Youths are passed through schools that don’t teach, then forced to search for jobs that don’t exist and finally left stranded in the street to stare at the glamorous lives advertised around them.— Huey Newton
Unforgettable Strand quotations
If I'm ever stranded, I hope it's in a bookstore.
The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.
All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
Many of us harbor hidden low self-esteem.
We deem everything and everyone more important that ourselves and think that meeting their needs is more important than meeting our own. But if you run out of gas, everyone riding with you will be left stranded.
America is woven of many strands. I would recognise them and let it so remain. Our fate is to become one, and yet many. This is not prophecy, but description.
Man does not weave this web of life. He is merely a strand of it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
My life and his were twisted into a single strand.
Cut one, and you cut both. If he were gone, I would not be able to live through that. If I were gone, he wouldn't live through it, either.
Everything is a self-portrait. A diary. Your whole drug history’s in a strand of your hair. Your fingernails. The forensic details. The lining of your stomach is a document. The calluses on your hand tell all your secrets. Your teeth give you away. Your accent. The wrinkles around your mouth and eyes. Everything you do shows your hand.
The peculiar striations that define someone's personality are too numerous to know, no matter how close the observer. A person we think we know can suddenly become someone else when previously hidden strands of his character are called to the fore by circumstance.
Someone asked me, if I were stranded on a desert island what book would I bring.
.. 'How to Build a Boat.'
She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.
You got me stranded on the bungee tower of love.
String Theory describes energy and matter as being composed of tiny, wiggling strands of energy that look like strings. And the pitch of a string's vibration determines the nature of its effect.
If I were ever stranded on a desert island, there would be 3 things I’d need: food, shelter, and a grip.
NOT, I’ll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee;
Not untwist—slack they may be—these last strands of man In me ór, most weary, cry I can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be.
When you write ,it's like braiding your hair.
Taking a handful of coarse unruly strands and attempting to bring then unity.
I was stranded in Disco. I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing lights to drive the average person mad. I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
The beginning of a habit is like an invisible thread, but every time we repeat the act we strengthen the strand, add to it another filament, until it becomes a great cable and binds us irrevocably thought and act.
I think it is just stupid economics for a government to approach economic management from a strand of thinking regarding unions as enemies.
My wife says I'm making a noise like a stranded whale. I think I have a major snoring problem.
Music should elevate you. You can be raised, or left stranded. You can't be raised all the time, in my experience. This might be a rare moment. You might just go up to that level but that's always good.
Today secular faith is ebbing, and it is the apostles of unbelief who are left stranded on the beach.
Land of my sires! what mortal hand Can e'er untie the filial band That knits me to thy rugged strand!
She plucked from my lapel the invisible strand of lint (the universal act of woman to proclaim ownership).
A final reminder. Whenever you are in Paris at twilight in the early summer, return to the Seine and watch the evening sky close slowly on a last strand of daylight fading quietly, like a sigh.
Each of us is a unique strand in the intricate web of life and here to make a contribution.
Bangkok 8 is one of the most startling and provocative mysteries that I've read in years. The characters are marvelously unique, the setting is intoxicating and the plot unwinds in dark illusory strands, reminiscent of Gorky Park. Once I started, I didn't want to put it down.
I got my hair highlighted because I felt some strands were more important than others.
The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities;
the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision.
Often, problems are knots with many strands, and looking at those strands can make a problem seem different.
Even as a little seed, I could see his plan for me. Stranded on welfare, another broken family.
I crossed the room, and what you did was to feel my hair over and over again and in different ways, touch it, with the palm of your hand... felt it, strands of hair, with your fingers, touched it as if it were cloth, the way a child touches its favorite surfaces.
We weren't getting a fair deal on the budget and I wasn't going to have it.
There's a great strand of equity and fairness in the British people - this is our characteristic. There's not a strand of equity and fairness in Europe - they're out to get as much as they can. That's one of those enormous differences. So I tackled it on that basis.
The lie took form as she spoke, pulling on as many strands of truth as it could reach.
Every thread of creation is held in position by still other strands of things living. In an earthly tapestry hung from the skyline of smoldering cities so gray and so vulgar, as not to be satisfied with their own negativity, but needing to touch all the living as well.
Life rarely presents fully finished photographs.
An image evolves, often from a single strand of visual interest - a distant horizon, a moment of light, a held expression.