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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.
William Arthur Ward
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.
George S. Patton
There is poison in the fang of the serpent, in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion; but the wicked man is saturated with it.
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what sting is justice.
H. L. Mencken
Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death, where is thy sting?
W. C. Fields
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies. The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
I have a very eclectic iPod. So I've got my cardio people - so it's anything from Beyonce to some Jay-Z to Janelle Monae, her song 'Tightrope,' that's a good cardio song. And then I've got Sting. I've got Mary J. Blige. I've got The Beatles. I've got Michael Jackson. I try to pick the songs that I personally love.
You know, you can make a small mistake in language or etiquette in Britain, or you could when I was younger, and really be made to feel it, and it's the flick of a lash, but it would sting, and especially at school where there's not much privacy, and so on. You could, yes, undoubtedly be made to feel crushed.
An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail, stuck there by way of sting.
O conscience, upright and stainless, how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
Sting's my ideal man, because he's a real man.
Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death.
I'm sure Sting's a lovely guy. It's just that nobody wants to be seen as that holier-than-thou thing. That over-earnestness is a bit of a problem with people in bands and celebrities or whatever.
Movies for adults sucked in the 1980s, and music for adults sucked even worse; whether we're talking about Kathleen Turner flicks or Sting albums, the decade's non-teen culture has no staying power at all.
Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.
I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
Eddie Bernice Johnson
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth, which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart, and a sting in her tail.
Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
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.
There's a crazy amount of goodwill, and I don't know where it came from, and I don't understand, but the more I pay attention to it, the more it's going to sting when it flips, so I think I'm almost subconsciously cultivating this naivety to it all.
Unlike New Zealand, which has nothing especially predatory, Australia is full of spiders and crocodiles and all kinds of animals that will eat you and sting you.
If you're going to exude naivete, you can't really... walk out there like it's a Sting show. You can't be that well put together and then have this kind of innocent bravado.
In London it's easy not to be the focus of attention, especially when Sting lives in the house just behind you.
Ryan is my bridge to the past, to memories that lose some of their sting when he recounts them.
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