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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.
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.
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
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.
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
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.
A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.
It is like writing history with lightning and my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
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.
Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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.
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.
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
Lightning is something which, again, we would rather avoid.
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.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
I loved being outside. We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
I'm not scared of very much. I've been hit by lightning and been in the Marine Corps for four years.
How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
I have never made fun of religion. Religion is something I don't even want to mess with, because I am really afraid of the clouds opening up and my being struck by lightning.
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