You'll get my assault weapon when you pry it out of my curious six-year-old's cold dead hands.— Anthony Jeselnik
Profound Pry quotations
Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.
Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.
Nothing attracts me like a closed door. I cannot let my camera rest until I have pried it open.
Learning is by nature curiosity... prying into everything, reluctant to leave anything, material or immaterial, unexplained.
Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.
You can have my gun when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
Along with others, I have tried to pry economists away from narrow assumptions about self interest. Behavior is driven by a much richer set of values and preferences.
As soon as we cease to pry about at random, we shall come to rely upon accredited bodies of authoritative dogma; and as soon as we come to rely upon accredited bodies of authoritative dogma, not only are the days of our liberty over, but we have lost the password that has hitherto opened to us the gates of success as well.
Keep from prying into other people's affairs, for such prying gives occasion for slander, judgment, and other grievous sins. Why do you need to be concerned about others? Know and examine your own self.
Southerners ask intimate questions in the way monkeys groom each other for lice, not to pry but to make you feel cared for.
Where there is a will, there is a way.
If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.
Skepticism, not cleanliness, is next to godliness.
Skepticism is the father of freedom. It is like the pry that holds open the door for truth to slip in.
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
I could spend my whole life prying loose the secrets of the insane.
These people are honest to a fault, and their naivety has no peer but my own.
I blame myself for not often enough seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary.
Somewhere in his journals, Dostoyevky remarks that a writer can begin anywhere, at the most commonplace thing, scratch around in it long enough, pry and dig away long enough, and lo!, soon he will hit upon the marvelous.
Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity can be drawn out by indifference.
All patriarchists exalt the home and family as sacred, demanding it remain inviolate from prying eyes. Men want privacy for their violations of women... All women learn in childhood that women as a sex are men's prey.
The ultimate in disposing one's troops is to be without ascertainable shape.
Then the most penetrating spies cannot pry in nor can the wise lay plans against you.
Where the apple reddens never pry -- lest we lose our Edens, Eve and I.
For prying into any human affairs, non are equal to those whom it does not concern.
He who would pry behind the scenes oft sees a counterfeit.
Angels are happier than men and devils, because they are not always prying after good and evil in one another, and eating the tree of knowledge for Satan's gratification.
When we depend on anything smaller than God to provide us with the security, significance, meaning, and value that we long for, God will love us enough to take it away. Much of our anger and bitterness, therefore, is God prying open our hands and taking away something we've held onto more tightly than him.
Now I've laid me down to die I pray my neighbors not to pry Too deeply into sins that I Not only cannot here deny But much enjoyed as life flew by.
My life has been sadly lacking in snails.
I can't clearly remember any first-hand encounters. The best thing I can come up with is second-hand, a passage in Jacques Pépin's autobiography (The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen) in which he describes prying snails from the terrace of his vacation home and cooking them up for dinner.
Prying into others' private affairs is the preferred occupation of small minds.
Aunts are discreet, a little shy / By instinct. They forbear to pry.
If aught can teach us aught, Affliction's looks, Making us pry into ourselves so, near, Teach us to know ourselves, beyond all books, Or all the learned schools that ever were.
To pry into the secrets of this world, we must make experiments.
But experiment is a clumsy instrument, afflicted with a fatal determinacy which destroys causality.
Persons who undertake to pry into, or cleanse out all the filth of a common sewer, either cannot have very nice noses, or will soon lose them.
The age looks steadily to the redressing of wrong, to the righting of every form of error and injustice; and a tireless and prying philanthropy, which is almost omniscient, is one of the most hopeful characteristics of the time.
Your pain could be God prying open your life and heart to remove a gift of His that you've been on to more dearly than Him.
On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.
Climbers seem to forget that we said in our introduction that there were simply '50 classic routes', not 'the 50 classics'. We chose 50 from a list of about 120. Only a torturer will ever pry loose from our lips the names of those other 70 classics.