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I done wrestled with an alligator, I done tussled with a whale; handcuffed lightning, thrown thunder in jail; only last week, I murdered a rock, injured a stone, hospitalised a brick; I'm so mean I make medicine sick.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
Electricity is really just organized lightning.
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
When you think about rock at its origin, and you think of the Beatles and millions of kids screaming as loud as they can and running as fast as they can towards the Beatles, there's no one who is that kind of lightning rod, who commands that kind of power and has that kind of creative magma.
The affections are like lightning: you cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Some calamities - the 1929 stock market crash, Pearl Harbor, 9/11 - have come like summer lightning, as bolts from the blue. The looming crisis of America's Ponzi entitlement structure is different. Driven by the demographics of an aging population, its causes, timing and scope are known.
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
I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.
The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter - 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.
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.
'Cars' was about Lightning McQueen learning to slow down and to enjoy life. The journey is the reward.
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.
Early impressions are like glimpses seen through the window by night when lightning is about.
E. F. Benson
I loved being outside. We'd hold lightning bugs in our fingers and pretend they were diamond rings.
The creative process is not like a situation where you get struck by a single lightning bolt. You have ongoing discoveries, and there's ongoing creative revelations. Yes, it's really helpful to be marching toward a specific destination, but, along the way, you must allow yourself room for your ideas to blossom, take root, and grow.
And when I breathed, my breath was lightning.
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.
I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun.
Generally, there are no lightning bolts or magical signs that tell you when it is time to get divorced. When the bad starts outweighing the good on a consistent basis, you may feel that taking the next step is appropriate. It is a very personal decision and most likely should be arrived upon with the help of some kind of counseling or support.
Global warming is the foreboding thunder in the distance. Ocean acidification is the lightning strike in our front yard, right here, right now.
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
I'd rather be a lightning rod than a seismograph.
My name is Bolt, Lightning Bolt.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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