which you find yourself. Sometimes you have to get out of that environment to see that dream fulfilled. It’s like planting an oak sapling in a pot. Once it becomes rootbound, its growth is limited. It needs a great space to become a mighty oak. So do you.
The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.
He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.
Don't worry if your job is small and your rewards few.
Remember that the mighty oak was once a nut like you.
And if we seem nutty to you and if we seem like an odd ball to you, just remember one thing. The mighty oak tree was once a nut just like me.
The oak has long been an enduring and mighty tree.
It is truly a part of our national heritage and it merits the formal distinction of America's National Tree.
A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
This reference to the Scots side of her ancestry is the first of two visual explorations into Tori Amos's diverse cultural past. As is the case for many of us, Tori's ancestry is a mix of races and religions, philosophies and professions, fortunes and foibles. What to some may seem like a family tree grown wild and untamed is actually a mighty oak that has weathered life's many storms and can still put out a rare and beautiful blossom like Tori.
Defeat may serve as well as victory To shake the soul and let the glory out.
When the great oak is straining in the wind, The boughs drink in new beauty and the trunk Sends down a deeper root on the windward side. Only the soul that knows the mighty grief Can know the mighty rapture, Sorrows come To stretch out spaces in the heart for joy.