quote by Alice Hoffman

There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.

— Alice Hoffman

Most Powerful Spilling quotations

Spilling quote Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.
Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.
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Because I'm a civil rights activist, I am also an animal rights activist.

Animals and humans suffer and die alike. Violence causes the same pain, the same spilling of blood, the same stench of death, the same arrogant, cruel and vicious taking of life. We shouldn't be a part of it.

The sound of the sea, the curve of a horizon, wind in leaves, the cry of a bird leave manifold impression in us. And suddenly, without our wishing it at all, one of these memories spills from us and finds expression in musical language...I want to sing my interior landscape with the simple artlessness of a child.

We must be full reservoirs in order to let our water spill out without becoming empty, and we must possess the spirit with which we want them to be animated, for no one can give what he does not have.

If a sudden jar can cause me to speak an impatient, unloving word, then I know nothing of Calvary love. For a cup brimful of sweet water cannot spill even one drop of bitter water, however suddenly jolted.

I am an optimist because I want to change things for the better and I know that blood has to be spilled and disharmony and cruelty are necessary to do that.

The more we pray, the more we think to pray, and as we see the results of prayer-the responses of our Father to our requests-our confidence in God's power spills over into other areas of our life.

I really can't deny it, I am who I am.

I'm pretty normal. I'm not that smooth type of girl. I run into things, I trip, I spill food. I say stupid things... I really don't have it all together.

The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean.

The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume.

Yoga is a dance within…and then something inside you grows so big, it spills out like champagne, that’s when you dance on the outside.

He spilled my diet soda!

What the hell did we do to deserve this?

Love demands expression. It will not stay still, stay silent, be good, be modest, be seen and not heard, no. It will break out in tongues of praise, the high note that smashes the glass and spills the liquid.

I think the environmental impact of this disaster is likely to have been very, very modest.

When a man is hit by Friendly Fire, his blood pressure lowers and his morale sinks. I have been hit by Friendly Fire in my heart. Sighs spill from my body instead of blood.

I mean, accidents happen. You learn from them and you try to make sure they don't happen again.

If you ask the fish whether they'd rather have an oil spill or a season of fishing, I wouldn't be surprised if they'd vote for another blowout.

To trace the history of a river or a raindrop is also to trace the history of the soul, the history of the mind descending and arising in the body. In both, we constantly seek and stumble upon divinity, which like feeding the lake, and the spring becoming a waterfall, feeds, spills, falls, and feeds itself all over again.

Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.

Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.

They seemed to have taken all of their smoothly cultivated ignorance, their exquisitely learned self-hatred, their elaborately designed hopelessness and sucked it all up into a fiery cone of scorn that had burned for ages in the hollows of their minds― cooled ―and spilled over lips of outrage, consuming whatever was in its path.

So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.

Liability does apply with respect to the amount of the oil spill.

Let them not make me a stone and let them not spill me, otherwise kill me.

And this fear that US models are replacing everything else now spills over from the sphere of culture into our two remaining categories: for this process is clearly, at one level, the result of economic domination - of local cultural industries closed down by American rivals.

I wasn't a very good waitress, always spilling things on people and forgetting things. I once spilled ashes all over Mike Wallace's table.

One man gathers what another man spills

The only reason Jake 'The Snake' Roberts doesn't drink and drive anymore is because he is afraid he might hit a bump and spill his drink.

I know what it’s like to be manipulated, Aya-la.

And I know what it’s like to be in danger. While your city was building you mansions to live in, my friends and I have been protecting this planet. We’ve spilled more blood than you have flowing in your veins. So don’t try to make me feel guilty! -Tally Youngblood, Extras

Practicing an attitude of gratitude spills over to acts of generosity.

Don't cry over spilled milk. By this time tomorrow, it'll be free yogurt.

The ocean will take care of this on its own if it was left alone and left out there. It's natural. It's as natural as the ocean water is.

A Pessimist sees the glass as half empty; A Cub Fan wonders when it's gonna spill.

Sorry is the Kool-Aid of human emotions.

It's what you say when you spill a cup of coffee or throw a gutter ball when you're bowling with the girls in the league. True sorrow is as rare as true love.

During my drinking decades, I lived like a pig.

My room was a hazardous pile of stilettos, tube tops, wine bottles, ashtrays, and old magazines. I valued nothing. Everything that came into my life was disposable: clothes, opportunities, people. My bedroom looked as if my insides had spilled out onto the floor.