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To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.
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.
Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
Robert W. Service
All the food we eat - every grain of rice and kernel of corn - has been genetically modified. None of it was here before mankind learned to cultivate crops. The question isn't whether our food has been modified, but how.
To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying 'This is who I am'.
I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.
I can never be safe; I always try and go against the grain. As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That's how I've gotten to where I am.
I'm secure in who I am. I don't need the validation of those that would say, you have to be a certain thing in order to be accepted. I'm comfortable going against the grain if I need to.
J. C. Watts
A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.
You have to take criticism with a grain of salt because you're never going to please everybody.
The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
If people say something rude or off-color, you have to take it with a grain of salt, because they don't know you.
Anyone with a grain of sense would know that if I punched my wife I would rip her head off. It's all lies. I have never laid a finger on her.
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
We incorporated new tastes and flavors into our kids' diets from a very early age, which helped to develop their palates and prevented them from becoming picky eaters. We don't buy junk food and give them options of fresh fruit, yogurt, raw almonds, or dried whole grain cereals for snack time.
I take everything with a grain of salt.
I have always been very rebellious and gone against the grain. I've always challenged the standards set before me.
I have always wanted to become a saint. Unfortunately, when I have compared myself with the saints, I have always found that there is the same difference between the saints and me as there is between a mountain whose summit is lost in the clouds and a humble grain of sand trodden underfoot by passers-by.
Therese of Lisieux
We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I am a leader. Leaders always get heat. They're always going against the grain. Jimi Hendrix got heat; Bob Marley got heat; Miles Davis got heat. Every great artist got heat. Heat means you're doing something right.
The divine life is the spirit in everything that exists, from the atom to the archangel; the grain of dust could not be were God absent from it; the loftiest seraph is but a spark from the eternal fire, which is God. Sharers in one life all form one brotherhood. The immanence of God, the solidarity of man, such are the basic truths of theosophy.
Artists are losing the choice to use film. People have a love for it - the grain, how it feels, the texture.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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