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I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.
Divide and rule, the politician cries; unite and lead, is watchword of the wise.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The artist in me cries out for design.
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet.
That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.
Kafka: cries of helplessness in twenty powerful volumes.
I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated.
I spent a lot of my life holding back my cries, and I want to change that because it's not good for me.
You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times out of ten they're mean bastards at heart.
J. D. Salinger
Too often government responds to the whispers of lobbyists before the cries of the people.
I know a girl who cries when she practices violin because each note sounds so pure it just cuts into her, and then the melody comes pouring out her eyes. Now, to me, everything else just sounds like a lie.
We thrust our fingers into our ears to stop its moan; but it was no good; the cry cut like a drill into our heads, dragging minutes into hours, hours into years. We withered and grew old between those cries.
When sparrows build and the leaves break forth My old sorrow wakes and cries.
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
Revolution! The people howls and cries, Freedom, that's what we're needing! We've needed it for centuries, our arteries are bleeding. The stage is shaking, the audience rock. The whole thing is over by nine o'clock.
Don't cry about money, it never cries for you.
When a Spanish man cries it's not a sign of weakness.
I grew up not liking my father very much. I never saw him cry. But he must have. Everybody cries.
I tried not to make God this big deal in Joan's life. She treats God like a friend: she's nice to him some days, and other days mean, and then cries when she needs help.
My husband is from Venezuela and he cries when he needs to cry!
One of the cries from the people was, don't forget us. They have a long road ahead of them. Operation Blessing has found those little fishing towns. They will not be getting what other towns are getting from the government.
'I don't need brains,' says the billionaire contemptuously. 'I'm brainy enough myself!' The broker cries out in desperation, 'What, in heaven's name, do you want?' 'Goodness,' is the answer.
Many slaves on this continent are oppressed, and their cries have reached the ears of the Most High. Such are the purity and certainty of his judgments, that he cannot be partial in our favor.
The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real.
It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.
When the Negro cries with pain from his deep hurt and lays his petition for elemental justice before the nation, he is calling upon the American people to kindle about that crucible of race relationships the fires of American faith.
Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
People who are employed in a way they don't like - my heart cries for them.
Fred L. Turner
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