quote by John Cheever

A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.

— John Cheever

Most Powerful Sticks Stones quotations

Sticks stones quote You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog

You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.

Throw your stick and stones, throw your bombs and your blows, but you're not gonna break my soul.

I have a big problem when the sanctimonious, holier than thou congressmen and women go on national television for six hours and beat somebody up with a stick, and not because I'm 'Ms. Manners.' That's not what bothers me. People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Sticks stones quote An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

An obstacle is often a stepping stone.

Geniuses were like storms or cyclones, pulling everything into their path, sticks and stones and dust.

I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours.

Sticks stones quote I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but chains and whips excite me.

People say sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can never hurt you, but that's not true. Words can hurt. They hurt me. Things were said to me that I still haven't forgotten.

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but Chinese throwing stars get you a dozen stitches.

Sticks stones quote Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.

Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.

Sticks and stones may break our bones, but names will break our spirit.

Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can hurt like hell.

I hadn't fully realized just how powerful words could be before this.

Whoever came up with the saying 'sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me' was talking out of his or her armpit.

Sticks stones quote One day someone is going to hug you so tight that all of your broken pieces will

One day someone is going to hug you so tight that all of your broken pieces will stick back together.

Sticks and stones will break our bones, but words will break our hearts.

Sticks and stones may break bones, but the Gat will kill you quicker.

Sticks and stones and small caliber bullets may break my bones... Words will never, et cetera.

Sticks stones quote I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to cre

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can make me think I deserved it.

sticks and stones can only break bones; but words can shatter the soul

Sticks stones quote Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

All snowmen look to the sky, knowing their death will be delivered by the horizon. Before dawn, their life becomes the darkest. The moment before the sun burns all. The Snowmen go mental. Kill or be killed. I only just escaped the violent puddles, the sticks and stones. The broken carrot noses.

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will always hurt me.

Bones mend and become actually stronger in the very place they were broken and where they have knitted up; mental wounds can grind and ooze for decades and be re-opened by the quietest whisper.

A stick or a stone only stings for a minute. A name seems to hurt forever.

Sticks stones quote Stop giving people ammunition to hurt you ~Angie Stone

Stop giving people ammunition to hurt you ~Angie Stone

Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols or bombs without incurring any penalties.

The saddest human experience is to view alone the scenes one has viewed through other eyes - to walk solitary where one has walked in company - to have its particular barbed shaft aimed at one from every stick and stone that mark familiar ways.

There's a belief that wherever your Ancestors took shape from the sticks and stones that formed them, that's home. Ancestors from the coast leave their mark, Ancestors from the mountains, from the desert, they all leave their mark on the genes. When you come home, the genes rejoice.

Sticks stones quote Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the steppin

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the stepping stones to success.

Sticks and stones can break your bones, but names can kill you.

... Societies aren t made of sticks and stones, but of men whose individual characters, by turning the scale one way or another, determine the direction of the whole.

I put a lot of stock in the written word, and the power of it.

That's what I love about acting and reading scripts. Words are really powerful. I don't believe that axiom at all - words can absolutely hurt you. Words can wound. They can do a lot of damage. I think they can do way more damage than sticks and stones. I'll take sticks and stones.

Sticks stones quote I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with the potential of a sup

I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with the potential of a superman.

My parents said sticks and stones will break your bones but names will never hurt you. But I always felt a sense of exhilaration after a fight; it was the names that really hurt me.

A country cannot simultaneously prepare and prevent war.

..and only sticks and stones can break my bones.

Sticks stones quote I alone cannot change the world. But I can cast a stone across the waters to cre

I alone cannot change the world. But I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

'Tis true there is much to be done, .

. . but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects, for constant dropping wears away stones . . . and little strokes fell great oaks, as Poor Richard says. . . .

One of the things that all kids are taught by their parents is this old "sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me."

Sticks and stones may break me, but the words you said just tore my heart in two.

Colin thought about the dork mantra: sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. What a dirty lie.

Year after year. "Please don't make me go [to school]" "You have to go," Kim would say. "It's a new school, make a new start." "Sticks and stones." from Chip. Words will only kill you.

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