To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect— Leonardo da Vinci
Irresistibly Rubbing quotations
If we are irritated, by every rub, how will we be polished?
The despair is there; now it's up to us to go in and rub raw the sores of discontent, galvanize them for radical social change.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other.
It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire.
Im a hard worker, and everything with me is, if I work hard, I should get paid for it. Everything with me, I try to symbolize something flashy like jewelry or a car. The rubbing hands is a symbol of hustling, so it goes back to the money.
As you smell the fragrance of a flower by handing it or the smell of sandalwood by rubbing it against a stone, so you obtain spiritual awakening by constantly thinking of God.
Salt seasons, purifies, preserves. But somebody ought to remind us that salt also irritates. Real living Christianity rubs this world the wrong way.
My girlfriend told me that she was seeing another man. I told her to rub her eyes.
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?
To die, to sleep - To sleep, perchance to dream - ay, there's the rub, For in this sleep of death what dreams may come.
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.
All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you.
The greatest test of Christianity is the wear and tear of daily life;
it is like the shining of silver: the more it is rubbed the brighter it grows.
Today, as in the Gilded Age, we live in a world where a morality of personal responsibility rubs shoulders with a culture of greed and of flagrant social irresponsibility. Now as then, business has shed its collective responsibility for employees - just as government has for its citizens.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
Oh, Eva." He rubbed his cheek against my damp face. "I must've wished for you so hard and so often you had no choice but to come true.
I once stole a pornographic book that was printed in braille. I used to rub the dirty parts.
I walk into the clubhouse today and it's like walking into the Mayo Clinic.
We have four doctors, three therapists and five trainers. Back when I broke in, we had one trainer who carried a bottle of rubbing alcohol, and by the 7th inning he'd already drunk it.
Vagisil. Any one of them will give you another two to three inches drop on your curve ball. Of course if the umps are watching me real close I'll rub a little jalapeno up my nose, get it runnin', and if I need to load the ball up I just... (wipes his nose)
If I could rub a genie and anything could happen? Truthfully, my other love, and this is a complete 180, but I'd love to do a spy or an espionage pic, like a James Bond movie.
When Clemson players rub that rock and run down the hill, it's the most exciting 25 seconds in college football.
The music teacher thought I sang like a goat.
It was kind of devastating. A few months after that, I participated in a music contest and won. I took my little trophy to school and rubbed it in his nose. I said to him, "What do you say now?"
Painting is the most magical of mediums.
The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience.
Quotable quotes are coins rubbed smooth by circulation.
I know I might rub people the wrong way sometimes, but I'm just a kid living my dream... I'm enjoying my life.
It is not easy to stop thinking ill of others.
Usually one must enter into a friendship with a person who has accomplished that great feat himself.Then something might start to rub off on you of that true elegance.
See, I'm looking for a man that'll rub me slow, make me sing real high when he goes down low.
I would much rather end up a fertiliser under a sunflower which is eventually made into sunflower seed oil so that instead of nibbling me in her prawn cocktail, the pretty girl will rub me on her bristols as she suns herself on a beach in the Caribbean.
Tact is rubbing out another's mistakes, not rubbing them in.
The grotesque prudishness and archness with which garlic is treated in [England] has led to the superstition that rubbing the bowl with it before putting the salad in gives sufficient flavor. It rather depends whether you are going to eat the bowl or the salad.
It rubs the lotion on its skin. It does this whenever it is told.
An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the talent that rubs against it.
I had concussions as a kid playing football and basketball, and know what it feels like and to have someone say 'Just rub some dirt on it, and get back in there.'
No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.
A good apology is like antibiotic, a bad apology is like rubbing salt in the wound.