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The trouble ain't that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain't distributed right.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Electricity is really just organized lightning.
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.
A brain hemorrhage puts it all in a deeper perspective. I'm one of those guys hit by lightning. I see the big picture. Everything is in perspective now. Let's just say I'm the kind of guy who knows how to enjoy the moment.
Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out of your modern English religion.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
Nothing good bursts forth all at once. The lightning may dart out of a black cloud; but the day sends his bright heralds before him, to prepare the world for his coming.
Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
If we are just specks of dust hit by lightning, if we have no spark of God in us, why not just take whatever we can and devil take the hindmost? I mean, we are fools not to do that if there is no right or wrong.
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid.
For years, I've had a hankering for the portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Duplessis. Franklin is credited with so many inventions: the postal system, lightning rods, the constitution. He was a rock star before there was such a thing.
Jon Bon Jovi
My favorite parts of work as an actor and a director are those unplanned mistakes that do happen, because it's like catching lightning in a bottle. It's the best part of what we do.
I loved being outside. We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
Gerard Manley Hopkins
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver. The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.
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