quote by Keith Richards

There was a knock on our dressing-room door. Our manager shouted, 'Keith! Ron! The Police are here!' Oh, man, we panicked, flushed everything down the john. Then the door opened and it was Stewart Copeland and Sting.

— Keith Richards

Most Powerful Stings quotations

Stings quote People must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.
People must not turn into bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.

How little wives may realize that a biting, stinging word in the morning will rob a husband of efficiency the whole day long. But a loving, tender, beautiful word—a little prayer word—will fill him with music and will lead him into victory.

Beauty is that Medusa's head which men go armed to seek and sever, and dead will starve and sting forever.

Woman is the gate of the devil, the road to iniquity, the sting of the scorpion, in a word, a dangerous species.

The honey is sweet, but the Bee stings.

It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke.

For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say.

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

Well, I can certainly see why we're trying to keep them alive.

Who wouldn't want pets that can burn, sting, and bite all at once?

The Honey is sweet, but the Bee has a Sting.

We gon' float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. AH! Rumble, young man rumble! AH!

Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death, where is thy sting?

Some strong-willed children absolutely demand to be spanked, and their wishes should be granted. Two or three stinging strokes on the legs or buttocks with a switch are usually sufficient to emphasize the point, 'You must obey me.'

I sting like a butterfly and punch like a flea.

In forgiving, people are not being asked to forget.

On the contrary, it is important to remember, so that we should not let such atrocities happen again. Forgiveness does not mean condoning what has been done. It means taking what happened seriously...drawing out the sting in the memory that threatens our entire existence.

Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.

When the heart is cut or cracked or broken Do not clutch it Let the wound lie open Let the wind from the good old sea blow in to bathe the wound with salt and let it sting. Let a stray dog lick it Let a bird fly in the hole and sing a simple song like a tiny bell and let it ring.

I am in love with this world . . . I have climbed its mountains, roamed its forests, sailed its waters, crossed its deserts, felt the sting of its frosts, the oppression of its heats, the drench of its rains, the fury of its winds, and always have beauty and joy waited upon my goings and comings.

The ocean . . . cold and wild the surf, rushing in to overwhelm the beach, the wind, stinging my cheeks, enveloping me in total freedom.

Sting's legacy was built on Ric Flair's reputation.

Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.

We will stand by our friends and administer a stinging rebuke to men or parties who are either indifferent, negligent, or hostile, and, wherever opportunity affords, to secure the election of intelligent, honest, earnest trade unionists, with clear, unblemished, paid-up union cards in their possession.

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.

Thanks a heap coyote ugly. This cactus-gram stings worse than your abandonment.

I don't like the beach. I think we have no business at the beach at all, as a species. We don't belong in the sea. The sea is full of things that bite us, sting us, hurt the soles of our feet, and it's extremely cold. When are we gonna take the hint that the things that live in the sea don't like us?

Woe to the cook whose sauce has no sting.

I am the queen of spades, I am the wasp that stings, I am the dark serpent.

I am the invulnerable animal who passes through fire and is not burned.

Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.

Nothing can take the sting out of the world’s economic problems like watching millionaires present each other with golden statues.

Roses grow on thorns and honey wears a sting.

The rain forest has Sting. Now Siberia has Jack Dee. Someone had to draw the short straw. In this case it was the rain forest.

Brothers, the white people are like poisonous serpents: when chilled they are feeble and harmless, but invigorate them with warmth and they sting their benefactors to death.

When satire flies abroad on falsehood's wing, Short is her life, and impotent her sting; But when to truth allied, the wound she gives Sinks deep, and to remotest ages lives.

I suppose if there were a part of the world in which mastodon still lived, somebody would design a new gun, and men, in their eternal impudence, would hunt mastodon as they now hunt elephant. Impudence seems to be the word. At least David and Goliath were of the same species, but, to an elephant, a man can only be a midge with a deathly sting.