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It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
Robert W. Service
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.
If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.
We're close to losing our essential diversity. Look at our wheat crops - we rely on a handful of grain crops and plants that we've refined and bred over hundreds of years.
I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.
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.
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.
We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning: the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds.
To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying 'This is who I am'.
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.
I have always been very rebellious and gone against the grain. I've always challenged the standards set before me.
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.
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
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.
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.
If people say something rude or off-color, you have to take it with a grain of salt, because they don't know you.
The Indian Corn, or Maiz, proves the most useful Grain in the World; and had it not been for the Fruitfulness of this Species, it would have proved very difficult to have settled some of the Plantations in America.
You have to take criticism with a grain of salt because you're never going to please everybody.
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Artists are losing the choice to use film. People have a love for it - the grain, how it feels, the texture.
Hemingway hated me. I sold 200 million books, and he didn't. Of course most of mine sold for 25 cents, but still... you look at all this stuff with a grain of salt.
Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.
The Hebrew Bible contains multiple provisions to ensure that no one would go hungry. The corners of the field, forgotten sheaves of grain, gleanings that drop from the hands of the gleaner, and small clusters of grapes left on the vine were to be given to the poor.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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