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Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it.
When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
Music is not math. It's science. You keep mixing the stuff up until it blows up on you, or it becomes this incredible potion.
We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another.
Henry L. Stimson
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
Robert Green Ingersoll
For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.
Second only to the sea, the Miami sky has been the greatest comfort in my life past 50. On a good day, when the wind blows from the south, the light here is diffuse and forgiving.
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
The main prank that we play with props is for people's birthdays. The special effects people will put a little explosive in the cake so it blows up in their face - that's always fun to play on a guest star, or one of the trainees or someone who's new.
Worldly fame is but a breath of wind that blows now this way, and now that, and changes name as it changes direction.
You blows who you is.
This is the culture you're raising your kids in. Don't be surprised if it blows up in your face.
Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together, or it is the explosive that blows it apart.
In America all too few blows are struck into flesh. We kill the spirit here, we are experts at that. We use psychic bullets and kill each other cell by cell.
Normally, the thin-skinned have an endless array of excuses for why their workaday interactions are so much harder to bear for them than for the rest of us. In the eyes of the self-suffering, they are being victimised, used and always abused, when they're actually experiencing exactly the same body blows as the rest of us.
Sometimes words are harder than blows.
When I get all focused on songwriting, I get into all the marketing and promotion that we do to make it happen. Then the right song comes along and blows it all out of the water. The right song will do it for you every time.
To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
There has been nothing more impactful on my life and meaningful to me than the introduction of Christ. That, hands down, blows away every joke I've ever written.
Though the dungeon, the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows.
One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel, and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn. Do you call that Art?
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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